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Huckleberries Past: It’s Not ‘T-Wolve’

From Huckleberries print column of May 18, 1994): “No. No. No. No. For years, we've lived with a high school mascot nicknamed after a chest rub: Viks. Now, Lake City High basketball coach Jim Winger is trying to saddle us with a literarily incorrect pet name for the new mascot in town: “T-Wolve” or “Timberwolve.” He used those adjectives five times in a girls' basketball camp announcement. There's no such animal in Webster's. It's “wolf” dagnabit. No wonder the SAT scores are falling.”

Question: Which Coeur d'Alene high school mascot do you like best — Viks or T-Wolves?


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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