Rockford named No. 1 in marching at state finals

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The Rockford High School (RHS) marching band earned top honors for marching in Flight I competition at the Michigan Competing Band Association (MCBA) state finals held at Ford Field on Saturday, Nov. 6. Overall, the band earned third place with a score of 86.18 out of 11 bands competing in their flight. Walled Lake Central […]

Rockford marching band takes first at West Shore invitational

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In their last regular season competition, the Rockford High School (RHS) marching band swept top honors in Flight I competition at the West Shore Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 30 with a score of 83.53 and won all caption awards for music, marching and general effect. Twenty-one bands participated in the invitational, which was held at […]

RHS marching band takes top honors

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The Rockford High School marching band captured first place in Flight I competition at the Jenison Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 23 with a score of 85.31 and swept top honors for music, marching and general effect. Brian Phillips, Rockford marching band director, commented, “The students are truly working hard and pulling together an exciting show. […]

Rockford marching band named grand champion

Rockford drum majors (l–r) Jacob Hewitt, Kyle Kranz, John deGuise and Margaret Saelens are proud of the collection of trophies received at the Otsego Invitational held on September 25.

For the second year in the row, the Rockford High School marching band won the grand champion award at the 25th annual Otsego High School Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 25. Twenty-three high schools performed in this year’s competition with Rockford taking first overall with a score of 93.3 out of 100 possible points. Rockford also […]

Byron Center named grand champion at RHS’s annual marching invitational

The Rockford High School marching band performs their 2010 show entitled “Steel, Steam and Speed.”

The Rockford High School (RHS) marching band hosted its 28th Annual Rockford Marching Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 18. “It was wonderful to have so many talented groups join us this year,” said RHS Band Director Brian Phillips. “It’s unusual to see this kind of participation so early in the season, not to mention how well-prepared […]