County Sports

Jake Buonomo, Kimberly Buonomo, Taylor Walters and Jordan RuffnerThe Horse ‘N’ Around Fluvanna County 4-H Club sent four competitive seniors down to the 2012 Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championship held in Perry, Ga. from Aug. 1 to Aug. 5. Add a comment

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123 runners finished the race.The Fork Union 4 miler race held Saturday (Sept. 15) raised about $1,300 for the Fluvanna Education Foundation. The group helps fund activities for teachers and administrators in the Fluvanna County school system.  It also offers scholarships to graduating seniors. Add a comment

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Athletes from the Lake Monticello Karate Academy competed in the U.S. National Karate Championships.Something extraordinary happened for Fluvanna County during a weekend in mid-July. Nineteen athletes from the Lake Monticello Karate Academy journeyed to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. to compete against some 4,800 others in the U.S. National Karate Championships.

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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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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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