This story was originally published on November 21, 2019
At Ashland University, the marching band has proven that age is no barrier to performance. At 70, the oldest member of the band gave his final performance during the last football game of the season.
Frank Stanek celebrated his 70th birthday this year. He's also a member of the Ashland Marching Band.
"Okay, we’re going to do a flashback," Stanek said. "I retired and was playing in community bands and got introduced to Tuba Christmases."