Capital Regiment takes division II title at DCM

by Ron Baysinger, DCW staff

2002 Cavaliers (Rosemont, IL)
Photo by Ron Walloch

July 12, 2002 — De Kalb, IL . . . This might have only been the preliminary portion of the weekend’s DCM championship competition, but it took on a flare of excitement nonetheless.

The Cavaliers are one step closer to being on top of the DCM Division I ladder once again. They are even close to a record score…

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In fourth place were the Bluecoats. What a clear, crisp sound! Their feet seem to be so clean for mid-season…

Madison was fifth and got some boos from the audience at the announcement of scores. They still have a terrific sound, but their visual program is…

Colts are steadily increasing their odds at making the elite top 12 this year. Percussion, especially the pit, is strongly becoming…

Southwind took seventh place with their crowd-pleasing show. The clarity of the horn line…

Because there were only two corps in division II, this was the finals for Capital Regiment and Capital Sound. Capital Regiment could be headed to the ranks of division I status. They provide the audience with…

Capital Sound has taken great strides since joining the Madison organization…

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