Members of the Silver Spurs 4-H Club successfully represented Ellis County at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo in Skillathon, Quiz Bowl and Horse Judging contests on February 19th-February 21 and brought home many awards.
Italy Gladiator fitted baseball caps are available for order by Friday, March 6, with the monies benefitting the JV and Varsity baseball program. Cap costs are $20.00 each. Forms are available and payments can be made at the receptionist’s desk inside Italy High School.
The Italy Youth Athletic Association (IYAA) welcomed teams from Whitney, Clifton and West into George E. Scott Coliseum on Saturday for three games of exciting youth basketball.
Final IYAA Baseball/Softball Signups will be Saturday, February 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. inside the old Italy gym (George E. Scott Coliseum). The usual $65.00 registration fee is required along with completed signup form for each child.
Italy Gladiator Baseball welcomed the Leon Cougars to Loyd Davidson field for a friendly scrimmage.
The 2A Region II Area Playoff Game between the Italy Lady Gladiators and the Santo Lady Cats had 51 foul shots attempted and was tied on the scoreboard a total of 10 times before Santo pulled away in the final moments to advance.
With the playoffs on the line, the Gladiators gave it their all as they had all season but those pesky Wampus Cats get the win over Italy to advance.
Get your game on! Come out and support our girls basketball team Friday, February 20, 2015, at Chisholm Trail HS. Start time is 7 p.m.
The Lady Gladiators will be playing Santo at Chisholm Trail (3100 NW College Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76179) this Friday night at 7:00. Italy will be the home team. All district passes and coaches association passes will be accepted. Cost will be $5 for adults and $3 for children.
Italy’s two games on Saturday end with a tie against Blooming Grove and a win over Palmer with head coach Tina Richards and assistant coaches Michael Chambers and Johnny Jones continuing to mold the Lady Gladiators into a work of heart.
The Gladiators enjoy a fun day at the baseball beach with the the Avalon Eagles sailing over for an early season tuneup game.
Congratulations to the Italy Lady Gladiators who defeated Dallas Gateway to become 2014-2015 undefeated District Champions and automatic Bi-District Champions. It was also Senior Night inside the Coliseum with K’Breona Davis, Alex Minton, Kortnei Johnson and Tara Wallis being honored.
Italy gets the most out of a friendly scrimmage against visiting Red Oak Life as the Lady Gladiators continue to polish up their armor and sharpen their swings.
Take advantage of the warm weather tomorrow (Saturday, February 14th) and watch our “Valentine Sweethearts of Sand” host Blooming Grove and Palmer for a three team round-robin tournament.
The Gladiators play hard in a loss against Dallas Gateway but have one more chance to possibly make the playoffs with a win over the Itasca Wampus Cats this coming Tuesday.
Playoff shirts are available to order for the Lady Gladiators upcoming Area basketball game. Orders need to placed by Monday, February 16. The shirts will be here in time for the Area Playoff game. Orders may be placed with any of the players or coaches. Read article for more details. Go Lady Gladiators!!!
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Italy Junior High basketball teams wrap up their 2015 season at home in the dome. The 8th graders took their final shots, their last dribbles and grabbed their last rebounds of their junior high careers but left behind plenty of memorable moments.
Italy Coliseum hosted one game Friday night between the Gladiators and Garland Alpha Charter with the guys in gold getting the win, 63-50, to keep their playoff hopes alive!
Italy’s JV boys handle Frost for the second time in district play while the Gladiators stay close thru three before Frost pulls away in the fourth.
Calling all Italy baseball supporters to come and enjoy buying pizza and cookies next Tuesday, February 10th in dome foyer during all 3 Senior Night basketball games. $2.00 a slice and $1.00 for 2 cookies. We will also have a raffle and the last one is for half the pot!
The Lady Gladiator Softball team has high expectations for 2015 and got their season started off with a bang against visiting Red Oak during a scrimmage.
Both the Italy Gladiators and their JV squad played hard until the final buzzer but neither could take down the Wampus Cats on Itasca’s home court.
What a game, what a team and what a special moment it was for the Lady Gladiators Tuesday night after a buzzer-beating running layup by Kortnei Johnson completed a 64-62 comeback effort for Italy who got more than they bargained for from rival Frost.
The Lady Gladiators play near purr-fect on the road to blowout the Itasca Wampus Cats 71-21 for a district win.
Lady Gladiator softball supporters will be serving up some goodies in the foyer during tonight’s junior high basketball games in the dome starting at 5:00pm. There will be hot and fresh homemade soups, four different kinds. From taco soup to potato soup and two others so there is sure to be one to fit your tastebuds. In addition to the delicious soup, the Lady Gladiator softball staff will be cooking hot and fresh grill cheese sandwiches. And if this isn’t enough, there will be Doris Mitchell’s famous Rice Krispie treats too! Come and get it!
