Team Warhorse has lived to fight another day.
The Oologah High School robotics team has qualified for nationals. Oologah won the Rookie All Star Award at the regional tournament April 4-6 at the University of Arkansas.
Coach Danny Pruett has been learning the ropes along with his first year team. It’s been a steep learning curve, but the Mustangs have been up to the challenge.
“There were veteran coaches that were surprised it was our rookie year. They said our kids didn’t act like a rookie team and our robot was way beyond rookie caliber,” Pruett said.
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology or FIRST sponsors the yearly robotics competition. There is a new game every year.
Read more in this week’s Leader.