Rockets News · Rocket Rundown – Jan. 29 – Feb. 4

Rocket Rundown

January 29 – February 4


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

Basketball beat Spencer County last Monday, 60-51, JV won 28-26, and Freshman lost 38-11. On Tuesday, varsity competed in the LIT at Bellarmine, losing to Mercy 42-67. Over the weekend, Varsity and JV traveled to Highlands, while Freshman competed in the Central Hardin Tournament. Varsity lost 66-49. Freshman won all 3 of their games at the tournament, defeating North Hardin 28-14, Hart County 31-24, and winning their last game of the day against Central 26-16!

Swim competed in the SHA Splash at UofL over the weekend, coming in 5th out of 14 teams. The team scored 147 points. Ryle won the event with 224 points. In the 500 Yard Freestyle, Deidra Runkle claimed 2nd place. Molly Beaven took 2nd in the 100 Yard Backstroke. The relay team of Molly Beaven, Maddie Fischer, Emily Lewantowicz and Deidra Runkle took 4th in the 200 Yard Medley Relay; and Emily Lewantowicz took 4th in the 50 Yard Freestyle.

​​Assumption Track girls had a very good day competing at the University of Indianapolis in the Tom Hathaway Distance Challenge indoor track meet.  The Rockets had strong performances on Friday evening in the mile from Jessica Stein and Jenna Kostecki, and had great races in several distance events from seniors Katie Dumoulin, Claire Hubbuch and Rachel O’Bryan, including a win in the 4 x 800 meter relay.  For the second week in a row, the Rocket sprint crew was led by Haley McEnaney and Sue Wilson, with some strong supporting performances from Lucy Yang and Erin Stofer.

General Spring Sport Tryout Information

You must have a current and complete physical on file in order to tryout. If you are unsure if you have a physical on file, please check with the Athletic Office, or you can find the physical form here. Participation in any sport requires a $150 Athletic Fee. Specific sport tryout information is listed below.

Lacrosse Tryouts

 Tryouts will be Feb 15-16 from 4pm-6pm and Feb 17 from 8am-10am. Everyone is expected to be at all 3 days of tryouts. If the student is a winter sports athlete, special accommodations will be made for them (please contact me if this is the case). All players must have their own gear, we have a few extra sticks and goggles for those in need. Teams will be posted Saturday evening, the girls will be given a specific time before leaving tryouts on Saturday morning.

Tryouts will consist of multiple different drills assessing different skill sets.

There will also be a timed mile, timed 100 meter sprint, and timed 40 yard sprints.

If there are any other questions feel free to contact Sam Saunders at

We will have a parent meeting within the first two weeks of practices that will give all season information, including a game and practice schedule.

Right now practices are scheduled as follows:

Freshman: 4:15-6:15

JV 4:30-6:30

Varsity: 3:45-5:45

​There will be a bus that brings students from school to the field, they are welcome to come straight from school and do homework in the facility until their practice begins.

Softball Tryouts

Softball Tryouts will be held February 15th and 16th from 4-6. February 15th tryouts will be at the former Legion building. The Legion building is located on Bardstown Rd and Lancashire across the street from Assumption. The property that fronts Bardstown Rd is an Assumption parking lot. On February 16th tryouts will be held at Softball Preps – 1819 Taylor Ave, Ste. C. Please wear tennis shoes and bring all equipment as if you were going to play a softball game (softball pants, etc.).

Tennis Tryouts

Tenniw Tryouts will be held Thursday, February 15th and Friday, February 16th at Advantage Tennis – 4014 Dutchmans Ln #18. Tryouts will be 3:30-5:00 pm each day.



Athletic Events this Week:


Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Basketball vs Collegiate – Varsity 6:00


Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Basketball @ North Bullitt – JV 6:00 / Varsity 7:30


Friday, February 2, 2018

Diving – Jefferson County Diving Invite (Diving Only) @ UofL Ralph Wright Natatorium

Basketball @ Manual – JV 6:00 / Varsity 7:30


Saturday, February 3, 2018

Swim & Dive – B. Sprint Meet @ UofL Ralph Wright Natatorium


 Go Rockets!