Freeport Pretzels In The Lead In “Favorite Illinois High School Mascot” Contest

Illinois — At least once a year someone in Illinois starts a “vote for your favorite Illinois high school mascot” contest and Illinois high schools from all over the state, with interesting nicknames, have a chance for some state-wide name recognition.

Recently the Herald Review asked Illinoisans to vote for their favorite interesting Illinois high school mascot name and as always, your Freeport Pretzels made the list. They made the list along with the Berlin Pretzels out of New Berlin, Illinois.

Below are the Illinois schools that make up the “most interesting” high school mascot list. Currently the Freeport/New Berlin Pretzels are in the lead.

As of Sunday 8-12

You can vote for your favorite by clicking here and going to the bottom of the page. Here are the mascots that made the list.

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  • Arcola Purple Riders
  • Argo Argonauts
  • Centralia Orphans/Orphan Annies
  • Chillicothe IVC Grey Ghosts
  • Coal City Coalers
  • Cobden Appleknockers
  • DeKalb Barbs
  • Dieterich Movin’ Maroons
  • Effingham Flaming Hearts
  • Elk Grove Grenadiers
  • Fisher Bunnies
  • Freeburg Midgets
  • Freeport/New Berlin Pretzels
  • Fulton Steamers
  • Hoopeston Cornjerkers
  • Lake Forest Caxys
  • Lincoln Railsplitters
  • MacArthur Generals
  • Mattoon/Elgin St. Edward Green Wave
  • Monticello Sages
  • Plano Reapers
  • Polo Marcos
  • Rochelle Hubs
  • Piasa Southwestern Piasa Birds
  • Teutopolis Wooden Shoes
  • Vandalia Vandals
  • Zion-Benton Zee-Bees
Vote Here


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