Robot ready to go, throw

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Posted: February 18, 2013

The Winchester Star

Clarke County High School teacher Ed Novak feeds Frisbees to a robot built by the school’s robotics team for a competition in Richmond in March. The robot is required to throw the plastic discs through a horizontal target and climb a metal pyramid structure. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Ed Novak (right), with help from parent and engineer Cliff Cantrell (second from right), works with robotics team members to iron out the glitches on their robot. Getting a close look at the machine is sophomore Matt Ghaffari. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)

BERRYVILLE — What the 2-foot tall Frisbee-throwing robot lacks in stature it makes up for in ability.

On Saturday, members of Clarke County High School’s 2013 RoboGenesis team were working out a few…

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