Congratulations go out to the Grove Ridgerunner Marching Band for their excellent scores and placing in resent contests they have attended. On October 4th at the Pryor Invitation Marching Contest The Ridgerunner band placed 2nd in prelims and qualifying for finals. The band placed overall 8th out of 19 bands. The GHS Guard placed third in the prelims. Their next contest left the band placing 3rd overall in class 4A at the Huntsville, AR 3 State Marching Contest on Saturday, October 11th. In addition the Pride of Grove won the best Marching Caption in class 4A. This year’s show theme is “Carlos Santana” including tunes Everybody’s Everything. She’s Not There, and Jett Yaleo. The Percussion coordinator is Jeremy Castaaldo. On to the next contest the GHS Marching Ridgerunner Band received Three Superior Ratings in class 4A at the OSSAA Regional Marching Contest in Skiatook on Wednesday, October 15th. The band performed music show. The GHS Guard also received a Superior rating for flag competition at the OSSAA contest. The band is directed by Mr. Joe Wilhelm and Mr. Ray Nimmo.

The GHS Marching Band will be presenting it’s annual “Lights Out” show during the half-time this Friday at the Grove-Jay Delaware County Bowl.