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MASCOTS AND NICKNAMES
 
This page was created to honor the mascots and nicknames of the closed high schools in Illinois.  If you click on any school name listed under the mascot name you will be able to view that particular page.  As you will see at the bottom of the page there are still many schools for which we need the name of the mascot or nickname.  Please contact us at ihsgdwebsite@comcast.net if you can provide information on those schools.
 
Most Popular Mascot Names
(As listed on this site.)
 
1.)   Eagles - 39 Schools
2.)   Wildcats - 30 Schools
3.)   Indians - 29 Schools
4.)   Bulldogs - 28 Schools
5.)   Tigers - 24 Schools
6.)   Panthers - 21 Schools
7t.)  Trojans - 20 Schools
7t.)  Cardinals - 20 Schools
9.)   Warriors - 18 Schools
10,) Red Devils - 14 Schools
11.) Pirates  -  13 Schools
12.) Hornets - 12 Schools
13.) Comets - 11 Schools
14t) Hawks - 10 Schools
14t) Rams - 10 Schools
14t) Vikings - 10 Schools
   
Most Unusual/Unique Mascot Names
(As voted on by the Glory Days staff)
 
1)   Dutch Masters
2)   Red Peppers
3)   Hummers
4T) Artesians
      Leprechauns
6)   Kingfishers
7)   Cardunals
8)   Speed Boys
9)   Gaels
10T) Cobras
       Firemen
       Killers
       Shadows
 
Honorable Mention
11T) Arabs
11T) Kayhawks
12)   Mighty Swedes  
 
Also receiving votes:
Aces, Flying Dutchmen, Eskimos, Cornhuskers, Zippers, Sonics, RABS, Ventures, Ponies, Zebras, Blue Raiders, Branchers, Brownies, Chainers, Cornjerkers, Little Giants, Dukes (of Wellington), Lumberjacks
 
Seeing Red
Big Red, R.A.B.S, Red Birds, Red Devils, Red Hoarde, Red Peppers, Red Raiders, Red Rockets, Red Wings, Reds, Running Reds, Redskins
 
Got The Blues?
Bluebirds, Blue Boys, Blue Devils, Blue Jays, Blue Raiders, Blue Streaks, Blue Wave
 
Proud of Their Roots
Arabs, Dutch Masters, Eskimos, Fighting Irish, Flying Dutchmen, Irish, Mighty Swedes,
 
Quite Colorful
Blue Jays, Brownies, Green Dragons, Green Hornets, Green Wave, Golden Aces, Golden Bears, Golden Eagles, Golden Tornadoes, Maroons, Maroon Warriors, Orangemen, Purple Martins, Purple Panthers, Purple Tornados, Silver Streaks, Yellow Jackets
 
Native American Fighting Spirit
Apaches, Blackhawks, Braves, Comanches, Indians, Komanches, Mohawks, Red Hoarde, Redskins, Warriors,  
 
Storms A Brewing!
Cyclones, Golden Tornadoes, Hurricanes, Purple Tornados, Thunderbirds, Thunderbolts, Tornados,
 
Up, Up, and Away!
Bombers, Flyers, Flying Dutchmen, Flying Fillies, Jets, Comets, Meteors, North Stars, Rockets, Red Rockets
    
One of a Kind
Apaches, Arabs, Artesians, Bandits, Bearcats, Big Red, Bison, Black Knights, Blazers, Blue Streaks, Blue Wave, Bombers, Branchers, Bronchos, Bownies, Buffaloes, C-Hawks, Cardunals, Chainers, Chargers, Choppers, Cobras, Colonels, Condors, Cornhuskers, Corsairs, Cowboys, Cyclones, Deer, Dukes, Dutch Masters, Elks, Farmers, Firemen, Flying Dutchmen, Flying Fillies, Gaels, Gators, Giants, Golden Aces, Golden Bears, Golden Tornadoes, Green Hornets, Green Wave, Highlanders, Hummers, Hurricanes, Jaguars, Jets, Kayhawks, Killers, Kingfishers, Kingsmen, Komanches, Kougars, Lakers, Leprechauns, Little Giants, Longhorns, Lynxes, Maroon Warriors, Maroons, Mauraders, Mavericks, Mighty Macs, Mighty Monarchs, Mighty Swedes, Mounders, Muskateers, North Stars, Olympians, Orangemen, Owls, Parkers, Phantoms, Phoenix, Ponies, Purple Martins, Purple Panthers, Purple Tornadoes, Rabbits, R.A.B.S., Rajahs, Rascals, Rebels, Red Horde, Red Peppers, Red Raiders, Red Rockets, Road Runners, Roosters, Rough Riders, Running Reds, Sabres, Shadows, Silver Streaks, Sonics, Stags, Steelers, Steelmen, Terrapins, Thunderbirds, Thunderbolts, Tommies, Torches, Tornados, Tradesmen, Trail Blazers, Ventures, Yankees, Zebras, Zippers  
 
