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Rocket Rundown

October 2 – October 8

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. On Tuesday, they traveled to Shelbyville Country Club for the Region 5 Golf Tournament and came in 10th place shooting a team score of 425. Individual scores were: Sophia Biagi 98, Claire Burgin 101, Ellie Anderson 108, Karena Knight 118, and Abby Jones shot a 122.

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 Wednesday, soccer took on Male, JV won 4-0 and varsity won 1-0! On Thursday, JV beat CAL 7-0. Varsity beat Bethlehem 2-1 to wrap up a great week!

Last 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. On Thursday, the team traveled to Chicago. They took on Mother McCauley and won 2-0. On Friday, varsity competed in the Asics Challenge defeating St. Francis (IL) 2-0: 25-17 and 25-17, and Wahlert (IA) 2-0: 25-13, 25-8.


Fundraiser for Cross Country:

The Cross Country team will be holding a fundraiser at the Panera at 10451 Champion Farms Drive next Tuesday, October 10th from 4:00 – 8:00 pm. A portion of proceeds from your purchase will go to he Cross Country team.


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:


Monday, October 2, 2017

Volleyball vs Floyd Central – Future Rocket Night – Fresh 5:30 / JV 6:30 / Varsity 7:30

Soccer @ Oldham County – JV 6:00 / Varsity 7:30


Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Volleyball @ Henry Clay – Fresh 5:30 / JV 6:30 / Varsity 7:30

Field Hockey @ Manual – JV 5:30

Soccer vs Mercy – Varsity 6:00


Thursday, October 5, 2017

Cross Country – Senior Classic FS-JV Meet @ EP Tom Sawyer – 5:00

Volleyball vs Mercy – Fresh 5:00 / JV 6:00 / Varsity 7:00


Friday, October 6, 2017

Field Hockey @ Virginia Beach vs First Colonial (VA) – Varsity 2:00

Field Hockey @ Virginia Beach vs Princess Anne (VA) – Varsity 3:30


Saturday, October 7, 2017

Cross Country @ Great American Cross Country Festival in Cary, NC – 8:20 am

Field Hockey @ Virginia Beach vs Cox – Varsity 10:30

Field Hockey @ Virginia Beach vs Norfolk Academy – Varsity 1:30


Go Rockets!