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Bring 'Big Red' home! Warrior Band truck needs repairs, stuck in Oakland


Last updated 12/25/2008 at Noon

Warrior Band director Amy Thomas

The Fallbrook High School Marching Warriors left Fallbrook on Friday, November 21, bound for the Western Band Association State Championship at Hayward State University. The group traveled on two chartered buses with the equipment being transported on the band’s truck, affectionately called “Big Red.”

Band director Amy Thomas said that the truck hauled the group’s instruments to the Hayward campus and then broke down. It was estimated that it would cost $10,000 to get it towed back to Fallbrook. She has been told that the bus “blew a head gasket” and it will take disassembling...

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