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Seth Veit loads Buster with seven "orbit balls" prior to the start of a match. Buster was programmed to throw the balls for the first 15 seconds of each play. Students operated Buster for the remaining two minutes to throw as many balls as they could in the opponents' robots. (Submitted photo)

Nevis robotics team plays 'Lunacy' at state

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Protective of their precious creation, the Nevis robotics team carefully moves "Buster" into and out of the playing field during a hectic fast-paced competition inspired by the first lunar landing mission.


Counting on their robot Buster to score autonomously for the first 15 seconds of each two minute and 15-second play, the "Devious Machinations" team stands anxiously waiting to implement its outlined strategy.

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