It is time to get to work! We will begin high school Volleyball practices on Tuesday, August 1st, beginning at 9 am.
Hill College Rebels Volleyball Team will be hosting volleyball positional clinics for middle and high school student athletes. The high school clinics are for students who will be entering nine through 12 grades in the next school year. The middle school clinic is for students who will be going in to the seventh and eighth grades next year.
Italy’s Lady Gladiators were well represented among the 2016 Region 2 ~ District 12-2A All-District Volleyball Award honorees. Senior April Lusk was named Co-Offensive MVP and junior teammate Brycelen Richards was named Defensive MVP. Outstanding Blocker went to junior Annie Perry and Outstanding Libero went to sophomore Karley Nelson.
PLAYOFF BOUND!!! Tuesday, November 1st in Frisco, Your Italy Lady Gladiators will take on the Bells Lady Panthers at Heritage High School starting at 7:00 p.m! Come cheer these ladies on!
2016 Italy Lady Gladiators Volleyball Playoff Shirt money is due by Friday, October 28, at noon!!!!! Cost is $20.00 per shirt. Payment should be submitted to the Italy High School front office.
Attached is the 2016 Italy Lady Gladiators Volleyball Schedule for both the JV and Varsity squads as it was last revised on August 18, 2016.
Register for the Italy HS Volleyball Sport Camp starting July 18 — 21st from 8:00 a.m. —10:30 a.m. All incoming 3rd grade through 9th grade students are invited to participate. Cost to attend is $25 unless already paid in full for the multi-camp discount. A camp shirt is included!
Italy High School senior Lady Gladiator Cassidy Childers commits with North Lake College to play volleyball at the next level for the Lady Blazers.
Italy High School senior Lady Gladiator Halee Turner commits with Cedar Valley College in Lancaster, Texas. After trying out for the Lady Suns volleyball team, Halee was offered the position of middle blocker.
Enjoy images from the first annual Fall 2015 Sports Banquet hosted by the Italy High School Athletic Department and Booster Club. The event honored Cross Country participants, Cheerleaders, Volleyball Teams and Football Teams during a ceremony held inside the Dome.
Attached are the District honors for the Lady Gladiator 2015 Volleyball season. These honors are not just for the sport but also for academics, I’m so proud of each and everyone of these young ladies. Please feel free to share the girls achievements with all. They worked hard and we appreciate all their hard work and dedication.
The first playoff game will be played against the Wolfe City Lady Wolves on Monday, November 2 at 8:30 PM at Kaufman High School in Kaufman.
This will be the Junior Varsity’s last game and a big game for the Varsity Lady Gladiators. I’m asking that the community come out and pack the Dome in Black and Gold!!!!!!! This is a huge game for the girls, so please support our Seniors in their last home game against Frost!
The Senior Lady Gladiator volleyball players will be congratulated on a job well done in volleyball throughout their years in high school on October 13, 2015 at 5:30 PM in the dome for senior night. Let’s pack the dome to make this a special night for the seniors! Afterward, please stay to yell for the Lady Gladiators as they defeat Garland-Alpha! We’re looking forward to seeing you all there!
On Tuesday September 1, 2015, the volleyball coaches will be hosting a meeting at the Italy High School dome starting at 5:45 p.m. We would love to have the opportunity to meet you and share with you some pertinent information for the season.
Italy Lady Gladiator Volleyball information concerning practice starting next week. The when, where and what to wear. Each girl must have a current physical to be able to practice.
Coach Weaver would like to remind the community that we still have two camps to take advantage of during the summer. Football Camp is NEXT WEEK, and Volleyball Camp will be the week following. Softball Camp will be during Spring Break this year. It is not too late to sign up! Walk-ups are welcome, and we will take all paperwork and payments on first day of camp.
Parents and community members— we know you’ll want to come out and support many of our seniors as we recognize their efforts throughout high school. Senior football players, cheerleaders, cross country participants, and band members will be recognized during this Friday night’s football game against Dallas Gateway. Recognition will take place on the football field at 7 p.m. before the game. We hope to see you there.
The Lady Gladiator Volleyball team will play their first playoff game against Dodd City on Tuesday, November 4th at North Forney High School. Game time is 6pm. The girls have worked hard and have earned the support of a big crowd. Italy High School will have a fan bus departing the IHS campus at sharp.
Note: Inclement weather is causing the fan bus to depart early. Please be on the bus by 4:20pm.
