The Woodward Academy clay target team wrapped up their regular season by winning the Chuck Wetherington Fall Classic.
It isn’t played on a field, in a pool, or on a court. Players don’t tackle or dribble, and there are no raucous crowds in the bleachers cheering them on. In fact, there aren’t even bleachers. Participants are seated, but they aren’t riding bikes—unless, that is, PlayVS decides to add a particularly involved racing game to the eSports menu this spring.
The Woodward Academy football team had an outstanding season this year, finishing with a 13-1 overall record and a perfect 10-0 regular season record. The War Eagles captured their fifth region championship in the past six seasons, advanced to the AAAA State Semifinals, and will finish ranked as one of the top four teams in AAAA.
The Woodward Academy clay target team had another outstanding season this fall, winning several events and finishing fifth overall at the Georgia Independent Schools Association’s (GISA) State Championships.
The team opened the season winning the Tom Lowe Competition, and finished the regular season schedule capturing first place at the Chuck Weatherington Fall Classic.
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… Read More »
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… Read More »
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… Read More »
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 —… Read More »
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… Read More »
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… Read More »