The Leading Edge of Athletics: eSports

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.

Volleyball

Woodward Academy’s varsity volleyball squad plays one of the toughest schedules in the state every year with their sights always set on contending for another state title.

Football

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.

Cross Country

After completing a competitive regular season, the boys and girls cross country teams competed in the Region 4-AAAA Championships at Nash Farm Battlefield.

Softball

The War Eagle softball team completed the region schedule with a 4-4 record and a fourth place finish at the Region 4-AAAA tournament. The War Eagles once again qualified for the AAAA State Playoffs, falling to top-seeded Perry in the first round.

Clay Target

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.

Cheerleading

Woodward Academy’s competition cheer squad worked extremely hard this season preparing not only for regular season competitions.

Interview: Cece Ng Q&A

War Eagle Watch sat down with Woodward cross country athlete Cece Ng ‘19 about her season, future, and what drew her to running. War Eagle Watch: How did you feel this cross country season went for you overall? Cece Ng: I feel that this season was probably my best season with regards to my performance… Read More »

Coach’s Corner: Tad Sahara

Tad Sahara has led the Woodward volleyball team to several state titles in his impressive career as the head coach. We sat down with Coach Sahara to talk about his history with volleyball, what he likes about coaching, and the biggest accomplishments of his coaching career. War Eagle Watch: How did you get into coaching?… Read More »

Football 2018

Woodward Academy’s football team had its streak of four consecutive region championships broken this season, but still advanced the AAAA state playoffs. Hampered by a few mid-season injuries, the War Eagles finished the 2018 regular season with a 6-4 record and 4-2 record in region play. Woodward Academy entered the state football playoffs for the… Read More »

Girls Cross Country 2018

The girls cross country team, led by Cece Ng’s Individual Region Championship, placed 2nd in Region 4-AAAA. Cece Ng, Brooklyn Carr, and Parker Daly were named 1st Team All-Region, while Wallace Putt, Abbey Miller, and Meryl Inman were named to the 2nd Team. The girls finished 13th in the 32-team field at the AAAA State… Read More »