EBHS Marching Band Places 1st at Urbandale!!!
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Pictures from the Urbandale Contest
Thanks Lori Faybik!!
E.B.H.S. BAND WINS AT URBANDALE
On Saturday, Oct.2nd, the Eddyville / Blakesburg High School Marching Band placed 1st in class 2A competition at the Urbandale Marching Invitational. This is the first year that the band has competed in the Urbandale contest. After winning the Davis County Marching Band Contest for 21 years in a row, director Joe Overton thought it was time for a change. In addition to placing first, the band also received the Outstanding Drumline trophy. The E.B.H.S. Band outscored thirteen other bands including: Lenox, Des Moines Christian, West Marshall, Prairie City – Monroe, Ogden, North Polk, Carlisle, Bondurant-Farrar, Clarke, Indianola, Des Moines Lincoln, and Marshalltown. In addition to Overton, the band is directed by assistant director Dezirae Russell and Amanda Vroegh, color guard instructor.
This Saturday the band travels to West Des Moines to compete at the Valleyfest Marching Invitational and the “Showdown” Marching Contest. The E.B.H.S. Marching Band will compete at 8:30 in class 2A competition and then at 5:45 P.M. in the “Showdown” of bands. The band will be competing for places as well as caption awards including: Drumline, Hornline, Color Guard, Marching, Soloist, and Drum Major. The “Showdown” is one of Iowa’s top marching band contests and Eddyville / Blakesburg has won the class C title the last 15 years in a row.