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Eagle’s Eyrie 2018 Sports Superlatives

Girl Athlete of the Year: Junior Britton Wilson (Track) Boy Athlete of the Year: Michael Coggeshall (Basketball and Baseball) Game of the Year: Godwin at Deep Run in boy’s basketball (Varsity) Student Section MVP: Senior Sumner Levenson Underclassmen Girl Athlete of the Year: Sophomore Thea Clark (Basketball and Soccer) Underclassmen Boy Athlete of the Year: […]

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One step ahead of the curve ball – Juniors commit early to colleges for prospective sports

Usually, student athletes who are recruited to play a sport in college wait until their senior year to commit. However, for these Godwin juniors, waiting for offers is no longer an issue.   Liam Deegan Junior Liam Deegan has known for a while that he would be attending University of Virginia (UVa) in the fall […]

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Godwin senior is ready to “rock the boat” next fall

Emily Key commits to sailing at Christopher Newport University Every year at Godwin, it is common to see several students commit to schools on an athletic scholarship for team sports, but it isn’t common to see a student commit to a school for sailing. At the age of 11, senior Emily Key began sailing at […]

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End of an era

Hunter Thomas steps down as boys varsity basketball head coach After coaching boys basketball for 28 years at Godwin, Coach Hunter Thomas recently announced that he is stepping down.
 Thomas decided to step down from his position to focus on his son Dillon’s basketball career at Roanoke College. He also notes that with the addition […]

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Spring sports previews

Girls Tennis Coach: Mark Seidenberg Coach quote: “Work hard, play as a team, and compete for State Championship.” Captains: Seniors Sarah York, Anjali Jain, and Carter Straub Key players: Senior Sarah York, junior Andrea Jaffe, sophomores Emily Wirt, and Sahithi Vegunta Key players lost: Anna Brodzik, Anna Sidhu, and Geraldine Bowen Key matches: Deep Run, […]

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Let’s make the most of these Olympic Games

As the Olympics in Pyeongchang went underway, the motives behind the potential dissolving tension between North and South Korea remains unknown. Despite this, any turn away from hostility between the two nations should be nurtured. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s younger sister, Kim Yo-jong, made an appearance at the opening ceremony along with North Korea’s […]

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Signing Ceremony 2017-18

On Wednesday, February 7th, twelve of Godwin’s finest student athletes officially signed to play sports at their respective colleges. Diana Domenech, Maddie Hadd, Sarah Malloy, Rebecca Rogers, Molly Wheeler, and Johanna Lupica were the female athletes who signed. Daniel Ahrens, Scott McDonough, Cory O’Shea, John Bryson, Sean Bowers, and Allen Massie were the male athletes […]

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Godwin athlete nominated for Lexus Award

As a principle, students at Godwin are constantly striving for excellence and ways to improve themselves in the many aspects of their lives. Recently, one student’s dedication to academics, as well as athletics has earned him the nomination for a prestigious award. Senior Cory O’Shea was recently selected as a nominee for the Lexus Leadership […]

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White to be honored for many seasons of dedication

A new group of Godwin athletes and coaches will be inducted into the Godwin Athletic Hall of Fame, a tradition started in 2012 meant recognize the best athletes and coaches that have  represent Godwin. One inductee included in the 2018 Hall of Fame is geometry teacher Rob White, whose athletic resume consists of coaching both […]

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Winter sports check-in

Swim As of Jan. 29, the girls record is 14-2 and the boys record is 8-4 with one tie. Girls and Boys Swim coach Matt Bailey said, “I think we will do really well at Regionals. We have a chance to seed first. Overall, the girls team looks fantastic. I predict multiple first place finishes.” […]