High school marching bands take center stage at Memorial Stadium

Saturday, October 12, 2013 | 7:54 p.m. CDT; updated 9:38 p.m. CDT, Saturday, October 12, 2013

COLUMBIA — Megan Sweeney's hands were steady as she guided the members of Hickman High School's marching band through their performance. Sweeney, a senior, stood on a tall ladder overlooking her classmates as she moved in sync with the band's two other drum majors.