Congratulations to the Italy Athletic Association (IYAA) C-team players and cheerleaders who were presented their 2014 Superbowl Championship hoodies on Monday by City of Italy’s Mayor James Hobbs under the downtown pavillion.
Italy’s JV and Varsity Gladiators played hard but the quickness of Dallas Gateway swept two games against the guys in gold.
The Heart of Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes announced has selected senior Gladiator football player Kyle Fortenberry to participate in their 7th Annual 2015 All-Star Victory Bowl to be held at Waco ISD Stadium on June 13. KICK OFF will be at 6:30 p.m.
The Italy Lady Gladiators (21-7, 3-0) improve their district mark to 3-0 after pulling away from the visiting Dallas Gateway Charter Academy Lady Gators in the second-half.
Both the Italy JV Gladiators and Lady Gladiators played well during their Italy hosted basketball tournament this past weekend with the JV Lady Gladiators winning the tournament championship in the girls bracket.
Italy hosts Junior High girls and boys basketball tournament with Italy’s 8th grade boys finishing as tournament champions.
Italy’s Junior High Gladiators split wins with visiting Hubbard with Italy’s 8th grade team getting the win over the Jags.
Italy’s Junior High Girls play hard at home against the Junior High Lady Jags from Hubbard during an exciting night of full court action inside the Coliseum.
Italy’s JV Gladiators survive a physical test against Frost and exit the wooden tundra with a well deserved win. This one was for “Big Money B.”
Congratulations to Italy Gladiator senior Cody Boyd who was presented his Academic All-State Certificate this week by Italy Athletic Director/Head Football Coach Charles Tindol.
Unselfish play catapulted the Lady Gladiators to 2-0 in district play after an impressive combination of power, hustle and teamwork proved to much for the Frost Lady Polar Bears.
The effort was there by the Gladiators but the Frost Polar Bears found a way to get the win despite a never give up attitude on display by Italy.
The Lady Gladiators defeat rival Itasca with ease inside the Coliseum to begin district play 1-0.
Recap of Italy’s JV squads’ district openers.
The Italy Lady Gladiator basketball team has earned a spot in the 2A basketball rankings in two polls for the week of January 19, 2015. The Lady Gladiators hold the #15 spot in the TGCA poll and are also ranked #21 in the TABC poll. The Lady Gladiators are currently 20-7 for the season and are in 1st place in district 12-2A with a 2-0 record.
The 3rd and 4th grade girls IYAA basketball team played in Hillsboro this past Saturday morning. After a long game, and a very impressive 4th quarter, they lost 14 – 6.
On Friday, January 23, while the Gladiators and Lady Gladiators take on the Gateway Gators on the hardwood inside the Gladiator Dome, the Lady Gladiator Softball players and their parents will be serving up burgers with all the fixings in the Italy High School Cafeteria.
See the attached information sheets to view the vast array of Gladiator tshirts, hoodies, shorts and much more for sale benefiting the Gladiator Track team.
This Saturday, January 17, Italy will be the host of a junior high basketball tournament. Both gyms will be buzzing with basketball action with the first tipoff at 9:00am and games scheduled well into the afternoon. Check out the tournament brackets attached.
Italy Gladiator Baseball players travel to waco for an opportunity to meet and learn a few tricks of the trade from former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens.
On November 22, 2014 students from the Hillsboro Unified Tae Kwon Do School tested for new belts. These students were required to preform two patterns, break boards and spar while being tested by a panel of Masters. On hand for the grading were Grand Master Park-9th Degree Black Belt and co-founder of Unified Tae Kwon Do from Houston, Texas, Master Charles Kight-4th Degree Black Belt and chief instructor of the Hillsboro Unified Tae Kwon Do School for over 18 years, Master Kevin Kight-5th Degree Black Belt from Lorena, Texas and Kevin Devers-4th Degree Black Belt from West, Texas.
2008 Italy High School graduate, Josh Howard will be one of the contestants in the second season of Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge on CMT (Country Music Television). The series will air it’s first episode on January 4th, 2015.
Josh’s episode will air February 8, 2015 on the CMT channel at 7pm.
The Lady Gladiators controlled the Lady Bulldogs of Venus in the dome Tuesday night from the first play of the game until the final buzzer.
On January 2, 2012 a young man entered the Hillsboro Unified Tae Kwon Do School located at 125 W Elm-Hillsboro along with his mother and father, Maria and Roger Sam. The family was from Italy, Texas.
The Gladiator Football program and AD/HFC Charles Tindol announce Italy’s 2014 All-District award winners for their relentless efforts on the grid-iron this season.