Norfolk State Spartan Legion Marching Band voted HBCU Sports Band of the Year
Posted By: Sofía Montiel on January 25, 2023 |
NORFOLK, Va. — The Norfolk State University Spartan Legion Marching Band has been voted the 2022 HBCU Sports Band of the Year.
In a week long poll, the Spartan Legion gained over 44 percent of the 207,933 total votes with a total 91,814 votes for the Spartans.
Under the direction of William H. Beathea, the Spartan Legion last won the award in 2019.
In addition to receiving the 2022 HBCU Sports Band of the Year Award, HBCU Sports will also make a $2500 donation to the band program.
It has been an amazing month for the marching band including participating in the Rose Parade in California and taking part in the grand opening of the Rivers Casino Portsmouth.
The Spartans also have a chance at the Top Five HBCU marching bands for HBCU Buzz. To cast your vote, CLICK HERE.
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