Preparations are done. Hopes are high, and the eyes of the Greenville community turn toward the incredible students of GISD. At 7AM on April 17th, the first Robowranglers began their trek down to Houston. Their roller-coaster season is coming to an end, even as the longer journey is just beginning...Read More
With championship divisions being announced soon, robot strategists everywhere are thinking through the same hypothetical question: "Who do I want to work with?" The folks here at the House of Black are no different...Read More
If I know I'm supposed to be blogging, but I don't want to be blogging... what do I do instead? Literally, anything. Any small thing could distract me...
I'm supposed to be writing about strategic analysis of the game, the role of the FRC coach in the box, and Championship level alliances? How about instead I fall into some random FRC rabbit hole... like say, about FRC Team Mottos!Read More
The Robowrangler activities have been falling into a sort of familiar routine: practice, program, and preparation. On Day 85, the team had one of our first "all-team" huddles since the Build Season. We did our pre-mortem activity...Read More
Success is not about luck.
It’s not about skill.
It’s not about resources.
It is not... about how hard you work.
Those things are important. Success requires you use all your resources, continually grow your skills, and work very hard on those things that are within your control.
What really matters is that you persevere in the face of failure, every time...
You need to work relentlessly to chase excellence, for as long as it takes.
If you can maintain your enthusiasm for the journey, when you eventually get a little luck… you’ll be ready.
For as long as it takes.
Success in our sport, is a lot like success in life.
The Robowranglers had a whirlwind weekend at the Colorado Regional! In what turned into one of the toughest tournaments of the year, we made some new allies, then had an old fashioned Texas shoot-out with some of our oldest friends…Read More
We get a lot of questions about our robots. The team has compiled a list of the questions we most frequently get and I'm happy to answer them. Here's an inside look at some of Uppercut's details!Read More
Last weekend marked the 10th (and final) Dallas FRC Regional competition. The Robowranglers are proud to have competed in this event with 60 amazing teams. No event is perfect... but this one felt pretty good!Read More