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Cold weather won't stop the music for EWU band

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CHENEY, Wash. -

The marching band is essential for every college football game. And thanks to dozens of volunteers, the Eastern Washington game has a band.

"I think I'd be willing to come play in the cold with some friends," says one volunteer, Shane McCormick.

"I'm in the local school district," says Joshua Wisswell. "I went to school here and they called for help so I decided to come play." Wisswell. "Three of four years ago there was a game where it was cold where our instruments froze."

So is the band worried this time around? Not really. In fact some of them were going to try to tape hand warmers to their instruments to keep them warm.

Not many of them ended up using the handwarmers, but the music continued till the end of the game.

The Eagles lost a heartbreaker to Youngstown State by a score of 40-38. 

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