Chances are you could list off the seven most popular high school nicknames in America without much trouble. You probably coach at one, or coach against a couple of them. That's what makes them so popular, after all.
But here's what I found so astounding, the seven most common nicknames (USA listed the top five, but there was a three-way tie for fifth) accounted for nearly 40 percent of all American high schools. There are tens of thousands of high schools spread across the 50 states but in any given five-team district, from the Pacific Northwest to South Florida, chances are at least two schools use one of these seven nicknames.