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News tagged with "2008"

There are 24 news article(s) tagged with 2008.

Savage Soccer South of the Border

December 14, 2008

On this Sunday, team Gus held its own Savage Soccer competition at Maloney High School in Meriden, Connecticut. The matches ran smoothly all day even... Read more New Window Icon


Cool School: Gus Makes the Cool Wall

December 5, 2008

What makes schools in Meriden cool? Gus Robotics does! On Friday the 5th, Gus is going to be on live television for Eyewitness News, Channel 3, as... Read more New Window Icon


Savage Soccer 2008

October 18, 2008

On Saturday October 18, the new Savage Soccer game was released. The game is based around the scoring of ping pong balls and features field elements... Read more New Window Icon


Bash @ the Beach 2008

October 18, 2008

On October 18, Gus attended Bash @ the Beach in Lyme- Old Lyme, Connecticut. We performed well throughout the day, although popping a chain several... Read more New Window Icon


Bear Brawl 2008

October 11, 2008

Team 228 had some of our best luck of the season at this first annual event, Bear Brawl. At the end of the qualification rounds, Team 228 was in... Read more New Window Icon


2008-2009 VEX Robotics Competition: Elevation

August 19, 2008

Today, at noon central time, the new VEX Robotics game called Elevation, was released. The game takes place on a 12' by 12' field and the matches are... Read more New Window Icon


CT Fair BBQ Fundraisers

August 17, 2008

Gus Robotics continues its fundraising efforts with Big Country Hickory Pit BBQ. The team will be at the Chester Fair, Chester, Connecticut, August... Read more New Window Icon


Putt-Putt Tournament of Champions 2008

August 9, 2008

On Saturday, August 9th team 228 Gus went mini golfing at Putter’s Paradise in Berlin, as a summer fun activity. We enjoyed two rounds of golf on... Read more New Window Icon


Bowlapalooza 2008

July 30, 2008

At last, the day everyone had been waiting for arrived! On a humid night in August, team 228 Gus went bowling as one of our summer fun activities.... Read more New Window Icon


Can and Bottle Drive!

July 4, 2008

Celebrating America's 232nd birthday this holiday weekend? Then save all those redeemable (the ones with the five cent deposit) cans and bottles, and... Read more New Window Icon


Out to the Movies: WALL•E

July 1, 2008

On a Tuesday night at the end of June, our team took a trip to the local movie theater in Wallingford for $5-Tuesday, to see the newly released... Read more New Window Icon


Where's Wolcott? 2008

June 14, 2008

Team 228, on this Saturday in June, participated in the first ever "Where's Wolcott?" competition. This local event, hosted by our brother team Max... Read more New Window Icon


Team 228 Award Ceremony 2008

June 8, 2008

On Sunday, June 8th Gus held its first award ceremony in over 5 years. We wanted to start recognizing our students and mentors again, for their hard... Read more New Window Icon


Beantown Blitz 2008

May 31, 2008

Team 228 Gus had some of our best luck this season at this Boston event. We competed very well throughout the day and ended up being selected as the... Read more New Window Icon


Battlecry9 @ WPI

May 10, 2008

On Friday, May 9th, a buzz was in the air and excitement ran through our veins. We gathered outside of the workshop at school waiting for everyone to... Read more New Window Icon


Walk for Autism Research 2008

May 4, 2008

On this lovely Sunday morning, robotics team Gus woke up early and attended a walk for autism at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford. We showed our... Read more New Window Icon


Meriden Daffodil Festival and Parade 2008

April 27, 2008

It’s that time of year again! When carnival ride silhouettes emerge from the horizon and thousands of daffodils emerge from the ground. It... Read more New Window Icon


FIRST World Championships 2008

April 19, 2008

After three and a half months of blood, sweat, and tears over designing, building, and competing with robot, the event to end all events had arrived;... Read more New Window Icon


Connecticut Regional 2008

March 15, 2008

This three-day event was Team 228’s first and only regional this year. Taking place at the Hartford Convention Center during the 13th-15th of... Read more New Window Icon


Final Countdown To Ship Date

February 19, 2008

After 6 weeks of blood, sweat, and tears, we finally completed our task; building a robot in six weeks. Only we didn’t build just a robot, we built... Read more New Window Icon


2008 Build Season Progess

February 3, 2008

The 2008 Build Season is now more than half over. The build team is working feverishly to complete two robots. For the first time in team history, we... Read more New Window Icon


2008 FRC Game Released - FIRST Overdrive

January 5, 2008

Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines! The 2008 FRC game has been released - FIRST Overdrive. This year's game has a racing theme. Not only will... Read more New Window Icon


FRC Kickoff Night Pasta Dinner!

December 16, 2007

In celebration of our tenth anniversary season being involved in the FIRST Robotics Competition, Team 228 is holding a pasta dinner fundraiser on... Read more New Window Icon


2008 FRC Game Hint Released

December 15, 2007

With every new season of the FIRST Robotics Competition, FIRST releases a game hint about the upcoming competition. In previous years, it often... Read more New Window Icon


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