Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Opinion

November 1, 2013

Our marching bands make us very proud

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Both Fairfield and NorthWood will be competing for the Class C title. This marks the fifth straight year Fairfield has made it to the Class C finals. Its best finish was seventh last year and in 2009. The Fairfield Marching Pride’s best finish at state was fourth in Class D (2000).

The NorthWood Red Regiment are also gunning for the Class C title. NorthWood’s top finish was third in 2008.

WHILE WE ANTICIPATE strong showings from these four bands on Saturday, their final placement will have little to do with the great pride we feel to be represented as a community by them. Congratulations Goshen, Concord, Fairfield and NorthWood. You’re all first in our book.

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