Wolves march to success

Drum major Reice Golden directs the Marching Wolves at the Gateway to the Northland Parade last week in Milaca. The band secured a stellar record for the 2012 season.

The Milaca High School Marching Wolves have wrapped up another successful year of performances in parades around the state.

Finishing with an essentially undefeated season in Class A competitions, Director Andrew Nelson has cause for celebration.

“I am extremely proud of our band’s accomplishments this summer,” Nelson said. “We had a young group this year, and the rookies in this band showed that they know how to work and how to contribute in a big way.”

Here are the results from this year’s marching season:

•Princeton: first place open class, caption award, outstanding color guard overall

•Albertville: third place open class

•Owatonna: third place Class AA

•Zumbrota: first place open class, caption awards, outstanding color guard overall, outstanding winds overall

•Foley: third place Class AA

•Milaca: host band does not compete

•St. Cloud: first place Class A, caption awards, outstanding color guard Class A, outstanding drumline Class A

•Lake City: first place Class A, caption awards, outstanding color guard Class A, outstanding drumline Class A, outstanding drum majors Class A

“Members of the Marching Wolves represent the best of the Milaca community,” Nelson said. “I can assure everyone that every town that we march in is thrilled to see our banner come down the street. We look forward to even better performances as this group of hard-working band members continues to grow.”

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