Ohio high school mascot may have to sit on sidelines

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MASSILLON, OH- Massillon High School is about to kick off its new football season, and it could be missing a tradition that's been a part of the program for four decades.

Since 1970, the Massillon Tigers have had a tiger cub named Obie on the sidelines for home games, but paperwork for keeping exotic animals haven't been submitted to the State Department of Agriculture yet. The booster club confirms paperwork has not been submitted but says they're "working on it."

Now, it's up to the state and the high school to figure out the future of the football feline.