Rockets News · Rocket Rundown October 1st

Rocket Rundown for October 1st-7th

A recap from Athletics last week:

Tuesday, September 25th was Rocket Night & Senior Night at AHS Volleyball vs Notre Dame.  Freshman won 2-0 (21-9, 21-13) JV won 2-0 (21-18, 23-21) and Varsity won 3-0 (25-13, 25-19, 25-21)!  Our volleyball teams have had a Fantastic Season.  Congratulations to our Seniors on a great Senior Night!

Wednesday night, soccer played Manual at Assumption Green.   JV soccer beat Manual 2-0.  Goals scored by Riley Givens!  Varsity lost to Manual.  JV Field Hockey played Manual at Assumption Green.  JV lost 2-1.

AHS Golf finished their season at Neville Mead in Regionals on Thursday.  The Rockets finished 5th overall.  Claire Burgin 95, Ellie Anderson 96, Senior Sophia Biagi shot 100 in her last round for Assumption, Karina Knight 102, and Ella Hardy 105.  Congratulations to our Assumption Golfers on a great season!

Thursday, Freshman Field Hockey won 1-0 against Ballard.  JV also defeated Ballard with a 4-1 win.  Varsity lost 2-3 to Ballard.  Varsity Soccer beat Boyle County Thursday night.  Assumption won 3-1.  Soccer lost to Male on Saturday afternoon.

In Volleyball, Varsity beat McAuley High School in Chicago Thursday night, 25-9, 25-12.  In the Asics Challenge on Friday AHS played Xavier and won 25-11, 25-13. Then AHS defeated St. Francis 25-13, 25-15.  On Saturday, AHS defeated Marian Catholic in the Asics Challenge 25-9, 25-18.  They defeated Minooka High School 25-12, 25-7.  In the Finals, AHS defeated Marist High School 25-21, 25-20.  Way to go Rockets!

Anyone trying out for a Winter Sport:

You must have an up to date KHSAA physical turned in to the Athletic Office before you can try out for a sport.  If you have questions or want to check your physical date, please stop by the Athletic Office, or email Mrs. Hulsewede at

Try out Dates:

Swim tryouts will be October 1st from 6:30pm-7:30 pm and October 2 from 7:00-9:00 pm at St. Xavier High School pool.

Archery tryouts will be October 17th 6:00-8:00pm at the Legion building across the street from school. Girls with the last name starting A-K from 6-7pm and girls with the last name staring L-Z shooting from 7-8pm.

Basketball tryouts will be October 15th 4-6:30pm and October 16th 3:30–6:00pm in the AHS gym.
MONDAY, OCT 15TH   3:30-6pm   JV / VARSITY TRYOUTS.  ANY 9-12th grader interested in trying out for JV or Varsity should attend.
TUESDAY OCT 16TH     FRESHMEN TRYOUTS (all freshmen) – 3:30 – 5:00pm

Bus Schedule for Fall Athletics:
Please take time to review the Fall Bus Schedule for October.  This schedule may change periodically based on changes in practices, etc.


Upcoming Events

Monday, October 1st

Volleyball @ Floyd Central

Freshman 5:30, JV 6:30 and Varsity at 7:30pm

Soccer vs Oldham County @ Assumption Green SENIOR NIGHT

JV 5:30pm, Varsity 7pm

Varsity Field Hockey @ Kentucky Country Day 6pm

Tuesday, October 2nd

Stick Tournament@ Ballard, Freshman Field Hockey vs Manual 6:15pm

Soccer at Christian Academy

JV 6pm, Varsity 7:30pm

Thursday, October 4th

Stick Tournament @ Ballard TBD Freshman Field Hockey

Volleyball vs Mercy @ Mercy

Freshman 5pm, JV 6pm, Varsity 7pm

Soccer vs Mercy @ Mercy Varsity only 5:30pm

Friday October 5th

Varsity Field Hockey vs Cox High School, Virginia Beach Field Hockey Classic 2pm

Varsity Field Hockey vs Norfolk, Virginia Beach Field Hockey Classic 5pm

Saturday, October 6th

Ultra Ankle JV Volleyball Championship at Kiva Sports Center AHS vs Eastern 10am

Varsity Field Hockey vs Saint Catherine, Virginia Beach Field Hockey Classic 9am

Varsity Field Hockey vs First Colonial, Virginia Beach Field Hockey Classic 12pm

Great American Cross Country Festival @ WakeMed Soccer Park Cary, NC