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WolfPack Weekly Roundup: April 24, 2017
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 4/24/2017

This week was eventful for the WolfPack as the final Metro 10 and state playoff brackets started to take shape!

Congratulations to our varsity boys soccer team, who claimed the school’s first-ever boys soccer region championship last week after defeating Walker 3-0! This was an incredibly exciting moment for everyone involved,...



Varsity Baseball and Lacrosse Headed to State
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 4/23/2017

The WolfPack varsity baseball and lacrosse teams both captured huge wins on Friday, April 21, to secure spots in the state playoffs.

Baseball took both games of a double header against Trion, with home runs in the final game by Carter Huffman (2-4, 2 runs, 4 RBIs), Sam Fuller (1-3 with...



Varsity Boys Track Top Region, Girls Place Third
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 4/21/2017

The varsity boys track team dominated the area meet at Darlington on April 20, taking home a first-place trophy and climbing to #1 in the region. The girls also performed very well, placing third overall.

Track members qualifying for state include:
1600m - Emily Little, Caleb Corliss, and Zachary Justice
3200m - Emily...



Varsity Girls Tennis Earns Spot in State Tournament
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 4/20/2017

With a win in the first round of the region tournament on Tuesday, April 18, the varsity girls tennis team will be heading to the state playoffs on Friday, April 21. The girls are the #4 seed and will be playing #1 seed Wesleyan at Wesleyan at 5 p.m.

The Tuesday...



WolfPack Varsity Boys Soccer Wins First-Ever Region Title
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 4/20/2017

From the Marietta Daily Journal article on April 18, 2017

In four years, Whitefield Academy’s boys soccer program went from not having a team at all to claiming the first area championship in team history.

The WolfPack, ranked No. 3 in Class A, could not have asked for a better ending to...



WolfPack Weekly Roundup: April 18, 2017
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 4/18/2017

I hope you all had a relaxing Easter break highlighted with the opportunity to meditate on our Savior’s sacrifice and love!

Last week held victories for our soccer, lacrosse, and baseball teams. You can stay up-to-date on recent WolfPack results through the scoreboard section on the athletics page of our website...



WolfPack Weekly Roundup: April 10, 2017
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 4/10/2017

Despite a handful of cancelled athletic events due to weather on Monday and Wednesday, the WolfPack enjoyed some great competition last week. On Tuesday, we came together to cheer for our varsity tennis teams while also enjoying free King of Pops popsicles with sticks that said “Go WolfPack Tennis!” Other...



WolfPack Weekly Roundup: April 3, 2017
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 4/3/2017

Last week held many great moments for WolfPack athletics!

On Tuesday we arrived to decorations on the front of the Upper School building in support of our varsity soccer teams. The TVs in the Middle and Upper School lobbies featured hype videos for our lacrosse team throughout the week, and Lower...



Whitefield Coaching Update for 2017-2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 3/31/2017

Dear Whitefield Community,

As we approach the end of the 2016-2017 athletic year, I’d like to announce three athletic updates for the 2017-2018 year.

Varsity Boys Basketball
Over the past 15 years, the Whitefield boys basketball program has experienced tremendous success with Coach Tyrone Johnson at the helm. Under his leadership, Whitefield has...



WolfPack Weekly Roundup: March 27, 2017
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 3/27/2017

Last week we enjoyed cheering for our Middle School and JV soccer and lacrosse teams as they won over Fellowship, Paideia, Kings Ridge and Mount Paran, which amounted to seven victories throughout the week. Our varsity girls tennis and soccer teams also claimed victories over Mount Paran last week while...



Isaiah Hart Named 1st Team All State
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 3/24/2017

Congratulations to senior Isaiah Hart for being named an All-State Boys Basketball Honoree in the 1A North Team by the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association. Way to go, Isaiah!



WolfPack Weekly Roundup: March 20, 2017
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 3/20/2017

In the week following Spring Break, the WolfPack practiced flexibility as cold, wet weather brought us a handful of cancelled events. Despite the slower week, we still had the opportunity to cheer on many of our teams. The boys varsity soccer team continues to build a strong record, claiming its...



Coach Johnson Named Region Coach of the Year
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 2/23/2017

Congratulations to varsity boys basketball coach Tyrone Johnson for being named GHSA Region 6A coach of the year! We are proud of his commitment to WolfPack athletics and to being an inspirational coach, role model, and mentor for our students-athletes.



Boys Varsity Basketball State Tournament Schedule
Categories: General, Upper School, Athletics
Posted: 2/20/2017

Whitefield competed in the first round of the GHSA state basketball tournament on Saturday, February 18, against Prince Avenue and won 63-41.

In the second round of the state tournament, the Pack competed against Southwest Atlanta Christian. After an intense game, Whitefield lost 59-61. 

Congratulations to the WolfPack on an awesome season...



VanArsdale Sisters Earn GHSA Region Basketball Accolades
Categories: General, Upper School, Athletics
Posted: 2/10/2017

Congratulations to varsity girls basketball players junior Laren VanArsdale for being named to the GHSA All-Region first team and freshman Logan VanArsdale for being named honorable mention.



