Gladiators enjoy center stage during Dale Hansen Classic but Malakoff gets win

Image: Italy’s Zain Byers and Taylor Turner represent Italy High school as the 2013 Dale Hansen Football scholarship winners as they pose with Dale Hansen and Malakoff’s student winners during a pre-game ceremony before Friday’s game between Italy and Malakoff at Stuart B. Lumpkins Stadium in Waxahachie. A senior boy and girl from each participating school is awarded a $500 scholarship.

Italy’s Zain Byers and Taylor Turner represent Italy High school as the 2013 Dale Hansen Football scholarship winners as they pose with Dale Hansen and Malakoff’s student winners during a pre-game ceremony before Friday’s game between Italy and Malakoff at Stuart B. Lumpkins Stadium in Waxahachie. A senior boy and girl from each participating school is awarded a $500 scholarship. (Barry Byers)