This week in Manual athletics: Jan. 27-31


Payton Bush (9, #23) sets up for a free throw before making both shots. Photo courtesy of Karlie Brockman.

Adrienne Sato


Last week, the dance team swept the Wildcard Classic, coming in first place in both medium varsity hip hop and small varsity jazz. In March, the team will participate in the National Competition. 

Boys’ Basketball

Last week, the boys’ basketball team defeated Brown but fell to Waggner. This week, they will have two games. On Tuesday, they will travel to Jeffersontown to play at 7. Then, on Friday they will host Valley at Manual at 7:30. This is a Crimson/Ram Card event. 

Girls’ Basketball

Last week, the girls’ basketball team won all three of their games, defeating Assumption, Waggner and Rogers. This week, they will participate in the Louisville Invitational Tournament at Valley. On Tuesday, they will face Ballard at 6:30, and on Wednesday, they will have another game against an opponent determined by previous tournament results. Check out the bracket here.  

Boys’ and Girls’ Bowling

Last week, the boys’ and girls’ bowling team participated in the Regional tournament. The girls’ team came in first place and will be moving on to the state tournament. This week, both teams will face Male on Thursday at 3:30 at Executive Strike and Spare. 

Track and Field

The track and field team will kick off their season this week with the Wildcat Classic. They will travel to the University of Kentucky on Saturday to participate in this meet. The start times are TBA.

Swim and Dive

The swim team will have two meets this week. On Wednesday, they will travel to Central to take on Ballard. The start times for these races are TBA. Then, on Saturday, they will participate in the Brown Invitational at the University of Louisville.