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How well do you know Baltimore school mascots?

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Do you recognize these images in Baltimore? They're small details from local college mascots.
(Lloyd Fox)
How well do you know Baltimore?
Do you recognize this image in Baltimore? It's a small detail from a local college mascot.
Do you recognize this image in Baltimore? It's a small detail from a local college mascot.
Did you guess right?
Community College of Baltimore County Essex mascot named Sir Ross the Knight. The mascot was created in 2012 along with Community College of Baltimore County Dundalk's Rory the Lion and Community College of Baltimore County Catonsville's Carlton the Cardinal.
Community College of Baltimore County Essex mascot named Sir Ross the Knight. The mascot was created in 2012 along with Community College of Baltimore County Dundalk's Rory the Lion and Community College of Baltimore County Catonsville's Carlton the Cardinal. (CCBC Essex)
How well do you know Baltimore?
Do you recognize this image in Baltimore? It's a small detail from a local college mascot.
Do you recognize this image in Baltimore? It's a small detail from a local college mascot.
Did you guess right?
Chesapeake Bay Retriever named True Grit is the UMBC mascot. The Chesapeake Bay Retriever was designated as the official state dog in 1964 and UMBC named it as their mascot in 1966.
Chesapeake Bay Retriever named True Grit is the UMBC mascot. The Chesapeake Bay Retriever was designated as the official state dog in 1964 and UMBC named it as their mascot in 1966. (Nate Pesce/Baltimore Sun Media Group)
How well do you know Baltimore?
Do you recognize this image in Baltimore? It's a small detail from a local college mascot.
Do you recognize this image in Baltimore? It's a small detail from a local college mascot.
Did you guess right?
Morgan State University's mascot is Benny the Bear. The name “Benny” was adopted in 2008 and was chosen by undergrad students at the school. Benny plays host to his annual "Benny's Basketball Bash" which takes place during Bears Basketball season. The Bash entertains 80-100 children ages 5-12, offering games, food and swag bags donated by local community sponsors.
Morgan State University's mascot is Benny the Bear. The name “Benny” was adopted in 2008 and was chosen by undergrad students at the school. Benny plays host to his annual "Benny's Basketball Bash" which takes place during Bears Basketball season. The Bash entertains 80-100 children ages 5-12, offering games, food and swag bags donated by local community sponsors. (Photo Courtesy of Morgan State U)
How well do you know Baltimore?
Do you recognize this image in Baltimore? It's a small detail from a local college mascot.
Do you recognize this image in Baltimore? It's a small detail from a local college mascot.
Did you guess right?
Iggy, named for St. Ignatius of Loyola is the Loyola University Maryland's Greyhounds mascot. In 1927, student leaders decided to create an official nickname with some of the options being, parakeets, peacocks, Irish setters, grey squirrels, greyhounds among others. The two finalists were Greyhounds and Grey Squirrels with Greyhounds winning by a narrow margin. Loyola has been known as the Greyhounds since then, and to date, the school is the only NCAA Division I institution with the nickname.
Iggy, named for St. Ignatius of Loyola is the Loyola University Maryland's Greyhounds mascot. In 1927, student leaders decided to create an official nickname with some of the options being, parakeets, peacocks, Irish setters, grey squirrels, greyhounds among others. The two finalists were Greyhounds and Grey Squirrels with Greyhounds winning by a narrow margin. Loyola has been known as the Greyhounds since then, and to date, the school is the only NCAA Division I institution with the nickname. (Loyola University Maryland)
How well do you know Baltimore?
Do you recognize this image in Baltimore? It's a small detail from a local college mascot.
Do you recognize this image in Baltimore? It's a small detail from a local college mascot.
Did you guess right?
Coppin State University Eagles. One of the earliest mentions of the school mascot / symbol was from the The Eagle Yearbook written in 1954. “Our school symbol is the eagle. The eagle is a great American bird which represents courage, nobility and keenness of vision. “
Coppin State University Eagles. One of the earliest mentions of the school mascot / symbol was from the The Eagle Yearbook written in 1954. “Our school symbol is the eagle. The eagle is a great American bird which represents courage, nobility and keenness of vision. “ (Vaughn Browne)
How well do you know Baltimore?
Do you recognize this image in Baltimore? It's a small detail from a local college mascot.
Do you recognize this image in Baltimore? It's a small detail from a local college mascot.
Did you guess right?
John Hopkins University's mascot the Blue Jay has been around for almost a hundred years, but wasn't named "Jay" until 2013 when over 2000 votes were cast and the name was officially announced at a football game against Ursinus.
John Hopkins University's mascot the Blue Jay has been around for almost a hundred years, but wasn't named "Jay" until 2013 when over 2000 votes were cast and the name was officially announced at a football game against Ursinus. (Johns Hopkins University)
How well do you know Baltimore?
Do you recognize this image in Baltimore? It's a small detail from a local college mascot.
Do you recognize this image in Baltimore? It's a small detail from a local college mascot. (Lloyd Fox)
Did you guess right?
In 2010 the University of Baltimore community declared Eubie to be the nickname of UB's official mascot, the UB Bee. In a vote that was open to students, faculty, staff and alumni, Eubie was declared the favorite. Other names in the running were Sting and Buzzby.
In 2010 the University of Baltimore community declared Eubie to be the nickname of UB's official mascot, the UB Bee. In a vote that was open to students, faculty, staff and alumni, Eubie was declared the favorite. Other names in the running were Sting and Buzzby. (University of Baltimore)
How well do you know Baltimore?
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You can help determine where we train our lens next. It can be a specific thing (the cupola of the Rawlings Conservatory) or a category of things (parks landmarks) — as long as it’s a Baltmore thing.
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