Winter 2018 Signing Day

Woodward Academy celebrated 14 National Letter of Intent signees at a special ceremony on Wednesday, February 7, in Paget Gym. The student-athletes, across nine different athletic teams, signed their National Letters of Intent to play college-level athletics for Division I, II, and III colleges and universities. Congratulations to the following students: Ethan Cornelius – Wofford…

Interview: Wrestler Malcom Wiley

Malcolm Wiley overcomes adversity to win state wrestling title. Malcolm Wiley is a junior wrestler who didn’t know if he’d even be able to compete this year due to an early season knee injury — but then went on to win a state title. He talked with us about the experience and his future plans….

Wrestling

Woodward wrestling captures area title, poised for big season next year. The Woodward Academy wrestling team had one of its best seasons in 2017-18. After traveling around the Southeast seeking out the best competition, the Woodward wrestling team finished with a 28-8 dual meet record. In addition, the War Eagles captured the area dual title…

Boys Basketball

Boys basketball wins region in 2018. The Woodward Academy boys basketball team completed a tremendous 2018 season with a record of 20-9.  The team, led by five seniors, continued to mature throughout the season and found great success along the way. The War Eagles finished 2-0 in the War Eagle Classic, defeated South Gwinnett HS…

Girls Swim & Dive

The Lady War Eagle swimming & diving team finished the 2017-18 season with a 2-4 dual meet record and a 12th place finish at the GHSA State Championships.   The team qualified 10 swimmers for the state championships, with senior Alissa Cook turning in the top performance. Alissa, an Ohio State University signee, finished 2nd…

Boys Swim & Dive

Boys swimming and diving finishes second at state championships. The Woodward Academy boys swimming & diving team turned in one of its best performances in recent years, finishing 2nd overall in the AAAA/AAAAA division of the GHSA State Championships. The state runner-up finish included several record-breaking performances and one individual state champion. The 200 free…

Girls Basketball

Girls basketball team shows heart despite small roster. This was a successful season for the Woodward girls basketball team. Despite a small roster, the ladies came together and gave their best effort every night. It speaks volumes when members and fans of the opposing team remark how well the girls played or that it was…

Football Recap 2017

The Woodward Academy football team had another outstanding season, finishing with an overall record of 11-2 and advancing to the AAAA State Quarterfinals. The War Eagles went 9-1 in the regular season, with a perfect 6-0 region record, capturing the 4-AAAA region title and securing a #1 seed in the state playoffs.  The region championship…

Volleyball Recap 2017

The volleyball team finished the season with yet another run to the state semifinals, where Woodward lost to Blessed Trinity. This finish for the War Eagles (27-12) ran their streak of semifinal appearances to 25 in a row, dating back to 1993 when volleyball was first contested in Georgia. The team was led by seniors…

Interview: Senior Volleyball Player Lauren Harrison

Senior volleyball player Lauren Harrison was one of the leaders for this year’s volleyball team, and she was rewarded with Under Armour All-American honors after the conclusion of the season. She’ll be attending the University of North Carolina next year on a volleyball scholarship, and she talked about that and more with us earlier this…

Interview: Wrestling with Coach Ragan

“People say to me, ‘you went from being one of the top Division I coaches in the country, a professor at a college, to teaching Middle School kids and coaching youth wrestling?’ and I always tell them ‘this is where I can do the most good.’” Jeff Ragan could have coached at any number of…

Clay Target Recap 2017

The Clay Target team participated in a total of 11 events this season, including the NSCA National Sporting Clays Championships. Despite competing against more than 2300 student-athletes at the NSCA event, four Woodward students placed, including Turner Kurzweg (2nd D Class), Thomas Gunnigle (2nd E Class), Finn Gosch (15th D Class), and Izzy Baldwin (2nd…