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COOL-NAMED COLLEGE TEAMS: QUINSIGAMOND COLLEGE

Quinsigamond College WyvernsQUINSIGAMOND COLLEGE WYVERNS

Location: Worcester, MA  

Major Sports: baseball, softball, basketball

Comment: Quinsigamond is a mouthful, no doubt about it, and when you combine that memorable school name with the memorable team name Wyverns you have got the kind of magic that Continue reading

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COOL-NAMED TEAM: FORT PECK COLLEGE

Fort peck buffalo chasers 3FORT PECK COLLEGE BUFFALO CHASERS

Location: Poplar, MT

Division: AIHEC (American Indian Higher Education Consortium)

Comment: Balladeer’s Blog welcomes the Buffalo Chasers, the latest AIHEC team to be featured here! This terrific institution is affiliated with the Assiniboine and Sioux Reservation in northwest Montana.  Continue reading

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COOL-NAMED TEAM: COLUMBIA (CA) COLLEGE

Columbia (CA) Claim JumpersCOLUMBIA COLLEGE CLAIM JUMPERS

Location: Sonora, CA

Division: CCCAA

Comment: I always love team names that are tied into elements of their region’s history. The California Gold Rush makes the Claim Jumpers a great name for teams from the Golden State.  Continue reading

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COOL LOGO FOR A SPORTS TEAM: LYON COLLEGE

Lyon College ScotsLYON COLLEGE SCOTS

Location: Batesville, AR 

Division: NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) 

Conference Affiliation: American Midwest Conference 

Comment: “FREEEEEEDOOOOMMM!” … Had to be said. Lyon College fans are called the Kilted Army and the institution’s mailing address is on HIGHLAND Road! Just as Notre Dame is considered the national team of the Irish Lyon College should be Continue reading

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COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM: WAYCROSS COLLEGE

Waycross College Swamp FoxesWAYCROSS COLLEGE SWAMP FOXES

Location: Waycross, GA

Division: NJCAA

Conference Affiliation: GJCAA 

Comment: This name takes the whole concept of cool-named sports teams to the next level! Everyone loves the Swamp Fox aka Francis Marion, hero of the Continue reading

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COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM: HAVERFORD COLLEGE

Haverford Fords logoHAVERFORD COLLEGE FORDS

Location: Haverford, PA 

Conference Affiliation: Centennial Conference 

Comment: Have you watched the Haverford Fords … lately? The alternate nickname for the Fords is the equally cool Black Squirrels. Teams with boring names like Continue reading

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COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM: WASHINGTON COLLEGE

Washington College ShoremenWASHINGTON COLLEGE SHOREMEN

Location: Chestertown, MD

Conference Affiliation: Centennial Conference

Comment: “So long, Shoremen” would be a great punchline for an incredibly lame joke, wouldn’t it? George Washington College in historic Chestertown, MD may very well have the coolest sports team nickname out of the many schools that use the name of our first president. No matter what the Continue reading

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