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Today: The five best mascots in North Carolina 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 Jersey 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. Grimsely Whirlies

4. Quality Education Fighting Pharoahs

3. Emerson Waldorf Gnomes

2. A.L. Brown Wonders

1. Lejune Devil Pups

Honorable Mention: Bishop McGuinness Villains, Christ School Greenies, Clinton Dark Horses, Holmes Aces

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