The Pride of Texomaland Marching Band is under the direction of second-year director, Lance Reisetter, and first-year director, Garrett Crook. The band currently consists 60 students. The band performs at all home and away football games as well as numerous marching contests throughout the year. This competitive group had plans to participate at the ECU “Tigerpalooza” Bron Warren Tournament of Bands in Ada, Oklahoma, the Chickasaw Band Day Extravaganza in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, and the Blue and Gold Marching Classic in Holdenville, Oklahoma. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the band was unable to attend these contests and wrapped up the competitive season with the OSSAA Regional Marching Contest in Lawton, Oklahoma on October 21st, 2020, receiving their first superior rating in 6 years.
2020-2021 Contests and Results
ECU “Tigerpalooza” Bron Warren of Bands – Ada, OK
Chickasaw Band Day Extravaganza – Tishomingo, OK
Blue and Gold Marching Classic – Holdenville, OK
OSSAA Regional Marching Contest – McAlester, OK
Brian Pierce and Jill Boone are the Drum Majors for the 2020-2021 Pride of Texomaland Marching Band. Brian is a senior and head drum major of the pride. Jill is a junior and the assistant drum major of the band, taking over as head drum major for the 2021-2022 season. Both Brian and Jill are huge influences on their peers and are active in several areas of the school, including show choir. Both students were extremely proud to have had the opportunity in leading the band to its first superior rating in 6 years.