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 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…

Boys Soccer 2018

The boys soccer team finished the season with a run to the state quarterfinals, narrowly losing to state finalist and eventual runner-up Chestatee High School (19-2-0). The War Eagles finished with a 16-4-1 record for the season, with notable victories against St. Pius, Lovett, Alexander, Chamblee, Riverwood, Starrs Mill, Marist, and Whitewater. Woodward held the…

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…

Boys Track & Field 2018

The boys track and field team won its third consecutive Region championship in 2018. Individual Region champions included Alphonzo Overstreet (400 M), Sultan Simms (High Jump), Max White (Pole Vault), Kenny Frontin (Triple Jump), and Josh Armstrong (Discus). The team finished 6th at the AAAA state meet, as Sultan Simms was the state champion in…

Girls Soccer 2018

For the second year in a row, the varsity girls soccer team was undefeated in their region and named region champions. They went on to make it into the elite eight of the GHSA state playoffs and finished with an overall record of 10-11-0. The team had four players named to the All-Region 1st Team…

Girls Golf 2018

Woodward Academy’s girls golf team finished the 2018 season as the GHSA AAAA State Champions. The Lady War Eagles captured the state title at the Innsbruck Resort and Golf Club in Helen, GA.  The team held a 10-shot lead over 2nd place Central-Carroll after day one of the championship.  Inclement weather hampered day two of…

Boys Golf 2018

The Woodward Academy boys golf team finished the 2017-18 season with a 4th place finish at the rain-shortened AAAA State Championships in Dahlonega, GA. Connor Asarch led the War Eagles with a 2-under par 70. On April 25, in a dual match against Westminster, the War Eagles set a new school record 4-score total of…

Girls Tennis 2018

The varsity girls tennis team had another exciting and successful season this year. The 2018 team finished with a standout overall record of 17 wins and only 5 losses. Season highlights included beating rivals Wesleyan, Blessed Trinity, Marist, and Lovett. Additionally, the Lady War Eagles competed for the first time in the Jekyll Jam, where…

Baseball 2018

The varsity baseball team made a run in the state playoffs and reached the quarterfinals in 2018. That final series with Jefferson saw the War Eagles lose the first game 5-4 on a walk-off single in the seventh inning, then win the second game 5-1, before being defeated in the 3rd game 10-5. The War…

Girls Lacrosse 2018

The Woodward girls lacrosse team finished the 2018 season strong. They clinched a berth in the region playoffs as a 4 seed, where they faced Starrs Mill, which eventually made an appearance in the Georgia A-AAAAA state championship game. Woodward competed closely with the top four teams in the region, losing by just one goal…