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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

Winter 2016-17

From the Athletic Director Dear Woodward Community, Every season, I am reminded of what is truly great about Woodward Academy athletics when I observe the strong character and sportsmanship exhibited by our student-athletes. The winter 2016-2017 season was no exception, and I am pleased to report that our varsity basketball, swimming and diving, wrestling, and…

Boys Swim & Dive

The boys swimming & diving team finished the 2016-17 season with an impressive 7-1 dual meet record. The team also recorded a 2nd place finish at the annual Atlanta Kickoff Classic and a 4th place finish at the 45-team Metro City Championships in January. Individually, ten members of the squad (Emanuel Abdul-Salaam, Neal Allen, Grant…

Girls Basketball

The 2016-2017 girls basketball season ended a little quicker than the War Eagles would have liked, with a loss in the first round of region tournament play, but the overall experience was an enjoyable one. The girls improved their individual skills, gained more confidence in themselves and each other, and, most importantly, grew together as…

Clay Target

The Clay Target team had an excellent 2016 campaign, finishing 2nd in the 2016 Clay Target State Championship.  Woodward was led by sophomore Turner Kurzweg (3rd), senior Carter Haydon (7th), and sophomore Finn Gosch (9th) in the High Overall competition to make up Woodward’s overall score at the State Championship. In addition to those three,…

Interview: Basketball Player Brennan McDaniel

Senior basketball player Brennan McDaniel is moving on to the University of Chicago this fall after putting together two excellent years at Woodward as both a student and an athlete. How does it feel to be wrapping up your final year at Woodward, both as a student and as a basketball player? I am truly…

Interview: Swim Coach Danielle LeFevers

2008 Woodward graduate Danielle LeFevers just wrapped up her first year as the head swimming coach at Woodward, and she talked with us about some of her takeaways from the year.   After graduating in 2008, how did it feel to come back to Woodward as a teacher and a coach? Returning to Woodward to…