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Game On: Flucos Enter the World of Gaming Sports

Game On: Flucos Enter the World of Gaming Sports

John Bernat, Fluco Beat Editor

October 16, 2019

Next time you say, “Mom, I’m playing this game for school,” you could be telling the truth. E-sports (Electronic Sports) is now a sports category through the Virginia High School League (VHSL) which means that all those hours you spend playing online games might just earn you a varsity letter....

Hustle, Hit, and Never Quit

Hustle, Hit, and Never Quit

Alison Sawyer

September 26, 2019

For a long time, lacrosse was considered the new kid on the block when it came to Fluco sports, but no longer. This August, the school welcomed a new sport: field hockey. Coached by Abrams Academy teacher Dr. Saami Shaibani, the program has nearly 30 participants. “The team is looking really good. We...

Kicking Off A New Season

Kicking Off A New Season

Maddy Eubank, Fluco Beat Editor

September 25, 2019

The FCHS Varsity football team recently kicked off their official 2019 season on Aug. 30 with a 29-13 win against Broadway.  After this promising start, the Flucos couldn’t manage to win their second game against Spotsylvania on Sept. 6, losing 27-36. However, their Friday the 13th game against Ne...

Becoming Better Together

Becoming Better Together

Logan Green, FCHS Jounalist

September 19, 2019

In past years, Fluco volleyball has been consistent at maintaining a positive season record, with last year’s JV team having a particularly successful year. With many of the JV players moving up to varsity this season, hopes are high for both teams.  Freshman Faith Shields, considered by many t...

Running Toward Success

Running Toward Success

Aydon Duenas, FCHS Jounalist

September 7, 2019

Running is something that young athletes may overlook, yet is crucial to success because it helps with a multitude of sports such as basketball, baseball, soccer, and any other sport that involves running. That’s why cross country can be the fall sport of choice for both those who love running and...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 5/6

Fluvanna Sports in Review 5/6

Blake Berry and Syerra Milliman

May 13, 2019

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

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

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

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

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...

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