Author: Kevin Bradley

VEX Robotics

South San Diego Tournament

This past Saturday 4 NightHawk Robotics teams traveled to San Ysidro High School to compete against 36 teams in our second tournament of the year playing this year’s game “Nothing but Net”. After 7 qualifying matches Team 569B was 7-0 and in 3rd place, 569D was 6-1 in 4th place, 569C was 6-1 in 6th place, and 569A was 4-3 in 13th place out of 36 teams.…
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December 12, 2015 0

Trip to Louisville, Kentucky for Worlds

The NightHawk Robotics Club continued and concluded their successful season in Louisville, KY. These Nighthawks performed brilliantly and had a blast competing for 3 straight days against 450 of the best robotics teams in the world. Below are the results. 569B was one of 90 teams in the Arts Division. This team went 7-3 in…
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April 20, 2015 0

Nighthawk Robotics Wins and Qualifies for States

This past Saturday 4 NightHawk Robotics teams traveled to Orange Lutheran High School to compete against 42 teams in our fourth tournament of the year. This was our last shot to qualify for the CA State Championship. After 4 qualifying matches Team 569D was in 1st place, 569B in 3rd place, 569C in 6th place,…
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February 2, 2015 0

Poway Tournament Results

Team 569A had robot issues but still managed to keep a smile on their face throughout the day.  They finished 39th out of 40 and were not selected for the playoffs. Team 569 B finished 7th out of 40 teams in the qualifying rounds. Their alliance went on to perform brilliantly in the playoffs but…
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December 12, 2014 2

Trip to China

In Short: Two NightHawk Robotics students and I just wrapped up our trip to Xi’an and Beijing, China. The 2 students, Bryce Longacre and Franz Froehlich, were there for 31 days as interns for China RobotC and I was there for 24 days as a consultant. RobotC is the software that we use to program…
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August 21, 2014 0

All 3 teams go to Worlds 2014

Team 569A – After 10 qualifying matches they were 8-2 and finished 11th out of 86 teams in their division. They moved on to the playoffs (only 24 teams do so) as the 8th seeded alliance captain. Unfortunately they had to play the #1 seeded alliance in the quarterfinals and were defeated. However they were…
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April 26, 2014 0

State Championship 2014

I don’t think words can begin to describe the excitement of the 40 MVHS students who attended the VEX Robotics CA State Championships this past weekend at Great America in Santa Clara. The competition was fierce as CA is well known for some of the best robotics programs in the world Teams competed in 8…
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March 17, 2014 0

Poway Tournament

3 MVHS robotics teams traveled to Poway High School to compete in our second tournament of the year. There were 41 teams in attendance. Team 569A was ranked 6th out of 41 teams after 8 qualifying matches. The #1 seeded alliance picked them and their alliance went on to WIN the entire tournament. Team 569A…
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December 14, 2013 0

Chula Vista Tournament

On Saturday Nov. 23rd, 3 MVHS robotics teams traveled to Otay Ranch High School to compete in our first tournament of the year. There were 33 teams mostly from San Diego with a few from LA and a couple from Arizona. This year in “Toss Up” the goal is to get as many of your…
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November 23, 2013 0

World Championships 2013

What an action packed adrenaline filled 3 days it was for the NightHawk Robotics Club at the World Championships. Team 569A were the defending World Champions and ended up going 3-0 in their first day of competition. Unfortunately things got a little rough on days 2 and 3 they ended up 4-6 ranking them 51st…
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April 21, 2013 0