Marching Panthers take Grand Championship, other awards at Edwardsville Competition

Drum Majors ready for competition Hannah Wagnon, Gabby Brunner, Hannah Riseburg, and Austin Dichsen. (Submitted photo)

EDWARDSVILLE – The Marching Panthers began their season in typical OTHS style, taking the Grand Championship at Saturday’s Edwardsville Tiger Ambush Classic.

Rifle toss during Satiric Dances. (Submitted photo)

In the first competition of the 2018 season, the Marching Panthers not only were named Grand Champion, but also took home first place in class 4A in Outstanding Music, Percussion, Visual, and Color Guard.

Flutes play during “The moment I said it”. (Submitted photo)

They next take their show, “Stretching the Canvas”, to Austin Peay University and the Bands of America Regional competition in Clarksville, Tennessee, on September 29.