Strike up the band |

Strike up the band

Editor Richard Somerville’s article on the NU marching band Oct. 2 was interesting, but would have been better if he had done his homework. The band did exist in the ’80s and attended many home football and basketball games as well as contests. I know because my son, Charley, was in the band from fall 1986 to spring 1990.

Dave Knoderer

Nevada City

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