Italy seniors Aarion Copeland and Keith Davis II make a day of it during the 16th Annual Maypearl Texas Roundup All-Star game on Saturday. Copeland scored 25 points to lead all scorers during the girls’ game while Davis totaled 6 points in the boys’ game including a 3-pointer.
The Italy Lady Gladiators basketball team receives All-District recognition for their efforts during the 2016-2017 season with Emily Cunningham earning Offensive Player Of the Year, Aarion Copeland earning Newcomer of the Year, and Decorea Green receiving 2nd Team All-District honors.
EXTRA EXTRA…. our Area Champion Lady Gladiators will be taking on Centerville in the Quarterfinals starting at Tuesday February 21, at 5:00 p.m. in Jewett Leon. The Co-District Champion Gladiators will follow starting at 6:30 p.m. in a Bi-District matchup against Lovelady. 1 Night + 1 entry fee = 2 GAMES!!
A Gladiator fan bus will depart from IHS at 2:15 p.m. on February 21st. The bus will return after the 6:30 p.m. game.
Congratulations to our Bi- District Champion Lady Gladiators who defeated Lovelady 71-55 to claim Bi-District Championship Monday night! Italy challenges Mart for the Area Championship Thursday, February 16, at West HS starting at 7:30 p.m.
Fan bus February 14th, 2017
Contact Kelli Ballard 972-483-7411
30 seats must be filled for the bus to travel.
- Friday, February 10th at 6 p.m. – 2524 Ledbetter Dr., Dallas, TX 75233
- Tuesday, February 14th at 8 p.m. – 12168 US-79, Jewett, TX 75846
This evening the Gladiator basketball teams will host Cayuga High School at The Dome. I have asked the administration team to help enforce some common expectations during the game.
The Mavs Maniaacs, featuring Italy’s own, Shedric Walker (A Maniaac since 2013), are set to perform live during Italy’s PACK THE DOME NIGHT on Friday, January 6, 2017. Italy will be playing four games against visiting Kerens while honoring Italy High School’s 1997 State Champion Boys Basketball Team.
Italy Invitational championship game moved up to 5:30 p.m. tonight!
Come out to the dome and support the Italy Lady Gladiators as the challenge the Blooming Grove Lady Lions for the trophy! Go Italy!
Here is the bracket breakdown for the 2016 Italy Invitational Girls Basketball Tournament being held at the Italy Coliseum dome from Thursday, November 17, thru Saturday, November 19.
Basketball passes are now being sold at the Administration Building. The passes are good for all home Jr. High and High School, boys and girls basketball games. The tickets are good for 1 person at $50 each.
Come out to the Dome tonight!
5 p.m. Gold and White Girls’ Basketball Scrimmage
6:30 p.m. Celebration for cross country state athlete and playoff bound football team
Please, submit your order to Shauna Steinmetz by Monday, November 14, 2016 by 3:30 p.m. You may place your order via email, firstname.lastname@example.org, or submit an order form to the front office of the High School. The cost of the shirts is $15.00 each. Shirts must be paid prior to ordering!
The 6th Man of the Year district superlative honor went to Italy’s April Lusk while Emmy Cunningham and Brycelen Richards received 1st Team All-District. In total, 10 Lady Gladiators were recognized with 4 players making the Academic All-District list.
The Lady Gladiators gave a tremendous effort against the Era Lady Hornets in a tussle for the Class 2A bi-district championship. Despite a game-high 30-points from Italy’s Emmy Cunningham, Era held on for a 65-62 win.
The Lady Gladiators put it all together in a tuneup game against visiting Milford as Italy prepares for their bi-district playoff matchup against Era on Tuesday.
We have some changes to our girls and boys basketball schedule for next week:
The Lady Gladiators celebrated Senior Night 2K16 as they honored their seniors during their final home game against Itasca. Chardonae Talton led Italy’s JV Girls with 9-points, Anthony Lusk Led Italy’s JV Boys with 24-points, Emmy Cunningham led the Lady Gladiators with 22-points and Keth Davis, Jr. led the Gladiators with 35-points for his first 30+ game of the season.
Order for is attached. Please drop off order form and payment at the front office at Italy High School.
Hosted here in Italy, basketball action will fill the Gladiator dome and George Scott gym on Saturday, January 23rd, 2016. Attached are the brackets for both JV boys and JV girls games. Get out of the cold and come watch a game or two.
Modifications submitted to this Friday’s Basketball schedules. Italy will host Frost in four consecutive district battles with the JV Girls game tipping the excitement off at 4:00 p.m.
Lady Gladiators Basketball will be playing today (December 11,2015) in Dawson at 11:.30am. Saturday’s tournament for the Lady Gladiators will be determined on the out come of today’ game.
Included are the 2015-2016 Italy Lady Gladiator basketball schedules for our Jr. High and High School teams. Go Lady Gladiators!!!
Congratulations to Italy Lady Gladiator basketball players Kortnei Johnson and Emmy Cunningham for earning TGCA (Texas Girls Coaching Association) All-State Honors!
