Historic Moment Between Two Corps
Long ago, The Cavaliers won their first national championship at the VFW contest in 1957. In part they won because they were the only corps to have the newly produced plastic drum heads from Ludwig. It rained the night of Finals and all the other corps played on soggy calf-skin heads. Cavaliers won drums by a goodly margin and thus the championship.
Another corps in green, the Reilly Raiders senior corps, asked to borrow The Cavaliers’ drums with the plastic heads and they too won drums by a goodly margin, and the senior corps championship.
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