Salthawk Marching Band hits the road

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The Hutchinson High School Salthawk Marching Band will compete at the Ozark Mountain Marching Festival in Reed Springs, Mo., on Oct. 12. The Salthawks perform at 3 p.m.

The 2019 edition of the band has 142 band members and 17 members of the color guard. The theme for 2019 is "Haunted Through Time."

In its first marching event for the year, HHS received a I ranking on Sept. 11 at the Kansas State Fair.

In addition to Reed Springs, the Salthawks will march at Andover on Oct. 23 and Independence for Neewollah on Oct. 26.

Daryl Koestel is the director of bands for USD 308.