Mississippi Lion's Band wins down under

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (WDAM) - For the 7th time in 8 years, The Mississippi Lion's Band has won top honors at an annual international Lion's Band competition.  The 144-member band took first place at an event this week in Australia.

The band rehearsed for a week at Jones County Junior College before making the trip to Sydney.

In the 59 years of Lion's Band competition, Mississippi has won 26 championships.

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