Italy’s Varsity and JV boys’ teams adjust to playing rim to rim after late start to their basketball season.
Per Italy High School head boys basketball coach, Brandon Ganske, the basketball tournament in West has been cancelled. The varsity boys team was originally scheduled to participate in West today and tomorrow (December 6 and 7).
The Italy Gladiators dominated their district competition for an undefeated 5-0 district championship and then amassed 32 all-district awards to top the list.
Italy head basketball coach, Brandon Ganske, would like to notify his players regarding a shoot-around session inside Italy Coliseum which will be open from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. for the high school boys playing basketball.
The Collinsville Pirates end Italy’s playoff run before it could really begin after a first-quarter injury to senior Gladiator quarterback, TaMarcus Sheppard, helped sink Italy’s hopes for an area championship.
The Lady Gladiators win 1-out of-3 during tournament play, finishing with a dominant win over Hillsboro.
The 1A Italy Lady Gladiators use own tournament to improve their court skills and realize their potential after a strong showing in first-round matchup against 2A Peaster.
Malakoff passes test from the Lady Gladiators but Italy gets an ‘A’ for effort in a high-scoring contest.
The Italy Lady Gladiator Volleyball Team lands 9 separate players on the 2013 All-District list with Madison Washington and Bailey Eubank receiving first-team honors.
Fan bus has been cancelled due to lack of interest.
Bi-district burgers and fries fill up bye week with Italy waiting for a winner between Wolfe City and Collinsville.
The 2013 Gladiator Football playoff shirts are ready! Please make plans to come by the Italy High School dome on Thursday, November 21st between the hours of 3:00pm and 8:00pm and pick up your preordered shirt(s).
The Italy Junior High basketball teams open their season against the Mildred Eagles inside Italy Coliseum with three close and entertaining games.
Inspirational pre-game photos from Italy’s Senior Night pep rally as the Gladiators prepare for playoff battle.
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.
Italy’s Lady Gladiators show signs of greatness during first home game inside Italy Coliseum against the Hubbard Lady Jaguars.
The IYAA (Italy Youth Athletic Association) will be conducting basketball registration this Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. inside George Scott Coliseum (old Italy gym).
We will not let our guys leave for their first playoff game without a little pep in their step, so we are having send off at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, November 22nd!
Celebrating Senior Night, the Italy Gladiators take care business and defeat Kerens 33-7 to post an undefeated 5-0 district record and claim the title outright. Playoffs, here we come!!!
All parents of Lady Gladiator softball players are requested to attend a meeting on Thursday, November 14th at 5:30pm. The meeting will be held in Coach Rowe’s classroom (Rm #113).
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.
The Lady Gladiators looked good over in Blooming Grove with Italy’s JV winning big and the varsity ladies being stopped only by a stubborn rim.
Gladiator Baseball hosting Chili Supper on Friday, November 8 from 5:00 pm -7:00 pm inside the Italy High School Cafeteria. Club funds are low so please help us knock this one out of the park!
With their backs against the wall, the Italy Gladiators overcome a first-half 17-point deficit to defeat the Gateway Gators 28-24 to stay on pace to win the district championship outright with one game remaining.
The Lady Gladiator Volleyball program honors seniors Monserrat Figueroa, Taylor Turner and Paige Westbrook during Senior Day inside Italy Coliseum.
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.
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!
The mighty Italy Gladiators, guided by first-year head coach Charles Tindol, upset undefeated Cayuga to cap off a glorious homecoming week for Italy High School with seniors Ryisha Copeland and Bailey Walton crowned Queen and King.
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.
The Italy High School basketball coaches have released the schedules for the upcoming 2013-2014 season. Both the JV and varsity girls schedules and JV and varsity boys schedules are attached.
Italy Junior High Gladiator and Lady Gladiator basketball schedules for the 2013-2014 season have been released. Both schedules are attached.
The Italy Gladiators overcome a slick field, four first-half fumbles, several penalties and head coach Charles Tindol suffering from the flu to defeat Crossroads and improve to 2-0 in district with sophomore Hunter Merimon rushing for 275 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Saturday, October 26, 2013, the Italy High School dome will house the 2013 District 13A Junior High Volleyball Tournament. Games begin at 2pm with the championship game scheduled for 5pm. Italy’s first game will be at 2pm against Bynum. Come out and support!
The Lady Gladiators and Frost Lady Polar Bears will play on Friday, October 25. This matchup was originally scheduled for Saturday, October 26. Varsity will play at 4:00 with JV immediately following. Make plans to come out to the dome Friday afternoon and support these hard working Lady Gladiators.
Italy’s Junior High teams win both games against Crossroads despite Willis Field seeming more like a slip ’n slide.
Chill out! Italy’s junior high volleyball teams showed Frost the door after both the Italy A-team and B-teams’ managed come from behind victories in the 3rd set of each match.
Italy’s JV girls rally to win in 2-out of-3 sets over Kopperl but the Lady Eagle varsity squad is the victor after overcoming a determined effort by the Lady Gladiators.
The Stafford PTO will be selling spirit ribbons for this weeks game against the Crossroads Bobcats. Ribbons will be sold for $.75. We will be selling ribbons at both the high school campus and at Stafford during Thursday and Friday lunches. For more info please contact Tessa South at 469.285.9854. Go Gladiators!
The Italy Gladiators return to the win column after their dominating district opening victory over the Itasca Wampus Cats.
The Italy City Council took “no action” following a 40-minute executive session regarding personnel matters relating to the public works department Monday evening in council chambers.
On Saturday, September 14th, students from the Hillsboro Unified Tae Kwon Do School-125 W Elm-Hillsboro, Texas tested for new belts. This testing included students from Italy and Milford — Nick Sam, Michael Gonzalez, Michael Russell of Italy; Mario Perez and Isamar Perez both of Milford.
The Italy City Council will have their regular monthly meeting on Monday, October 14, 2013. In addition to the monthly meeting, there will also be a Proclamation Reception recognizing the Italy Youth Athletic Association’s volunteer of the year. Agendas for both the meeting and reception is attached.
Both the Italy Junior High and Italy JV teams open their 2013 district schedule with wins over the visiting Itasca Wampus Cats.
The Lady Gladiators proved that playing team ball on the volleyball court can net a win Tuesday when they hosted the Lady Bulldogs of Bynum.
The Gladiators finish their preseason with a 1-4 record but hopes to turn things around during their district opener Friday against Itasca.
Every year the IYAA says goodbye to its veterans and welcomes in a new group of young Gladiators, but one thing has always remained the same, team spirit never fades and this year’s football players and cheerleaders certainly carried the torch against Mildred on Saturday.
Italy Baseball parent meeting on Tuesday, October 8 at 6:30 p.m. inside the high school cafeteria.
The Lady Gladiator Volleyball teams sent the Covington Lady Owls home without a win on Saturday in the dome. The Varsity took the best 3 out of 5 match by defeating Covington 25-12, 25-17 and 25-13. The Junior Varsity won their match 25-14 and 25-20.
The Lady Gladiators play at a high level on the road but Frost never wavered in their confidence.
The Eagle’s may have landed but Italy’s Junior High Lady Gladiators simply shooed Avalon off the volleyball court and out of the Coliseum.