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The Fighting Frogs beat the Coachella Valley Arabs any day

The Fighting Frogs beat the Coachella Valley Arabs any day

The mascot at my high school, Roosevelt High (named for Theodore; it was built well before Franklin was president, and has been renamed Early Collehe High) in Yonkers, N.Y., was the Indian. And in those days of little or no ethnic sensitivity, students adorned the halls before football games with posters showing cartoon Native Americans with arrows that dripped blood, with mottoes along the lines of “Scalp Them, Indians!”

I’m glad to see that the school’s mascot has changed since then, to the Sharks, though it might not be a particularly original or even appropriate name. Unless the lower Hudson River is harboring sharks, the high school’s fish are probably the only ones in all of...

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