2006 | Aim High
Posted By :Date :Chase Kidder | 11-03-2016
The Aim High game objective was to score balls into goals above the field and in corners. During this season, our team competed at the Buckeye Regional and the Boilermaker Regional. We also qualified to compete at the championship in the Galileo Division and played in the quarterfinals in alliance with Team 269, CooneyTech and Team 494, The Martians. 2006 Lee Brinley, David Ebersol, Jeff Evans, Michael Fiedeldey, Stephanie Houin, Zachary Knuth, Aamod Samuel, Ryan McGann, Adam McIntire, Matt McKissick, Ryan Murphy, Steve Murphy, Todd Odergfell, John Sheyko, Cory Shulaw, Dermot Jiang, Steve Trimboli,…
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2005 | Triple Play
Posted By :Date :Chase Kidder | 11-03-2016
The Triple Play game field consisted of 9 goals placed in a 3x3 matrix, similar to tic-tac-toe. Teams scored points by placing red and blue game tetras in or on the 9 goals. This year was one of our team's most successful years to date. At the Inaugural Boilermaker Regional at Purdue, we were runners-up along with Team 876, Thunder Robotics, and Team 93, NEW Apple Corps. We also won the Quality Award for our ability to score over 10 tetras on the center goal. In addition, we were regional finalists at the…
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2004 | FIRST Frenzy
Posted By :Date :Chase Kidder | 11-03-2016
The game objective in 2004 was to have the robots collect and pass 13" balls to the human player, who would then shoot them into fixed and movable goals. The endgame objective was for the robots to hang from a bar. During this season, our team competed at the St. Louis Regional and the Midwest Regional, where we won our second consecutive Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Entrepreneurship award We also competed at the National Championship in the Galileo Division. 2004 Imran Bhutta, Michael Bowyer, Kyle Brownfield, Zach Burk, Chad Carrico,…
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2003 | Stack Attack
Posted By :Date :Chase Kidder | 11-03-2016
This year the game objective was to collect plastic storage containers and stack them on the appropriate side of the field. The score was determined by the location of the robots and containers at the end of the game, as well as the height of the stacks. Our team participated in the Pittsburgh Regional and the Midwest Regional, where we won the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Entrepreneurship award. We also competed at Nationals in the Curie Division. 2003 Collin Anderson, Kevin Domonkos, Chris Durski, Mark Freitag, Chad Husband, Missy Levine, Billy…
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2002 | Zone Zeal
Posted By :Date :Chase Kidder | 11-03-2016
The objective of Zone Zeal was to have the robots gather soccer balls and place them in the appropriate goals. Then, the goals had to be placed in the scoring zone and robots had to return to the starting zone before the 2 minutes elapsed. Our team competed in the Buckeye Regional this year, completing as a quarter-finalist. 2002 Yahya Bubere, John Cobb, Anne Davis Campbell, Brandon Elek, Brian Failing, Brandon Herzog, David Howard, Andrew Hromis, Bradley Springman, Mark Metzdorf, David Momotiuk, Ross Mroczek, Terence Musho, Todd Richard, Brad Sommer, Samuel…
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2001 | Diabolical Dynamics
Posted By :Date :Chase Kidder | 11-03-2016
In this game, teams earned points by placing small and large balls into goals. Extra points were awarded at the end if the robot and stretcher were in the End Zone. Our team competed at the Motorola Midwest Regional, and made it all the way to the finals, along with several alliance members - Team 9, Roosevelt RoboRiders, Team 468, Aftershock, Team 109, and Team 6, The CogSquad. Not only that; we also won the Delphi: "Driving Tomorrow's Technology" Award! At the National Championships, our team made it further than any other year…
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2000 | Co-Opertition FIRST
Posted By :Date :Chase Kidder | 11-03-2016
The game objectives for this year were to score balls into goals and place the robots in designated areas by the end of the match. Our team competed at the Motorola Midwest Regional, and won the Featherweight in the Finals award. For our third year, we competed at the National Championships at Epcot Center in Florida.  2000 Brianne Bergeman, Dan Burk, Adam DeVon, Steve Dunaway, Eric Fagerman, Kathryn Fountain, George Giltner, Michele Harvey, Alexander Hess, Chrissy Hilbert, Kristopher Keller, Tim Kelly, Carlos Kemeny, Glenna Meister, Andrew Krouse, Liz Shay, Jeff Smith,…
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1999 | Double Trouble
Posted By :Date :Chase Kidder | 11-03-2016
The objectives of Double Trouble were to position game pieces called "floppies" above the playing field. Extra points were awarded to teams whose robots could maneuver onto the "puck" at the end of the match. In 1999, Team 135 competed in the Great Lakes Regional, taking home the Best Offensive Round award for our robot's performance. We also competed for our second year at the National Championships. 1999 Mike Andresen, Kelly Ball, Daniel Benson, Andy Craig, Robert Crowder, Jyoti Dhruv, Brian Dunn, Jim Guidos, Mike Klockow, Scott Stuck, Philip McPhee, Edward…
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1998 | Ladder Logic
Posted By :Date :Chase Kidder | 11-03-2016
In Ladder Logic, points were earned by placing balls into the appropriate center and side goals. A human player assisted by handing balls to the robot or shooting them directly into the goals. This year was our rookie year. We competed in the Motorola Midwest Regional and won the Against All Odds award. We also qualified for the National Championship at Epcot Center in Florida. 1998 set the bar for future years of success. 1998 Andrew Abbott, Charles Carnes, Andrew Clements, Nathan Cummins, Shannon DeVon, John Douglass, Rachel Gligorich Logan, Michael Haugh,…
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Posted By :Date :Chase Kidder | 10-14-2016
  Every alternating year since 1927 the McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois has hosted the largest trade and engineering exposition known across international borders. Known as IMTS, the International Manufacturing Technology Show has been a beacon of inspiration and excitement across the technological and engineering communities since its inception. Penn High School’s Robotics Team (135) has had the great privilege of presenting—as well as participating in—this year’s exposition. A few weeks before IMTS, Dan Green, Illinois FIRST Executive Director, personally contacted head coach Jim Langfeldt about presenting on behalf of…
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