In Tangerine, what is the name of the Lake Windsor soccer team?

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The Lake Windsor Middle School soccer team is known as the Lake Windsor Seagulls.

It’s obvious that Tangerine author Edward Bloor had some fun with the school team names. The Tangerine Middle School War Eagles are a sharp contrast to the Lake Windsor Seagulls. While the Seagulls play soccer for...

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The Lake Windsor Middle School soccer team is known as the Lake Windsor Seagulls.

It’s obvious that Tangerine author Edward Bloor had some fun with the school team names. The Tangerine Middle School War Eagles are a sharp contrast to the Lake Windsor Seagulls. While the Seagulls play soccer for fun, the War Eagles are vicious players who fight for every win. The Seagulls are “toe stubbers” who rely on their two best players to eke out wins against lesser schools. As far as team names go, the peaceful and nonthreatening nature of seagulls perfectly describes the Lake Windsor soccer team. The predatory and dominating nature of eagles perfectly fits the Tangerine Middle School team.

When Paul switches from being a Seagull to a War Eagle, he finally finds a place for his competitive nature. Though usually a peaceful person, Paul quickly exemplifies the take-no-prisoners attitude of the War Eagles. He is proud of earning the right to wear the War Eagle jersey.

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