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Fluvanna Sports in Review 11/3

Fluvanna Sports in Review 11/3

Kristen Pace and Bayley Leyshon

November 6, 2017


Filed under Archive, News, Sports

Volleyball In their district competition on Oct. 31, the FCHS Volleyball team took on Western Albemarle away, losing 21-25 in the first set and 22-25 in the second set. However, the Lady Flucos won the second, fourth and fifth sets with scores of 25-13, 25-20 and 15-13 respectively, winning the o...

Marching Their Way to Success

Marching Their Way to Success

Maddy Eubank, FCHS Journalist

October 31, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The Fluvanna County marching band is marching into their upcoming competitions with confidence after two successful competitions so far this fall. At a competition at Stuarts Draft High School on Sept. 23, the band came in sixth place overall out of 21, as well as third place in their AAA class. In...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 10/27

Fluvanna Sports in Review 10/27

Madelyn Grubbs and Mary Ann Chittenden

October 30, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Volleyball   Last week, the Fluvanna volleyball team faced two of their biggest rivals, the Powhatan Indians and the Albemarle Patriots. On Oct. 24 the Lady Flucos took on Powhatan at home, achieving mixed results.  The JV team beat the Indians 2-1, combining great digs, fierceness at the net, and...

HOCO 2017

HOCO 2017

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Oct. 16-20 was a busy week for the Flucos as they prepared for their Homecoming game against Albermarle on Oct. 20. The Student Government Association (SGA) created a Homecoming-themed spirit week, with days such as “Home Away From Home” and “Home Run.” Although the sophomore class won a window-decorat...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 10/20

Fluvanna Sports in Review 10/20

Blake Berry and Mary Ann Chittenden

October 25, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Football The varsity team went up against Powhatan on Oct. 13, and after a hard-fought game, lost 35-0 to the Indians. The team agreed that they need to work further more and improve their communication. “We were working more on getting the ball, or making the tackle than making the play,” sa...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 10/13

Fluvanna Sports in Review 10/13

Steven Fierro and Mary Ann Chittenden

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Football The Fluvanna Varsity Football team visited Charlottesville High School on Oct. 6. The boys played a hard-fought game, but came out with a disappointing loss to the Charlottesville Black Knights, who beat the Flucos 6-76. “We need to fix the little things so the big things just fall in ...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 10/5

Fluvanna Sports in Review 10/5

Jules Shepherd and Amina Wilson

October 9, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Varsity Football On Sept. 29, the Flucos took on the Orange County Hornets at the R.J. Searcy Stadium. The Hornets began the game with a touchdown and fought hard to get another one. They ended the first quarter with a lead of 14-0, then started off the second quarter with another touchdown. Howe...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 9/29

Fluvanna Sports in Review 9/29

Syerra Milliman and Mary Ann Chittenden

October 3, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Marching Band The Marching Flucos placed 3rd in the AAA class and 6th overall in their competition on Sept. 23 at Stuarts Draft High School. In addition, the percussion section earned first place in their category. The band received an 84 out of 100 and was one point shy of a Superior rating, whic...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 9/22

Fluvanna Sports in Review 9/22

Haley Kennedy, Abby Searcy, Mary Ann Chittenden, and Mason Tapscott

September 25, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Competition Cheer On Sept. 15, the entire cheer squad cheered the Fluco football team to victory against Madison County High School. Senior Madison Grimsley said she enjoyed the “involved crowd” and was proud to participate in the celebratory Fluco Rumble and help unite the school. The nex...

Helping On and Off the Field

Helping On and Off the Field

Blake Berry, Fluco Beat Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Student athletes are always in need of help and guidance, whether it is help with an injury, or simply advice on a diet. Those needs have led to the rise of athletic trainers, certified and licensed health care professionals who practice in the field of sports medicine. FCHS students who are interested i...

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