Herky’s 75th birthday, part 1: Early creativity and a lasting legacy
IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) - Herky the Hawk came to life after a 1948 drawing by journalism instructor Dick Spencer.
“We keep working to make him a better mascot every day,” said Herky mascot coach Alex Kern.
From the evolving uniform, to the spirit squad members who bring the beloved mascot to life, there’s a lot of history behind Herky.
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