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History of school nicknames

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i would love to know the story behind why each school has the nickname it has. I was a coach at Eagleville High School, so it was obviuos what the teams name would be. Help me with some others.

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Just chill.

Oak Ridge.. When the school was started in the 40's one of the coaches was from Kentucky thus "The Wildcats" the same coach liked Kingsport's colors likewise the cardinal and grey. Over the years the hues have changed a little bit but that's how it came about. Now we are more red than cardinal and Kingsport is more maroon.

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This is a pretty good database. If you find a mistake, just email the guy and he will fix it. It's good to send him a link for documentation. I sent him a couple of corrections. He had William Blount as Blount. He was real nice and responded in an email. 

Check your schools and help build the database. 



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