Summer practice is in full swing for the Big Blue Band from Tigerland. The group is in preparation for this year’s show, ‘The Great Locomotive Chase’. It depicts scenes from Civil War times and will include several props during the show. Above, (l-r) Ryann Morgan, Shay Davenport, Michael Zapata and Ashley Barcuch get in some mallet work. Far left, new assistant band director Les Huff watches marching practice. Left, band director Adrian Acevedo gives out some instructions.