The Daily Eastern News

McCleery ‘twirls’ her way toward graduation

Cassie McCleery, a senior majoring in family consumer science with a focus in education, twirls during a Library Quad performance before a September football game.

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

November 4, 2019

Cassie McCleery has a decision to make: to continue her competitive baton twirling for the last year or to focus on her future career in teaching. The senior family and consumer sciences major with a focus in education and only twirler in the Panther Marching Band started twirling 16 years ago. She...

PMB Festival set for Saturday at O’Brien Field

David Boggs, assistant director of bands, adresses the Panther Marching Band after a Sept. 27 rehearsal at the Greek Court parking lot. The PMB Festival will be Saturday, and the first performance is at 9:30 a.m.

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

October 3, 2019

The Panther Marching Band Festival will bring a variety of high school band performances and classic rock songs from “Queen” to O’Brien Field Saturday. The first performance of the festival is at 9:30 a.m. and the last one will be at 9 p.m. Abigail Emmert, senior music education major and drum maj...

Eastern to Host Marching Band Festival

Eastern to Host Marching Band Festival

Cassie Buchman, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2014

The 38th Annual Panther Marching Band Festival will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday at O’Brien Stadium.   The festival, which is expected to last all day, will consist of 36 high schools from around Illinois coming to show off their talents to compete for a variety of awards.   Corey...

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