This Week in Manual Athletics: August 20 – 25


The Yellowjackets are about to attempt a pass with the Crimsons hoping to block it. Photo by Reece Gunther.

Maddie Gamertsfelder

Varsity Football

After suffering an 18-0 loss against Central, the Manual football team will host their first home game of the season at Manual Stadium this coming Friday. The game will begin at 7:30 p.m. and is a Crimson/Ram card event.

The Manual Rams going head-to-head with the Central Yellowjackets last week, starting off their season. Photo by Reece Gunther.

Varsity Girls’ Golf

The girls’ golf team has three matches this week. The team will face Sacred Heart on Monday at Wildwood Country Club. The JCPS Championship is on Monday at Shawnee Golf Course. On Tuesday, the team will go up against Assumption at Wildwood Country Club. All three matches will begin at 4:00 p.m.

Varsity Boys’ Golf

Manual’s golf team will be taking a big swing with four matches this week. On Monday, the team will take on Eastern at Long Run, starting at 3:30 p.m. The JCPS Championship will start at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Shawnee Golf Course. The team will go up against Collegiate at Cherokee at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Finishing off the week, the team will take on Oldham County at Eagle Creek on Thursday, beginning at 4:00 p.m.

Varsity Field Hockey

The field hockey team will be continuing in the Apple Tournament hosted by Sacred Heart. Game times are TBA but will end on Friday.

Varsity Volleyball

The girls will have two home games this week. The first one is against Mercy at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday and the second one is against Brown at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday. These will be Crimson/Ram card events.

Varsity Cross-Country

The cross-country team will be participating in Fern Creek Relays at Vettiner Park on Tuesday, starting time is TBA. The annual Tiger Run will be on Saturday at Champions Park, starting time also TBA.

Varsity Girls’ Soccer

On Monday, the team will have an away against Bethlehem High School. On Wednesday, the girls will go against Boyle County and on Saturday, against Ryle at duPont Manual Stadium. All three games will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Featured image taken by Reece Gunther.