Interview: Cece Ng Q&A

War Eagle Watch sat down with Woodward cross country athlete Cece Ng ‘19 about her season, future, and what drew her to running. War Eagle Watch: How did you feel this cross country season went for you overall? Cece Ng: I feel that this season was probably my best season with regards to my performance…

Coach’s Corner: Tad Sahara

Tad Sahara has led the Woodward volleyball team to several state titles in his impressive career as the head coach. We sat down with Coach Sahara to talk about his history with volleyball, what he likes about coaching, and the biggest accomplishments of his coaching career. War Eagle Watch: How did you get into coaching?…

Football 2018

Woodward Academy’s football team had its streak of four consecutive region championships broken this season, but still advanced the AAAA state playoffs. Hampered by a few mid-season injuries, the War Eagles finished the 2018 regular season with a 6-4 record and 4-2 record in region play. Woodward Academy entered the state football playoffs for the…

Girls Cross Country 2018

The girls cross country team, led by Cece Ng’s Individual Region Championship, placed 2nd in Region 4-AAAA. Cece Ng, Brooklyn Carr, and Parker Daly were named 1st Team All-Region, while Wallace Putt, Abbey Miller, and Meryl Inman were named to the 2nd Team. The girls finished 13th in the 32-team field at the AAAA State…

Boys Cross Country 2018

The boys cross country team placed all 7 runners in the top-12 to win the Region 4-AAAA Championship. Will Reese, Drake Oakhill, and Hrydesh Patel were named to the 1st Team All-Region, and Gavin Frey, Justin Frediani, Jett Matre, and Arman Ramji were named to the 2nd Team. Hrydesh Patel, the team’s top finisher in…

Softball 2018

The Woodward Academy softball team placed fourth this season in the Region 4-AAAA tournament, advancing the Lady War Eagles to the state softball tournament for the seventh consecutive season. Matched up against one of the top ranked teams in the state, the Lady War Eagles were eliminated in the first round by Northside, Columbus. Woodward…

Competition Cheerleading 2018

Woodward Academy’s competition cheer squad finished as Region 4-AAAA runner-up this year, qualifying the Lady War Eagles for the AAAA State Sectionals. Led by seniors Alexia Cainion, Camryn Graham, Kira Green, and AnaSimone Guillaume, the team turned in one of their best performances of the year at State Sectionals. Hoping their outstanding sectional routine would…

Volleyball 2018

The War Eagles volleyball team finished the season with a 21-24 overall record, and a 9-1 record in region. The team won the region 4-AAAA championship by beating Eastside, and was eliminated by Marist in the state quarterfinals. The team was led by Kalyn Pierre (setter), Morgan Cobb (outside hitter), Morgan Miller (outside), and Sam…

Coach’s Corner: Eileen McWhorter

Eileen McWhorter has coached virtually every sport at Woodward during her 31 years at the Academy, and earlier this spring, she spoke with us about some of her favorite moments in that time. War Eagle Watch: How did you get into coaching? What were the biggest reasons you wanted to coach? Eileen McWhorter: I have…

Interview: Eric Malever Q&A

Interview with Woodward Academy Student Eric Malever Rising junior Eric Malever is one of the top student-athletes at Woodward, balancing his academic work with his time on the lacrosse team. Eric has already committed to play lacrosse at the University of Maryland, and he talked with us about that and more recently. War Eagle Watch:…

Girls Ultimate 2018

The Woodward girls ultimate team lost 9 seniors to graduation in 2017 and only had seven returning players. An influx of young, energetic players – along with two new, enthusiastic coaches — gave the program new life. During the first tournament of the 2018 season, the girls matched their win total from the entirety of…

Girls Track & Field 2018

The girls track and field team also won its third consecutive Region championship this year. The individual Region champions for the girls included Miriam Waters (100 M), Brooklyn Carr (1600 M), AnaSimone Guillaume (100 M Hurdles), Alex Potts (Pole Vault), Tajiah Gary (Long Jump), and the 4×400 Meters Relay team. The girls built on their…