Pete Fritts ’83: Girls Golf Coach of the Year

We sat down with coach Pete Fritts ’83 about being selected as the 2018 Girls Golf Coach of the Year in the State of Georgia by the National Federation of State High School Associations, winning a state title last year, and his history at Woodward.

eSports 2019

The Georgia High School Association (GHSA) added eSports to their official list of sanctioned programs in 2018-19 and Woodward Academy participated in season one.  The eSports program, one of the fastest growing sports across high schools and colleges, provided a few different game options, with Woodward choosing to compete in League of Legends.  League of…

Boys Tennis 2019

The boys tennis team began the season with seven seniors, seven returners, an 8th state championship title in their sights, and nine beautiful new courts fully decked in War Eagle red (thanks Woodward Fund!).  The boys season was tough–seven of the teams on the schedule played in 2019 Final Four matches (AAA and AAAAA), and…

Riflery 2019

Woodward Academy’s riflery team finished the 2018-19 season with a 12-1 overall record, with the only loss coming against eventual State Runner-Up East Coweta. In addition, the War Eagles finished 2nd in the area championship, once again just being edged out of first place by East Coweta. Woodward’s area competition finish qualified Woodward Academy for…

Boys Ultimate 2019

After graduating 10 of the top 12 players from the 2018 team, this season looked to be a rebuilding year for the boys ultimate team. After some ups and downs early in the season, the team hit its stride in the middle of the season. At Terminus — Atlanta’s biggest high school ultimate tournament —…

Girls Lacrosse 2019

The Woodward girls lacrosse team finished their season strong.  They clinched a berth in the region playoffs as a 3-seed, after a season-defining region victory over Henry County in the last game of the season.  The War Eagles unfortunately lost to Whitewater High School in the first round. The region continues to gain momentum, with…

Boys Lacrosse 2019

The boys lacrosse team finished the 2019 regular season with a 10-7 overall record. The War Eagles captured the A-AAAAA Area 7 championship for the second consecutive season, which qualified the War Eagles for the state playoffs. The team defeated Fayette County High School in round one and Mt. Pigsah in round two before falling…

Baseball 2019

The varsity baseball team finished with an overall record of 25-10 and went 13 -1 in region play, capturing the region 4-AAAA championship for the third consecutive year. The team advanced to the third round (elite 8) of the state playoffs before being eliminated by nationally ranked Blessed Trinity in a hard fought three-game series….

Girls Tennis 2019

The girls tennis team had another exciting and successful season this year. The 2019 team finished with an overall record of 16-5. Regular season highlights included beating rivals Westminster, Marist, Starr’s Mill, and Carrollton (Senior Night). Additionally, the War Eagles competed for the first time in the Granger Invitational in LaGrange, defeating Buford and N….

Boys Golf 2019

Woodward Academy boys golf team performed their best when they needed it most this season.  The War Eagles started the season shooting a team score of 320, with their sights on working their way down to 300. In the GHSA AAAA State Championships at the Columbus Country Club, the War Eagles did just that, shooting…

Girls Golf 2019

The girls golf team repeated as both Area 3-AAAA and AAAA state champions this year. Along the way they defeated state champions in all other classifications during the year. This is the seventh state title for the girls program. They won every event they entered this year, except for the Red Terror Ryder Cup where…