This week in Manual athletics: Aug. 23-28


The Manual football team rushes to meet the fans after their 33-13 win over Fern Creek. “I’m glad we got to bring the win home to the team,” Clayton Awbrey (12, #11) said. Photo by EP Presnell.

Aliyah Lang


This Saturday, the cross-country team will compete in the Tiger Run at Champions Park.

Boys’ golf:

The boys’ golf team will participate in the JCPS Invitational at Long Run today (Monday) at 3:30. Then tomorrow (Tuesday), the golf team will play against Ballard at Seneca Park. Their next match will be on Thursday at Tanglewood versus Spencer County at 3:30. To end their week, they will compete in the Oak Bridge Tournament at Old Bride on Saturday at 8:30.

Girls’ golf:

On Wednesday, girls’ golf will play at Seneca Park against Sacred Heart with a 3:45 start time.

Field hockey:

This week, the field hockey team will continue to play in the annual Apple Tournament. Their first game will be today (Monday) against North Oldham at 7:15. Then they will play against Assumption tomorrow (Tuesday) at 7:15. If the field hockey team wins they will continue in the tournament semifinals on Wednesday.


The football team will travel to play Floyd Central (IN) on Friday, kickoff is set at 7. 

Boys’ soccer:

Tomorrow (Tuesday), the soccer team will play at Male with JV at 5:30 followed by varsity at 7. The boys’ soccer team will travel to play at Central on Thursday at 7. 

Girls’ soccer:

On Wednesday, the girls’ soccer team will host Central with a start time of 6. Then on Saturday, they will host St. Henry Saturday at 11:30.


The volleyball team will play at Presentation on Thursday with varsity at 7.