Ascension Academy offers basketball competition for boys and girls of all ages at the school. High school players compete in Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) 3A competitions, and middle school students compete in West Texas Christian Athletic Association (WTCAA) competitions.

The Cardinals varsity basketball teams are led by Athletic Director Tim Reid (boys) and Coach Jasmine Michael (girls). Middle school basketball teams are led by Coach David Sanders (girls) & Coach Koby Washington (boys).