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HOGANSVILLE HERALD - THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2016 PAGE 5-A By JOHN KUYKENDALL The Benedictine Cadets, like the Cavaliers, is no The Callaway High stranger to the state play- Cavaliers are boasting a offs. The team finished at perfect 13-0 record heading 12-1 last season after losing into the Semifinals of the to Fitzgerald by a score of Class tttt state playoffs and 54-28 in the quarterfinals will face another unbeaten last season. in Benedictine (13-0) in Savannah Friday night. THE CADETS returned most of that team and hasrunning back Chris Harris, built up last year's founda- the offensive unit of the tion to roll to a perfect sea- Cadets has averaged post- son. ing an average of 43.3 points Utilizing the throwingper game. and running ability of jun- With an athletic defense ior quarterback Nick anchored by Bobby Baker Iannone and the hard run- at cornerback and Bailey ning of junior running back Clark at tackle the Cadets John Kennedy and senior have only allowed an aver- Aplin Was In Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Too Jennifer Aplin, a senior at Troup County High School, has been selected by Music for All to be a member of the Bands of America (BOA) Honor Band in the 2017 Tournament of Roses@ Parade. Jennifer was select- ed from among hundreds of applicants across the nation for membership in this pres- tigious national honor band. Jennifer is the daughter of Tim and Connie Aplin. Her band director is Johnny Hurd. The BOA Honor Band is a 300 piece national ensem- ble with winds, percussion and a flag and dance team. Bob Buckner, who recently retired as director of the Western Carolina University "Pride of the Mountains" Marching Band, will direct the 2017 BOA Honor Band. Bands of America is a pro- gram of Music for All (MFA), one of the nation's largest and most influential organiza- tions in support of active music making. JENNIFER, a mel- lophone player, will spend a week in southern California, where she will have rehearsals, performances at the Tournament of Roses Ban dfest and Disneyland, special activities and a fea- tured appearance in the world-famous parade. The 128th Rose Parade@ present- ed by Honda themed "Echoes of Success" will take place on Monday, January 2, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. (PST). The 5.S-mile paresis, .(w, hic is-often referred to as the "Rose Bowl I: arade ) will be broadcast on ABC, Hallmark Channel, tIGTV, KTLA (Tribune), NBC, RFD-TV and Univision. The Parade is also seen in more than 200 international territories and countries. To learn more, visit the Broadcast Partners page available on the Tournament of Roses@ website. Magnificent floral floats, spirited marching bands and talented equestrian units anchor the traditional, two- hour spectacle along Pasadena's famed Colorado Boulevard. "To be selected for this opportunity is a once-in-a- JENNIFER APLIN lifetime experience for stu- dents and a testimony to their excellence and achieve- ments," says Eric Martin, Music for All President and CEO. Jennifer will be one of only 300 members chosen to be part of the Bands of America Honor Band, and her participation deserves the admiration and support of everyone in the communi- ty. The Rose Parade@ is one of our country's national pageantry treasures, and the 2017 Honor Band members will be ambassadors of America's bands, and of their states and communities." IN ADDITION to his role as director at Western Carolina University, Honor Band director Bob Buckner is also the recipient of the prestigious Sudler Trophy in 2009 from the John Philip Sousa Foundation as well as a Bands of America Hall of Fame member. His award- winning career as a band director and drill designer spans decades. The national- ly-recognized teaching staff for the Honor Band includes award-winning band direc- tors David Starnes, BOA Honor Band program coordi- nator and Director of Athletic Bands at Western Carolina University; and Michael Klesch, music arranger (past Drum Corps International Champion Carolina Crown Drmn and Bugle Corps and of the University of Massachusetts). This will mark the fourth time Music for All's Bands of America Honor Band has per- formed in the Tournament of Roses@ Parade. The BOA Honor Band also performed in the Tournament of Roses@ Parade in 2005, 2009 when it was a part of the President's Award-winning entry creat- ed with NAMM and Sesame SWeet Workshop, and in 2013. Music for All sponsors and partners will play an impor- tant role in preparing the BOA Honor Band for their performances. :Yamaha Corporation of America, MFA's National Presenting Sponsor, will provide percus- sion and brass instruments. Fred J. Miller, Inc. (FJM) will outfit the members in custom uniforms designed by award- winning designer Michael Cesario, one of the nation's leading pageantry visionar- ies. Music Travel Consultants, MFA's Official Student Travel Partner, will manage the travel, housing and logistics for the band members and their families. About Music for All Music for All (MFA) is one of the nation's largest and most influential organiza- tions in support of active music making. Since 1975, MFA, through its Music for All, Bands of America, and Orchestra America pro- grams, has been a destination and set the standard for scholastic music ensemble performance and music edu- cation advocacy. A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization, MFA's mission is to create, provide, and expand positively life-chang- ing experiences through music for all. MFA'S vision is to be a catalyst to ensure that every child in America has access and opportunity for active music-making in his/her scholastic environ- ment. MFA's programs include 20+ annual events, including the Bands of America Grand National Championships and Regional Championships for marching band, the Music for All Summer Symposium camp for students and teachers, the Music for All National Festival for concert bands, orchestra, jazz, and percus- sion ensembles and national honor