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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


Smyrna Mayor Awards Members of Whitefield Community
Categories: General, Lower School, Middle School, Upper School, Athletics
Posted: 5/14/2018

On Monday, May 7, three members of the Whitefield community were honored by City of Smyrna Mayor Max Bacon at an Education Awards Ceremony. As a strong advocate for education, Mayor Bacon created the Mayor's Education Awards in 2006 to recognize outstanding students, staff members, and volunteers from Smyrna-area schools,...

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...

Seven Seniors Sign Commitments to Play Collegiate Athletics
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 5/11/2018

During Whitefield's college signing ceremony on May 3, seven seniors committed to play athletics at the collegiate level. Congratulations to the following members of the Class of 2018 for their accomplishment!

Rachid Bilotti (Soccer) – Gordon College
Carter Huffman (Baseball) – Sewanee: The University of the South
Jake Lewis (Football) – Berry College

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 30, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 4/30/2018

Last week both Middle School and Upper School athletic teams began participating in end-of-season tournaments. Middle School girls soccer won the Metro10 championship on Friday (Congratulations, Pack!!), and varsity track competed in the sectional meet on Saturday. Varsity lacrosse finished their season last week with a well-fought game against Fellowship...

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...

WolfPack Weekly Roundup: April 16, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 4/16/2018

Last week we had the opportunity to celebrate the WolfPack in some special ways! On Tuesday, the varsity girls soccer team honored coach Lou Nardi, who is finishing his final season as a soccer coach at Whitefield after faithfully serving for 16 years. The team showed a presentation with photos...

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...

WolfPack Weekly Roundup: April 9, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 4/9/2018

Last week held a variety of highlights for the WolfPack! On Wednesday night we celebrated our senior athletes participating in spring sports. We honored the accomplishments and memories of 38 members of the Class of 2018 and cheered our varsity girls soccer team to a 4-2 victory over Pace Academy!...

WolfPack Weekly Roundup: March 26, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 3/26/2018

Despite a handful of cancelled games due to inclement weather, the Pack brought in 10 victories along with a second-place golf finish and multiple track championship qualifiers last week. All of our varsity teams contributed to the victories claimed this week, as girls soccer had a last-second (literally!), thrilling overtime...

WolfPack Weekly Roundup: March 19, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 3/19/2018

Welcome back, WolfPack!
I hope you each enjoyed restful breaks and opportunities to make great memories.

The Pack is about halfway through the spring athletic season. Recently, we celebrated an awesome performance by our varsity track team at the Pace Academy meet, where Whitefield ranked first overall. Field athletes claimed one of...

PackBackers Varsity Winter Sports 2017 Recap
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 3/9/2018

Varsity Swim and Dive
This year’s team placed higher at the state meet than any other swim/dive team in the history of Whitefield! They did so with only one diver, Avery Fassnacht (9th), one female swimmer, Emilie Grand’Pierre (11th), and one male swimmer, Brooks Merkle (12th) qualifying for the state meet.


WolfPack Weekly Roundup: March 5, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 3/5/2018

The WolfPack competed well last week, ending with awesome victories on Thursday and Friday by girls varsity soccer (10-0 over St. Francis), boys varsity soccer (11-1 over St. Francis), and varsity lacrosse (15-5 over Sprayberry). Click here to see the Marietta Daily Journal’s note on these decisive soccer wins. Varsity...

WolfPack Weekly Roundup: February 26, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 2/26/2018

This week we cheered on the Pack as it competed in eight varsity events and one junior varsity event. Thursday proved to be a big day, as both our varsity soccer teams knocked off a tough opponent in Atlanta International, and the varsity baseball team took home its fourth victory...

WolfPack Weekly Roundup: February 20, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 2/20/2018

Over the weekend, our varsity boys basketball team fell short in a tough showdown against Stratford, ending their season in the first round of the state playoffs. They battled through a lot of injuries and adversity this season and, as a young team, showed a lot of promise for the...

WolfPack Weekly Roundup: February 12, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 2/12/2018

Last week held the end of our varsity girls basketball season and the beginning of many of our spring athletic programs.

The JV tennis team claimed victories over Providence Christian in their second match of the season, while the varsity boys soccer team had us on the edge of our seats...

2018 All-Region Basketball Honors
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 2/8/2018

Congratulations to the following WolfPack student-athletes on earning All-Region basketball honors!

Andrew Thomas Brown - 2nd Team All-Region
Shelby Wingate - 2nd Team All-Region
AJ Hopkins - Honorable Mention

Varsity Lacrosse Starts Season by Serving
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 2/6/2018

This year, the varsity lacrosse team is focusing on honoring God both on and off the field by serving rather than being served. The team recently put their goal into action by partnering with 7 Bridges to Recovery to minister to the homeless in Atlanta.

Varsity Swim and Dive Excels at State
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 2/6/2018

The varsity swim and dive team had a great weekend sending three members of the team to the A-5A GHSA state championship meet held at Georgia Tech. This year’s meet incorporated a new feature to the meet, with teams from A-3A schools being scored in their own division.

Starting off the...

WolfPack Weekly Roundup: February 5, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 2/5/2018

Last week, the WolfPack competed in a handful of end-of-season events, including Metro10 basketball tournaments and the swim state meet. Shout out to our undefeated Middle School boys gold basketball team for earning the Metro10 championship title on Saturday in a decisive 42-18 win over Fellowship! Our varsity swim team...

Middle School Gold Basketball Wins Metro10 Championship
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 2/4/2018

The Middle School gold team scored off the opening tip and never looked back on Saturday afternoon, defeating Fellowship Christian 42-18 to claim the Metro10 seventh-grade boys basketball championship.

In front of a large home crowd, Whitefield played its best game of the season and excelled on both ends of the...

WolfPack Weekly Roundup: January 29, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 1/29/2018

The WolfPack participated in 26 athletic events last week! Highlights included a varsity swim meet at Pace in which the WolfPack took third place and ninth-grade diver Avery Fassnacht took first place! Middle School swimmers also competed, representing Whitefield at the Metro10 swim championship. Meanwhile, basketball teams competed against a...

WolfPack Weekly Roundup: January 16, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 1/16/2018

Middle School athletes brought in some great highlights last week, winning basketball games against Walker and competing in the Metro10 wrestling championship, which was hosted at the Whitefield Athletic Center. Our Upper School athletes also represented the Pack in a swim meet at Marist and a variety of basketball games....

WolfPack Weekly Roundup: January 4, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 1/4/2018

Welcome back, WolfPack!

The Athletic Department is excited to kick off 2018 with you. Over the semester break, Whitefield basketball teams competed in a handful of games and tournaments; check out the information below for recaps. This week holds six WolfPack competitions – five basketball games and a swim meet. Click...