Italy student selected for Most Improved


On September 14th, 2013 students from the Hillsboro Unified Tae Kwon Do School-125 W. Elm Street-Hillsboro, Texas tested for new belts. After the grading Master Charles Kight-Chief Instructor of the school selected students he felt had made the most improvement since the last grading.

Italy Boys and Girls Basketball teams in Hubbard Tournament December 12-13-14

Image: Girls Hubbard Tournament Bracket

The Gladiator and Lady Gladiator varsity basketball squads will travel to Hubbard High School on December 12th, 13th and 14th to participate in the Hubbard Invitational Basketball Tournament. Game one for the Lady G’s will be Thursday at 3:00pm against Waco Rappaport Academy. Game one for the Gladiators will be Thursday at 4:30pm, also against Rappaport.

Brackets for this week’s basketball tournament at IHS

Image: Boys Bracket

The coaching staff at Italy ISD has released the tournament brackets for this week’s Italy Basketball Tournament. This annual tournament will pair varsity girls and boys teams from across the state in a three day event. Our own Lady Gladiators will take the court at 12noon on Thursday, November 21st for their first game of the tournament.

Ellis County Equine Association Presents Awards

Image: Gentry Rogers of Milford and her pony Santee Grand were in the Top 5 of ECEA’s English and Western Divisions in the 11 & Under age category.

There were many happy faces and shiny cowboy boots on October 19, as competitors in the Ellis County Equine Association gathered for their year-end banquet at the Grasshopper Ranch in Palmer to receive a menagerie of custom made awards in honor of their hard work to win championships throughout the 2013 ECEA horse show season.

Lady Gladiator Basketball Parent Meeting

Lady Gladiator Basketball Head Coach, Melissa Fullmer is requesting that all parents/guardians of high school and junior high level basketball players attend a parent meeting on Monday, November 4, 2013. Meeting time is slated for 6:00pm and will be held in the IHS dome.

Lady Gladiator basketball tshirts on sale now


The Lady Gladiator coaching staff is now offering Lady Gladiator Basketball tshirts for sale. These shirts will be black crew-neck tees, in your choice of long sleeve ($15) or short sleeve ($12). Both adult and youth sizes are available. Use the convenient order form attached and order yours today!

Italy students compete in Tae Kwon Do Tournament

Image: Pictured are some of these students from the Italy area. Master Charles Kight-Chief Instructor of the school, Nick Sam-Italy, Rocklin Ginnett-Italy. Michael Gonzales-Italy and Michael Russell-Italy, Isamar and Mario Perez-Black Belts from Milford were not available for the picture.

On October 12th, 2013, forty-four students from the Hillsboro Unified Tae Kwon Do School participated in an invitational Unified Tae Kwon Do Tournament in Giddings, Texas. Students performed patterns and also sparring with a chance to win 2-trophies.