The Classics by the Fighting Texans Band

W.B. Ray High School Opens 2021 Football Season, W.B. Ray Fighting Texans Band Presents The Classics

Brandon Skinner

Last Friday, August 27th, the W.B. Ray varsity football team played its 2021 season-opening game against Roy Miller High School at Buck Stadium, losing with a final score of 48 to 0 points. The W.B. Ray Fighting Texans Band additionally presented its UIL halftime marching show, The Classics, a medley of classical music from various composers such as Edvard Grieg’s “In the Hall of the Mountain King” and Johann Pachelbel’s “Canon in D”. Marching onto the field immediately following the Ray Tex-anns dance performance, the band played through the first act of the show. The band dressed in typical pep rally uniform, wearing red Fighting Texan Band polos and blue jeans, yet are slated to perform on September 3rd in full marching uniform, featuring a new form-fitting polyester long sleeve shirt to replace the uniform jackets.