Last Update: Monday, May 04, 2015

05/01/15 Left to right: Kerrianne Wallace, Alumna at Alcorn State University of Mississippi meets up with Bria Douglas and Allan Theodore, Alumni at Prairie View Texas A&M, in El Paso, Texas, a day before the big Cinco De Mayo Event. We'll add photos and news of the event to this page as we receive the information.

Sports X, along with the University of Texas at El Paso, sponsored the “Battle of El Dorado” , a one of a kind HBCU (Historically Black Collegees and Universities) marching band competition, which took place at the UTEP Sun Bowl May 2nd 2015.

From Alcorn State University Lorman, Mississippi “Sounds of Dynamite”(Assistant Band Director Everson Martin and Student Band Director Chesteron Frye). Representing Mississippi Valley State University from Itta Bena, Mississippi, “Mean Green Marching Machine” (Dr. Jacqueline Gibson Vice President of Student Affairs and Head Drum Major Ameer Baker). From Prairie View A&M University , Prairie View, Texas “Marching Storm Band” ( Head Band Director Dr. Timmey Zachery and Head Drum Major Jordon Blacksher)

Prairie View's "Marching Storm Band" won the competition, as shown in this YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4gSkLKZUUA&feature=youtu.be

The PVAMU Marching Storm also won: Best Dancers, Best Percussion Section, Best Brass, Best Woodwinds, Best Color Guard and Best Announcer.

The Alcorn "Sounds of Dynamite" Band won Most Outstanding Drum Majors. See the YouTube Video HERE:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86_3yjwcxWU

Currently, we have no East Orange Band Alumni in the Mississippi Valley State "Mean Green Marching Machine Band," but here is their performance on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhKuEpWkfNg

 

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