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Miami University of Ohio wants Bozeman School District to change Hawks' logo

Posted at 9:06 PM, Mar 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-10 16:16:14-04

BOZEMAN -- The Bozeman School District's hawk logo has found itself in the middle of a copyright controversy. Miami University of Ohio has written a letter to the school district to change their hawk logo.

The University, which goes by the RedHawks, is asserting that the logo Bozeman uses shares too many similarities with their own and that the school district must change their current hawk logo.

MTN Sports reached out to the Bozeman School District, which says they have been using their specific logo since 2000. BSD also said that they are currently looking into the situation to figure out if they are allowed to keep their logo or ultimately change it.

This isn’t the first time Bozeman has been in a logo fight. They changed their logo in 1997 after it looked too similar to the University of Iowa’s Hawkeye.

MTN Sports will continue to update this developing story as we learn more.