Oscar Gonzalez guts it out for IHS Track — Italy track members held their own against the larger schools at the 2009 TESEI Relays held at Ferris High School. Italy’s Varsity girls were Runner-ups and the Varsity Boys finished 3rd overall.
Eyes of a Gladiator — Jacob Lopez sprints toward the finish line.
Cole blooded — Senior trackster Curtis Cole (on the right in lane 2) rips his way down the track at Ferris High School.
Rossa vs the rabbit — Stalking her prey, Kaitlyn Rossa waited until the final leg to kick past this rabbit-like, Ferris runner and take the gold medal.
Garcia gallops — Eddie Garcia keeps motoring around the Ferris track.
Ryan exhales — Ryan Ashcraft is a Gladiator 24/7.
Souder takes off — Brandon Souder takes the stick from Jacob Lopez.
Devonta sprints — Devonta Simmons pumps his way down the track.
Air Davis — K.D. hits her stride in Ferris.
The lonely backstretch
Justin and Devonta — Justin Hayes and Devonta Simmons practice their hand off.
Pre-flight check — Heath Clemons points Italy in the right direction.
Heath prepares for flight — Heath Clemons is about to take off…
We have lift-off — There goes Heath.
John Isaac sticks it — John Isaac digs deep.
Devonta hurdles — Devonta hurdled over the competition.
Isaac finishes — Go, Go, Go!
Within reach — Jacob Lopez keeps pace with the pack.
Anderson to Moore — Jasenio Anderson and Darrin Moore execute their exchange during their relay event.
Italy in turn two — Darrin “Butter” Moore turns the corner.
Gladiators’ Track Team 2009 — We came, we saw, we jumped, hurdled and ran like only the Gladiators can.
Runner-up plaque — The Varsity girls were the Runner-ups at the TESEI Relays in Ferris.