What is the most common high school nickname in Wisconsin?

   If you said, “Tigers,” you would be close, but not correct.

   That honor would go to the Panthers with 22, followed by the Eagles (21) and Cardinals (20).

   The Tigers are tied for fourth with the Vikings at 16.

   Come on Wisconsin, you can do better and be more creative.

   But what is in a nickname?

   For some schools, it is the overused animals. Others, it is a corny play on the school’s name ...

    What do you believe would be the best nickname for Ripon?

Read the full column, which includes information about some redundant nicknames in the state and those that have a historical significance to their cities, in the Nov. 9, 2017 edition of the Ripon Commonwealth Press.