Hart and McCarthy Earn Region Basketball Honors
Categories: General, Upper School, Athletics
Posted: 2/7/2017

Congratulations to senior Isaiah Hart for being named GHSA Region 6A player of the year and senior Jimmy McCarthy for being named to the GHSA second team all region. Way to go, Pack!



Middle School Boys Blue Basketball Wins Metro10 Championship
Categories: General, Middle School, Athletics
Posted: 2/7/2017

The Middle School boys blue basketball team won the Metro10 championship on Feb. 4 with a one-point overtime victory over the St. Francis Knights, winning 57-56. The boys were thrilled at how many fans showed up to cheer them on and, as always, were thankful to the cheerleaders for leading...



Merkle Places Third at State Swim Meet
Categories: General, Upper School, Athletics
Posted: 2/7/2017

The varsity swim team traveled to Georgia Tech on Friday, February 3 (preliminaries), and Saturday, February 4 (finals), to participate in the 1A-5A state meet. In order to participate, swimmers must first swim qualifying times during the regular season. Representing the WolfPack on the state team this year were Isabel...



Hart and Nicholas Crowned Mr. and Miss WolfPack 2017
Categories: General, Upper School, Athletics
Posted: 2/7/2017

Congratulations to seniors Isaiah Hart and Olivia Nicholas for being crowned Mr. and Miss WolfPack 2017 at Winter Sports Senior Night and Homecoming on Feb. 3. 

During the evening, all seniors who played a winter sport were recognized, and an 80's-themed dance was held for Upper School students after the varsity...



Hart Named to Atlanta All-Metro Midseason Boys’ Team
Categories: General, Upper School, Athletics
Posted: 2/2/2017

On January 30, Whitefield senior Isaiah Hart was named to the Atlanta Tipoff Club's Atlanta All-Metro Midseason Boys’ Team of 30. The final team, as well as the Metro-Atlanta Boy’s Player of the Year, will be announced at the end of February.

Congratulations, Isaiah!



Middle School Girls Swimming Takes Third in Championship
Categories: General, Middle School, Athletics
Posted: 2/1/2017

The Middle School swim team traveled to the Cumming Aquatic Center on Jan. 27 to compete in the Metro 10 Championship. It was an exciting end to a successful season, with the girls team taking third place overall! Way to go, Pack!

Highlights include:
- Amanda King (7th grade) took first place...



WolfPack Swimmers Recognized at Pace Invitational
Categories: General, Upper School, Athletics
Posted: 1/27/2017

Two WolfPack varsity swimmers were recognized on Jan. 21 at the Pace Invitational. 

Senior swimmers from all participating schools were honored before the meet, including Whitefield's own Audree Grand'Pierre.

Later during the event, Whitefield junior Brooks Merkle set a new pool record for Pace’s pool in the 100-yard breaststroke. This was the...



Burke and Hellier Receive Vince Dooley Award
Categories: General, Upper School, Athletics
Posted: 1/17/2017

Seniors Lauren Burke and William Hellier were chosen by Whitefield's 15 varsity head coaches as the recipients of the 2017 Vince J. Dooley Award. This award is presented to one male and one female athlete in every high school in Georgia for their exemplary character, leadership both on and off...



Whitefield Athletics Continues to Build Momentum with Coaching Hires
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 1/17/2017

As Whitefield enters the spring athletic season, two newly-appointed coaches will lead the WolfPack in preseason football preparations and boys varsity baseball.

Longtime Whitefield Coach John Hunter served in dual roles last year as both head lacrosse coach and interim head football coach. Athletic Director Danny Ryan made that arrangement permanent...



Eight Whitefield Football Players Named All-Region
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 1/3/2017

Eight Whitefield varsity football players were named to the all-region team for 6A South, as voted by the league’s coaches.

First Team Defense:
Defensive Line - Jake Lewis (11th)
Defensive Back - Chip Goldsmith (11th)

Second Team Offense:
Running Back - Willie Fulks (12th)
Wide Receiver - Coby Gregory (12th)
Offensive Line - Coleman Miller (11th)

Second Team...



Varsity Softball Players Named to All-Region Team
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 11/20/2016

Congratulations to the following WolfPack softball players who were named to the 6A All-Region team:

Amilya Little (10th) - 1st Team, Infield
KJ Haney (9th) - 1st Team, Catcher
Maya Mancle (9th) - 1st Team, Infield

Go Pack!



Varsity Baseball Claims Victory Over Pinecrest
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 4/12/2016

After almost a week off, the Pack travelled to Pinecrest Monday and won 4-0 with great hits and a great pitcher. Luke Persons (10th) was the winning pitcher, throwing his third consecutive complete game. Luke scatted 6 hits and struck out 4 in the shutout win.

The offense had no trouble contributing...



Varsity Boys Place in Day 1 of GHSA State Track & Field Meet
Categories: General, Upper School, Athletics
Posted: 5/15/2015

Senior Robby Keough takes the Class A state title in the 1600m Run with a time of 4:17.38. Senior Robby Keough led the way for the Wolfpack Boys on Day 1 of the Georgia State Track & Field Championships by winning the Class A state title in the 1600m Run, in...