bands and orchestras. Hills and Dales Estate will cap a year- long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Fuller E. Callaway family home with Christmas tours recalling the landmark home's completion in 1916. The historic Georgian Italian villa will be decorated throughout with fresh plants, flowers and evergreens, including a living room Christmas tree styled circa 1916 in honor of the centennial. A fanciful scaled gingerbread house replicating the Callaway home will be on display in the Palm Room. "Visitors love our fresh decorations, which are rarely seen in historical home tours today," said David Brown, staff horticultur- ist and floral designer. "Fresh wreaths and swags are purchased, but many decorations are created from our own garden, including arrangements throughout the house." Beginning Dec. 3, Christmas tours will be offered Tuesday - Saturday through Dec. 30, except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, when the home will be closed. The tour expe- rience will include classic Christmas melodies and fresh homemade tea cakes baked using Mrs. Callaway's recipe. Another popular event at the estate will be the Children's Christmas Celebration on Saturday, Dec. 17, 10 am- 1 p.m. During this free event, children can decorate ginger- bread houses and make crafts at the visitor center. "The children love getting creative with all the different candies we have. It's excit- ing to see how each house turns out so dif- ferent and most importantly how proud each child is of their very own creation." said Joanna Baxter, who oversees the event. "This year we are creating about 250 houses, and we usually run out, so make sure to come early!" In addition to the crafts, Santa will be on hand to greet youngsters from 10 - 11 a.m., along with live reindeer from 10 - noon. At 11 a.m., Mama Jama will tell Christmas stories and local music educator Robin Treadwell will host a holiday sing-a-long. Hills and Dales Estate is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the last hour tour one hour before closing. For more information visit hillsanddales.org, call 706-882-3242 or follow us on Facebook. MFA will launch into pro- gramming for choirs in 2018 with the National Choir Festival. Sponsorship Information Music for All's efforts are supported through sponsor- ships, including current part- nerships with National Presenting Sponsor, Yamaha Corporation of America; Official Uniform Sponsor, Fred J. Miller, Inc.; Official Student Travel Partner, Music Travel Consultants; Official Performance Equipment Sponsor, Wenger Corporation; Corporate Sponsors: Visit Indy and the City of Indianapolis, VicFirth Company, Zildjian and United State Marine Drum & Bugle Corps; Strategic Advocacy Partner, NAMM; Associate Sponsors: DANSR, Delivra, Remo, Woodwind & Brasswind, Director's Showcase International and Tresona Multimedia. Music for All is also supported by the Indiana Arts Commission, Arts Council of Indianapolis, Ball Brothers Foundation, George and Frances Ball Foundation, Arthur Jordan Foundation, Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation and Lilly Endowment Inc. age of 7.8 points per game. to two things, who wants the The Cadets arecoming most and who can get off a 51-13 win over through the game with the Pepperell, : fewest mistakes. .... This game is about the THIS GAME will come THE CAVALIERS, with opportunity to play for the a potent offense, has aver- Class AA state champi- aged posting 37.1 points per onship. The winner will go game this season and itsthe dome next week and the defense has only allowed an loser will stay home. average of 14.9 points perThis should prove to be game. just as exciting game for The Cavaliers are corn- the Cavaliers and its fans ing off a 35-34 win overas the game with Screven Screven County. County last week. The challenge for the The Cavaliers are hop- Cavaliers againsting for a big turnout from Benedictine will be to keep the Cailaway fan base to its offense off the field as help cheer for the team and much as possible. The make some noise. The 13th Cavaliers will need sus- man could be big in this rained drives that milk the game. clock and hopefully, end with points. Plemse make the trip to For Benedictine, the 8amnnah and do yoarpart challenge will be virtually to pull the Csvaliers the same. through. Kickoff time is sched aled for 7:30 p.m. Continued from Page 2A ScreTen down and the offensive line held its ground giving Johnson time to find an opener receiver and he did. He hit Sanders about 10-yards down field and Sanders took off toward the end zone and even though Screven defenders had the chance to tackle him Sanders was not going to be denied. As he approached the end zone, be took an air drive and scored and the Cavaliers had taken a 35-34 lead. Screven got the football back, but with very little time on the clock and the Callaway defense held on to take the 3 34 win and advance to the Final Four. IT WILL BE the battle of the unbeatens Friday night when the Cavaliers (13-0) travel to Benedictine (13-0) in Savannah. The winner of the game will advance to play for the State Championship in the Georgia Dome. Kickoff time is scheduled for 7:30p.m. and the Cavaliers are hoping the entire Cavalier nation will make the trip to help cheer for the team. "Jingle Bells" Was Originally a Thanksgiving Song? Read on ... By JACK BAGLEY ... Thanksgiving is cele- brated (in one form or anoth- Hope everyone hadavery er) in the following nations: happy Thanksgiving! (In Germany, Grenada, Japan, honor of the holiday, I'll be Korea, Liberia, and Norfolk serving up a somewhat belat- Island? ed dish of Thanksgiving triv- ... the campaign to make ia, along with other cate- Thanksgiving a national hol- gories tossed in.) iday began in 18277 Sarah You've heard it ,said, "The Josepha Hale started the best things in life are free[" campaign. She's better That certainly applies to triv- known for writing the clas- ia! sic Mary Had A Little Lamb. Well, all right. This par- ... 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