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