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Get to Know the Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Get to Know the Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Abigail Searcy, FCHS Journalist

February 26, 2018


Filed under Archive, News, Sports

Walk inside school walls, and you may be surprised by the widespread negative atmosphere. Bullying, gossip and drama appear to be everywhere, all of which can leave students feeling sad, hopeless and out of place. But one club is attempting to bring an end to the division and hatred that is seen ...

CBS19’s Airflow Student Athlete of the Week: Caylyn McNaul

CBS19’s Airflow Student Athlete of the Week: Caylyn McNaul

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Archive, News, Sports

Congratulations to CBS19's Airflow Student Athlete of the week: FCHS Senior Caylyn McNaul. McNaul has recently qualified for States in a number of events, including the following: girls' 200 meter and 400 meter free, girls' medley relay, and the girls' 200 meter relay. Check out CBS19's article and...

Fourth Year, First Change

Fourth Year, First Change

Lauren Kirby, Fluco Beat Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

In 2014, teacher and coach Nick Ward established Fluvanna County High School’s own Special Education co-ed basketball team to compete in the Medford League. Three years later, the FCHS team has a new coach, Special Education teacher Taylor Aylor, and 17 enthusiastic players. The season generally...

Senior Spotlight: Boys’ Basketball

Senior Spotlight: Boys’ Basketball

Abigail Searcy, FCHS Journalist

February 6, 2018


Filed under Archive, News, Sports

When the beginning of a new season strikes a team, the rebuilding process and addition of new players occurs. As a result, there are also seniors facing their last moments on the court that has claimed so much of their time. The blood, sweat, tears, home games, bus rides, pre-game dinners, and team hudd...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 12/11

Fluvanna Sports in Review 12/11

Syerra Milliman and Steven Fierro

December 18, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Boys’ Basketball The JV boys travelled to William Monroe on Dec. 11 and played a hard-fought game, but ended up losing 38-41. “The first half we played bad, and we picked it up in the second half, but it wasn’t enough. I could tell my team really wanted to win,” said freshman Christopher ...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 12/8

Fluvanna Sports in Review 12/8

Olivia Heide and Kayla Sacra

December 13, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Indoor Track The indoor track team traveled to Liberty University Dec. 1-2 where multiple athletes placed for Districts and States. During the two-day meet, the following qualified for Districts: senior Kristen Cabrera (1000 meter run), freshman Anja Vernatter (3200 meter run), sophomore Kieri Hart...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 12/1

Fluvanna Sports in Review 12/1

Hunter Woodson, FCHS Journalist

December 4, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Boys Varsity Kicking off the season after a scrimmage against Goochland on Nov. 16, the varsity boys had their first official game of the season at Waynesboro High School on Nov. 28. It was a grueling game that left the Flucos coming up short by a score of 42-58. “We were nervous and that was a...

The “Pop” Heard Round the Sports World

The “Pop” Heard Round the Sports World

Michigan Reed and Syerra Milliman

November 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Famous sports videos usually feature noteworthy dunks or highlight plays. But one of the most viral NBA videos of 2017 features what some consider the “pop” heard round the sports world. Gordon Hayward was ranked number 32 in the NBA’s top 100 players last year as one of the best Utah Jazz ...

Fluvanna Sports in Review: 11/17

Fluvanna Sports in Review: 11/17

Kayla Sacra, FCHS Journalist

November 20, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

ACE While fall sports have come to a close, the FCHS Academic team continues on with their season, which spans both fall and winter. On Nov. 15, Coach Matthew Morrison and Coach Luke Divine took the team to Louisa for a meet. The Fluco competititors-- including four seniors, three juniors, and two s...

The UEFA Championship Kicks into Gear

The UEFA Championship Kicks into Gear

Steven Fierro and Blake Berry

November 16, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends, News, Sports

Many Americans, focused on football and basketball, remain oblivious to an ongoing sports competition that has taken the world by storm. The UEFA Champions League, currently underway, is the most-watched sporting event in the world. The final of the Champions League is expected to get around 380...

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