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Today: The best mascots in New York high school sports

Any school can be a mascot like the Hawks or the Bulldogs. It takes a creative school to come up with something that is a little more exciting. And some of the New York schools have some awfully creative mascots. But which schools made our top five? Read below, and let us know if you think your school should have made the cut.

5. Far Rockaway Sea Horses

4. Alexandria Central Purple Ghosts

3. Bridgehampton Killer Bees

2. Wadleigh Harlem Hellfighters

1. Doane Stuart Thunder Chicken

Honorable Mention: Bayside Commodores, Corinth Tomahawks, Herkimer Magician, St. Ann's Steamers

Brandon Parker covers New York for ESPNHS magazine and ESPNHS.com. Follow him on Twitter@brandoncparker or email him at brandon.c.parker@espn.com.