Team Nicknames 
 
The nicknames and mascots that we have been made aware of are listed below in alphabetical order.  Click on any team name and you will be taken to that particular page.  As you can see, we are in need of the nicknames of well over 50% of the schools on the site.  Drop us a line if you can help us list them at ihsgdwebsite@comcast.net
Aces:
 
Angels:
 
Apaches:
 
Arabs:
 
Artesians:
 
Bandits:
 
Bears:
 
Bearcats:
 
Beavers:
 
Belles:
 
Big Red:
  
Bison:
 
Black Knights:
   
Blackhawks:
 
Blazers:
 
Bluebirds:
 
Blue Boys/Girls:
 
Blue Devils:
 
Blue Raiders:
 
Blue Streaks:
 
Blue Wave:
 
Bobcats:
 
Bombers:
Lancaster, Argenta
 
Branchers:
 
Braves:
 
Broncos:
 
Bronchos:
 
Brownies:
 
Buffaloes:
 
Bulldogs:
 
Bullets:
  
C-Hawks:
  
Cardinals:
 
Cardunals:
 
Chainers:
 
Chargers:
 
Choppers:
 
Clippers:
 
Cobras:
 
Colonels:
 
Colts:
 
Comanches:
 
Comets:
 
Commandos:
 
Condors:
 
Corn Jerkers:
 
Cornhuskers:
 
Corsairs:
 
Cougars:
 
Cowboys:
 
Crusaders:
 
Cyclones:
 
Deer:
 
Demons:
 
Dragons:
 
Dukes:
 
Dutch Masters:
 
Eagles:
 
Elks:
 
Eskimos:
 
Falcons:
 
Farmers:
 
Fighting Irish:
 
Firemen:
 
Flyers:
 
Flying Dutchmen:
 
Flying Fillies:
 
Foxes:
 
Friars:
 
Gaels:
 
Gators:
 
Giants:
 
Golden Aces:
 
Golden Bears:
 
Golden Eagles:
   
Golden Tornadoes:
 
Green Dragons:
 
Green Hornets:
 
Green Wave:
 
Greyhounds:
 
Hawks:
 
Highlanders: 
 
Hilltoppers:
 
Hornets:
 
Hummers:
 
Hurricanes:
 
Huskies:
 
Indians:
 
Irish:
 
Ironmen:
 
Jaguars:
 
Jets:
Winola
 
Kayhawks:
  
Killers:
   
Kingfishers:
 
Kingsmen:
 
Knights:
 
Komanches:
 
Kougars

Lakers:
Teutopolis/Westmont St. Joseph Minor Seminary,

Lancers:
 
Leopards:
 
Leprechauns:
 
Lions:
 
Little Giants:
 
Longhorns:
 
Lumberjacks:
 
Lynxes:
 
Mallards:
 
Maroon Warriors:
 
Maroons:
 
Mauraders:
 
Mavericks:
 
Meteors:
 
Mighty Macs:
 
Mighty Monarchs:
 
Mighty Swedes:
 
Mohawks:
 
Monarchs:
Henry (1899 - 19??, named changed to Mallards)
  
Mounders:
 
Muskateers:
 
Mustangs:
  
Mystics:
  
Norsemen:
 
North Stars:
 
Olympians:
 
Orangemen:
 
Owls:
 
Panthers:
 
Parkers:
 
Phantoms:
 
Phoenix:
 
Pioneers:
 
Pirates:
 
Ponies:
 
Purple Martins:
 
Purple Panthers:
 
Purple Tornados:
 
Rabbits:
 
R.A.B.S. (Red And BlackS)
 
Raiders:
 
Railroaders:
 
Rajahs/Rajenes:
 
Ramblers:
 
Rams:
 
Rangers:
 
Rascals:
 
Rebels:
 
Red Birds:
 
Red Devils:
 
Red Hoarde:
 
Red Peppers:
 
Red Raiders:
 
Red Rockets
  
Red Wings:
 
Reds:
 
Redskins:
 
Road Runners:
 
Rockets:
 
Rocks:

Roosters:
 
Rough Riders:
 
Running Reds:
 
Sabres:
 
Saints:
  
Shadows:
 
Silver Streaks:
 
Sonics:
 
Spartans:
 
Speed Boys:
 
Stags:
 
Steelers:
 
Steelmen:
   
Stingers:
   
Tartars:
 
Terrapins:
 
Terriers:
 
Thunderbirds:
 
Thunderbolts:
 
Tigers:
    
Tommies:
 
Torches:
 
Tornados:
 
Tradesmen:
 
Trail Blazers:
 
Trojans:
 
Ventures:
 
Vikings:
 
Warriors:
 
Wildcats:
 
Wolverines:
 
Wolves:
 
Yankees:
 
Yellow Jackets:
 
Zebras:
 
Zephyrs:
 
Zippers:
 
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