Steve Brummett discusses the robot design with Kyle Rollins and Christian Bradshaw during a recent work day.
ASHLYN PACE – Hoof Prints Staff
“We want to do good for his last year” Kyle Rollins said.
Comments like this are frequently heard among members of the Robotics club. This year strikes as an [...]
COLBY QUALLS – Hoof Prints Editor As match three of the Frontier Trails BEST Robotics competition finished, the coaches of the participating teams of the two previous matches were summoned together. Steve Brummett filed with the other coaches off stage waiting for the judges to address the technical problems that arose during the matches in question. He rocked back and forth on his heels as the once noisy gymnasium was hushed. The call would determine the course of the rest of the tournament. [...]
BIANCA GARCIA – Hoof Prints Staff Disappointment, anger and the feeling of shock runs through the minds of the members of the BIC robotics team. This year at the Crowley’s Ridge Best Robotics competition, BIC was awarded second place in the BEST competition for the first time in four years. [...]
COLBY QUALLS – Hoof Prints Editor Marching bands are blaring music. Students are wailing like a freight train. Pom poms of different colors form a rainbow within the stands. The time is running out and fast. Beads of sweat drip off the brows of the exhausted coaches’ faces. Referees are on the field straining to watch in case a call needs to be made. The buzzer gives a deafening bellow. The crowd is hushed. Within a matter of minutes, the winning robot will be announced. [...]
Nathan Whitlow prepares for competition during the BEST event at ASU on Oct. 31
BIANCA GARCIA – Hoof Prints Staff
On Oct. 31, robotics competed against 19 other teams from across Arkansas and Tennessee at ASU in the BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science, and Technology) robotics competition. At the competition they captured the BEST award [...]
The robotics competition will be broadcast live at 1 p.m. on best.cs.astate.edu.
Nathan Whitlow describes the components of Mr. Ego to West Elementary students.
MEGAN MISNER – Hoof Prints Staff
As a child, many can remember the fascination with future technologies such as robots. For some students, building robots is what they devote most of their week to doing. There are 23 members on the robotics [...]
Robotics is holding a chili supper that coincides with Mustang Madness this Friday. It is from 4:30 to 7:30 at the west elementary cafeteria. Tickets can be bought from any robotics member. Prices range from $5 for adults, $3 for students and anyone under 5 years old can eat free. The proceeds will go [...]