What’s the most popular mascot among Chicago high schools?

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Mascots from (clockwise from top left): Whitney Young Dolphins; Lane Tech Indians; Fenger Titans; Brother Rice Crusaders; Taft Eagles; Latin Romans. (Twitter / Provided / via DNAinfo)

CHICAGO — City high schools prefer birds, at least when it comes to mascot selection.

According to a lengthy list of 162 Chicago public and private high schools from the Illinois High School Association, “Eagles” is the most popular name for a mascot.

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Eleven city high schools have Eagles as their mascot, with Panthers, Warriors and Wildcats tying for the runner-up spot with seven each.

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