The Gladiator Athletic Booster Club will have a monthly meeting on Monday, April 24, 2017 in the Italy High School Library (300 S. College Street, Italy). Meeting time is slated for 6pm.
Italy High School varsity track team will travel to Fairfield ISD for Area Track Meet on Thursday April 20th. The field events will start at 10:30 am and the track events at 4:00 pm. Please come out and support our track team for the win!
On February 25, 2017, students from the Hillsboro Unified Tae Kwon Do School traveled to Giddings, Texas to compete in a Tae Kwon Do tournament in patterns and sparring.
On March 25th, students from the Hillsboro Unified Tae Kwon Do School, located at 125 W Elm-Hillsboro, Texas for almost 21 years, traveled to Giddings, Texas to compete in an invitational Unified tournament. Two students from the Turtle Cadet program at the Hillsboro UTKD School competed.
Notice of Italy Gladiator Athletic Booster Club’s next regular meeting on Monday, March 27 at 6:00 p.m. inside the High School Library. All parents are welcome to attend.
Keith Davis II joins elite list of Italy Gladiator All-State basketball players as he now resides with his father, Keith Davis (All-State 1997), in the Italy Gladiator Basketball Hall of Fame. Both Davis II and teammate Kevin Johnson earned TABC Class 2A All-Region honors as well.
Another windy afternoon. I took a short flight over the new field, but the wind kept me from big fly overs. I may try again in the morning.
Italy seniors Aarion Copeland and Keith Davis II make a day of it during the 16th Annual Maypearl Texas Roundup All-Star game on Saturday. Copeland scored 25 points to lead all scorers during the girls’ game while Davis totaled 6 points in the boys’ game including a 3-pointer.
Keith Davis II will be representing Italy Gladiator Basketball tomorrow, Saturday, March 18, 2017 during the 16th Annual Maypearl Texas Roundup All-Star game for senior boys and girls. Tip off @ 4:30 p.m.
It was a very windy day when I took my drone out last week. I hear they are going to be doing the gladiator head soon, so I will go out and get another video very soon.
Parents, the IYAA will be holding its FINAL Baseball/Softball signups on Saturday, March 11, at the old high school gym from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Twenty years ago the Italy Gladiator basketball team won state. Their legacy lives on in the hearts and minds of each of the athletes, coaches and Italy Gladiator fans. This year the Gladiators wanted to repeat what the 1997 team had done and worked hard to achieve that goal.
Aarion Copland, a senior at Italy High School, has been selected as one of the top basketball players in Texas and invited to participate in the 18th Texas Roundup All Star game to be held on March 18th in Maypearl, Texas.
Read the attached flyer for more information regarding the upcoming sports camps to be held during spring break.
EXTRA! EXTRA!: Channel 4 News is covering the sportsmanship displayed in our last Basketball game vs. Tenaha tonight at 6pm. Spread the word and tune in at 6pm to Channel 4! #italyisd #carpediem #fox4
The Italy Gladiators traveled to Leon High School to face the Tenaha Tigers in the Regional Semi-final game on Friday night.
Please join our Gladiator Basketball team at 12:00 for a community send off as we escort them through town. Let’s cheer on our boys for the win of the Regional Tournament this weekend in Jewett-Leon.
Several Italy ISD students placed at this year’s Special Olympics basketball competition.
The Italy Gladiators advanced to the Regional Tournament with their 56 – 37 win over the Big Sandy Wildcats on Tuesday night. Italy fans traveled to Centerville to pack the gym and support the Gladiators. The Italy Cheerleaders keep the crowd fired up and loud.
The Italy Lady Gladiators basketball team receives All-District recognition for their efforts during the 2016-2017 season with Emily Cunningham earning Offensive Player Of the Year, Aarion Copeland earning Newcomer of the Year, and Decorea Green receiving 2nd Team All-District honors.
The Gladiator Athletic Booster Club and the Italy ISD Athletic Department appreciates the support that our community gives to our student athletes. They would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for sponsoring two of our athletes’ participation in upcoming Fellowship of Christian Athletes contests.
The Gladiators are ready to take the court tonight at 6 p.m. in West’s HS gym for the Area Championship. They will be playing the Mart Panthers and would appreciate all the support we can give them, Gladiator Nation.
Boys Basketball Playoff Shirts available for pre-order only. Please return the attached form to Mrs. Ballard at the High School or Coach Ervin at Stafford by Wednesday 02/22/17 by 4pm. Orders will be delivered by Thursday evening or Friday morning of this week.
Extended deadline to Wednesday, 2/22/17 by 4pm!
The Gladiator Athletic Booster Club will have a meeting on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 in the Italy High School library (300 S. College Street, Italy). Meeting time is slated for 6pm.
