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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 […]

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A mentor on and off the football field

By Isaac Yeaker and Quinton Billy Long time football coach and science teacher Ron Strine announced that he will be stepping down as head football coach before the 2020 season. Although Strine will no longer be coaching football, he will continue to be involved with Godwin, as he teaches oceanography and environmental science. According to […]

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Athletes adjust to changes in sport seasons – By Isaac Yeaker and Meyer Kaplan

Due to the Coronavirus, Henrico County Public Schools have opted to adjust high school sport seasons. These adjustments have been met with varying opinions from both athletes and coaches. According to Godwin senior and basketball player Jack Seidenberg, the basketball team’s success is not likely to suffer from the changes to their season.  “As long […]

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Spring sports catchup

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, spring athletes have been forced to deal with the loss of their season. For seniors especially, coping with this loss has been difficult, and each team is going about it in a different way.  Many of Godwin’s spring sports teams were hoping to defend their championship titles during this year’s […]

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Godwin Soccer Player Kicks Off the Football Season

Starting a new sport can be hard, but when you already have the skills to do it, the adjustment is not as drastic. Junior Carter Morris has proven his skill on the soccer field being apart of their state championship-winning team as a sophomore. However, this year Morris has taken his talents and applied them […]

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The complicated journey of college athletic recruiting

High school sports are usually something that kids see as an extracurricular, but students Kaitlyn McNeel, Collin Murphy, and Jacob Oberle, have used these sports to gain the attention of colleges. McNeel is a sophomore who has gotten attention from numerous schools for playing volleyball at Godwin. As an outside hitter, she has received letters […]