Category Archive: Parade Recap

Jun 16

“Owatonnia” Is Ours In 2013


By Ken Tracy As I think about how Saturday, June 15th 2013 happened I am amazed at the day that the 728 Cadets Marching Band has had. All 94 students arrived for the buses at RHS by the 6:30am call time. We boarded and the Chaperones did a nose count to be sure we had …

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Jul 13

A “Tribal” Season Recap

This season of “Tribal” has come to a close with the Maple Grove Parade on Thursday. This was a culmination of a second straight winning season where crowds were inspired by the “People’s Choice” band known as the 728 Cadets. We who support the Cadets really enjoyed watching you, hearing your music and seeing others …

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Jun 26

What A Week… now to relax and reflect

Now that the week is almost over for the Marching Band it’s a good time to share some thoughts about the weekend’s parades. I can say that this was a marathon weekend and really puts miles on the Cadets, volunteers, Directors and the parents who came along for the ride. Each and every one of …

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Jun 17

Weekend Recap for June 16/17

This weekend was filled with firsts for the 728 Cadets. Saturday morning was an early start but that is how this goes. The buses took us on the trip to Owatonna and the day began as expected. OWATONNA Owatonna crowds were great and large as usual. We gave them a great exciting show that really …

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Jul 07

Isanti Parade Recap

Isanti 2011

Tonight’s parade in Isanti was as expected, lots of fun. The folks here come out and they know how to have a good time. It was curb to curb people and we plowed through it all. The 728 Cadets took home two caption awards for Color Guard and Drumline. We took 1st place with a …

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Jun 19

Owatonia Day 2011

Owatonna 2011 Class AA Champions

The Morning The morning and the day went very well, rain or shine our band was on the road bright and early to Owatonna and then on to Waconia. Everyone seemed to have some level of anticipation for what this day would bring and how we would do. This was our first double parade day …

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Jun 12

The 2011 Season Has A Bright Start


By Ken Tracy The 2011 season has now begun and so far we have marched in 3 parades. Beginning with Zimmerman where we began at a home parade. There was no judging here, just a fun day to get out and entertain some great people in a 728 community. We then went to Waite Park …

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