(7-24-21) Over the years area highs schools have either consolidated or closed. Those schools all had athletic sports that was a big part of each school’s make-up.

In Mercer County over the years six schools are gone. The fun part about high school sports is the history and what made them what they are today. Remembering their mascots is one of those items.

Mercer County

  • Spartans – Celina Immaculate Conception
  • Tigers – Rockford
  • Pirates – Mendon-Union
  • Blu-Jays – St. John (Maria Stein)
  • Wildcats – Neptune
  • ???? – Washington Township

Still looking to find Washington Township’s mascot or if they even had one The school was one of the smallest schools in Mercer County over the many years,

Auglaize County

  • Knights -Wapakoneta St. Joseph
  • Bucks – Buckland
  • Rams – Cridersville

Van Wert County

  • Warriors – Ohio City
  • Indians – Convoy
  • Dukes – York Township
  • Bulldogs – Hoaglin-Jackson
  • Tigers – Ridge
  • Bearcats – Willshire

Indiana

  • Panthers – Portland
  • Owls – Bryant
  • Bears – Berne
  • Cardinals – Geneva
  • Yellow Jackets – Decatur
  • Commodores – Decatur Catholic
  • Spartans – Pleasant Mills

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