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COOL-NAMED TEAM: PURDUE UNIVERSITY AT CALUMET

PURDUE UNIVERSITY CALUMET PEREGRINES

Location: Hammond, IN

Division: NAIA

Conference Affiliation: Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference

Comment: Peregrine Falcons are noted for their speed and the people of Peregrine Nation (See what I did there?) know that Continue reading

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COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM: RAINY RIVER COLLEGE

Rainy River College VoyageursRAINY RIVER COLLEGE VOYAGEURS

Location: International Falls, MN

Conference Affiliation: Minnesota College Athletic Conference

Comment: The motto of this excellent institution is “Don’t just plan your future … begin your future!” Their secondary motto should be “Don’t call your sports teams something boring like Eagles, Tigers, Bulldogs or Wildcats … call them something cool like Voyageurs!” Regular readers of Balladeer’s Blog are familiar with the Continue reading

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COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM: 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 SPORTS TEAM: RICHLAND COLLEGE

Richland College Thunder ducksRICHLAND COLLEGE THUNDERDUCKS

Location: Dallas, TX

Division: NJCAA

Comment: Say hello to R. Mobius Thunderduck, aka Moby Duck, the official mascot of the Richland College Thunderducks. Founded in 1972 Richland College has become Continue reading

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COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM: GOGEBIC COLLEGE

Gogebic Samsons

Gogebic Samsons

GOGEBIC COLLEGE SAMSONS

Location: Ironwood, MI

Division: NJCAA

Comment: How incredibly cool is the name Samsons for sports teams? In addition to this cool name and eye-catching logo Gogebic has a reputation as one of the best-run institutions in the Continue reading

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COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM: SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSITY

SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSITY PENMEN

Location: Manchester, NH 

Conference Affiliation: Northeast 10 Conference 

Site: http://www.snhupenmen.com/landing/index 

Comment: SNHU is noted for its business and accounting programs and the giant quill pen that serves as the flagstaff borne by the Penmen mascot is a Continue reading

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TODAY’S COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM: ANNA MARIA COLLEGE

ANNA MARIA COLLEGE AMCATS

 Location: Paxton, MA 

Division: NCAA Division 3

Conference Affiliation: Commonwealth Coast Conference 

Major sports: football, basketball, base/soft-ball, soccer, volleyball 

Site: http://www.annamaria.edu/athletics/

Comment: No, not the AmVets, the Amcats. I love feline nicknames that Continue reading

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