Cy, Herky compete at mascot ski event

The Des Moines Register

The athletics mascots for the University of Iowa and Iowa State University took part in a mascot competition over the weekend at a ski resort in Colorado.

UI's Herky and ISU's Cy were signed up for such events as snow bowling, charades, tug-of-war, a bike slalom and a dance off, organizers said. The Mascot Stampede put on by Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. in Steamboat Springs, Colo., brought together 20 university mascots. Wolfie Jr. of the University of Nevada was the winner.

Mascots including Cy and Herky, at left, dance at the Mascot Stampede in Steamboat Springs, Colo.
Mascots take a group photo at the Mascot Stampede in Steamboat Springs, Colo.
Mascots from Colorado State, Colorado, Iowa State and Iowa compete at the Mascot Stampede in Steamboat Springs, Colo.
Iowa State's Cy races at the Mascot Stampede in Steamboat Springs, Colo.
Cy of Iowa State races at the Mascot Stampede in Steamboat Springs, Colo.