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  • Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette Homestead High School drum major Brody Wadkins is emotional as he walks with the first place trophy as Class A champions in the ISSMA 2017 State Marching Band Finals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Saturday.

  • Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette Colorguard member Rachelle McCoy performs during Homestead's "Of Fire and Ice" show during the ISSMA 2017 State Marching Band Finals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Saturday.

  • Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette Band members perform during the Carroll show "Through Tearful Eyes" during the ISSMA 2017 State Marching Band Finals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Saturday.

  • Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette Colorguard member Madeline Herbst performs during Carroll High School's show "Through Tearful Eyes" during the ISSMA 2017 State Marching Band Finals on Saturday.

  • Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette Members of the band perform during the Concordia Lutheran performance "Eve" during the ISSMA 2017 State Marching Band Finals at Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday.

  • Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette Colorguard member Abriella Hickle performs during the Concordia Lutheran performance "Eve."

  • Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette Members of the band perform during the Angola performance "The Voyage to Overcome" during the ISSMA 2017 State Marching Band Finals at Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday.

  • Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette Members of the band perform during the Angola performance "The Voyage to Overcome."

  • Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette Colorguard member Katlyn Melson performs during the DeKalb High School performance of "Birds of a Feather."

  • Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette DeKalb High School band members perform their show "Birds of a Feather" during the ISSMA 2017 State Marching Band Finals on Saturday.

  • Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette Band members perform during the Whitko High School performance of their show "Time Machine" Saturday during the ISSMA 2017 State Marching Band Finals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

  • Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette Rylee Rose on snare performs during the Whitko performance of their show "Time Machine" Saturday.

  • Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette Homestead band members perform during their show "Of Fire and Ice" during the ISSMA 2017 State Marching Band Finals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Saturday.

Saturday, November 04, 2017 12:56 pm

ISSMA state finals results

The Journal Gazette

Homestead took first place in Class A competition at the 45th annual Indiana State School Music Association's marching band finals today at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Carroll took 9th place in Class A.

Concordia Lutheran High School placed 5th in Class C competition. Angola High School too 7th place

DeKalb High School placed 10th in Class B. Whitko High School finished 10th in Class D.

The band is among six northeast Indiana high schools that participated. The others are Homestead, Carroll, Concordia Lutheran, Angola and DeKalb.

Forty schools from across the state battled to be state champions. Return to www.journalgazette.net for a full story.