County Sports

FAST falls to Fairview in swim meet

The Fluvanna Aquatic Sports Team (FAST) ran into a buzz saw in its first scored meet of the season, as they fell on June 19 to the Fairview Swim Club by a scoreFAST of 666-439.

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Monticelloman Triathlon: a Lake tradition

The weather was excellent for a little swimming, biking and running on Sunday, May 5. And, almost 500 very fit athletes took advantage of the conditions to compete in the third annual Monticelloman triathlon.

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Two Lake Monticello golfers made shots to remember

Longtime Lake Monticello golfer Bobby Gonsalves made a spectacular,  rare albatross (double-eagle) on April 3. Gonsalves posted a 2 on the par-5, 18th at the Lake, considered one of the more challenging finishing holes in the area, according to the Daily Progress.

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Looking back at Fluvanna sports 2012

Transition and tradition are the words that are most applicable to the Fluvanna County sports scene in the year 2012. A very big transition that occurred in 2012 was the move by Fluvanna County High School to new and modern facilities. The football team is no longer playing on an iffy natural turf field at Costello Stadium. It opened its new very modern home, Phil Browning Stadium, at the new very modern high school with a win over Prince Edward County on an artificial turf field.

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Friendship Tennis Academy’s 10 and under tennis team.Friendship Tennis Academy 10 and under intermediate tennis team finished its six week participation in Charlottesville Area Tennis Team Competition finishing third in the league. Team members Emily Smeds, Billy Ruffa, Tyler Ackenbom, Christopher Blanchard, Carolina and Joseph Gomez practiced hard all season and played six matches against Charlottesville teams that included Boar’s Head, ACAC and Glenmore.

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