The Lady Gladiators will battle Avalon for 2nd place this Friday, October 31, 2014 in Blooming Grove at 4pm. Show your support by purchasing a playoff shirt! Order form is attached.
The JV Lady Gladiator Volleyball team will travel to Kaufman on Saturday, August 16th to play in an eight team tournament. Italy’s first game will be 8am against Wills Point. Good luck ladies!!
The athletic department will be conducting physicals for incoming student-athletes inside the Italy Coliseum Dome on Thursday, July 31 at 1:00 p.m. All school bus drivers (Bus Drivers/Coaches/Teachers) will also be required to have a physical and will need to attend.
NOTICE: >>> Midnight Madness cancelled due to field maintenance<<<
Welcome to the 2014 Italy Lady Gladiator High School volleyball season! We are looking forward to a rewarding season of learning, competing well, and having fun.
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.
The Lady Gladiator Volleyball program honors seniors Monserrat Figueroa, Taylor Turner and Paige Westbrook during Senior Day inside Italy Coliseum.
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.
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 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 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.
Italy’s Junior High volleyball girls move a few more sets closer to being Lady Gladiator legends.
The Lady Gladiators and their fans rock Avalon’s gym to make it their dome away from dome in order to finish strong on the road.
When Morgan Mathews was hired as a teacher and the new Head Volleyball Coach at Italy High School, she brought expertise, energy and excitement with her. She wants her students and athletes to live up to their potential while having fun and working hard. She wants them to do their best and live for the moment because that moment only comes around once.
Italy Junior High volleyball action versus Milford results in 2 set wins by Italy’s 7th Grade and 2 set wins by Milford’s 8th grade.
Italy – The Lady Gladiator varsity volleyball team put one in the win column Tuesday night when they hosted their South Ellis County rivals, the Lady Bulldogs of Milford. They won all three games 25-22, 25-20 and 25-21.
Italy Junior High volleyball teams fill the Italy Coliseum dome with team spirit and a competitive spirit.
There will be a parent meeting for Italy Junior High Volleyball will be on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 6:30 pm in the dome. This meeting will discuss practice times, expectations of players and give parents the opportunity to ask questions about the upcoming volleyball session. If you are unable to attend this meeting please contact one of the coaches so that we may get you the information needed.
Lady Gladiator Volleyball (varsity, JV as well as a freshman squad) will travel to Blooming Grove to participate in tournaments over the next two weekends. The varsity will play on Thursday, August 29th and Saturday, August 31st and the JV and 9th grade squads will play on Thursday, September 5 and Saturday, September 7th. Attached are complete brackets for both weekends.
Note: Bracket has been updated with Saturday game match-ups.
The Lady Gladiators win in 5 sets against Mildred after the Italy’s freshman and JV squads won both their matches against Mildred as well.
The Lady Gladiators hosted a volleyball round-robin inside Italy Coliseum with Italy, Palmer and Venus each securing a team win before the dust had cleared.
The Lady Gladiator Junior High Volleyball squads will begin preparation for their upcoming season once school starts next Monday. To help all of the parents and faithful fans of Lady Gladiator Junior High Volleyball the coaches have released the schedule. Their first game will be on Monday, September 9, 2013 at home against Bynum.
Both the Italy Lady Gladiators varsity and JV squads played played at a high level during an Italy hosted round-robin against Kerens and Scurry-Rosser last week.
The Lady Gladiator varsity volleyball squad will travel to Venus tomorrow, Thursday, August 15th and play three seeding matches in the Venus varsity tournament to be held at the Venus High School gymnasium. Bracket play for the tournament will be held on Saturday, August 17th.
More action from the 2013 Lady Gladiator Volleyball and Gladiator Football 2-a-day camps with high-tempo workouts and detailed training exercises setting the tone for Italy Athletics.
The Lady Gladiators are working hard in anticipation of their promising volleyball season ahead. Order your Lady Gladiator Volleyball shirt and show them you support them every bump, set, and hit along the way. Use the attached order form to order yours by Friday, August 16th.
Midnight Madness sets the tone for the the Lady Gladiator volleyball program, the new look Gladiator football program and for Italy Athletics as a whole.
Italy ISD AD/HFC Charles Tindol requests all student-athletes interested in playing volleyball or football, but have yet to get physicals, to please continue to attend the Midnight Madness practices on Monday, August 5 @ 12:01 a.m.!!!!!