1. St. Martinville
2. Northwest High School
3. Baker High School
2. West St. Mary
Small Band Divison
3. West St. Mary
Big Band Division
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SMH. Just because concert season dont get as much as publicity as marching band does, doesn't mean its non-existing.
This stereotype been going on for the longest. When you're from a city thats parading and celebrating for any type of event, they request for MARCHING bands. Either if its a convention, celebration, or whatever. I definitely beleive that if someone requested for a concert / festival band, thats what they will get.
thanks D, i guess he MISSED the point where St.Aug was brought up thus my 1 st reply..this is my last post..
$$$# 1 if u were the BD n fall 2005 after Katrina when Baker HS accepted Katrina victims that lived in The Groom Road Trailer Park then it was u or 1 OF ur staff members i spoke with briefly on ur band practice field ..
after watching a practice with a former S.T.REED band student i asked about the possibility of 1 of my cousins(that was a Marching 100 member) transferring to Baker from Houston .I questioned if he'd be able to march for Baker(since the school year had already started and the band had been selected) !!
WHY WOULD I LIE ABOUT SOMETHING SO MINOR TO MAKE A POINT ???
# 2---my POST said that in 2011 St Aug would win..
again ALL u people on 1 hand keep talking about its a new era,a new day ;YET U POINT TO ST AUG "LIVING OFF PAST ACCOMPLISHMENTS" !!
NOBODY FROM ST AUG OR OTHER NOLA BANDS BRING UP OTHER BANDS UNLESS ITS ABOUT A EVENT IN WHICH THEY ARE/WERE INVOLVED !
EVERY YEAR PEOPLE SHOUT THE SAME THING YET EACH YEAR ST AUG AND NOLA BANDS ARE RELEVANT !!!
NOLA BANDS DONT CARE ABOUT B.R. NOR OTHER BANDS AND YET IN A POST ABOUT THE LUTCHER BOTB IT WAS SAID THAT "''''NOT EVEN ST AUG CAN TOUCH BAKER NOR ST.MARTINVILLE IN 2011 !!
good day..good luck..continued success...B COOL
Wow... everybody so touchy on the "PRODUCTIVE" band program subject....
But what makes a program prductive?
Is it 1st place trophies, or superior, rating????? i believe it is the results that is produced out of the child that creates the success. if you take a young man who was once living life the "young and dumb" way and that band programs modes him to a responsible and productive adult when he walks across that stage. That beats every plastic trophy. The trophy is for the students to experience accomplishments they can touch. not necessarily to measure height of a band program.
JUST A THOUGHT...
I said the same thing about dat 2.656-1/2 point scoring. its really a interesting concept to me. AND when you recieve scores with erase markings on them.... Kinda makes you wonder with rasied eyebrows. "To each their own"
RICKEY WATKINS said:
TO BE HONEST ABOUT THE EVENT IN LUTCHER IT WAS A NICE BATTLE OF THE BANDS. ITS WAS THE BEST ONE OF THE 2011 SEASON THAT I HAVE BEEN TO SO FAR. I THINK THAT KIDS ARE BEING PUNISHED FOR PERSONAL REASONS BETWEEN THE JUDGES AND THEIR BAND DIRECTORS. EVERY SINCE 2010 IT HAS BEEN SOME FUCKED UP JUDGING AND I STARTING BACK ALL OVER AGAIN IN 2011. PEOPLE GETS ON HERE TRYING TO COMPARE NEW ORLEANS BAND TO BATON ROUGE BANDS, LAST YEAR IN NEW ORLEANS AT THE BOTB BAKER TOOK 64 KIDS AND IMPRESSED THE WHOLE CITY. ITS A DIFFERENT STORY THIS YEAR IN BATON ROUGE MOST BAND ARE ARE MARCHING AT LEAST 84 ON THE FIELD. YALL RIGHT ABOUT ONE THING ST. AUG HAD TO SAVE THE CITY AT THE BOTB LAST YEAR BECAUSE NO ONE CAME CLOSE TO BAKER ON THE FIELD. I KNOW SOME HAS THE FOOTAGE AFTER THE BOTB WHEN BAKER STOOD FACE TO FACE WITH WALKER. I WAS STANDING RIGHT BY THE BUSES WHEN THE BATTLE STARTED. I GIVE WALKER AND MCMAIN CREDIT THEY DID AT LEAST SHOW UP TO SU BOTB LAST YEAR. THE BEST HIGH SCHOOL BAND ON THE FIELD IS ST. MARTINVILLE HIGH AND THE MOST BALANCED AND CLEANEST BAND I HAVE SEEN THIS YEAR IS BAKER. FOR THE RECORD ST. MARTINVILLE HAS ONLY LOST 2 BOTB IN THE LAST 5 YEARS. HE LOST ONE TO NATHAN HAYMER WHEN NATE WAS AT WASHINGTON MARION AND LOST TO BAKER THIS WEEKEND (DUE TO POOR JUDGING). I HAVE A LOT OF RESPECT FOR BOTH BAKER AND ST. MARTNIVILLE DIRECTORS. THEY WILL GET A CHANCE TO BATTLE AGAIN AT ISTROUMA HIGH SCHOOL RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE ON NOVEMBER 12. ONE MORE THING WHERE THE HELL YOU HAVE HEARD JUDGES GIVE BANDS 2.3 SCORES AT A FUCKING BOTB. ITS A 1,2,3, OR 4. MOST PEOPLE JUST WANNA OVERLOOK THE FUCKERY THAT GOES ON IN BAND WORLD BUT IT IS WHAT THE FUCK IT IS.
And, he is still missing the point, once a thread is posted it's for all to view, js and myself wanted to see the BOTB Results and while viewing St. Aug, who was not in the battle was mentioned and we responded - no big deal- everyone has a right to their opinon(s) and to respond. You mentioned that js came on thread that had nothing to do with St. Aug, but yet they are mentioned along with other N.O. Bands, WHY? And by the way I did not go to St. Aug.
I'm done have nice day.