Gladiator Athletic Booster Club meeting scheduled Monday, March 24

The Gladiator Athletic Booster Club will have a meeting on Monday, March 24 at 5:30pm in the Italy High School Library. All parents, coaches and supporters of Italy High School athletic programs are urged to attend. The new administration has requested several changes in fundraising policies and procedures and these need to be discussed in detail.

Ellis County Youth 4H Archery Tournament results

Image: Group shot of ALL shooters and coaches

The Shooting Sports 4-H Club of Ellis County hosted a successful youth archery tournament on February 22 at the Ellis County Expo in Waxahachie. A total of 109 archers from 17 counties competed to see who could result in the highest marking scores.

Lady Gladiators finish 2nd at Woodsboro

Image: Teammates are attempting to put toothpaste back into the tube.

The Lady Gladiators took a road trip this past weekend to Woodsboro for the Tournament of Champions. Italy finished 2nd in the tournament after defeating Port Aransas, Goliad, Ben Bolt, and the host school, Woodsboro. The only set back of the tournament was a 5-4 loss to Riviera.

Italy students compete in San Antonio

Image: Pictured here: Master Charles Kight-Chief Instructor of the school,  Javier Gonzalez, Michael Gonzalez, Michael Russell, and Nick Sam all of Italy and Danny Smith-Sparring Instructor and David Jones-Instructor.

Students, several from Italy, traveled to San Antonio to compete in an invitational tournament hosted by Kim’s Academy in San Antonio. These students were from the Hillsboro Unified Tae Kwon Do School located at 125 W Elm-Hillsboro, Texas. Four of these students returned home with trophies they earned in patterns as well as sparring.

UIL Realignments

UIL football and basketball realignments were released this morning. 2014-2016 alignments for Italy, Avalon and Milford are as follows: