Hugo the Hornet returns

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — A few weeks ago we said a sad farewell to Rufus the Bobcat, the former mascot of the Charlotte Bobcats who went to that great felt room in the sky. With the Bobcats officially changing over to become the Hornets next season, Rufus was no longer needed around here :(

But now his replacement is in place and ready to go. This morning saw the return of Hugo the Hornet, the team’s former mascot who was removed from mothballs and came in for a landing on the roof of the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte.

But first, just to prove he’s changed with the times, Hugo dropped a selfie on Twitter…

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