Category: Yesterday

Half a Century Later… The Game Goes On

Republished with permission of Caldwell Bailey ’01, original written in November 11, 2000 issue of The Oracle Fifty years ago, J. Carter Walker sat down to reflect on Woodberry Forest’s half-century-old rivalry with Episcopal High School. In his mind were all the tests The Game had persevered, and […]

A Legacy of Past Excellence, The Game of 2010

Andrew Holmes ’16 In the middle of rural Virginia, a place called Woodberry Forest exists where you cannot say the word “fall” without “football” in the same sentence, particularly in the first week of November when you are talking about The Game. The South’s oldest high school football […]

Eli Manning and the Famous Barbee Mural

Republished with permission of Hines Liles ’13, original written in November 9, 2013 issue of The Oracle Many of us have memorized the quote in the Barbee Center, “Effort in sport is a matter of character rather than reward. It is an end in itself and not a means to […]