A few weeks have passed since the Robowranglers won our third World Championship title in Houston. Everyone has had time to rest, bask in the glory, and debrief as a team. The joy of a big win can make even the most mundane stories feel significant. The normal boring competition grind made transcendent by the simple virtue of the champion's narrative.
Small rituals become big. A simple joyful release becomes a symbol of celebration. #VictorySpins
I'll do my best to tell the interesting stories from the Robowrangler Championship run. The big ones, the small ones, and the ones no one gets to typically see.
However, I remind all my readers (again, and again, and again) of the true nature of success in our sport, the real focus of the Robowrangler program, and of the most powerful lessons we learn.
That said... I'm happy to bask in the moment again, and share the experience with you. Read More
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