EXTRA EXTRA…. our Area Champion Lady Gladiators will be taking on Centerville in the Quarterfinals starting at Tuesday February 21, at 5:00 p.m. in Jewett Leon. The Co-District Champion Gladiators will follow starting at 6:30 p.m. in a Bi-District matchup against Lovelady. 1 Night + 1 entry fee = 2 GAMES!!
A Gladiator fan bus will depart from IHS at 2:15 p.m. on February 21st. The bus will return after the 6:30 p.m. game.
Italy vs. Kerens today at 4:30 p.m.
The Italy Gladiator Boys Basketball team will compete for an Playoff seeding on Friday, February 17 in Corsicana at the Navarro College campus. Italy will play the winner out of LaPoynor and Kerens starting at 6:00 p.m. All three teams finished in a way three-way tie for district champions after posting identical 10-2 district records.
Congratulations to our Bi- District Champion Lady Gladiators who defeated Lovelady 71-55 to claim Bi-District Championship Monday night! Italy challenges Mart for the Area Championship Thursday, February 16, at West HS starting at 7:30 p.m.
Italy Gladiator junior student-athlete Clay Riddle was recently awarded All-State honors as a member of the 2016-2017 Texas Sports Writers Association (TSWA) Class 2A All-State Football Team.
Fan bus February 14th, 2017
Contact Kelli Ballard 972-483-7411
30 seats must be filled for the bus to travel.
Italy High School senior football student-athlete David De La Hoya has recently been selected to participate in the 9th Annual 2017 Fellowship of Christian Athletes Super Centex Victory Bowl All-Star Football Game. The game will be played at Waco ISD Stadium on Saturday, June 10, with the kick-off set for 6:30 p.m.
Italy High School senior softball student-athlete April Lusk has recently been selected to participate in the 2nd Annual 2017 Fellowship of Christian Athletes Super Centex Victory Bowl All-Star Softball Game. The game will be played at the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor (UMHB) on Friday, June 9, in Belton.
Please come out and support our boys. JV – 5 p.m., varsity – 6:15 p.m.
The location is 13155 Hwy. 175 E, LaRue, TX 75770
- Friday, February 10th at 6 p.m. – 2524 Ledbetter Dr., Dallas, TX 75233
- Tuesday, February 14th at 8 p.m. – 12168 US-79, Jewett, TX 75846
See attached order form for information.
Italy Track and field will be selling BBQ sandwiches this Friday January 27th from 4:00 – 8:30pm in the high school Dome. The cost is $5.00 per plate which includes sandwich, chips, and drink. Any donations are welcome and appreciated. Please come out and support Italy Gladiators Track and Field while enjoying our JV and Varsity basketball games against Itasca.
On Friday, February 3rd, while the Gladiators and Lady Gladiators take on Malakoff Cross Roads on the hardwood inside the Gladiator Dome, the Lady Gladiator Softball players, parents and supporters will be serving up burgers with all the fixings in the Italy High School Cafeteria.
Italy’s 2017 Junior High and High School Track Schedules from Coach Bobby Campbell.
Attached are the game brackets for the upcoming Italy JV Boys Only Basketball Tournament being held inside the dome on Saturday, January 21, 2017. Italy, Itasca, Dawson and Meridian will be competing.
This evening the Gladiator basketball teams will host Cayuga High School at The Dome. I have asked the administration team to help enforce some common expectations during the game.
The Italy Athletic Booster Club would like to invite the community to attend the Fall Athletic Banquet honoring the participants in football, volleyball, cross country and cheer.
The Heart of Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes announced the 2017 Blue and Red Team Coaching Staffs at a press conference on Saturday, January 7th, with Italy High School head softball coach Tina Richards being selected to the RED team coaching staff.
Attached are the game brackets for the upcoming Italy Jr. High Boys Only Basketball Tournament being held inside the dome on Saturday, January 14, 2017. 7th grade and 8th grade squads from Italy, Frost, Dawson and Hillsboro will be competing.
The Mavs Maniaacs, featuring Italy’s own, Shedric Walker (A Maniaac since 2013), are set to perform live during Italy’s PACK THE DOME NIGHT on Friday, January 6, 2017. Italy will be playing four games against visiting Kerens while honoring Italy High School’s 1997 State Champion Boys Basketball Team.
Lady Gladiators will be playing in Thorndale for the tournament Championship tonight at 7:00 against Rogers!! We defeated highly State ranked Moulton 57-55 earlier today!! Go Lady Gladiators!!!!
On November 9th students from the Hillsboro Unified Tae Kwon Do School located at 125 W Elm-Hillsboro, Texas tested for new belts and stars.
Several Italy Gladiators receive All-District recognition among 2016 2A-1 Region II District 8 voting with junior Clay Riddle earning 1st Team both ways. Seniors Kevin Johnson and David De La Hoya also earned 1st Team honors on offense after the Gladiators made playoffs for a second consecutive season.