FC Marching Band goes to state


4:37 a.m. FC marching band does a run through of the show before leaving to Indianapolis.
4:37 a.m. FC marching band does a run through of the show before leaving to Indianapolis.

4:41 a.m. Getting on the buses before they depart for Indianapolis at 5 o' clock.
4:41 a.m. The marching band gets on the buses before they depart for Indianapolis.
7:46 a.m. After a two hour drive FC marching band arrives at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
7:46 a.m. After a two-hour drive FC marching band arrives at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
8:07 a.m. After parked, the band gets on the trailer to get their uniforms to change back on the bus.
8:07 a.m. After parking, the band gets on the trailer to get their uniforms to change back on the bus.
9:15 a.m. After the band is in uniform, they get into formation to head to physical warm-ups.
9:15 a.m. After the band is in uniform, they get into formation to head to physical warm-ups.

9:37 a.m. FC marching band does physical exercises one hour before the performance.9:37 a.m. FC marching band does physical exercises one hour before the performance.

10 a.m. FC Marching band does musical warm-ups 40 minutes before playing on the football field.
10 a.m. FC marching band does musical warm-ups 40 minutes before playing on the football field.
10:20 a.m. The Pit arrives on the sideline to prepare to set up after DeKalb High School finish performing.
10:20 a.m. The Pit arrives on the sideline to prepare to set up after DeKalb High School finish performing.
10:40 a.m. Time for performance. The marching band runs a nine minute show to compete for the top ten in State Finals.
10:40 a.m. The marching band runs a nine minute show to compete for the top 10 in state finals.
11:25 a.m. After performing sophomore Phoenix-Grace Lackey and Chris Harbeson sit with the band watching the rest of the bands perform for State Finals.
11:25 a.m. After performing sophomores Phoenix-Grace Lackey and Chris Harbeson sits with the band watching the rest of the bands perform for state finals.
12:14 p.m. IT's time for awards. The band stands in a block on the Colts football field to wait for the announcement for placement.
12:14 p.m. The band stands in a block on the Colts football field to wait for the announcement for placement.
12:42 p.m. After hearing the band place 6th place, field commander Sloane Lewis lead the band back to the buses carrying the sixth place trophy.
12:42 p.m. After hearing the band place 6th place, field commander Sloane Lewis leads the band back to the buses carrying the sixth place trophy.

1:35 p.m. The bands packs up and leave for home, can't wait to be back.
1:35 p.m. The band packs up and leaves for home.
4:11 p.m. Waiting on the semi, the band gets together watching the last performance of the year. Afterwards band director Harold Yankey gives a speech on how proud he is of the band and of the season.
4:11 p.m. Waiting on the semi that broke on the way home, the band gets together watching the last performance of the year. Afterwards band director Harold Yankey gives a speech on how proud he is of the band and of the season.
4:55 p.m. After a truck break down, the semi arrives after everyone else has. The Pit Crew dads unload the truck of instruments and props to end the day and the marching band season.
4:55 p.m. After a new semi is attached to the trailer, the semi arrives. The Pit Crew dads unload the truck of instruments and props to end the day and the marching band season. Photos and captions by Jonathan Blaylock and Brad Hunt.