This Week in Manual Athletics: Feb. 19 – 24


Jordan McClendon (#21, 12) does his best Shaquille O’Neal impression after dunking the ball during practice. Photo by Olivia Evans.

Katelyn Bale

Boys’ Basketball

After a loss of 68-58 to Waggener, the boys’ team will compete in the 25th District Tournament on Thursday. They will face St. Francis at Old Male High School at 7:30 p.m.

Jordan McClendon shooting a field goal for the Crimsons. Photo by Cicada Hoyt.

Girls’ Basketball

The girls’ team will compete in the 25th District Tournament on Wednesday at Old Male High School. Tip-off will be at 5:45 p.m. against the winner of the Portland Christian-St. Francis game.

Tyonne Howard (12, #12) dribbles up the court against GRC. Photo by Cicada Hoyt.

Swim and Dive

As the season comes to a close the Swim and Dive tournament will compete in KHSAA State Swimming preliminaries on Friday at Ralph Wright Natatorium. Finals for the state meet will be on Saturday at Ralph Wright Natatorium. Check @SwimCrimsons on Twitter for updates on the meets.

Elif Ozerekeyoglu (10, MST) takes a breath while continuing her stroke. Photo by Grace Bradley.


The Dazzlers will preform in the National Competition Preview on Saturday. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Butch Charmoli Gymnasium.

The Dazzlers get their groove on. Photo by Gabe Wiest.

Boys’ Lacrosse

To kick off the season the boys’ lacrosse team will play Woodford County on Saturday. The game will begin at 1 p.m. at Woodford County.

Manual’s Varsity Lacrosse team prepares themselves to face against their rival: Male.


The Archery team will compete in the NASP Regional from Thursday through Saturday. The meets will be at Atherton, check @ManualAthletics on Twitter for updates.

Zuhayr Ali (10, MST) and Nadeen Almadi (9, J&C) wait to shoot. Photo by Phoebe Monsour.