The Robowranglers from Greenville, TX and the Robonauts from League City, TX have a storied history. The relationship between our two teams is... complicated.
They are some of our closest friends, and fiercest opponents. Each team has adopted former students from the other as mentors. We've traveled together. We've played together. We've fought each other. The defining characteristic of this generational saga? The Prank War. Read More
The wise man from Hammond Indiana once said:
“You don’t need to win every match, just the last one that gets played.”
I’ve always thought this was wonderful advice for aspiring FRC coaches...
As everyone (who reads this blog) probably knows by now - on Saturday April 21, 2018 under the hot lights of Houston’s Minute Maid Park the Robowranglers of Greenville High School won our third World Championship title in front of 30,000 cheering spectators.
It. Was. Fantastic. Read More
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
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