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…

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…

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…

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…

Boys Lacrosse 2018

The Woodward Academy boys lacrosse team had one of the better seasons in recent memory, finishing with a 14-4 season record, which included opening the season with seven consecutive wins. In addition, the War Eagles captured the Area championship for the first time in school history. The boys advanced to the A-AAAAA State Playoffs, where…

Boys Ultimate 2018

The Woodward boys ultimate team had a very successful year. The Varsity team ended the regular season with a 12-5 record. The team’s ranking — No. 3 in the state of Georgia – earned the boys a bye in the first round of the playoffs. In the quarterfinals, the team got off to a slow…

Riflery 2018

2017-2018 was a terrific season for the 3-position air rifle team. Led by seniors Crystal Chen and Annalyn Smith, the team of five, including juniors Sydney Hallas, Manaphy Wang, and Jacob Workman, finished 2nd in Area 5, with a season record of 8-1 and a team average of 1143 out of 1200. In competition at…

Boys Tennis 2018

The boys varsity tennis team, led by seniors Stuart Gordon, Finn Gosch, and Myles Ramos, finished the season with a record of 16-7. During the season, the team traveled to Jekyll Island, Georgia, to participate in the Jekyll Jam Tennis Tournament. The team defeated a strong AAAAAA Glynn Academy team to win the Jekyll Jam…

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…

Boys Swim & Dive 2018

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…

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 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…