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Field Hockey gains new coaching staff

Every year, there is change around Godwin athletics. Some athletes leave and graduate while others decide the sport is not for them any more. Some coaches find new jobs or decide to retire.  The Godwin field hockey team is no different. They received a new coaching staff before the 2021 fall season. Emily McNamara, head […]

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Pokémon Go regains popularity around Godwin

Pokemon Go has been played by teenagers for years. Once the pandemic hit, activity in the game slowed down. With restrictions loosening back up again, the game has regained traction throughout the Godwin community.  Pokemon Go is a free application for iOS and Android smart devices. Players must move around in the real world to […]

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Godwin welcomes new football coach

Before the upcoming football season, Godwin has hired a new head coach. The school hired Paul “PJ” Adams who previously coached at Thomas Jefferson High School and has ten years of coaching experience. Adams will also teach exceptional education for English 11 and 12 next school year. While coaching at Thomas Jefferson High School, Adams […]

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Godwin Girls Volleyball makes it to Regional Finals

The Godwin girls volleyball team is known for its ability to win games. Last month, the team finished undefeated in their regular season and advanced to Regional Finals where they lost in a tight match against the Atlee Raiders.  Even after losing nine seniors the previous year, the team still managed to come out on […]

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Godwin freshman named cross country state runner-up

After a long awaited cross country season, Godwin freshman Berkley Nance, went on to place first in the Regionals 5b Meet and second in the Virginia State Meet. The regional meet was held at Pole Green Park on April 15 where 12 teams raced against each other. Nance placed first out of 88 boys which […]

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Seidenberg says goodbye after 25 years of coaching

After 25 years of training and mentoring Godwin’s girls tennis team, Mark T. Seidenberg has made the decision to step down from this position.  As of now, Seidenberg has officially resigned from his coaching position. There has not been a decision made as of yet regarding Seidenberg’s replacement, though Seidenberg is willing to aid in […]

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Live streaming sports events

Watching indoor sporting events can be difficult due to limitations of Covid-19. Schools across Henrico County discovered a solution that involves live streaming sports on YouTube.  In order to be able to stream on YouTube, each school’s YouTube channel has to have at least 1,000 subscribers. Godwin is currently sitting at over 1,800 subscribers. It […]

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Fletcher takes new coaching position

Long time baseball coach and math teacher John Fletcher announced that he will be stepping down as head baseball coach before the 2021 season. Although Fletcher will no longer be coaching baseball at Godwin, he will continue to be involved in the sport, as he has accepted a head baseball coach position at Richard Bland […]

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College sports recruitment during COVID

A student athlete’s junior and senior years of high school are some of the most crucial time periods for seeking college recruitment. Following the COVID-19 outbreak, these student-athletes were forced to adjust their pursuit of college recruitment. Within a matter of days, schools were closed, club-sports and tournaments were postponed, and Individual Development (ID) camps […]

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Godwin welcomes new coaches

The 2020 to 2021 sports seasons bring new coaches for the football, girls lacrosse, cross country and track, and wrestling teams. Physical education teacher Kevin Simonds, the former assistant coach for the football team, will now fill the position of head coach for the 2020 to 2021 season.  Simonds has played football ever since he […]