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Editorial: With finals, Greenwood band hits new high note




Anyone who has been involved in competitive diving, dance or gymnastics knows that being the first performer poses a special challenge.

The judges don’t want to post too high a score, lest any of the following competitors do significantly better. Yet at the same time, they don’t want to shortchange that first performance when it is exemplary.

This was the situation the Greenwood Marching Woodmen faced in the Class B finals of the state marching band finals Nov. 2 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The band had drawn the lead-off spot in its class. To score well, the band would have to perform at an exceptional level.

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