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Sophomore Carmen Wright sets to junior Aggie Hughes

Fall Sports Preview for 2017-18 school year – by Sports Editors Cannon Binns and Ari Lehman

Golf swings towards a hole-in-one season Coach: Hunter Thomas  Last year’s record: Regional Tournament Coach quote: “Losing a lot of seniors hurts any team, but we have some strong underclassman and should be able to compete with anyone.” Captain(s): Senior Diana Domenech Key match: Regional Tournament Key athletes: Senior Diana Domenech, juniors James Howe, Jacob […]

Spring sports banquet and awards

Presidents Award: Rebekah Greene Girls Lacrosse Defense MVP-Haley Woods Offense MVP-Julianne Carrol Unsung hero- Annagrace Hanson Coaches award-Hadley Holden Most improved- Georgia Garrison   Boys lacrosse Rainmaker- Collin Bebee Defense mvp- Robbie Millie Iron eagle- William Abbott   Girls tennis Most improved- Andrea Jaffe MVP- Anna Sidhu and Anna Brodzik Tphilly coaches award- Divya Atluri and […]

Anna Sidhu, Divya Atluri, Seidenberg, Anna Brodzik, and Jessica Marks (l to r) at senior night before their match against Glen Allen High School during the regular season. 
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All he does is “win win win” no matter what – by J-1 Correspondent Tyler Anderson

Godwin tennis coach Mark Seidenberg has been coaching the Godwin girls tennis team for 23 years, building a strong résumé of state titles and success. On May 3, Seidenberg reached new heights in his coaching career and for the Godwin girls’ tennis team by achieving his 400th win as the girls’ tennis coach. The tennis […]


Sports and academics – by J-1 Correspondents Ari Lehman and Cannon Binns

The “dumb jock” stereotype has been around for years, but is it actually true? Science has proven that exercise is correlated with mental activity and increases the volume of the hippocampus, frontal, and temporal lobes. All are regions of the brain that relate to cognitive functioning. Yet, many people believe that student athletes have lower […]


“We are family, Get up everybody and sing”- by Sports Editor Dalia Jimenez

Family members often share many characteristics, including hair color, facial features, or a similar sense of humor. These students happen to have a uniform in common as well. Britton and Braeden Wilson Britton began running in the sixth grade and Braeden began running competitively with her in the eighth grade. Because of their twin connection, […]


Godwin alumni receives national football championship rings- by J-1 Correspondents Ari Lehman and Cannon Binns

Godwin graduate and freshmen at James Madison University (JMU) Will Wood has developed a niche within JMU’s football team. As the Dukes prepare to take to the field on Saturday afternoons, their equipment must be in tip-top shape. Wood has taken on this task as the team’s equipment manager. JMU’s football team won their conference […]