Stories tagged: Mascot
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 2:11 p.m.
Eugene high school team renamed to promote inclusivity
A Eugene high school is no longer home of the Axemen after officials decided to change the school’s team name to something more inclusive - Axe.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 1:43 p.m.
Oregon high school changing mascot from Indians to Mustangs
The Marcola School Board voted Wednesday night to drop the Indians nickname and mascot at Mohawk High School. Final approval of the mascot change is scheduled for the board’s May …
Tue., April 4, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Oregon school district reaches mascot deal with tribe
Rogue River High will remain the Chieftains. The Grants Pass Daily Courier reports the school board last week ratified an agreement that allows the school to keep the mascot.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
School’s Native American statue, now banned, finds new home
A steel statue removed from a coastal Oregon town after the state banned Native American mascots has found a new home.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 11:53 a.m.
Whitman College will be known as the Blues
Whitman College has chosen a new nickname to replace the old Missionaries. The college’s sports teams will now be known as the Blues.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 4:32 p.m.
Longview considers squirrel for official city mascot
Longview is considering making the squirrel the city’s official mascot as the furry creatures are already at the center of an annual summer festival.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 6:19 p.m.
Whitman College to drop missionary as mascot
Officials at Whitman College say they’ve dropped missionary as their mascot name and are working on finding a new one.
Tue., Jan. 14, 2014
Cubs have a mascot: He’s Clark
CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs are introducing a mascot for the first time in the team’s long history. Drawings released by the Cubs on Monday show a young bear wearing …
Wed., April 23, 1997
New Woodsy Owl Makes Debut On Earth Day In The Northwest, Where Woodsy Is Controversial, National Forests Haven’t Bought Into The Change Yet
Woodsy Owl greets Vice President Al Gore during an Earth Day ceremony. Photo by Associated Press