Detectives in major cities around the country race against the clock, knowing that if they don’t find a lead within the first 48 hours, their chances of solving a case are cut in half. – Television Series – The First 48, Opening Dialogue.
Denver Boone, mascot handlers, and LetsGoDU spent Sunday running down leads to find the whereabouts of iconic Mega-Boone. The gigantic banner, located in the DU student section at Coors Field, was left unattended when Denver Boone was ejected for having no head cover.
A logical person has to question this Coors Field policy. According to their published rules and regulations – Clothing which conceals a guest’s face is prohibited, including but not limited to, costumes and masks – So, how do 3 out of 4 (below) make it to the ‘old ball game’.
According to Fox 31, Coors Field authorities did not return numerous calls to explain their policy. However, Fox 31 promised a follow-up.
As for missing Mega-Boone, rumors, innuendo, and denials were issued by various parties around University Park. LetsGoDU continues to work publicly and through back channels to resolve the disappearance of one of DU’s most visible athletic fan symbols. Fox 31 Denver TV covered both the ejection of Denver Boone and missing Mega-Boone banner in their Sunday night segment, making this a regional story.
Mega-Boone is more than a ‘banner’ for athletic events.
At the University of Kansas, they wave the wheat when the Jayhawks are going to win.The Iowa Hawkeyes do the Victory Polka (In Heaven There is no Beer) when they vanquish a foe. At DU, Mega-Boone signals the turning point when a Denver victory is all but assured. Yet, victory is certain to be less sweet for PioNation without Mega-Boone.
Any and all leads are being accepted with no questions asked. We just want our beloved Mega-Boone back.