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Fluvanna Sports in Review 2/8

Fluvanna Sports in Review 2/8

Toby Sherman and Brandon Lucas

February 13, 2019


Filed under Sports

Swim and Dive On Feb. 1, the boys’ and girls’ swim teams headed to the Charlottesville YMCA for the regional qualifier against Western Albemarle and Charlottesville. Both teams finished in second place behind Western Albemarle, with the Lady Flucos’ scoring only three points less than the Warrio...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 2/1

Fluvanna Sports in Review 2/1

Toby Sherman and Brandon Lucas

February 5, 2019


Filed under Sports

Boys’ Basketball The varsity boys hosted the Powhatan Indians on Jan. 25, winning a close game that went into overtime and ended with a score of 62-59. Senior Drew Pace finished with 21 points. “I believe we executed very well. I think we got great shots, and we knocked them down when we neede...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 1 /21

Fluvanna Sports in Review 1 /21

Tyler Harris and John Bernat

January 28, 2019


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Boys’ Basketball On Jan. 18, the varsity Flucos lost a home game against Orange by a score of 68-55. Next, the team had an away game at Charlottesville on Jan. 22 which ended in a crushing defeat for the Flucos by a score of 68-36. The next night, the team traveled to William Monroe where they ...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 1/7

Fluvanna Sports in Review 1/7

Blake Berry and Syerra Milliman

January 17, 2019


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Wrestling With wrestling season well under way, the Flucos competed at Albemarle for the Albemarle Invitational on Jan. 5. At the event, sophomore Shawn Metcalf, junior Jariq Henson, and senior Ethan Vernatter all went undefeated in their matches. Afterward, Henson and Metcalf were selected for t...

Fluco Football Stars Win All Region Awards

Fluco Football Stars Win All Region Awards

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

The 2018 Football year for Fluvanna was extremely successful, going 6-5 overall, a big change from the team's previous records in recent years. And with the success, comes rewards. Three students, Walt Stribling, Nate Smith, and Prophett Harris won VHSL (Virginia High School League) All Region awar...

Fluco Athletes Honored at Signing Day

Fluco Athletes Honored at Signing Day

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Friends, families, and coaches all gathered in the cafeteria on Nov. 14 to celebrate two Fluco athletes signing their letters of intent to continue their careers at the collegiate level. Volleyball player Christina Walker was one of the athletes honored and she became one of the few students ...

The Turning Point

The Turning Point

Grant Brown, Mass Media Student

November 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

For years, many in the Jefferson District haven’t considered the Flucos as a team to beat the Orange County Hornets or, for that matter, to make a playoff run. However, that all changed this season as the Flucos have had the first winning season in nearly 17 years, as well as a 6-4 record as of Nov....

Speech Qualifies for the Tournament of Champions

Speech Qualifies for the Tournament of Champions

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

Fluvanna competed in its first forensic tournament of the season on Oct. 18. Over 20 schools competed in both speech and debate. Over 35 Flucos competed, with almost 12 new students joining the team, as well as FCHS teacher Luke Divine who has taken the new role of Assistant Debate Coach. “We are exc...

An Invitational To Remember

An Invitational To Remember

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

The Fluvanna volleyball teams suffered a major loss when Tom Farruggio tragically passed away. “He was the JV head coach and varsity assistant coach for four years. He had a calming force on the staff, and was great at team building, along with helping the players shift their view to be more optimistic,...

Sophomores Take The Court

Sophomores Take The Court

Abigail Searcy, FCHS Journalist

April 10, 2018


Filed under Archive, News, Sports

Macho Man is a famous FCHS tradition that is greatly anticipated by most students. Each year immediately following Hands on Fluvanna, teams storm the court for an all-boys volleyball tournament. Much preparation is put into this day, with teams organizing rosters, coaches,  practices and uniforms, and t...

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