Intimidating team names for softball
The passage should make clear Coastal Carolina's reasons for adopting this poultry for its athletic moniker.
The university's website does explain the choice of a Chantecleer, but the explanation somehow ignores the fact that Chaucer's Chanticleer is presented ironically with lots of mock chivalric language. As a member of the prestigious Ivy League, Cornell University must have had a lot of brain power to draw from when it needed to come up with a team name and mascot.
At that time, the "Big Green" nickname came into use.
It is time to remedy this deficit, and Laura's illustration shows the way.
Unlike many universities, however, Cornell does know where the "Big Red" name comes from.
In 1905, a Cornell graduate was writing a new football song.
The team had no name and the uniforms were red, so in an enlightened moment he called it "the big, red team." It's an inspiring story.
Cornell's teams got the name "Big Red" because they were big and red, so it stands to reason that Dartmouth's teams are called the "Big Green" because they are big and green. Dartmouth had been the "Indians" up until the mid-1970s when the college's board of trustees concluded that the Indian symbol was at odds with the school's efforts to advance Native American education.
Whatever the case, Cornell University has been around for nearly 150 years and still does not have an official mascot or team name.
Fastpitch softball is a form of softball commonly played by women and men.
With the International Softball Federation as the governing body of softball, there are three types of pitch styles that are used in a competitive form.
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