Team: Cairo (GA)
League: High School
Lifespan Of Nickname: 1922-Present
Purdue has the Boilermakers, Cairo has the Syrupmakers. We'll let you decide which is more intimidating. The story goes that during a rainy football game, syrup factory workers put their jackets on players to keep them warm and dry. The logos "syrupmakers," were on the back of the jackets, and the rest as they say, is history.