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Coach Cos DiFazio meets with his swimmers.The Jefferson Swim League held its 47th championship swim meet at the Fork Union Military Academy (FUMA) pool on Friday and Saturday July 27 and 28. Cos DiFazio, coach of the Fluvanna Aquatic Sports Team (FAST), noted before the meet that this was the biggest swim meet ever held in Fluvanna County. Over 2,000 youth swimmers, representing 16 teams competed in the event. In addition, almost 600 volunteers were needed to bring an event of this size together and make it a success.

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The Fluvanna Flucos held their first football practice on the field at the new high school on Monday (July 30).The Fluvanna Flucos’ football team practiced for the first time on its new, artificial turf field Monday (July 30). This isn’t your father’s artificial turf – remember the fake grass outdoor carpet over plywood?

This turf is thick, plush and even has little bits of “dirt” (loose, black pieces of rubbery stuff, technically) that pop up when the guys run or the ball bounces. And there isn’t the hollow feeling of running on loose fiber board. It’s solid. No special turf shoes needed, it’s so grass-like. Add a comment

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Pages from the 2012 yearbookFor Fluvanna County High School underclassmen, the wait to get their 2012 yearbooks will end sooner than they thought. Originally slated to be handed out the second week of school, yearbooks will now be available for pick up and purchase at the high school’s Back to School Open House on Wednesday (August 8).

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Chris VanSlooten, FUMA aquatics director.More than 2,000 swimmers and their families are coming to Fork Union for two days of racing this weekend.

Fork Union Military Academy is opening its doors to the Jefferson Swim League for its annual swim championship July 27 and 28, said Chris VanSlooten, FUMA aquatics director. Add a comment

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The Daughtry BandIn 2006, Fluvanna County High School Graduate Chris Daughtry hit the big time, when he made it to the final three on Fox’s hit television show American Idol. Today, not only is he one of the most famous person ever to come out of Fluvanna County, he is also the first American Idol artist to have two consecutive number one albums and the third highest grossing American Idol contestant of all time. Add a comment

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