GO, RACCOONS, GO
I am not making this up. One of the proposed mascots for the high school formerly known as Drake, is — wait for it — the Raccoons. What could go wrong?
The current mascot is Pirates. If you listen closely, you can hear Drake alumni mutter under their breath: Arrrrgh.
There are two other options presented, however, The Rattlesnakes or The Deer.
This is a piece of Sherman R. Frederick’s column for Wednesday, April 7. You can find the full column in the printed newspaper, or here later in the week. Sherman R. Frederick is the founder of Battle Born Media, a newspaper company dedicated to the preservation of community newspapers. He may be reached at email@example.com.)