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Marie Nitke/FOCUS Members of the Perham team test their robot's balancing skills in a high school hallway last week. They are, from left to right: Michael Thompson, Kanyon Edvall, Matt Wunderlich and Tyler Wieser-Matthews.

Team Brobotix gears up for regionals

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The Perham High School robotics team is preparing for competition.

This year, the team's robot not only needs to move forward, backward and around corners - it also has to have moves like Michael Jordan.


To earn points in the competition, the robot has to shoot hoops - as many as possible in two minutes - using a mechanical arm that works in much the same way as a pitching machine.

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