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WolfPack Weekly Roundup: October 15, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 10/15/2018

Last week was a calmer one for the WolfPack as we competed in six athletic events. Our varsity volleyball season came to a close after the area tournament, our JV football team earned a 58-14 win over Mount Pisgah, and varsity cross-country competed in the Pickens Invitational where junior runner...



WolfPack Weekly Roundup: October 11, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 10/11/2018

The athletics department and I hope you each had a restful and enjoyable fall break!

Before we left for break, the WolfPack earned five great victories in football, softball, and volleyball! Our Middle School football teams continued strong seasons, as both teams remain undefeated thus far. Our varsity cross country team...



Spirit Spotlight: Varsity Cross Country
Categories: General, Upper School, Athletics
Posted: 10/3/2018

The PackBackers are excited to be highlighting our cross country team this week as the Spirit Spotlight! Click here to watch a video celebrating our WolfPack runners!



WolfPack Weekly Roundup: October 1, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 10/3/2018

Last week the WolfPack earned victories against St. Francis, Mt. Vernon, and Kings Ridge, including a Friday night varsity football win over Kings Ridge, 20–3. We loved cheering on Whitefield football, volleyball, softball, and cross-country teams! You can find more details from all WolfPack competitions from last week below.

This week...



Whitefield celebrates Homecoming 2018
Categories: General, Middle School, Upper School, Athletics, Alumni
Posted: 9/25/2018

Our WolfPack spirit came alive as we celebrated Homecoming 2018 on Sept. 21. Prior to Friday night’s homecoming festivities, students and staff participated in Spirit Week dress-up days and attended a pep rally on Thursday afternoon, where the Blue Crew energized the crowd and the cheerleaders got everyone “fired up...



WolfPack Weekly Roundup: September 24, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 9/24/2018

Last week was Homecoming for Whitefield!

We loved seeing WolfPack spirit come alive through dress-up days, a Thursday pep rally, and a full crowd and spirited BlueCrew at Friday night’s game! This game was made even more exciting as we welcomed alumni back, crowned Carson Llewellyn as this year’s Miss Whitefield,...



WolfPack Weekly Roundup: September 17, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 9/17/2018

The WolfPack had an outstanding week of competition last week, earning nine victories! Two victories came from our PackBackers spirit spotlight game, where fans received volleyball-themed keychains while cheering the JV and varsity volleyball teams to wins over Pebblebrook.

On Friday our senior football players, cheerleaders, and marching band drum major...



WolfPack Weekly Roundup: September 10, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 9/10/2018

Last week the WolfPack had an exciting week of competition! WolfPack football had a clean sweep of victories over the weekend, with the varsity team winning 42-7 over Mt. Pisgah, the JV team winning 42–6 over Walker, and the 5th/6th grade team winning 22–20 over Mt. Vernon. Plan to cheer...



Whitefield Introduces New WolfPack Logo
Categories: Athletics, Student Life
Posted: 7/23/2018

Whitefield Academy is excited to unveil the new Whitefield Academy WolfPack logo! The logo, which includes the school’s traditional navy and gold, depicts a quote by Rudyard Kipling that’s often shared in relation to our mascot, “For the strength of the Pack is the wolf, and the strength of the...



Three Soccer Players Named All-County
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 6/4/2018

Congratulations to the following members of the 2018 varsity boys soccer team for being named to the All-County boys soccer team!

First Team: West Peterson (11th), Midfield
Second Team: Jakob Burkett (12th), Defense
Honorable Mention: Stephen Hellier (12th)



Recent Graduates Named MDJ Scholar Athletes
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 5/31/2018

Eleven recent Whitefield graduates were named 2018 Scholar Athletes by the Marietta Daily Journal on May 27. 

Scholar athletes are selected based on a student's ability to flourish in the classroom and on the playing fields, tracks, courts, pools, and mats thorughout their high school career. The MDJ selected this year's...



WolfPack 2017-2018 Year in Review
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 5/21/2018

It’s been an exciting year for the WolfPack!

Highlights from the 2017-2018 year included: Varsity football going 8-4, hosting a first round playoff game, and matching the furthest run in school history in the state playoffs Varsity boys cross country claiming a region championship and third at the state championship meet, which ties...



2018 All-Area Soccer and All-Region Baseball Teams
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 5/17/2018

Congratulations to the following WolfPack soccer and baseball players who were selected to be on their respective 2018 All-Area and All-Region Teams!

All-Area Soccer
1st Team: Macy Kendrick, Stephen Hellier, West Peterson, Jakob Burkett, John Matherne, Josh Orr
2nd Team: Claire Browne, Caroline Browne, Simon Sengson, Casey Torres
Honorable Mention: Carson Llewellyn, Inessa Watson

All-Region...



WolfPack Weekly Roundup: May 14, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 5/14/2018

Last week our varsity boys soccer team and varsity track team finished our athletic seasons for the 2017-2018 school year! Varsity boys competed in a hard-fought game against Paideia in the semifinal round of the state tournament on Tuesday, which came down to the final seconds of the match. This...



WolfPack Weekly Roundup: May 7, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 5/7/2018

Last week the Pack continued to draw spring sports seasons to a close. The varsity girls tennis team ended their season in a hard-fought match against Athens Academy in the second round of state playoffs. Congratulations girls on an excellent season. We look forward to returning this entire strong team...



WolfPack Weekly Roundup: April 23, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 4/23/2018

The spring athletic season began wrapping up last week, as Middle School boys and girls track took second place and fourth place at the Metro10 championship meet, while a three-game series sweep against Christian Heritage finished off varsity baseball's season. Whitefield also hosted the varsity track area meet on Tuesday...



2018 All-State Swimming Honors
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 4/9/2018

Congratulations to our varsity swimmers and divers who earned all-state honors for the 2017-2018 season!

Senior Brooks Merkle - 1st Team All-State
Freshman Avery Fassnacht - 1st Team All-State
Junior Emilie Grand’Pierre - 3rd Team All-State

Additional congratulations go to Brooks, who was also invited to train for a week at the Olympic Training...