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    CY did win Mascot of Year

    Perhaps posted earlier, but let's post it again from Seattle Times: CY WINS

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    Iowa State's Cy is voted Capital One Mascot of the Year: After months of competition, Iowa State's Cy won the title of Capital One Mascot of the Year, edging Thundar from North Dakota State in the championship round.
    "The fans have spoken, and named Cy as the BBOC — Big Bird on Campus," said Capital One's Steve Schooff, who said more than 4.5 million votes were cast in the 12-mascot competition.
    The lone mascot from a Pac-10 school was UCLA's Joe Bruin.

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    Re: CY did win Mascot of Year

    Finally won something on new years day



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    Re: CY did win Mascot of Year

    Ya at least we can win something



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    Re: CY did win Mascot of Year

    Maybe it was some kind of demon we had to exercise ya know? like Cy our mascot had to win on New Years Day before the team could. 2009 is our YEAR! Come on Rhoads, I feel like bowling next year!



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    Re: CY did win Mascot of Year

    Nice way to Start the New Year OFF:

    What could ISU win this Year:

    Big 12 Wrestling Championship
    National Wrestling Championship
    Big 12 Tournament Game for Mens and Womens
    NIT Men's Basketball Game
    NCCA Women's Basetball Game
    More than 6 Football Games



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    Re: CY did win Mascot of Year

    It sounds like credit bonus time!!!!


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    Re: CY did win Mascot of Year

    I saw on the Iowa board that they were making fun of the award noticing that cy is a cardinal not a cyclone. I found it pretty amusing considering herky is a hawk not a hawkeye. Come to think of it, I'm not sure what exactly a hawkeye is.



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    Re: CY did win Mascot of Year

    Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, 3sus Naz, Dustin, Bryce, Abdel, Monte, Matt, and Jameel.

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    Re: CY did win Mascot of Year

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    I saw on the Iowa board that they were making fun of the award noticing that cy is a cardinal not a cyclone. I found it pretty amusing considering herky is a hawk not a hawkeye. Come to think of it, I'm not sure what exactly a hawkeye is.
    If they actually knew some history, it makes complete sense.

    And the term "hawkeye" supposedly comes from the book "Last of the Mohicans". A character in the book is named Hawkeye. Somehow, the name was used in nicknaming the state and it stuck. I'm foggy on the details.


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