The HDMS Marching Bulldogs this year had a successful competition season. The group was led by their Drum Major. In their first competition, the Marching Bulldogs earned 2nd Place Band, 2nd Place Percussion, 2nd Place Color Guard at the “Showcase of Bands" at West High School. They continued to work hard and it showed in the next Competition. In their second competition, the Marching Bulldogs received 1st Place Band, Best Percussion, Best Color Guard, Best Music and Best Marching/Movement at the “Howl” at Ridgeview High School. In the next competition, the Marching Bulldogs were awarded 1st Place Band, 1st Place Color Guard and the Sweepstakes Percussion Award at the “Music in Motion” band competition at Centennial High School. In their final competition, the band earned 1ST Place Band, 1st Place Percussion and 1st Place Color Guard at the “Stockdale Band Spectacular." The 100 member Marching Bulldog also earned the Sweepstakes trophy at the 2016 Arvin Christmas Parade. Also In the winter drumline season of 2016, The HDMS Bulldog Percussion earned the 2016 PPAACC Championship in the Junior A Drumline Division.