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Fluvanna Sports in Review 11-11

Fluvanna Sports in Review 11-11

Allison Allred and Kacey Hughes

November 14, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

Forensics & Debate On Nov. 5, the Forensics & Debate team (also known as the Speech team) traveled to Midlothian High School for their first competition of the season. The team had a great start to the season with the duo team of Alex Logan and Kate Moncure, as well as Anthony Cruz, scoring ...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 11/7

Fluvanna Sports in Review 11/7

Yolaine Scolan and Jake Lindo

November 7, 2016


Filed under Archive, News, Sports

Football On Oct. 28, the varsity football team had a home game against Powhatan. “We started off a bit slow in the first half, but we turned it around in the second half and went toe-to-toe with them. Take away a few of the mistakes and a few missed tackles, and we would’ve been right there with them...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 10-14

Fluvanna Sports in Review 10-14

October 21, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

Volleyball On Oct. 11, the Lady Flucos were victorious with a score of 3-0 against the Louisa Lions. With the temporary loss of hitter Abby Sherman due to a concussion, the Flucos were able to pull together and reform the lineup, resulting in a significant victory. “We’ve been doing well. Our ba...

Grooms Says Goodbye to Football

Grooms Says Goodbye to Football

Addie Hamner, Mass Media Student

October 11, 2016


Filed under Sports

It was an upsetting night for some Fluvanna County football fanatics when varsity quarterback Mark Grooms reluctantly decided to end his football career. On Sept. 16, Grooms was hit in the head and acquired his fourth concussion along with a gash to his head. He has been playing football for six years,...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 9-30

Fluvanna Sports in Review 9-30

Josh Carlton and Jake Lindo

October 4, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

Volleyball On Sept. 27, the Lady Flucos had home games against the Orange County High School Hornets. The JV volleyball team were victorious by with a score of 2-0, winning the first set with a score of 25-10 and the second set with a score of 25-18. The Lady Flucos won 3-0, winning the first set ...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 9-16

Fluvanna Sports in Review 9-16

Abigail Searcy and Alexis Harris

September 27, 2016


Filed under Fluco Sports in Review, News, Sports

Cross Country On Sept. 10, the cross country teams had a meet at the FUMA Invitational. In the middle of the meet, race physicians asked the officials to change the course of the race due to the heat since many students were starting to suffer from heat stroke. Officials had to cut the race short from 3...

Medford League Shoots for a Great Season

Medford League Shoots for a Great Season

Denise Fierro, FCHS Journalist

September 27, 2016


Filed under Sports

Two years ago, Coach Nick Ward made a Fluco first, starting the first special education basketball team at Fluvanna County High School. The Medford Basketball League is a Special Olympics basketball team that was started in Chesterfield in 1972, and has since spread throughout Virginia. “I started it to gi...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 9-9

Fluvanna Sports in Review 9-9

Abigail Searcy and Griffin Bullock

September 9, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

Football Few Flucos left the FCHS stadium on Sept. 2 without a smile across their faces. Taking their first win in two years, the varsity football team was met by a crowd of rowdy students who charged the football field as soon as the clock ran to zero, leaving the final score Fluvanna 26, Spotsyl...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 9-2

Fluvanna Sports in Review 9-2

Hannah Farruggio and Camryn Frederick

September 2, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

Football The FCHS Varsity Football team has struggled to keep up with other high school teams this season. Freedom South Riding slaughtered Fluvanna when the Flucos lost 0-42 on Aug. 26. “We came in with high expectations, and we just didn’t achieve what we were trying to do. But next week, we ...

Fluvanna Sports in Review 8-29

Fluvanna Sports in Review 8-29

Camryn Frederick and Alexis Harris

August 29, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

Volleyball On Aug. 23, the Fluvanna girls’ volleyball team had their first game of the season away at Turner Ashby. JV lost by a score of 0-2, while Varsity lost by a score of 0-3. “This is going to be one of the most challenging teams we’ll have in the season,” said Sophomore Madison Kennedy. A...

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