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Fluvanna Sports in Review 2/22

Junior Nevaeh Ivory driving up the court at the varsity game against W. Monroe on 11/30. Photo courtesy of Fluvanna Photos.

Maddy Eubank, Fluco Beat Editor

February 25, 2019

Boys’ Track On  Feb. 16, the boys’ track team placed second in Regionals. The following athletes placed well and were named All-Region: Ethan Yancey (4th in Pole Vault) Ledric Reid (3rd in 55 Hurdles); Cameron Holland (6th in Triple Jump); Eli Hartzog (3rd in Shot Put); Eric White (4th in 500m)...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 2/15

Junior Jules Shepherd against a blocking player from Monroe. Photo courtesy of Fluvanna Photos

Tyler Harris, Fluco Beat Editor

February 22, 2019

Swim And Dive The Swim team had an extremely successful regional meet on Feb. 8, bringing back eight new school records (five individual and three relay records), as well as additional state cuts. Holders of the new individual records include Hunter Strickland (200 IM and 100 Free), Maialen Sudup...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 2/8

Senior Drew Pace driving to the basket at the Varsity game against Powhatan on 1/25. Photo courtesy of Fluvanna Photos.

Toby Sherman and Brandon Lucas

February 13, 2019

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

Senior Christian Holland jumping the triple jump at the track meet on Jan. 31. Photo courtesy of Fluvanna Photos.

Toby Sherman and Brandon Lucas

February 5, 2019

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

Varsity player Junior Jules Shepherd driving to the basket in the game against Charlottesville on Jan. 22. Photo courtesy of Flying Flucos Sports.

Tyler Harris and John Bernat

January 28, 2019

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

Junior Jariq Henson is his match at the Quad meet on 12/5.

Blake Berry and Syerra Milliman

January 17, 2019

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

All Region Senior Defense Prophett Harris (right) Photo courtesy of Fluvanna Sports Photos

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

December 4, 2018

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

Christina Walker after signing her letter of intent to play volleyball at George Mason University. Photo courtesy of FCHS Journalism.

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

November 29, 2018

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

Photo courtesy of Fluco Journalism

Grant Brown, Mass Media Student

November 8, 2018

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

The Fluco Speech team with Mr. Barlow after winning States 2018. Front row (L-R) Mia Gonzalez, Caroline Fields, Delaney Hammond, Jordyn Palmer, Hailey Donald, Sydney Forren, Hollyn Pleasants, Ally Hanson, Trinity Haynes. 
Second row (L-R) Sam Hagan, Emily Sprouse, Sydney Small, Kate Moncure, Lily Dobrin, Madison Stafford, Corban Van Ornum, Lauren Shelton, Kyera Watkins, Craig Edgerton.
Third row (L-R) James Barlow, Paul Nazari, Cameron Taylor, Alex Pellicane, Alex Logan, Simon Skinner, Ziara Pagan, Scott Morris.
Photo courtesy of Fluvanna Photos.

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

October 22, 2018

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...

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