September 10, 2015 – Oboe they didn’t! Last Saturday the Kansas State Marching Band formed what appeared to be a 50-foot penis penetrating their rival’s University of Kansas’s mascot, a jay hawk, during their halftime show. Now they’re being fined $5000 by the Big 12 for being this awesome:
Although K-state claims they were trying to march in the formation of Star Trek’s Enterprise — they were playing the “Star Trek” theme at the time — the outcome does look a lot more like a certain turgid wood instrument.
The K-State band director, Frank Tracz, denied the charge on Facebook.
“There was absolutely no intent to display anything other than the Enterprise and the Jayhawk in battle,” wrote Tracz, who included a diagram of their marching plan in his post. “If I am guilty of anything it would be the inability to teach the drill in a manner that these young people could have succeeded.”
Nevertheless, Kansas State has to pay five thousand big ones to the Big 12 for violation of the league’s sportsmanship policy. Tracz will going to bed suspended on November 28, during the Kansas State vs. Kansas University game, and the marching band has to obtain “prior approval for the content of all band halftime shows” by the school’s Office of Student Life and athletic department.
So, is Kansas State’s halftime show funny, or does it make you ball-istic? Vote and comment now!