Still standing, the Italy Gladiators upset 9th ranked Goldthwaite 14-3 to claim the regional quarterfinal championship and return to the semifinal round for the fourth time in their school’s history.
Community wide pep rally this Thursday night for the Italy Gladiators immediately following the Holiday Band Concert!
Game time and gate information for the upcoming state semifinal matchup between the Italy Gladiators and the Stamford Bulldogs this coming Friday night in Mineral Wells.
During the community pep-rally that was held last Thursday (December 6) there was a highlight video shown to the students and fans in attendance. The video featured recent highlights of the Gladiator Football team, the IHS cheerleaders, the Gladiator Regiment Band, flag core and more. You can get your own copy of this video!
Game and gate information regarding the upcoming Italy vs. Goldthwaite playoff matchup to decide the regional quarterfinal championship.
Updated with Glen Rose Stadium parking diagram 12/7/12 11:20am
Gladiator quarterback Marvin Cox has been nominated for the Gridiron Legends Player of the Week award, presented by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Magazine on behalf of Cavender’s and Wrangler.
Dave Campbell’s Texas Football honors the Italy Gladiators as the Week 13 Army Strong Team of the Week in Class 1A Football.
Community wide pep rally this Thursday night for the Italy Gladiators! The event is planned for 7:15 p.m. and will be held in the George Scott gymnasium at the IHS campus.
The Italy Gladiators become regional semifinal champions by defeating the 9th ranked Honey Grove Warriors 33-20 to win, “The Battle of Highway 34.”
Italy hands Honey Grove their first loss of the season as the Gladiators advance to the fourth round of the playoffs!
Italy Gladiator Marvin Cox named Central Texas Defensive Player of the Week in 1A Football.
Game time and gate info submitted as the Gladiators prepare for their regional battle with Honey Grove.
They did it! The Italy Gladiators fend off Valley View to claim the area championship!!
Additional coverage from the area championship game between Italy and Valley View.
Italy celebrates an area championship win and now must face a ranked Honey Grove squad for the regional championship.
Italy — The community is invited to help sendoff the Italy Gladiators into battle against the Valley View Eagles to decide the Area Championship. Everyone is welcome to gather at the Italy High School parking lot before 3:45 p.m. on Friday, November 23, to salute the team bus as it passes. Have your signs and noise makers ready to help cheer on the team as they try to move one step closer toward their ultimate goal!
The 2012 Italy Gladiator Football district champion/playoff shirts are printed and ready to be delivered. If you ordered shirts, be aware that we are in the process of contacting everyone to distribute the them. Therefore, you may receive a call from us on Thanksgiving day or early Friday but we are hoping to have all the shirts in the stands by game time.
Gladiators celebrate their district championship with cookout and head coach Hank Hollywood submits area playoff game time and gate information.
In an effort to assist the coaches to know exactly how many district champions/playoff shirts need to be ordered we ask that the parents and fans use the form below to order your shirt NOW.
They did it! The Gladiators win the 2012 district championship outright after defeating Kerens 40-27 to sweep the district. Playoffs here we come!!
Kerens — Enjoy additional images from Gladiators’ district win over the Kerens Bobcats to claim the 2012 District 6-1A Championship. Italy avoided a three-team tie for 1st place by sweeping their district competition 5-0. Italy demonstrated guts while mounting a fourth-quarter comeback to prove just one thing in the end, that tough people win! — TPW
Resembling an arcade game about to tilt, the Italy JH Gladiators outlasted the Kerens Bobcats who simply ran out of quarters.
The Gladiators defeat the Gateway Gators to end their final home game on a winning note as senior band and color guard members, student-athletes and 2012 Homecoming King, Blake Vega, are honored during Senior Night at Willis Field.
More memories and more photos from Senior Night 2012 at Italy High School.
Additional images from Senior Night 2012 at Willis Field which honored several upcoming 2013 IHS graduates.
Extra images from senior night at Italy High School as Italy defeated Gateway 34-14.
Gladiator head football coach Hank Hollywood has submitted game and gate information for this weeks games against Kerens.
Cayuga was picked to win but the Gladiators picked a fight, upsetting the Wildcats 20-16.
Italy High School will honor its 2013 seniors during the home football game between the Gladiators and the Dallas Gateway Gators Friday night at Willis Field.
Homecoming Week celebrations started out with the lighting of the “I” and a bonfire that was behind the Jimmy Davis Memorial Field House.
Gladiators are now 2-0 in district play after defeating the Cross Roads Bobcats to cap off Italy’s fun filled week of homecoming.
Only two football games this week against Cayuga. The combined Junior High Gladiators will play at home Thursday while the combined varsity Gladiators will travel to Cayuga on Friday.
Directions added 9:15am, October 25, 1012
The entire town of Italy celebrates their 2012 Homecoming with a parade and a pep rally as Italy High School welcomes back their alumni.
Italy’s Junior High and JV teams win 2-of-3 against Itasca this past Thursday.
More action photos from last Thursday’s Junior High and JV district openers in Itasca.
The Italy Gladiators win big in their 1A-1 Region II District 6 opener against the Itasca Wampus Cats.
Italy manages to win the first half against Hico but turnovers prove to costly for Gladiators.
Italy vs. Malakoff Cross Roads games and times submitted by Gladiator head coach Hank Hollywood.
Italy’s Junior High squads play hard but struggle to reach the end zone against Hico while Italy’s JV team strides of the field with a hard-hitting win.
Additional game images from the Junior High and JV games between Italy and Hico this Past Thursday at Willis Field.
Game Information regarding all four games being played this week between the Italy Football program and the Itasca Wampus Cats.
Italy Gladiator AD and HFC Hank Hollywood has submitted football schedules and gate information regarding the upcoming games against Hico.
Hubbard gets the best of Italy but the Gladiators are reloading for Hico.
Italy’s Junior High Gladiators shutout Hubbard and improve their record to 1-1.
Italy’s JV Gladiators light up the scoreboard in Hubbard to win by 42-points.
The varsity and JV Gladiators have a bye week while both Junior High teams prepare for Thursday battles against the Kerens Bobcats.
The Gladiators drop a close one to Sunnyvale but expect to return to the win column against Hubbard tonight in Italy.
Pictures from last Friday night’s matchup between Italy and Sunnyvale.
Italy’s Junior High teams see first game action while the JV Gladiators drop a thriller against Sunnyvale.
Game times and ticket information regarding Italy’s JV and Varsity football games versus Hubbard.