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Tiger band ready to roar

Staff Reports

The Douglas High School band cleaned up at its last two competitions and is in a strong position heading into the Nevada Day Parade contest on Oct. 29.

Among 10 bands at Galena’s “Performance of Champions” on Oct. 8, the Tigers garnered 10 awards, including five first-place titles:

1st Place – Music – Division

1st Place – Flags – Division

1st Place – Music – Overall

1st Place – Music Ensemble – Division

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1st Place – Music Ensemble – Overall

2nd Place – Band – Division

2nd Place – Flags – Overall

2nd Place – Visual – Division

2nd Place – Visual – Overall

3rd Place – Percussion – Division

Among 12 bands at the Damonte Ranch Invitational on Oct. 15, the Tigers bested themselves with 17 awards and eight first-place wins:

1st Place – Division

1st Place – Flags

1st Place – Visual

1st Place – Music

1st Place – Visual Effect – Division

1st Place – Visual Ensemble – Division

1st Place – Music Effect – Division

1st Place – Music Ensemble – Division

2nd Place – Overall

2nd Place – Music – Overall

2nd Place – Visual – Overall

2nd Place – Flags – Overall

2nd Place – Visual Ensemble – Overall

2nd Place – Music Ensemble – Overall

3rd Place – Visual Effect – Overall

3rd Place – Music Effect – Overall

3rd Place – Percussion – Division

During the Nevada Day Parade, the Tigers will be defending the Governor’s Cup, which they took home last year among 15 first-place wins and superior ratings.

On Nov. 12, the band will be in Las Vegas for the last competition of the fall season.

For more information about the Pride of Carson Valley, visit http://www.douglasmusic.net.