Interview: Tennis Player Finn Gosch

Finn Gosch is a two-sport athlete, excelling both on the tennis court and at the clay target range. This year, he and the boys tennis team won the region championship. He spoke with us about that, and more.   How exciting was it to be part of a region champion tennis team this year? It…

Interview: Track & Field Senior Alex Potts

It was an incredible year for track athlete Alex Potts, who set a Woodward record in the pole vault and is poised for a big 2017-18 campaign. She talked with us about her goals for next season and more. When did you start competing in pole vault? What drew you to that event specifically? I…

Baseball

The varsity baseball team  finished with a 24-7 record in 2017, and capped off the year by winning region 4AAAA. In the state tournament, the War Eagles won the first round of the playoffs in two games over Mary Persons. In the second round, Woodward was beaten by Heritage Catoosa, with the third game going…

Boys Golf

The Woodward Academy boys golf team finished the 2017 season 3rd overall at the AAAA State Championships. The War Eagles finished day one of the scheduled two-day tournament just one shot out of 2nd place, and looked poised to make a run, but rain forced the cancellation of day two. Junior Mitchell Kahlert led the War…

Girls Golf

The Woodward girls golf team finished another outstanding year as this year’s AAAA State Runner-Up. The Lady War Eagles finished day one of the state championships just three strokes off the lead and in prime position to make a move on day two.  Unfortunately, heavy rains forced the cancellation of day two and made day one…

Boys Lacrosse

The boys lacrosse team finished the 2017 season with a 10-8 overall record and a trip to the A-AAAAA State Playoffs. This year marked the third consecutive year the War Eagles have qualified for the state tournament. One of the most exciting moments this season was when Woodward traveled to Buford to face the always…

Girls Lacrosse

The varsity girls lacrosse team completed another fantastic season in 2017.Though the season was full of many strong success and a few hard losses, the Lady Eagles ultimately ended the season with a 9-9 record. Though the team qualified for the state playoffs for the third consecutive season, the Lady Eagles lost in the first…

Riflery

The Woodward riflery team finished the year 12-4 overall, which earned them a berth in the state playoffs.  Despite having to replace several shooters this year, Woodward finished the season with the second best average (1133 out of 1200) out of 16 teams in area competition.  Junior Annalyn Smith led the team with a 290…

Boys Soccer

The boys soccer team finished the 2017 campaign with a 10-9-1 record, including a trip to the region championship game. The War Eagles completed region play with a 4-1 record, finishing as the regional runner-up after a close 2-0 defeat to Druid Hills. The team had big wins against Paideia, Alexander, Lovett, Decatur, and Perry…

Girls Soccer

Woodward Academy’s girls soccer team featured just three seniors this season, but the Lady War Eagles continued to be a force in AAAA.Seniors Izzy Romero, Natasha Copper, and Kinnera Nayudu helped the girls team go 6-0 in region play en route to capturing the region championship and advancing to the AAAA state playoffs.  The Lady…

Boys Tennis

The varsity boys tennis team finished a strong, competitive season with a trip to the 2017 AAAA state quarterfinals.  The War Eagles entered the state tournament as the No. 1 seed from region 4-AAAA after winning the Region Championship.  The boys finished undefeated in region play and 13-7 overall.  The team played an incredibly competitive…

Girls Tennis

The varsity girls tennis team had another exciting and successful season in 2017.  The Lady Eagles finished with an overall record of 15-7 and once again went undefeated in region play. Led by captains Anne Clare Booker and Caroline Yarbrough, the team swept Druid Hills to be crowned Region 4-AAAA Champions.  In the state playoffs,…

Boys Track & Field

It was an excellent 2017 season for the boys track and field team, which won its second consecutive Region Championship. Individually, Alphonzo Overstreet (400), Brennan Silliman (1600 and 3200), Max White (pole vault), Josh McCullough (shot put), and Josh Armstrong (discus) all won in their respective events at the region championship and qualified for the…

Girls Track & Field

The Woodward girls track team had a banner year in 2017, winning the region championship for the second consecutive year and also finishing as the AAAA State Runner-Up.Makenli Forrest was a region champion and state champion in both the shot put and discus. She also set school records in both events during the season. Alex…

Boys Ultimate

The Woodward Academy boys ultimate team experienced a wild roller coaster of a season.  After starting the season a mediocre 3-3, the team won 5 of its next 6 games. Included in this run was an incredible 11-10 victory over Grady High School, the Georgia state champion and #3 team in the country. The team’s…

Girls Ultimate

The Woodward Academy girls ultimate team had a successful season in 2017 while building toward to future.  After graduating a number of top seniors in 2016, the team needed to find a new group of leaders for 2017 and into the future.  Guided by seniors Isabelle Koscik, Danielle Lanier, Kendall Swanson, and Dani Ben-Arie, the…