Liberty High band captures more honors


The Liberty High School Lion's Pride marching band continued its streak of first-place finishes at Saturday's 16th annual Severna Park Invitational tournament of bands.

The band scored 89.15 to win the Group III division, plus specialty awards for best percussion and band front. The Lion's Pride also had the best overall score of all participating bands.

The band also marched in the Sykesville Fall Fest parade.

Band members will be selling Wolfgang candy from Oct. 31 to Nov. 4 as a fund-raiser. Information: 795-8100.


* Sykesville: Sykesville and West Friendship of Howard County responded to investigate the report of a fire alarm sounding on Obrecht Road at 5:32 p.m. Sunday. Units were out for 29 minutes.

* Eldersburg: Sykesville responded to a trash fire on Oklahoma Road at 8:40 p.m. Saturday. Units were out for 42 minutes.

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