The 2014-2015 Italy Lady Gladiator basketball team left their mark in a big way on the 12-2A All-District list with senior Kortnei Johnson topping the list as District MVP and head coach Melissa Fullmer being named Coach of the Year!
The 2A Region II Area Playoff Game between the Italy Lady Gladiators and the Santo Lady Cats had 51 foul shots attempted and was tied on the scoreboard a total of 10 times before Santo pulled away in the final moments to advance.
Get your game on! Come out and support our girls basketball team Friday, February 20, 2015, at Chisholm Trail HS. Start time is 7 p.m.
The Lady Gladiators will be playing Santo at Chisholm Trail (3100 NW College Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76179) this Friday night at 7:00. Italy will be the home team. All district passes and coaches association passes will be accepted. Cost will be $5 for adults and $3 for children.
Congratulations to the Italy Lady Gladiators who defeated Dallas Gateway to become 2014-2015 undefeated District Champions and automatic Bi-District Champions. It was also Senior Night inside the Coliseum with K’Breona Davis, Alex Minton, Kortnei Johnson and Tara Wallis being honored.
Playoff shirts are available to order for the Lady Gladiators upcoming Area basketball game. Orders need to placed by Monday, February 16. The shirts will be here in time for the Area Playoff game. Orders may be placed with any of the players or coaches. Read article for more details. Go Lady Gladiators!!!
Italy Junior High basketball teams wrap up their 2015 season at home in the dome. The 8th graders took their final shots, their last dribbles and grabbed their last rebounds of their junior high careers but left behind plenty of memorable moments.
What a game, what a team and what a special moment it was for the Lady Gladiators Tuesday night after a buzzer-beating running layup by Kortnei Johnson completed a 64-62 comeback effort for Italy who got more than they bargained for from rival Frost.
The Lady Gladiators play near purr-fect on the road to blowout the Itasca Wampus Cats 71-21 for a district win.
The Italy Lady Gladiators (21-7, 3-0) improve their district mark to 3-0 after pulling away from the visiting Dallas Gateway Charter Academy Lady Gators in the second-half.
Both the Italy JV Gladiators and Lady Gladiators played well during their Italy hosted basketball tournament this past weekend with the JV Lady Gladiators winning the tournament championship in the girls bracket.
Italy’s Junior High Girls play hard at home against the Junior High Lady Jags from Hubbard during an exciting night of full court action inside the Coliseum.
Unselfish play catapulted the Lady Gladiators to 2-0 in district play after an impressive combination of power, hustle and teamwork proved to much for the Frost Lady Polar Bears.
The Lady Gladiators defeat rival Itasca with ease inside the Coliseum to begin district play 1-0.
Recap of Italy’s JV squads’ district openers.
This Saturday, January 17, Italy will be the host of a junior high basketball tournament. Both gyms will be buzzing with basketball action with the first tipoff at 9:00am and games scheduled well into the afternoon. Check out the tournament brackets attached.
The Lady Gladiators controlled the Lady Bulldogs of Venus in the dome Tuesday night from the first play of the game until the final buzzer.
The Italy Lady Gladiators improved their record to 10-3 with a 50-34 victory or the Axtell Lady Longhorns at home in the dome Tuesday night. Freshman Emmy Cunningham led Italy with 30 points.
Even when they were outnumbered, the Italy Lady Gladiator Junior Varsity basketball team never gave up. They fought hard on the court to defeat the Axtell Lady Longhorn J.V. 23-21 on Tuesday night in the dome. Italy started the game with only 5 players -Axtell suited up 11 players.
The following is a game by game schedule of the 2014 Italy Varsity girls Basketball Tournament. The tournament will tip-off with the first game on Thursday November 20th at 10:30am and continue thru to the championship game starting at 6:00pm on Saturday. All games will be played in the Italy High School Dome-nasium.
Italy AD, Charles Tindol has released the varsity and JV basketball schedules for the 2014-2015 season. They are attached. Good luck to the Gladiators and Lady Gladiators as they gear up for a memorable season on the hardwood!
Note: Updated JV/Varsity Boys schedule submitted by Coach Ganske added 10/28/2014;
Updated JV/Varsity Girls schedule submitted by Coach Fullmer added 10/24/2014
Head girls basketball coach Melissa Fullmer announces her all-district Lady Gladiators for the 2013-2014 season. And what a season it was!!!
So close despite playing in a town so far away! The Italy Lady Gladiators gave it their all in a bi-district matchup against the Era Lady Hornets in Saginaw on Wednesday. Italy was in the fight until the end but Era surged late to win 50-42.
The Italy Lady Gladiator bi-district playoff basketball game against Era, to be played at Saginaw, Boswell High School, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 12. The game will played at the original location with the originally scheduled tip-off time of 7:30 p.m.
Itasca defends home court to disrupt playoff seeding with the Lady Gladiators, ultimately, heading into a bi-district matchup against Era on Tuesday. The Gladiators fall short to the Wampus Cats by 1-point and now need to win Friday against Arlington Summit to keep from putting their expected playoff appearance at risk.