Sunday, October 25, 2009
What's in a school song, nickname, and symbol that would get people all fired up?
Putting it mildly, polarizing passions still reign inside and outside the yardline markers on two football fields, one north and one south of the Mason-Dixon line. The battles are still a ragin', but I'll refrain from making comment and leave it to each reader to reach their own conclusions and shape their own opinions.
This article appeared in October 23rd edition of USA Today.
And this from Walpole, Massachusetts, where the local high school's nickname is the Rebels and the Confederate battle flag continues to wave.