Male at Manual (2019)

Game information

Home Team: Manual High School

Away Team: Male High School

Date And Time: 11/01/2019 7:30 pm

Location: Dupont Manual Memorial Stadium

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This great matchup between the DuPont Manual Crimsons and the Male Bulldogs has been played since 1893. For 126 years, both teams have met on the field to battle for the Barrel, Kentucky’s oldest rivalry prize. The Crimsons look to end a losing streak to Male, who has dominated the last five years of meetings between the two schools. The records currently sits in Male’s favor at 85-45-6.


Manual High School :21

Male High School :22

Game Summary

The Battle of the Barrel is one of the most competitive high school football games in the country. With a history that dates back to 1893, this game has earned the right to be called "The Old Rivalry". This year's match lived up to the hype. With Manual taking a quick lead in the game, Male had some catching up to do. By the end of the first half, Male had closed the scoring gap and brought fans to their feet. Both teams traded blow and touchdowns in the second half leading up to a big finish. With Manual set to kick a field and win by 1 point, a snapping error caused some confusion, forcing the kicker to pick up the ball and run with. The Male defense quickly consumed the kicker, stopping to drive to the goal line. In a stunning finish, Male beat Manual with a score of 22-21.


Manual High School

Jaylin Bross

Scholar Athletes

Manual High School

Michael Morgan

Male High School

Christopher Malala

Hall Of Fame

Manual High School

The 1969 Manual Crimson Team