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Fluco Sports in Review 5/26-6/4

Fluco Sports in Review 5/26-6/4

Makayla Gentry, FCHS Journalist June 9, 2021

Softball After a hard-fought loss against Monticello just a week prior, the Lady Flucos softball team found their will and beat them 10-0 on May 27. Sophomore Brooke Napier said it felt amazing to come...

Varsity player Faith Shields

Fluco sports in review – 5/18-5/28

Makayla Gentry & Faith Shields, FCHS Journalists June 1, 2021

Softball The Lady Flucos took on Albemarle on May 18 resulting in a win. After a hard-fought game on May 20 against Monticello, however, they lost. Sophomore Santric Rush said it was a successful week...

Shannon Johnson '21 at a May girls tennis match

Fluco sports in review: 5/10-5/14

Makayla Gentry & Faith Shields , FCHS Journalists May 24, 2021

Softball Lady Flucos softball faced off with Orange County on May 11 and with Louisa on May 13, both resulting in losses. Senior Lindsey Ward said the team needs to start focusing on situation plays in...

The Pros of Travel Sports

The Pros of Travel Sports

Allyson Crothers, FCHS Journalist May 21, 2021

“If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat,” said Herschel Walker, a former football player, bobsledder, sprinter, and mixed martial artist. Travel sports are sports that...

Braelyn Via '23 warms up at the May 11 game against Orange.

Fluco sports in review: 4/26-5/7

Makayla Gentry & Faith Shields, FCHS Journalists May 14, 2021

Softball Lady Flucos softball took the win over Charlottesville on April 29, shutting them out 27-0. Sophomore Braelyn Via said as a whole, the team had a pretty good first game. “There were definitely...

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4 ways to stay in shape during the off-season

Faith Shields, FCHS Journalist May 14, 2021

Staying in shape during the off-season for athletes is extremely crucial for your success and achieving your in-season goals. Some athletes have the benefit of going from one season to another, but about...

Members of the 2020 track team, before Covid hit.

Spring sports are on their way

Makayla Gentry & Faith Shields, FCHS Journalists May 11, 2021

Softball Varsity softball coach Tre Smith said he is excited for a new season. “I would say as of now, the team is looking pretty good overall and improving everyday,” said Smith. The Lady Flucos...

Girls soccer manager Paola Gomez Melgares (center) with players RIley Yowell and Sydney Forren.

The life of a sports manager

Shelby Crawford, FCHS Journalist April 23, 2021

When we think of sports, what are some of the first things we picture? Maybe it's the ball, or the net, maybe it's the players, or the feeling you get when you win. What we don’t often think about is...

Flucos Home match against Louisa on March 16th

Fluco Sports in Review March 29-April 2

Makayla Gentry & Faith Shields, FCHS Journalists April 8, 2021

Football Flucos football took on Orange County on March 26, resulting in a tough loss with a score of 52-20. Sophomore Jaden Ferguson said the weekly games are a constant reminder that the team needs...

A Lady Fluco cheerleader cheers on boys basketball in Oct. 2020.

Fluco Sports in Review – March 15-19

Makayla Gentry & Faith Shields, FCHS Journalists March 26, 2021

This is a recap of FCHS athletic action during the week of March 15-19. Football Flucos football took on Louisa County on March 19, resulting in a tough loss with a score of 42-7. Still, junior Grant...

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