Winning state championships is old hat now to Perryville High School's marching band, a distinction its members and directors proudly accept.
Making this the band's seventh title since 2004, the Panthers Marching Band won its fifth consecutive Maryland State 1A Championship for high school marching bands earlier this month.
"Our shows are very unique," band director Jill Welsheimer said. "We try to do theater out on the field."
The 37-member band competed against the state's best marching bands the first weekend of November at Towson University and came out on top in the 1A division for bands with 40 or less members.
The weekend after that the...