Monache alumni drum major is DCI World Champion The Porterville, Calif. Recorder recently featured Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets drum major Edgar Guzman after his corps won the 2008 Drum Corps International World Championship Open Class title. Read the article on

Demand soars for Phantom Regiment gear with victory The Rockford Register Star reports that Phantom Regiment merchandise is flying off the shelves in Northern Illinois after the corps snagged the 2008 DCI World Championship World Class title last Saturday. Read the article on

Cavaliers finish third in drum corps contest The Chicago Suburban Daily Herald featured the Rosemont Cavaliers after the corps wrapped up a bronze-medal finish at the '08 World Championships in Bloomington, Ind. Cavaliers director Bruno Zuccala reports in the article that the corps' design team will already be hard at work flushing out next season's show theme within the next month. Read the article on
Trumpet tales: An emotional farewell Jersey Surf member Jason Wicks wrapped up a series of blog entries for the online edition of the Morristown (N.J.) Green. In what Wicks calls "an incredible summer" he writes about the corps' last competitive performance of the season at the '08 World Championships and how he and other corps members felt after finishing their annual summer tour. Read the blog entry on
Blue Stars end season with eighth-place finish Following the hometown corps all season long, the La Crosse Tribune wrapped up coverage of the Blue Stars 2008 summer tour reporting on their first trip to the DCI World Championship World Class Finals since 1979 when the corps finished in 10th pace. Read the article on