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RUSH of victory


High school robotics team heads to nationals



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Hunter Livingston contemplates which egg he should put in his basket. Photo provided (click for larger version)
April 23, 2014 - The stirring chorus of Queen's "We Are the Champions" could be heard through the hallways of Clarkston High School as the entire school celebrated their newest victors: Team RUSH 27.

The robotics team won the state championship at Eastern Michigan University, April 12-13, and were getting ready for their next tournament, the world championship in St. Louis, which begins this week.

"It was absolutely fantastic," said Mitch Petrimoulx, still smiling a few days after the state championship. "The last tournament we won was in 2011 when I was a freshman...."

Wendi graduated from the University of Michigan-Flint with a degree in communications. She wrote for the Michigan Times college paper and Grand Blanc View before joining The Clarkston News in October 2007. Follow Clarkston sports on Twitter @CNewsWRSports.
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