What it means to wear the Gladiator football helmet:
Poster/shirt design commemorating the 2012 Italy Gladiator football team and the program’s 4th time to win a quarterfinal championship as Italy had previously done in years 1978, 1985 and 1997.
The Italy Gladiators were awarded the Army Strong Team of the Week in week 13 by the United States Army after getting the job done against Honey Grove by a score of 33-20 to claim the regional final championship. (Barry Byers)
Congratulations to Italy’s senior DB/QB Marvin Cox(3) on all his 2012 post-season honors as a Gladiator. Cox has been nominated to represent the Gladiators in the Texas High School Coaches Association 2013 All-Star Football Game – North vs. South, presented by Fuddruckers in Ft. Worth. The game will be played inside Cowboys Stadium in Arlington on Tuesday, July 30, at 7:30 p.m. Cox will find out in late March if he was selected.
Congratulations to Italy’s senior RB/LB Ryheem Walker(10) on all his 2012 post-season honors as a Gladiator. Walker will represent Italy in the 5th Annual 2013 (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) FCA Victory Bowl at Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco on Saturday, June 15, 2013.
Congratulations to Italy’s junior C/OL/DE Zain “Zilla” Byers(50) on all his 2012 post-season honors as a Gladiator.
Congratulations to Italy’s senior NG/RB Jalarnce Jamal “Shorty” Lewis(21) who will be representing the Gladiators in the 2013 North All-Stars East vs. West Classic at Pennington Field in Bedford on Saturday, June 15, 2013.