Drill Team History

Learning about drill team history in Texas and at FMHS

Where "drill team" began...

The first drill team was in Kilgore, Texas at Kilgore Junior College. The team was commissioned by the president of the university in 1939. Ms. Gussie Nell Davis was their first director.


The president of Kilgore Junior College wanted a half time show that would keep students in their seats.

Most Well Known Drill Teams in Texas

Kilgore Rangerettes Perform Kick Routine
Apache Belles Perform Kick Routine