2018 Super Centex FCA Victory Bowl player selections have been announced with Italy’s Clay Riddle (Football) and Brycelen Richards (Softball) being chosen to compete this summer in June. Three players from Milford, Markavion Thompson (Football), Lowisley Ojeda (Football), and Marquisha Houston (Volleyball), will be participating as well. To be listed as a donator in the program, contact those responsible for receiving the donations by Tuesday, February 20. Monies will not be collected until March (Non-listed donations can still be accepted between now and March).
The Italy Gladiators will be traveling to Fairfield High School on Monday, February 19th to play a Bi-District contest against the Grapeland Sandies at 6pm.
Attached is the 2018 baseball schedule for the Italy Gladiators.
Italy HS Varsity Baseball is taking part in the Rio Vista Tournament February 22-24 in Cleburne. Attached is the tournament bracket as well as a flyer for the venue — the state of the art MLB park in Cleburne.
The Italy Athletic Booster Club will have a meeting on Monday, February 12, 2018 in the Italy High School Library (300 S. College Street, Italy). Meeting time is slated for 7pm.
Italy Gladiator senior Clay Riddle earns All-State honors as a member of the 2017-2018 67th annual Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association Class 2A All-State Football Team. Also named All-Smoaky.com 2nd Team All-Central Texas Defensive End and selected to play in 10th Annual FCA Super Centex Victory Bowl.
Our Lady Gladiators will be taking on the Grapeland Sandiettes on Tuesday, February 13th in Fairfield at 6pm. We will be the visiting team. Admission will be $5 for adults and $3 for Students. District Passes and Senior Citizens Passes will be accepted. Please come out and support our Lady Gladiators.
Attached is the Lady Gladiators Basketball Playoff shirt…
Please come and check out our girls play Hubbard in a warm up game on Friday, February 8th in Italy at 8pm. Then, on Tuesday, February 13, the Round 1 Playoff game for the Lady Gladiators will be against Grapeland at the Fairfield High School.
We have been notified by school personnel that the Lady Gladiator Softball Hamburger Dinner along with scheduled Basketball games against Frost originally slated for Tuesday, January 23th have been moved back one day. These events will now be held on Wednesday, January 24th.
The Italy HS Basketball games scheduled tonight in LaPoynor have been moved to Thursday in LaPoynor beginning with our JV Boys at 5pm, This will be followed by our Varsity Girls at 6:30, and our Varsity Boys at 8pm.
Tuesday, January 23rd Wednesday, January 24th, while the Gladiators and Lady Gladiators take on the Frost Polar Bears 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.
The Heart of Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes announced the 2018 Blue and Red Team Coaching Staffs at a press conference on Saturday, January 13th. They are:
I hope everyone is staying warm! The volleyball program is selling jackets! I have had several people ask me about my jacket, so I thought I would take this opportunity to allow you all to purchase one (if you want)! They are $45, and I have included a picture and description.
Attached are pictures of our Lady Gladiators visit to Italy Nursing home last week. We also want to send out a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to the community from the High school and JH school girls basketball teams.
2017 Italy Gladiators well represented among 2A-1 Region II District 8 All-District Football List. Leading the way were seniors Clay Riddle, Gary Escamilla and Kenneth Norwood earning 1st Team offensive honors while Riddle and Caleb Telatnyk received 1st Team recognition on the defensive side of the ball. while Riddle and Caleb Telatnyk received 1st Team recognition on the defensive side of the ball.
On Saturday, Nov., 4th students from the Hillsboro Unified Tae Kwon Do School located at 125 W Elm-Hillsboro traveled to Giddings, Texas to compete in an invitational Tae Kwon Do Tournament. Two students who live in Italy returned home with double 1st place trophies — Nick Sam and Michael Bryant.
“Attached are the T-Shirt designs to support the Lady Gladiator Basketball team. Please let [Coach Walker] or [Coach Richards] know if you’re interested in purchasing a shirt….It’s time for us to #RiseUp its a #New Season but we playing for the #Same Reason! Thanks for your support in advance.”
When Emmy Cunningham started Kindergarten at Stafford Elementary, she already knew she loved playing basketball. She began playing at the age of 4 and loved it immediately. That love of basketball is still very evident today to her family, coaches, teammates and supporters.
Poem by Ron Scott, 2017
Attached is the Pool Play Bracket and Championship Bracket for the December 7th thru 9th Italy Boys Basketball Tournament.
See the attached bracket for the tournament in Venus where Italy’s varsity boys will be playing November 30 thru December 2nd. Good luck Italy!
