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Livin’ Life Through Sports

Livin’ Life Through Sports

Abby Sherman, FCHS Mass Media Student

November 9, 2015

Being a student athlete is hard work, but so many amazing opportunities come with it. If you actually want to make it beyond high school athletics you have to work hard to be recruited, keep up with school work, and be willing to lose some time with your family and friends. A huge benefit of sports, thoug...

Fluco Sports in Review: October 26-30

Fluco Sports in Review: October 26-30

Griffin Bullock and Lauren Kirby

November 2, 2015

Football The Fluvanna County High School varsity football team suffered a disappointing defeat at home against Powhatan High School on Oct. 30. The Flucos fought hard, but couldn't manage to catch up to the visiting team, leading to a final score of 63-13. It was a hard loss for the team, which ha...

The A.M. Crew Lifts its Way to Success

The A.M. Crew Lifts its Way to Success

Toria Belew, FCHS Mass Media Student

October 26, 2015

Greatness is within reach at Fluvanna County High School’s weight room as members of the A.M. Crew are working hard to ensure themselves the best possible high school athletic experience. “We are starting to create strength in the school and that is the whole goal,” said teacher Devin Watkins,...

Fluco Sports in Review: October 19-23

Fluco Sports in Review: October 19-23

Lindsay Price and Emily Liles

October 23, 2015

Football On Oct. 23 the Fluvanna County Football team battled it out with Western Albemarle. The Flucos ended up falling 14-48 to the Warriors. Despite the tough loss, the Flucos had some successes. Senior and wide receiver Jay Amos scored both touchdowns but was happy to share the limelight.  “The t...

Fluco Sports in Review: October 12-16

Fluco Sports in Review: October 12-16

Jordan Melton and Rachel Carothers

October 16, 2015

Football As the season continues, the Flucos are at a 0-7 record, but they hope to finish the season with at least two wins since that would enable them to go to the playoffs, something the Flucos haven’t done since 2004. Asked how he thinks the team will recover from recent losses, junior Chase Pay...

Fluvanna’s Unsung Heroes: Football Linemen

Fluvanna’s Unsung Heroes: Football Linemen

Kayla Sacra, FCHS Journalist

October 15, 2015

Football isn’t always about the star players like the quarterbacks and the wide receivers; there are other players to pay attention to, such as the linemen. These boys play an important role in the game and some feel they don’t get enough recognition for what they do. The linemen have to protect...

Fluco Sports in Review: September 21-25

Fluco Sports in Review: September 21-25

Mallory Wentz and Kacey Hughes

October 1, 2015

Volleyball Taking on Charlottesville High School on Sept. 15, the Fluvanna varsity volleyball team didn’t start the game running, but they certainly ended up pulling it all together, taking the team to victory by the end of the night. “We didn’t communicate. We needed to start off stronger,”...

Fluco Sports in Review: September 15-18

Fluco Sports in Review: September 15-18

Lindsay Price and Colby Deforge

September 15, 2015

Volleyball The Fluco varsity volleyball team suffered a tough loss against Turner Ashby on Sept. 3 by a score of 1-3. The team is going to use the mistakes they made in this game to help them continue to grow into the team they are striving to become. “We definitely need to communicate more to help eli...

Flucos Go for the Bogey

Flucos Go for the Bogey

Charlie Searcy, FCHS Journalist

September 11, 2015

From Charlottesville to Hanover, and from Goochland to Lake Monticello, the Fluco golf team can be found taking their talents to the greens. The team may be young and inconsistent, but they still have managed to beat Monticello, Waynesboro, and Powhatan so far this season. Head Coach Bryan Searcy has bee...

New Season, New Faces in Football

New Season, New Faces in Football

Colby Deforge, FCHS Journalist

August 28, 2015

After losing over twenty seniors and gaining a new head coach, the Fluvanna Flucos football season will not be an easy one. After all, the team hasn’t had a winning season since 2001. But the Flucos do have some key returning players, such as senior quarterback Gavin Patrick, junior running back Ma...

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