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Marching band coverage from the parent show on Aug. 9

 

FC celebrates homecoming with victory against Bedford

Photos by Tori Roberts

Marching band earns fifth place at state competition this past weekend

by Analise Book

This past Saturday, the Highlander Band and Emerald Guard marched their way to the Lucas Oil Stadium where they competed at the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) State competition for the seventh consecutive year.

Although the band did not finish as well as they had hoped to, they believed this season overall has been one of the most successful seen in recent years. Their enigmatic theme and months of hard work helped them receive 5th place at the competition. 

Senior Yuriko Tashiro is displayed on the big screens as she leads the band in their performance. Photo by Christine Scharrer.
Senior Yuriko Tashiro is displayed on the big screens as she leads the band in their performance. Photo by Christine Scharrer.

“I was a little disappointed [with the placement] because we had such a great season, but [I am] still super proud of the band being a part of the top five bands of the state,” said sophomore Nick Huber. 

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Marching band prepares for “six sided” season

by Analise Book and Allie Lincoln
photos by Analise Book

Over a hundred students rush from the field anticipating their much needed water break after hours of running the exact same section of the show over and over again. The scalding sun beats down on senior Josh Poynter’s already sunburnt skin.  However, he is able to endure these long weeks in order to be able to hold his position in a group of well over 150 of his peers.

“FC’s marching band has spent the past couple of years on its way up, and I think this group is perpetuating that just fine. Some of the musical and physical demands in this show are challenging to say the least, and everyone’s usually on point,” he said.

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