The Carlisle Chiefs Girls Basketball team boasts 8 VISAA state championships, most recently with back-to-back wins in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. The Chiefs compete in the BRC conference, and have won three conference championships. The girls basketball program consists of both Junior Varsity and Varsity teams.
The season begins November 1 through March 1. Games and practices are held on campus.
Carlisle Chiefs Girls Basketball Coach: Mancino Craighead
Mancino Craighead has been coaching since 2001 when he began his career at Fieldale-Collinsville High School serving as Head JV Coach for Football, Basketball, and Baseball. The following year he was promoted to Assistant Varsity Coach for all three sports. In 2003, he started coaching at Bassett High School where he was the Varsity Assistant Coach for Football, and he took over as Head Coach of the Lady Bengals basketball program. Craighead came to Carlisle in 2004 and has since coached JV Boys Basketball and Varsity Football, and has served as the Assistant Baseball Coach. He is now the head coach of the Lady Chiefs Basketball team, as well as Carlisle’s Athletic Director.