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Looking back at the 2011 marching season

Thursday, October 27, 2011

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Here's a look at how the Northview Marching Knights performed during the 2011 Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) season:

* Sept. 17 -- Red Pride Marching Invitational

The Marching Knights kicked off the season well, scoring a 68.90 in their first contest out of the gate. In addition, Northview won Best Music and Best Visual. The contest took place in Plainfield.

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Members of the Northview Marching Knights wait during Wednesday's practice. [Order this photo]
Class B

Northview 68.90

New Castle 63.45

Zionsville 63.45

Greenfield-Central 59.95

Bloomington South 56.75

Best Music -- Northview

Best Visual -- Northview

Best General Effect -- Zionsville

Best Auxiliary -- Greenfield-Central

Best Percussion -- New Palestine

* Sept. 24 -- Avon Meijer Invitational

In their second contest of the season, the Marching Knights scored a 70.10 to capture the Class B title of the contest, which took place in Avon. NMK also won Best Music, Best Visual, Best General Effect and Best Auxiliary.

Class B

Northview 70.10

Plainfield 66.35

Jasper 65.65

Best Music -- Northview

Best Visual -- Northview

Best General Effect -- Northview

Best Auxiliary -- Northview

Best Percussion -- Plainfield

* Oct. 1 -- ISSMA District

Marching at Plainfield for the second time in 2011, Northview earned a gold rating to advance to regional competition. The Marching Knights also won Best Visual and Best General Effect.

Class B

Gold -- Zionsville, Northview, Plainfield

Best Music -- Plainfield

Best Visual -- Northview

Best General Effect -- Northview

* Oct. 8 -- Cavalcade of Champions

At Center Grove, Northview eclipsed the 80-point plateau in scoring, finishing with an 81.35 to win the contest. The Marching Knights also captured Best Music, Best Visual and Best General Effect.

Class B

Northview 81.35

Jasper 78.65

Plainfield 74.00

New Palestine 71.35

Pendleton Heights 67.95

Columbus East 66.75

Best Music -- Northview

Best Visual -- Northview

Best General Effect -- Northview

* Oct. 15 -- ISSMA Regional

At Evansville Central, NMK was one of eight Class B bands to earn a gold ratings, the others being Bloomington North, New Palestine, Greenwood, F.J. Reitz, Plainfield, Jasper and Floyd Central.

* Oct. 22 -- ISSMA Semi-State

Competing at Indianapolis Pike High School, Northview managed to earn another gold rating to advance to the state finals.

The other Class B bands joining them include Plainfield, Greenwood, North Side, Jasper, Floyd Central, Goshen, Munster, Concord and DeKalb.



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