NORWALK, Conn. -- The Norwalk High School Marching Bears kicked off their 2013 competition season by placing first in the MAC Competition at Brookfield High School on Sept. 14.
Norwalk scored a 76.7 points over rival Trumbull High School's 76.3. The Marching Bears took first place in the Music, Visual and General Effect categories.
The Marching Bears band this year features 80 horns, 27 Color Guard members and 30 percussion players. They are led by band director Chris Rivera.
The Bears next appearance will be at the Brien McMahon High School on Sept. 21.