The Fluco Beat

Volleyball– October 25-29

Chris Haislip and Brooke Coleman

November 5, 2013


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The Lady Flucos’ Varsity volleyball team continued their winning streak, winning both games last week. The girls went home with a victory Oct. 29 over the Charlottesville, besting the Knights by a score of 3-0. Two days later the team also celebrated a big win over the Western Warriors for the seco...

Scholastic Team– October 25-29

Chris Haislip and Brooke Coleman

November 5, 2013


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In only their second official match of the season, Fluvanna’s Academic Team participated in the Scholastic Bowl at Western Albemarle on Oct. 30, where they put their intelligence to the test against a few rival schools in the Jefferson District.  Although Fluvanna just barely lost to Charlottesvil...

Football– October 25-29

Chris Haislip and Brooke Coleman

November 5, 2013


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On Oct. 29, the junior varsity team squared off against Charlottesville. The Flucos were able to come away with a close win, with a final score of 22-19.  The game was neck-and-neck throughout, but the Flucos managed to squeak by in the end.  The JV teams’ last game of the season is a home game a...

Volleyball– October 14-18

Amber Strainick and Briana Porter

October 28, 2013


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Continuing a stellar season, the Varsity volleyball team pushed forward with wins against Orange on Oct. 15 and against Monticello on Oct. 17. The girls blew both teams away, winning each round and finishing the games with a score of 3-0. “I was happy that we won and proud of my team for the way...

Football– October 14-18

Amber Strainick and Briana Porter

October 28, 2013


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It was a long time coming, but oh, so welcome. When the varsity football boys set foot on the Louisa field on Oct. 18 they were hoping that elusive first win of the season was finally in their grasp…and it was.  The team played a strong game and took out Louisa with a score 23-6, bringing the Flucos’...

Cross Country– October 14-18

Amber Strainick and Briana Porter

October 28, 2013


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The girls’ cross country team took their starting positions on Oct 16 against Powhatan and Louisa on the Flucos’ home turf of Pleasant Grove. As their last home meet it was also Senior Night, as the team honored six seniors. The team came in first place, adding to their collection of season wins. “We...

Fluco Football Takes on Fleming

Fluco Football Takes on Fleming

Christopher Robey, FCHS Journalist

September 3, 2013


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On August 30, the Flucos went head to head with the William Fleming Colonels. The Flucos put up a resilient fight but lost the game 32-13. Sophomore Marcus Ditta started off the game at 7:30 with the opening kickoff. The action picked up immediately when a penalty was called on the Flucos just after...

Girls and Boys State

Girls and Boys State

Heather Hicks, FCHS Journalist

August 29, 2013


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Over the course of the summer, many students spent their vacations relaxing and spending time with friends.  But other students expanded their horizons by attending Virginia Boys State and Girls State 2013.  These week-long camps are run by the American Legion Auxiliary and are dedicated to educating...

End-of-the-Year Sports Wrap Up

by Nikolai Mayo-Pitts

May 31, 2013


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Here's some late-breaking news for how two Fluco sports teams ended the season: Track The Fluco track and field team had incredible success at the Regional II track championships on May 22rd.  The team finished 6th, one point from tying for 4th.  Several boys continued to the AA state meet on May 3...

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