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MEGAHURTS Take 2nd in 2009 FRC Regional

Our team was aligned with two other robots for the quarterfinals and the tournament, team 2775 (St. Louis: Rookie of the Year from Tennessee) and team 2041 from Chicago, Illinois. This group formed the 3rd seeded alliance. Our alliance dominated our quarterfinal rounds…..

March 21st, 2009
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Opening the day with a win and LOTS of FANS

This morning the competition was underway. No more time for practice, today was all about
qualifying. The team was pumped and ready to go. With Robin and Scott commanded the robot
today, supported by J.D. and Kole as ourpay load specialists a.k.a Human Players. Our
job today was a mix of defense, scoring and offensively trapping other robots for our alliance.
Our robot is truly an all-around team player. We started the morning with a strong win ……

March 20th, 2009
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And the Games Begin

The team left Brehm Preparatory School and Carbondale the afternoon of the 18th to travel
to St. Louis to compete in the 2009 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and
Technology) Robotics Competition: Lunacy. We got to our hotel, settled in and began the
hard job of planning the event of the next morning…….

March 19th, 2009
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Twelve Days

There are twelve days left in the FIRST Lunacy build season. Around the world over 1000 teams are rushing to put the final touches on their robots so that they can compete in this year’s FIRST Robotics competition. Our team is no different. We had our doubts a few weeks ago, the robot was still a scattering of parts and ideas……

February 6th, 2009
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One Giant Leap for FRC

The year 2009 marks the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar mission. The landing is hailed as a great advancement in human engineering, and this year’s competition is a tribute to this historic event. In honor of that achievement all those involved with the Apollo program this years game is called Lunacy…….

January 3rd, 2009
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Brehm robotics works with new control system

The Brehm robotics team works with the new control system for the ’09 season. The system
is a wireless router that is more high tech system than last years. This system is required
by the regional robotics competition. The team will be going to visit Aisin, a large manufacturing
corporation, which will be sponsoring Brehm Preparatory School in this spring season. ……

December 15th, 2008
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The Megahurts put on a show at the SIUC College of Engineering

On October 25, the Megahurts joined together with robotics clubs from the College of Engineering t Southern Illinois University Carbondale for the Robotics Showcase at the annual Southern Illinois University Intelligent Systems Conference…….

October 26th, 2008
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Welcome Back Megahurts to the 2008 – 2009 School Year

Welcome back team for the 2008 – 2009 FIRST Robotics Year. We have a lot of big plans for the year, including this site. This year we have a full time media team and the largest team ever. 20% of our school is involved with the team this year…….

September 1st, 2008
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