Fort Thomas Highlands will host Louisville DuPont Manual in the opening game of the 2010 regular season. Overall, these two programs have played against each other only twice; Manual defeated Highlands 18-0 in 1937 and Highlands beat Manual 19-8 in 2009.
Class 5A Highlands finished the 2009 season with a 15-0 record and the Class 5A state title. Class 6A Manual finished the 2009 season with a 5-7 record, advancing to the second round of the Class 6A state playoffs.
The game will be played at Highlands on Friday, August 20 at 7:30PM.
The Highlands junior varsity (JV) and Highlands freshman teams do not begin their seasons until August 28.