This Week in Manual Athletics: Sept. 11-15

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Barrett Olash (52, 10) guarding Male's #2. Photo by Katelyn Bale.

Katelyn Bale

Football

After a win of 31-0 over Western, the Crimsons will face Ballard on Friday. Kick-off will be at 7 p.m. at Ballard. Check @TheCSPNSports on Twitter for live coverage of the game.

Two Manual football players celebrate after a touchdown. Photo by Maya Joshi.

Field Hockey

After a loss to Sacred Heart Academy last Wednesday, the field hockey team will bounce back to face Assumption on Tuesday. The game will begin at 7:15 p.m. at Rachel Baker Field. This will be a Crimson/Ram Card Event. The team will then play against Butler on Thursday, beginning at 4:30 p.m. at Butler. The last game of the week is against Ursuline at Sacred Heart Academy on Saturday and will start at 2:15 p.m.

Ellie Wheatley (7, 9) defends the cage with a CAL shot on goal. Photo by Mr. Bowman.

Boys’ Soccer

Following a loss of 0-3 to Male last Wednesday, the boys’ soccer team is set to play Butler on Monday. Kick-off will take place at 5 p.m. at Butler. They will then play Collegiate on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at duPont Manual Memorial Stadium. This will be a Crimson/Ram Card event. They then move onto Central at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Central. Their last game of the week will be on Saturday against Kentucky Country Day. Kick-off will be at 10:30 a.m. at duPont Manual Memorial Stadium. This will be a Crimson/Ram Card event.

Jess Mays (53, 11) and Ricardo De La Cruz (44, 12) take the ball from Male’s #7. Photo by Katelyn Bale.

Girls’ Soccer

After facing their first loss of the season to Dixie Heights last Saturday, the girls’ soccer team will compete in the Lexington Catholic Invitational on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. Times are TBA. Check @ManualAthletics and @Manual_girlssoc on Twitter for updates.

Boys’ Golf

This week the boys’ golf team will face Bullitt East on Monday. The match will begin at 3:30 p.m. at Heritage Hills Golf Course. They will the play DeSales on Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Iroqouis Golf Course. On Thursday they will go against Collins at 3:30 p.m. at Shelbyville Golf Course. They then will compete in the Grant County Invitational on Saturday at 7:30 a.m. at Eagle Creek Golf Course. Check @ManualAthletics on Twitter for updates.

 

Girls’ Golf

This week the girls’ golf team will compete in the Jefferson County Invitational on Monday. The match will begin at 3 p.m. at Shawnee Golf Course. They will then move on to face Kentucky Country Day on Thursday. The match will begin at 3:45 p.m. at Long Run. They will also compete in the Sacred Heart Invitational at 1:30 p.m. at Hurstbourne golf course. Check @ManualGirlsGolf on Twitter for updates.

Volleyball

After defeating Presentation last Wednesday, the volleyball team will face Portland Christian on Tuesday. The match will begin at 6 p.m. at Butch Charmoli Gymnasium. They then go up against Central on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Butch Charmoli Gymnasium. These are both Crimson/Ram Card events. On Saturday they will compete in the Frosh Louisville Invitational Volleyball Tournament at the Ohio Valley Volleyball Center. Times are TBA. Check @ManualVolley on Twitter for updates.

Tonysha Curry (12, #17) goes up to spike the ball. Photo by Shea Dobson.

Cross Country

After competing in Rumble Through The Jungle last week, the cross country team will participate in the Triple M Meet on Wednesday at Moore. Times are TBA, Check @TimHolman1 on Twitter for updates.

Rebecca Graves (11, left) and Zayne Isom (11, Right) run the first mile of their 5k. “I think I did okay,” Isom said. “[I need to work on] starting off stronger and then maintaining my pace throughout.” Picture by Adrienne Sato.