Illinois Students Vote In Favor Of Belted Kingfisher Mascot

Students at the University of Illinois last week voted in favor of adopting the Belted Kingfisher, an orange and blue bird native to the state, as the school’s mascot. The idea originated with senior physics and astronomy student Spencer Hulsey, who recalled seeing the birds near the pond at her

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Long Beach State Selects Sharks As New Mascot

Six months after university leadership retired its controversial Prospector Pete mascot, California State University, Long Beach — also known as Long Beach State — announced on Friday the selection of Sharks as the new school mascot. The decision concluded a student-initiated process in which the university solicited ideas for a

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EuroBasket 2015 Mascot Contest Launched

If you’ve ever had dreams of designing a sports mascot but didn’t want to bother with working with or as a legitimate design firm, well, here’s your chance. The EuroBasket 2015 Local Organizing Commitee has launched a contest for fans to design the mascot for the FIBA EuroBasket 2015 tournament

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