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COOL-NAMED TEAM: LANDMARK COLLEGE

 

Landmark College LandsharksLANDMARK COLLEGE LANDSHARKS

 Location: Putney, VT

Comment: “This was no boating accident!”

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COOL-NAMED TEAM: VANCE-GRANVILLE COLLEGE

Vance Granville VanguardsVANCE-GRANVILLE COLLEGE VANGUARDS

Location: Henderson, NC

Division: NJCAA

Comment: Kudos to the folks at this institution for showing some creativity with the name of their sports teams! The Vanguards definitely stand out and their logo is very, very eye-catching! Continue reading

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COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM: MILWAUKEE TECH

Milwaukee Tech StormersMILWAUKEE TECH STORMERS

Location: Milwaukee, WI

Division: NJCAA

Conference Affiliation: North Central College Conference

Comment: Milwaukee Area Technical College is an outstanding institution with a name for being a pathway to long and prosperous careers. Continue reading

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COOL-NAMED TEAM: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHWESTERN OHIO

Northwestern Ohio RacersUNIVERSITY OF NORTHWESTERN OHIO RACERS

Location: Lima, OH

Division: NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

Conference Affiliation: American Mideast Conference

Comment: Plenty of people love the NASCAR feel of the Racers’ logo! UNOH – Continue reading

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COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM: CANKDESKA CIKANA COLLEGE

Cankdeska Cikana Comm Coll C4CANKDESKA CIKANA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 

Team Name: “C-4”

Location: Fort Totten, ND

Division: AIHEC (American Indian Higher Education Commission)

Comment:  How terrific is that team nickname? Yes, the nickname refers to the four C’s in the institution’s full name. But … Continue reading

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FOUR NEW COLLEGE TEAMS JOIN THE NAIA

The NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) now has 252 member institutions. Four new college teams have been approved for membership:

Virgin Islands BuccaneersTHE UNIVERSITY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

Team Name: BUCCANEERS

Locations: St Croix, St John and St Thomas 

Established: 1962

Crowley's Ridge College PioneersCROWLEY’S RIDGE COLLEGE

Team Name: PIONEERS

Location: Paragould, AR 

Established: 1964

Silver Lake College Lakers NEWSILVER LAKE COLLEGE

Team Name: LAKERS

Location: Manitowoc, WI

Established: 1935 Continue reading

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COOL NAMED SPORTS TEAM: TOHONO O’ODHAM COLLEGE

Tohono O'odham JegosTOHONO O’ODHAM COLLEGE JEGOS

Location: Sells, AZ

Division: NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association)

Comment: The team name is pronounced “Jug-ohs” despite the way it may seem. That is how the word is pronounced in the Native American language of the Tohono O’odham people. What are Jegos? Here is an answer in the words of the folks at Tohono O’odham College: Continue reading

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