The Bonfire: Main quad war cry

Cameron Clark, South African Exchange Student I have got that feeling. I think everyone else does too. The atmosphere around the campus of Woodberry Forest is comparable to a birthday; even if you are not thinking about it, you have that anticipation in the back of your head […]

Construction of The Bonfire

Mac Boney ’18 The Bonfire is an event like no other; everyone who is a part of the event remembers it for a lifetime. Sadly, though, a crucial aspect of The Bonfire gets overlooked each and every year: the actual construction of the two story high feature donning […]

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 […]

The Game – Tradition at its Finest

Chizembi Sakulanda, South African Exchange Student Before I arrived to Woodberry, I had already been informed about the hysteria that is The Game. And surely enough, as soon as I arrived at Woodberry Forest, I witnessed it. The Varsity football team, about to end their pre-season preparations, were […]

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 […]