Visit from mascot thrills true Blue fans


Willing volunteers: Harris Elementary students raise their hands in hopes of being picked by Indianapolis Colts mascot, Blue, during his visit. (Tom Russo/Daily Reporter)

Harris Elementary teacher Kathleen Nicholson dances to the Village People's "Y.M.C.A." along with Indianapolis Colts mascot, Blue. Blue's presentation focused on taking pride in health, education and courteous values. (Tom Russo/Daily Reporter)

GREENFIELD — Minutes before the start of the Colts P.R.I.D.E. program at Harris Elementary School Wednesday morning, Andrew Zellers pointed excitedly to a man helping set up the display.

From his seat in the bleachers, the second-grader was convinced he was staring at quarterback Andrew Luck.

That turned out to be wishful thinking on the junior Colts fan’s part, but what he didn’t realize was the man who looked much like a stagehand was actually the star of the show – he just hadn’t donned his costume yet.

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