The Falconer

‘Jonesy’ helps athletes grow: Coach serves up education and inspiration for students

April 2, 2013

You might know coach Quentin Jones as the man always rushing through the hallways in cowboy boots on some unknown mission, or as your biology teacher or the track coach. You might be one of the few students to know him as coach...

Augustine dominates softball field

April 2, 2013

Senior Justina Augustine began playing softball when she was 10 years old. Eight years later, she has become one of the district’s top players and has signed with Longwood University’s Division 1 softball team. “One of my...

Holmes at home on pole vault

April 2, 2013

No one at FHS knows pole vaulting quite like senior Grant Holmes. With his technique constantly improving, he placed 10th in the New Balance Indoor Nationals on March 9 at the Armory in New York City. “I was happy just to be...

Morrison cradles pressure with ease

April 2, 2013

Although only a sophomore, Robert Morrison is a key player for the boys varsity lacrosse team. Starting varsity as a freshman, Morrison has high hopes for the season. “Last year we were an average team,” Morrison said. “This...

Track takes a run at state competition

February 15, 2013

The varsity indoor track and field team traveled to Charlottesville to compete in the Region II championships hosted at Fork Union Military Academy on Feb. 13. The girls won third place with 52 points and the boys took fourth ...

Wrestlers advance to states

Wrestlers advance to states

February 14, 2013

Spirited students show sports support

January 10, 2013

If FHS was a body, the Zoo would be its heart. Made up of students with school spirit, the Zoo sports their nicknamed shirts and gathers on Friday nights to support the Falcons. The Zoo began when a group of students in 1985-1986 en...

Swim team rises from the depths

January 9, 2013

Halfway through their season, the swim team has learned to adjust to whatever is thrown their way. From new coach Robert Blashill to a young roster, the team has seen it all. In their most recent meet, the team finished third...

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