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Fluvanna Sports in Review 5/6

Fluvanna Sports in Review 5/6

Blake Berry and Syerra Milliman

May 13, 2019


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Girls’ Soccer On May 6, the varsity girls beat Powhatan at home 1-0. “We battled hard and played with high intensity the whole game and possessed the ball well. This season, I feel the team enjoys each other’s company, and as the season has gone by and we all want to get better each day, we...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 4/26

Fluvanna Sports in Review 4/26

Blake Berry and Tyler Harris

April 29, 2019


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Tennis The Lady Flucos game against Louisa on April 23 was part of a complete sweep of the opposing teams across all sports. Girls’ tennis beat Louisa by an overall score of 7-2, with wins in singles from senior Adora Gamage (9-7), junior Sarah White (9-7), freshman Anja Bajs (8-2), senior Lydia...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 4/21

Fluvanna Sports in Review 4/21

Maddy Eubank, Ethan Vernatter, and Toby Sherman

April 25, 2019


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Girls’ Soccer The Lady Flucos varsity soccer team took on Albemarle on April 15, losing 0-6. Sophomore Kaitlin Bower said that they “played well as a team, but [Albemarle] broke through our defense a couple times.” adding that she thought the team  “did better than we thought we were going t...

Turning Possibility into Reality

Turning Possibility into Reality

Thomas Gerald, FCHS Journalist

April 15, 2019


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School sports can increase self-esteem, teach leadership, patience, and teamwork, let alone increase physical activity. Fluvanna offers every major sport that a student can play, except for one: field hockey. “The goal is to offer as many opportunities for our student athletes as we can,” said FCH...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 4/12

Fluvanna Sports in Review 4/12

Tyler Harris and Thomas Gerald

April 15, 2019


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Speech Ending another highly-successful season, the FCHS speech team won their third state championship on March 30. Of the 17 Flucos that attended, 14 made it into the finals (third and second place) and nine of the finalists won state champion titles. Finalists included the following: junior Alex Pe...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 3/18

Fluvanna Sports in Review 3/18

Syerra Milliman and Madeline Eubank

March 26, 2019


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Tennis The Lady Flucos had a successful meet at Waynesboro on March 18. Singles winners were senior Adora Gamage, junior Sarah White, freshman Anja Baja, senior Lydiah Napier, sophomore Nika Ackenbom, and senior Saige Patchett. In the doubles, Gamage and White, Baja and Ackenbom, and Napier and Moll...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 3/11

Fluvanna Sports in Review 3/11

Ethan Vernatter and Brandon Lucas

March 25, 2019


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Girls’ Tennis The girls’ tennis team started off strong with a 8-1 victory over Waynesboro on March 11. According to senior Adora Gamage, the positive results of this first match of the season “reflected how hard we’ve been working.” The Lady Flucos singles winners for the match included...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 3/8

Fluvanna Sports in Review 3/8

Tyler Harris, FCHS Journalist

March 13, 2019


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Speech The Speech team had an incredible Super Regionals Meet on March 2 in Waynesboro. All 18 Flucos who participated in the tournament placed and will move on to States, a new record for the team and their coach, Craig Edgerton. The following students placed in their corresponding category: senior P...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 2/22

Fluvanna Sports in Review 2/22

Maddy Eubank, FCHS Journalist

February 25, 2019


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Boys’ Track On  Feb. 16, the boys’ track team placed second in Regionals. The following athletes placed well and were named All-Region: Ethan Yancey (4th in Pole Vault) Ledric Reid (3rd in 55 Hurdles); Cameron Holland (6th in Triple Jump); Eli Hartzog (3rd in Shot Put); Eric White (4th in 500m)...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 2/15

Fluvanna Sports in Review 2/15

Tyler Harris, FCHS Journalist

February 22, 2019


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Swim And Dive The Swim team had an extremely successful regional meet on Feb. 8, bringing back eight new school records (five individual and three relay records), as well as additional state cuts. Holders of the new individual records include Hunter Strickland (200 IM and 100 Free), Maialen Sudup...

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