Wind Gap Blue Eagles - Wind Gap, PA, USA
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Cavies, MBI, Blue Stars take Midwest titles

by Dr. Rosalie Sward, DCW staff

History books, issues of DCW are available at DCI table

Drum Corps International, for the first time, will be handling sales of “A History of Drum & Bugle Corps” and the latest issues of Drum Corps World at their sales table during the last half of the 2003 season.

Sights & Sounds, Inc. self-published volume 1 in June 2002. It is a hardcover book with 432 pages and includes more than 1,400 photographs, scores from major competitions between 1921 and 2001, along with a master list of more than 7,000 junior and senior drum and bugle corps that have existed during the last eight...

July 10, 2003

Lehigh Valley Knights thank corps, seek equipment and financial assistance

To our fellow drum corps family:

On behalf of the Lehigh Valley Knights, we would like to extend our utmost thanks to DCI and the drum corps community for coming to our urgent needs in order for us to be able to compete this past Thursday evening in Chesapeake, VA and allowing us to continue our journey on to Nashville, TN, and eventually home this Saturday evening.

Here is the story . . . After a long but promising day of practice, the Lehigh Valley Knights (LVK) were prepared to proceed to their first competition of the season at...

July 10, 2003

DCW fan poll — week 4

by Vince Lamb and Whitney Densmore, DCW staff

* Division I
1. Blue Devils, Concord, CA (8) — 327
2. Phantom Regiment, Rockford, IL (3) — 329
3. The Cavaliers, Rosemont, IL (7) — 321
4. Santa Clara Vanguard, Santa Clara, CA (1) — 305
5. The Cadets, Bergenfield, NJ (2) — 298
6. Madison Scouts, Madison, WI (1) — 251
7. Bluecoats, Canton, OH — 214
8. Boston Crusaders, Boston, MA — 198
9. Crossmen, Newark, DE — 187
10. Spirit of JSU,...

July 08, 2003

Cavaliers come out on top in Stillwater

by Ron Baysinger, DCW staff

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Drum Corps World is published as an on-line electronic magazine by Sights & Sounds, Inc., Madison, WI. It is supported by advertising from manufacturers, service providers, corps, circuits and show sponsors. The publication began in October 1971 at the same time Drum Corps International was formed and has been produced continuously as a tabloid newspaper until April 2011 and on the Internet since May 2011. It is released monthly, as well as six additional e-mail blasts, one in late June, three during July and two in August.

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