This week in Manual athletics: Feb. 22-28


The cheerleaders keep the crowd going throughout the second half to the game. Photo by EP Presnell

Boys’ basketball

Tomorrow (Monday) night the boys’ basketball team will travel to play Male at 7:30. On Wednesday night, the boys’ basketball team will host Eastern at 7:30 for Senior Night. To end the week, the Crimsons will travel to play Fern Creek at 7:30 on Friday. Coming into this week the team has a 3-5 record. 

Girls’ basketball

The Lady Crimsons are set to compete against Male tomorrow (Monday) evening prior to the boys’ game with a 5:30 tip-off. Tuesday night, the girls’ basketball team will face Meade County at 7:30 and follow up on Wednesday hosting Eastern at 5:30. On Friday, the Lady Crimsons will pay at Fern Creek with 5:30 game time. The team currently has a 5-2 record on the season.


Wednesday evening, the girls’ bowling team will face Sacred Heart and the boys’ team will face Ballard; both competitions will begin at 3:30 at Ten Pin Lanes. On Thursday, the girls’ team will play Holy Cross and the boys’ will play Male at Executive Strike & Spare at 3:30. 

Swim and Dive 

The Swim and Dive teams will compete at St. Xavier on Tuesday against Mercy and St. Xavier at 5. Next Sunday, the team will have their Senior Night at 5 versus Male at Blairwood.


Saturday the wrestling team will have a match at Bullitt Central starting at 5.