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Godwin track athlete overcomes injury with positive attitude

Despite only being a sophomore, Ellie Jeffrey is proving to be one of the most promising athletes at Godwin. She competes in indoor and outdoor track, cross country, and holds some of the fastest times for anyone her age, regardless of gender. Jeffrey currently runs a 5:16 mile, an 11:09 two mile, and an 18:48 […]

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Day in the life of a Godwin wrestler

Wrestling is sport that requires athletes to watch their weight on a daily basis and condition in the offseason to make sure their bodies are in competitive shape. Senior Garrett Chandler is no stranger to this routine. “My daily schedule before school is simple. I wake up, check my weight, eat breakfast, and leave for […]

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Freshman canters towards riding success

While most Godwin students spend their free time hanging out with friends or playing video games, freshman Erin Alburger spends her time at the riding stables. Alburger has been riding horses at Oakdale Equestrian Center in Powhatan, Virginia since she was seven years old. “I have always been fascinated by horses and the thought of […]

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Winter Sports Preview 2018

Godwin swimming ready to dive into the upcoming “building” season   Last Year’s Record: (Boys) 4-4, (Girls) 3-5 Key Athletes: (Boys) Jacob Oberle, David Christopher Hellams, Zach Wassmer, Ryan Bailey, (Girls) Annabelle Young, Madison Cottrell, and Zoe Dixon. Key Athletes Lost: (Boys) David Dixon, Cole Govazdas, Noah Hull (Girls) Kaylee Butterworth Important Games: “Any meet […]

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The Decision is in… Britton Wilson to attend the University of Tennessee in 2019

Ever since her freshman year, Britton Wilson has shined on the track. Her passion and love for running has made her one of the top track and field prospects for colleges. As Wilson’s senior year approached, the students of Godwin High School waited in anticipation to see what school Wilson would commit to. For the […]

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2018 Fall sports wrap-ups

Football completes hard-fought season What was the team’s record? 5-5 What was the best moment of the season? “Beating Freeman in the sec­ond to last game of the season,” said Coach Ronald Strine. Key Players: Brian Carroll, Will Shulleeta, Spencer Rife, Will Ballard, Adam Ballard, Max McRoberts Coach’s Comment: “We needed to be more consistent […]

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Girls volleyball completes undefeated regular season

Godwin’s girls volleyball team achieved a perfect regular season for the first time in the program’s history, with a record of 20-0. “I think the biggest key to our success this year is our ability to play as a complete unit. One aspect of our team hasn’t done it without the other. Everyone on this […]

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Fall sports preview

Football to tackle the new season             Last year’s Record: 6-5 Head coach: Ron Strine Key players: Brian Carroll, Will Shulleeta, Adam & Will Ballard, Spencer Rife, Austin Pitts, Finn Lee, and Charlie Stanton Key players Lost: Sam McRoberts, Nick Aaron, Sean Bowers, Traneil Moody, and Andy Barnett Important games: […]

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Godwin senior named runner-up Scholar-Athlete of the Year

On Monday, June 4, Godwin senior Corey O’Shea was named runner-up of the Richmond Times-Dispatch Scholar-Athlete of the Year award. First place winners included Deep Run senior Lexi Long, captain of the girls soccer team, and JR Tucker senior Matthew Whelan, winner of two Class 5 state championships in swimming this year. Both were awarded […]

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Godwin hires new basketball coach

After a few months of searching for a replacement for varsity basketball coach Hunter Thomas, Godwin has found his successor. Coach Jacob Oliver from Meadowbrook high school has agreed to join Godwin’s basketball program as the varsity coach for next season. Oliver began his high school basketball career at Varina High School. He had a […]