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Ontonagon robotics takes home big win

 

March 18, 2019

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The Ontonagon Area High School robotics team won a District competition in Kingsford this past weekend. The team is currently ranked 34th in the state of over 500 teams and are coached by Glen Beck and Jon Ollila. Beck said the team is "excited to move on to the next event in Sault Ste Marie the first week in April. Team members include, from left: first row, Luke Soumis, Emma Pieti, Glen Beck (coach), Isaiah Beck, Whitney Rule and Abby Ollila; and second row, Jon Ollila (coach), Ryzard Olzewski and Phil Voss. Noah Lukkari and Bradley Mhyren are not pictured.

KINGSFORD - The Ontonagon Area High School's robotics team won a District competition in Kingsford this past weekend.

The Gladiators are only in their third year of competition and have faced many teams with many more years of experience. Team members include Abby Ollila, Bradley Myhren, Noah Lukkari, Ryszard Olszewski, Luke Soumis, Philip Voss, Whitney Rule, Isaiah Beck and Emma Pieti. Mentors are Glen Beck, Jon Ollila and Bret Pieti.

The team traveled to Kingsford on Thursday for the three-day event.

Robot inspection, testing, and practice matches took place Thursday evening while teams...



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