The Woodward Academy wrestling team has a rich history of success and a long list of state and national accolades.

Girls Basketball

The Woodward girls basketball team finished this season with a 27-4 record.

Boys Basketball

The 2019-2020 Woodward Academy boys basketball season was one for the history books. The War Eagles defeated Cross Creek HS 75-56 to win the Georgia High School Association Class 4A State Championship!

Maddy Cronin ‘20 Q&A

We sat down (virtually) with girls soccer player and senior Maddy Cronin to talk to her about her beginnings in the sport and how she’s staying prepared while on lockdown.

Swim & Dive

The boys and girls varsity swim teams had a fantastic 2019-2020 season. This season, the boys team finished with a 6-2 record, and the girls team finished with a 5-3 record.

Wrestling 2019

The wrestling team had a breakout season this year, capturing the state duals title for the first time in school history and also bringing home the traditional state title. Although sweeping both of the state titles in one season was a Woodward wrestling first, the program did not stop breaking records there. After capturing their… Read More »

Boys Basketball 2019

The 2018-2019 War Eagles boys basketball team enjoyed an amazing, history-making season. The boys finished the season 22-9, while playing one of the toughest schedules in the state. The War Eagles split a pair of War Eagle Classic games with Zachary High School (LA) and Miramar HS (FL), before finishing 5th in the Next Level… Read More »

Girls Basketball 2019

Led by two seniors, the Woodward’s varsity girls basketball team enjoyed a good run this season. The team finished third in the region and continued Woodward’s long-standing tradition of making it to the state playoffs. Their run came to an end in the first round of the state playoffs versus Hardaway High, but it was… Read More »

Q&A with Walker Kessler, junior basketball player

Woodward’s basketball team advanced to the Final Four this year for the first time since 1997. We talked with junior basketball player Walker Kessler about the experience and his goals for the future. Walker is one of the top basketball prospects in the country, ranked as a five-star prospect by 247sports.   War Eagle Watch:… Read More »

Boys Swim & Dive 2019

Woodward Academy’s boys swimming and diving team turned in yet another outstanding season. The War Eagles finished with a 7-0 dual meet record and qualified 10 swimmers and one diver for the State Championships where, for the 2nd year in the row, the boys finished as AAAA/AAAAA State Runners-Up. In addition to the team’s outstanding… Read More »

Girls Swim & Dive 2019

The girls swim team had 10 swimmers qualify for the state meet, with all three relays qualifying.   Emma Jones had two great finishes at state, taking 13th in 200 Individual Medley and 17th in the 100 Backstroke in the 4A-5A division. Nia Doyley, Elizabeth Reese, Virginia Bernot, and Samantha Humphrey placed 16th overall in… Read More »

Clay Target 2019

Woodward Academy’s clay target team competed in the 2018 GISA Clay Target State Championships in early December. The event, held at the Forest City Gun Club in Savannah, featured some of the top independent school teams in Georgia. The War Eagles placed fourth overall behind the shooting of Izzy Baldwin, Grayson Phillips, and Preston Wright.… Read More »

Winter 2018 Signing Day

Woodward Academy celebrated 14 National Letter of Intent signees at a special ceremony on Wednesday, February 7, in Paget Gym. The student-athletes, across nine different athletic teams, signed their National Letters of Intent to play college-level athletics for Division I, II, and III colleges and universities. Congratulations to the following students: Ethan Cornelius – Wofford… Read More »

Interview: Wrestler Malcom Wiley

Malcolm Wiley overcomes adversity to win state wrestling title. Malcolm Wiley is a junior wrestler who didn’t know if he’d even be able to compete this year due to an early season knee injury — but then went on to win a state title. He talked with us about the experience and his future plans.… Read More »


Woodward wrestling captures area title, poised for big season next year. The Woodward Academy wrestling team had one of its best seasons in 2017-18. After traveling around the Southeast seeking out the best competition, the Woodward wrestling team finished with a 28-8 dual meet record. In addition, the War Eagles captured the area dual title… Read More »

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… Read More »

Girls Swim & Dive 2018

The Lady War Eagle swimming & diving team finished the 2017-18 season with a 2-4 dual meet record and a 12th place finish at the GHSA State Championships.   The team qualified 10 swimmers for the state championships, with senior Alissa Cook turning in the top performance. Alissa, an Ohio State University signee, finished 2nd… Read More »

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… Read More »