Ascension Longhorn Athletics

Welcome

Thank you for visiting the home of Ascension Athletics!  With an amazing tradition in sports Ascension has always been competitive against the best the CSAA has to offer.

Please take a closer look at the sports we offer below.

Girls Volleyball for Ascension is offered to 1st – 8th grade. The season starts in late July and runs to late October. The 3rd – 8th grade is played under the CSAA umbrella where the 1st and 2nd grade is much more developmental. Practices are usually 2 nights a week for 3rd and up and 1 night a week for the 1st and 2nd graders.

Girls Volleyball Coordinator: Kristin Jansen

Girls Volleyball Fees:

1st – 2nd Grade: $25
3rd – 8th Grade: $55

More information and CSAA Girls Volleyball rules can be found here: https://loucsaa.net/girls-volleyball/

Cross Country for Ascension is offered to K – 8th grade. The season starts in late July and runs to early October. Practices are typically 2 times a week. The CSAA normally concludes with the CSAA Meets at Tom Sawyer Park.

Cross Country Fees:

K – 8th Grade: $25

More information can be found here: https://loucsaa.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/CSAA-Cross-Country-Information-2021-1.pdf

 

 

Basketball for Ascension is offered to JK – 8th grade. The season starts in late October and runs to mid-February. The 3rd – 8th grade is played under the CSAA umbrella where the JK-2nd grade is a different league. We have typically had our jk-2 play in the Saint Gabriel league.  Our JK and K kids will play co-ed and our 1-2 graders will play boys/girls. Practices are usually 2 nights a week for 3rd and up and 1 night a week for the Jk-2nd graders.

Boys Basketball Coordinator is: Dink Horstman
Girls Basketball Coordinator is: Tim Hartlage
JK-2 Basketball Coordinator is: Chris Gregory

Basketball Fees:

1st – 2nd Grade: $25
3rd – 8th Grade: $75

More information and CSAA Girls Volleyball rules can be found here: https://loucsaa.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/2020-2021-All-Division-Rules.pdf

 

Ascension offers swimming to 1st – 8th grade. The main CSAA swim meet happens in early March with practices in February. Events include: freestyle, butterfly, breaststroke, backstroke, and relays.

Swim Team Coordinator is: Julie Evers

Swimming Fees:

1st – 2nd Grade: $35
3rd – 8th Grade: $35

 

 

Track for Ascension is offered to K – 8th grade. The season starts in early March and runs to early May.

Track Coordinator is: Denis Jones

Track Fees:

1st – 2nd Grade: $25
3rd – 8th Grade: $25

 

Ascension offers softball for 3rd – 8th grade. However, in the last several years we have not had enough interest to field a softball team. Our hope is we would have enough but if not we will help place your daughter on another school’s team.

 

 

Ascension has had a vibrant soccer program while offering it to JK – 8th grade. Our 3rd – 8th graders play under the CSAA umbrella and our JK – 2nd is organized in the house. Typically, our younger grades have played in the Our Lady of Lourdes league. Soccer for 3rd – 8th starts in early March and runs through Mid May. While the younger soccer program has two seasons. One in the Fall August – October and one also starting in March.

JK – 2nd Soccer Coordinator is: Sara Morris
3rd – 8th Soccer Coordinator is: Sean Murphy

Soccer Fees:

1st – 2nd Grade: $25
3rd – 8th Grade: $50

 

 

Ascension is looking into developing more of a golf program but as of now, we facilitate participation in the CSAA tournament. The tournament is normally in early June. CSAA golf is offered to 3rd – 8th graders.

Golf Coordinator is: Teague Ridge

Golf Fees:

3rd – 8th Grade: $30

 

Ascension is looking into developing more of a tennis program but as of now, we facilitate participation in the CSAA tournament. The tournament is normally in mid June. CSAA tennis is offered to 5th – 8th graders.

Tennis Fees:

5th – 8th Grade: $30

 

Ascension offers field hockey to 3rd – 8th grade. The season starts in early March and will run through early June. Last year we combined with OLOL. Depending on numbers we may have an Ascension team or we may look to combine.

Field Hockey Coordinator is: Pam Amon

Soccer Fees:

3rd – 8th Grade: $50

 

 

Ascension offers baseball to 3rd – 8th grade. The season starts in early March and will run through early June.

Baseball Coordinator is: Tim Kenney

Baseball Fees: 3rd – 8th Grade: $45

 

 

Ascension offers boys volleyball to 1st – 8th grade. The season runs from February to mid-March.

Boys Volleyball Coordinator is: Dave Baker

Boys Volleyball Fees: 1st – 2nd Grade: $25
Boys Volleyball Fees: 3rd – 8th Grade: $40

 

Ascension offers flag football to 1st – 2nd graders boys and girls. The season starts in late July and runs through October.

Flag Football Coordinator is: Louie Sweighardt

Flag Football Fees: $25

 

Ascension offers tackle football to 3rd – 8th graders. The season starts in late July and runs through early November. We are part of the Central Catholic partnership. Which includes: St. Agnes – St. Martha – Ascension – St. Stephen Martyr – St. Francis – St. James – St. Raphael – John Paul II – Nativity

Fees are determined by the Central Cathol organizers.

For News, registration, payment of fees, and everything Ascension Longhorn Athletics related go to our CSAA GameDay Site!

Athletic Board Directory

The Pastor appoints the Athletic Director and Assistant Director. This committee is the coordinating body for all sports and establishes the policies and direction of the entire sports program.

 

Members:

Athletic Director / Golf – Teague Ridge

Assistant AD – Kristin Jansen

Treasurer – Brian Soverns

Secretary – Jessica Shaw

Boys Basketball – Dink Hortsman

Girls Basketball – Tim Hartlage

JK – 2nd Grade Basketball – Chris Gregory

Concession Stand Manager / Flag Football – Louie Sweighardt

Fish Fry Directors – Frank Wheatly, Steve Spears

Girls Volleyball – Kristin Jansen

JK – 2nd Grade Soccer – Sara Morris

3rd – 8th Soccer – Sean Murphy

Field Hockey – Pam Amon

Baseball – Tim Kenney

Boys Volleyball – Dave Baker

Track / Cross Country – Dennis Jones

Anchor Parent Representative – Rick Hynes

Swimming – Juli Evers

At Large – Tom Cushing

At Large – Darla Radcliff

At Large – Brandon Baer

At Large – Jason Lewis

If you have questions or if you would like to get involved please contact us via the form below.