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2018 Baseball State Champions T-shirts (see image) are now available to order for $10 each. Please email Mary Oxendine at email@example.com by Friday, Oct. 5, with your order.
Assumption High School is pleased to announce the promotion of 1999 graduate Greg Thissen to Head Baseball Coach. A two-time First Team All-State selection (1998, 1999), Thissen has been an Assistant Coach at his alma mater since 2012.
As a prep, he helped lead the Knights to the 1999 Iowa Class 3A state title before continuing his career at Iowa Central Community College (one year), and Triton Junior College in River Forest, IL, where he was a Third Team Junior College All-American.
Thissen was selected in the 8th round (232nd overall) of the 2001 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft by the Montreal Expos (now Washington Nationals) and went on to play for 7 seasons in the minor leagues, reaching as high as AAA, before finishing his playing career in 2007.
Thissen currently works as a Student Support Liaison with the Davenport Community School District. He and his wife, Anna ’99, have three children, Keaton, Cooper and Everly.
The Knights baseball program owns an Iowa state record 11 summer baseball state tournament championships and are coming off their second straight Iowa Class 3A state title and a 34-10 season.
There will be a retirement celebration honoring Coach Billy Argo this Friday, August 31st at Rookies starting at 6:00 p.m. Coach Argo would love to see as many former players and fans of the program as possible.
Baseball Awards Night will be held Tuesday, August 14th at 7:00 PM in the AHS cafeteria. Players who have not already turned in uniforms, please bring them that night.
Congratulations to the 2018 Iowa Class 3A State Baseball Champions! The Knights go back-to-back and record their state record 11th title with an 11-1 win!!
2018 Iowa State Baseball Tournament Live Stream ($6.95): https://www.ihssn.com/baseball-livestream.html
Knight Nation, Please join your hosts, the AHS Booster and Century Clubs, celebration of our baseball team advancing, once again, to the State Championship Tournament. We will be offering a burger basket fundraising meal at 7:00 on Thursday, July 19th at Rookies Sports Bar. All proceeds will go to the boys team to help with State expenses. Please come out enjoy some great food and support a very special baseball team. See you all there!!!
A block of hotel rooms for parents has been reserved for 7/26/18 and 7/27/18 at the Courtyard by Marriott, 1520 NW 114th St., Clive, IA 50322. Parents need to make their own reservations by calling directly and referencing the Davenport Assumption State Baseball Parents block or by clicking here: Book your group rate for Davenport Assumption Parents Block for State Baseball
The room rates for both blocks are $109/night, and both have breakfast included. The cutoff date to make a reservation is 7/12/18.
Courtyard by Marriott | Des Moines West/Clive
1520 NW 114th ST | Clive, IA 50322