Friday, March 15, 2013
Pittsburgh Regional FIRST Robotics Competition
Thursday, March 14: Practice Day Friday - Saturday, March 15 - 16: Competition Full schedule: http://www.pittsburghfirst.org/programs/frc The Pittsburgh Regional FIRST Robotics Competition is an annual showdown between competing high school teams from Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland, New York, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Canada. FIRST combines the excitement of sports with science and technology to create a unique varsity Sport for the Mind™. Under strict rules, limited resources, and time limits, teams of students are challenged to design, build, test, brand, and find local funding to compete in a different game every year. This three day event is free and open to the public.
Pirate's third basemen Jung Ho Kang was reportedly denied a visa to enter the U.S. after his D.U.I. conviction. Kang arrested three times for DUI in South Korea, was given eight months in prison but the sentence was suspended if he stays out of trouble the next two years. The Pirates placed the 30 year old Kang on a restricted list expecting him to miss at least the start if not the whole 2017 regular season, but he will not be paid or count against the team's rosters.
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