See attached order form for more information.
The mighty Italy Gladiators will challenge the De Leon Bearcats in the UIL Class 2A D1 Bi-District playoff round this Thursday, November 16 in Granbury. Kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m. Ticket prices are $5 for adults and $3 dollars for children. THSCA and District passes accepted. Go Gladiators!
Italy High School has a football event coming up, Italy vs Axtell Varsity Football on Friday, November 10, 2017. Click the link below to see what events are conveniently available for purchase online.
Last week, Italy Special Olympics students from both campuses participated in their annual bowling competition in Garland at AMF Lanes.
After a disappointing loss at the Bi-District competition in Sachse against Tom Bean last week, the Lady Gladiator volleyball players received great compliments at the 2017 District 12-2A All-District Meeting on November 1st. The Lady Gladiators walked away with the most honors! Your Lady Gladiators were Runners Up in the District, but earned the first seed going into the 2A playoffs.
Senior T’Keyah Pace is on her way to #back2back state trips to Round Rock, Texas for Cross Country. T’Keyah advanced from 3rd in District to 5th at Regionals and has been training to bring a medal back home to Italy, Texas. They don’t call us the Biggest little town in Texas for nothing!!!!
VS Tom Bean @ Sachse High School
Tuesday, October 31st — 8pm
Come out and support!
See attached for address…
Italy High School has a football event coming up, Italy vs Bosqueville Varsity Football on Friday, October 27, 2017. Click the link below to see what events are conveniently available for purchase online.
T’Keyah Pace and Shaniaya Johnson, representing Italy High School in the Regional Cross Country track meet, will run on Monday, October 23rd in Huntsville.
See the attached.
Italy Junior High School has a football event coming up, Italy JH vs Dallas Gateway JH Football on Thursday, September 28, 2017. Click the link below for tickets.
Poem by Ron Scott, 2017
Italy High School has a football event coming up, Italy vs Blooming Grove Varsity Football on Friday, September 22, 2017. Click the link below to see what events are conveniently available for purchase online.
Before the big game against Blooming Grove, be sure to attend the Homecoming Parade beginning at 2:00pm Friday
Italy High School has a football event coming up, Italy vs Blooming Grove Varsity Football on Friday, September 15, 2017. Click the link below to see what events are conveniently available for purchase online.
A Poem by Ron Scott 2017
Italy High School has a football event coming up, Italy vs Corsicana Mildred Varsity Football on Friday, September 08, 2017. Click the link below to see what events are conveniently available for purchase online.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @ dark
Riddle’s property on Morgan Road
See article on how to have brush/limbs picked up from your residence.
IHS Powderpuff game will be Oct 5 at 6pm. Attached is the tshirt order form. Order deadline is September 22nd.
The Italy Gladiator Alumni Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament, a one-day event, will be played on Saturday, September 16, homecoming weekend, with the first games starting at 10:00 a.m. All teams are vying for a chance to take on the 1997 class in the championship game.
Proceeds from baked goods sales will be donated to the Rana Ramirez fund setup at any 1st State Bank location.
A Poem by Ron Scott 2017
Italy High School has a football event coming up, Italy vs Valley Mills Varsity Football on Friday, September 01, 2017. Click the link below to see what events are conveniently available for purchase online.
Italy Gladiator Football teams have moved our scrimmage with Academy to Friday at Italy due to the weather we are expecting Saturday.
On January 2nd 2012 Nick and his parents visited the Hillsboro Unified Tae Kwon Do School located at 125 W Elm-Hillsboro Texas. After a few classes Nick decided he loved Tae Kwon Do. Nick worked extremely hard and after many grading and tournaments he tested for First Degree Black Belt in 2014 and then tested for 2nd Degree Belt in 2017.
Gold & White Scrimmage this Saturday, August 12, at the New Gladiator Coliseum, beginning at 10:30 a.m. on the new turf field!!! Towel admission! (Must have a towel for admittance). Go Gladiators!
Included are the 2017 Italy Gladiators Varsity and JH/JV Football schedules. #carpediem #italyisd
The 2017 Italy Gladiator Football kicks off Monday, August 7. We are still in need of donations, including fruits, waters, peanut butter and hot dog buns for our “hydration stations” between our practices!!
2-a-day Gladiator Football practices begin MONDAY, August 7th with a 6:30 a.m. TEAM MEETING! All Football Players entering grades 9th-12th need to arrive NO LATER than 6:15 a.m. on MONDAY – FRIDAY!