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Rockets News · Rocket Rundown Sept. 25 – Oct. 1

Rocket Rundown

September 25 – October 1

It’s time for this week’s edition of the Rocket Rundown – your guide to Assumption Athletic Events!

Assumption’s Cross Country team came away with a big victory at the Assumption JV meet on Tuesday at EP Tom Sawyer Park.  The Rocket Runners were led by Junior Lillie Bennett, who was the third place individual finisher.  Freshman Ella Bidwell and Senior Faith Cheers were right behind Lillie, finishing 4th and 5th.  Great job to all of the Cross Country Rockets! Over the weekend the team traveled to Palatine, IL for the Palatine Invitational. The Varsity girls were led by a top 10 finish from Sarah Michels. Sarah Whalen, Rachel O’Bryan and Annalee Holland led the JV Cross Country girls with their top 20 finishes. And, Audrey Babcock led the Frosh-Soph team. Way to go Rocket Runners!!

Field Hockey swept Mercy. The Freshman won 5-0, JV won 9-0, and Varsity won 2-0. On Thursday, Varsity field hockey beat Male 10-0, while JV won 9-0.

Golf defeated Butler to wrap up their regular season. AHS 148, Butler 169: Sophia Biagi 48, Ellie Anderson 50, Claire Burgin 50, Karena Knight 54.

In Soccer, the JV lost to Bethlehem 2-3, and Varsity won 3-1. Goals were scored by Hennessey, Morris and Ennenbach. On Sunday the girls took on SHA at home. JV tied 1-1, with Lynsey McAllister scoring the only goal for the Rockets. Varsity lost 2-1 in the annual Cleat Game. Congratulations to Addison Cline for being named MVP

On Saturday, volleyball took on Sacred Heart at home. Freshman won in 2 matches: 21-13 and 21-17, and JV won in 2 matches: 21-11 and 21-17. Varsity fell in a hard fought 5 match battle:


Winter Sports Tryouts:

Swimming and Diving Tryouts will be held at St. X on Monday, October 2nd from 6:30-7:30 pm. If anybody is interested in being on the Assumption Diving team, please reach out to Coach Rick Stewart ( to get more information and let him know you are interested in being part of the team

Basketball Tryouts will be held in the gym on Sunday, October 15th from 1:00-4:00 pm. And Monday, October 16th between 3:00 and 7:00 pm. Monday time will depend on the grouping that will be announced the first day of tryouts.

Archery Practice will start October 18th. You can attend either 4:00-5:00pm, or 5:00-6:00pm at The Legion building.

A current, complete physical is required to tryout and participate in any Assumption sport. Documentation can be found here: KHSAA Physical. Please note 2 parent and 2 student signatures are required on this form in order for it to be considered complete. If you have questions please contact the Athletic Office at 271-2555 or There is also a $150 Athletic Fee due for participation. This is only due once a year, no matter how many sports you participate in. If you have a sister participating the fee for the first athlete is $150, and the second is $75.


Athletic Events this Week:


Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Golf Regional @ Shelbyville Golf Course – Abby Jones – 8:30 am; Karena Knight – 8:39 am; Ellie Anderson – 8:48 am; Claire Burgin – 8:57 am; Sophia Biagi – 9:06 am

Field Hockey @ Atherton – Varsity 6:00


Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Soccer vs Male – JV 5:30 / Varsity 7:00


Thursday, September 28, 2017

Field Hockey @ Ballard – Freshman 5:45 / JV 7:00

Soccer vs CAL – JV 5:30

Soccer vs Boyle County – Varsity 7:00

Volleyball @ McCauley (IL) – Varsity 7:00


Friday, September 29, 2017

Volleyball @ Asics Challenge – Chicago, IL


Saturday, September 30, 2017

Volleyball @ Asics Challenge – Chicago, IL

Cheer @ New Albany Competition


Go Rockets!