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Becoming Better Together

Junior Amy Glowatch at last year's JV match at Western Albemarle

Logan Green, FCHS Journalist

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

Photo of senior Mikaela Sullivan at a meet during the 2018 season.

Aydon Duenas, FCHS Journalist

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

Photo courtesy of Fluvanna Photos

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

Photo courtesy of Fluvanna Sports Photography

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

Sophomore Travis Morris running at the meet on 4/10. Photo courtesy of Fluvanna Photos.

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

Stock photo of field hockey equipment. Photo courtesy of Flickr under Creative Commons License.

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

Varsity player junior Cameron Shields observing the field at the game against Powhatan on April 10. Photo courtesy of Fluvanna Photos.

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...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 3/18

Softball photo courtesy of Kenward Photos

Syerra Milliman and Madeline Eubank

March 26, 2019

Tennis The Lady Flucos had a successful meet at Waynesboro on March 18. Singles winners were senior Adora Gamage, junior Sarah White, freshman Anja Baja, senior Lydiah Napier, sophomore Nika Ackenbom, and senior Saige Patchett. In the doubles, Gamage and White, Baja and Ackenbom, and Napier and Moll...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 3/11

Varsity Lacrosse team photo courtesy of Kenward

Ethan Vernatter and Brandon Lucas

March 25, 2019

Girls’ Tennis The girls’ tennis team started off strong with a 8-1 victory over Waynesboro on March 11. According to senior Adora Gamage, the positive results of this first match of the season “reflected how hard we’ve been working.” The Lady Flucos singles winners for the match included...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 3/8

Senior Sterling Ruff making his way downfield in the game against Covenant on 3/5. Photo courtesy of Flying Flucos Sports Shots.

Tyler Harris, Fluco Beat Editor

March 13, 2019

Speech The Speech team had an incredible Super Regionals Meet on March 2 in Waynesboro. All 18 Flucos who participated in the tournament placed and will move on to States, a new record for the team and their coach, Craig Edgerton. The following students placed in their corresponding category: senior P...

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