This week in Manual athletics: March 15-21


Caroline Henry (11, HSU) swims the backstroke with ease. Photo by Grace Bradley.

Aliyah Lang

Boys’ basketball: 

Tomorrow (Monday) the boys’ varsity basketball team will host the first round of the District Tournament. The time and competition are TBA. To continue, the Crimsons will host the second round of the District Tournament against Shawnee at 7:30 on Tuesday. The winner of Tuesday night will compete in the District Championship at Manual on Thursday with a 7:30 tip-off.

Girls’ basketball:

The girls’ basketball team will also host the first round of the 25th District Tournament Monday with competition and time TBA. The Lady Crimsons will face Presentation on Wednesday at 7:30 at Manual. The winner of Wednesday’s game will continue to the championship to play at Manual on Thursday at 5:30.

Boys’ Lacrosse:

Monday the lacrosse team will host St. Xavier with JV at 5:30 followed by varsity at 7:30. On Wednesday, the Crimsons will travel to Eastern with JV at 5 and varsity at 7. To conclude their first week of the play the varsity lacrosse team will host Oldham County on Saturday at 1.

Girls’ Lacrosse:

To begin their week, the Lady Crimsons host Ballard tomorrow (Monday) with varsity at 5:30 and JV at 7:30. To finish their week, the varsity team will participate in the Icebreaker Tournament at Christain Academy on Friday and Saturday, time and competition TBA. 

Swim and Dive:

The swim team will participate in a meet on Sunday at Central versus Eastern and Ballard at 2.

Boys’ Tennis:

The boys’ tennis team will start their season at Central Park against Butler on Tuesday at 4. Wednesday, the tennis team has a doubleheader at St. Xavier with JV at 4 and varsity at 6. To finish their week, the team will travel to Christain Academy on Thursday to compete at 4. 

Girls’ Tennis:

This week, the girls’ tennis team only has one competition at Sacred Heart on Tuesday at 4.