Read the attached flyer for more information regarding the upcoming sports camps to be held during spring break.
The Gladiator Athletic Booster Club and the Italy ISD Athletic Department appreciates the support that our community gives to our student athletes. They would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for sponsoring two of our athletes’ participation in upcoming Fellowship of Christian Athletes contests.
Italy High School senior softball student-athlete April Lusk has recently been selected to participate in the 2nd Annual 2017 Fellowship of Christian Athletes Super Centex Victory Bowl All-Star Softball Game. The game will be played at the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor (UMHB) on Friday, June 9, in Belton.
On Friday, February 3rd, while the Gladiators and Lady Gladiators take on Malakoff Cross Roads on the hardwood inside the Gladiator Dome, the Lady Gladiator Softball players, parents and supporters will be serving up burgers with all the fixings in the Italy High School Cafeteria.
The Heart of Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes announced the 2017 Blue and Red Team Coaching Staffs at a press conference on Saturday, January 7th, with Italy High School head softball coach Tina Richards being selected to the RED team coaching staff.
The future is bright for the Italy Lady Gladiators. Although the high school group is fielding the lowest number of select players they have fielded in the 21st century, six of their younger minions have taken up their bats, gloves, and gear to play select on a variety of teams in North Texas.
Italy Lady Gladiator Softball scores 5 superlatives on all-district list with April Lusk the Offensive POY, Brycelen Richards the Co-Defensive POY, Jenna Holden the Pitcher of the Year, Lillie Perry the Catcher of the Year and Britney Chambers the Utility POY!!!!!
The Italy Lady Gladiators defeated the Riesel Lady Indians rather matter-of-factly on Thursday with a 13-1 game 1 win in the bi-district round of the 2016 Softball 2A Region 2 Playoffs hosted in Italy. Riesel responded two days later to win games 2 and 3, claiming the bi-district championship for the Lady Indians.
Senior Day: Italy seniors Britney Chambers, Cassidy Childers, Lillie Perry and Hannah Washington are recognized for their career-long efforts before their district matchup against visiting Covington.
The Lady Gladiators take care of Avalon at home 13-3 to sweep the Eagles in district play and will attempt to sweep Itasca this season, as well, with another home game tonight starting at 5:30 p.m.
All 3rd grade thru 9th grade students are invited to attend softball camp during Spring Break at Italy High School. Monday, March 14 thru Thursday, March 17 from 10:00am-12:30am each day. Cost to attend is $25.
Attached is the Tournament schedule for the 2016 Brentwood Tournament held in Austin, Texas where the Lady Gladiator Softball team will be participating on March 11th and 12th.
Attached is the Tournament schedule for the 2016 Hillsboro Softball Tournament held in Hillsboro where the Lady Gladiator Softball team will be participating on March 3rd, 4th and 5th.
Congratulations to the Italy Lady Gladiators who conquered the Woodsboro Softball Tournament of Champions by going undefeated over a two-day period. Italy won all 5 of their games to repeat as tournament champions for the second consecutive year.
We have an update on Baseball and Softball schedule for today.
- Italy Gladiator Baseball Game against Meridian has been CANCELLED for tonight.
- Lady Gladiator Softball Game against Kerns has been moved to play here at 6:00 pm. Please come out and support our Lady Gladiators tonight.
Attached is the Tournament schedule for the 2016 Tournament of Champions held in Woodsoro, Texas where the Lady Gladiator Softball team will be participating on February 26th and 27th.
On Friday, January 22, while the Gladiators and Lady Gladiators take on the Gateway Gators on the hardwood inside the Gladiator Dome, the Lady Gladiator Softball players and their parents will be serving up burgers with all the fixings in the Italy High School Cafeteria.
After an undefeated district championship and eventually finishing as automatic bi-district champions and area finalists, several members of the 2015 Italy Lady Gladiators Softball program received all-district recognition for their efforts this season.
Jaclynn Lewis, a 2015 graduate of Italy High School, has been selected to the 2015 Texas Girls Coaches Association’s All-State team. This is the third time Lewis has been so honored.
Just giving a quick shoutout to former Lady Gladiator and current Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle, Alyssa Richards, and to all her teammates and coaches on becoming the 2015 Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) Softball Tournament Champions.
Per Italy ISD Athletic Director, David Weaver, the playoff game scheduled today will have a 6pm start time as opposed to the 7pm start time originally planned. As everyone is well aware, the weather in the northern counties of Texas has be dicey of late and caused this last minute change.
The Italy Lady Gladiators dominated as 2015 Undefeated District Champions and will take on Bells at McKinney Boyd HS on Friday night, May 8, in the first-round of the Playoffs starting @ 6:00 p.m. Please read article for further Playoff details.
There will be a Fan Bus for Baseball on Friday May 8, 2015. The fan bus will be leaving the Dome at 5:00 pm.
The Italy High School softball team will again make a run at the playoffs this year. Support the team by purchasing a 2015 Lady Gladiator Softball playoff shirt!
Last day to order is Monday, April 27, 2015.
Faith Family, a charter school in Waxahachie forfeited their game to the Italy Lady Gladiators last night. It had been the second time the team had forfeited a district match to the Italy team. The Ladies are now 20 wins against only 4 losses for the year.
The Italy Lady Gladiators find themselves in first place, one game ahead of last year’s district champion Frost. Tuesday they traveled to Covington to complete the first round of district games. The Lady Gladiators remain undefeated in district.
Meet and greet the Gladiator Baseball and Lady Gladiator Softball players every Friday morning at 7:00 a.m. inside the Uptown Cafe in downtown Italy.
Italy’s Jaclynn Lewis hits two over the fence in Frost to keep area body shops in business with teammates Madison Washington, Bailey Eubank, Hannah Washington, April Lusk and Lillie Perry also having hot bats in the district opener.
The Lady Gladiators have been doing the extra work with impressive tournament performances and by challenging larger schools in preparation for their district opener against Frost today.
Italy’s Lady Gladiators leave no doubt during the 2015 Tournament of Champions in Woodsboro. Italy posted 5 shutouts while scoring 70 total runs over the two-day event.
Italy’s two games on Saturday end with a tie against Blooming Grove and a win over Palmer with head coach Tina Richards and assistant coaches Michael Chambers and Johnny Jones continuing to mold the Lady Gladiators into a work of heart.
Italy gets the most out of a friendly scrimmage against visiting Red Oak Life as the Lady Gladiators continue to polish up their armor and sharpen their swings.
Take advantage of the warm weather tomorrow (Saturday, February 14th) and watch our “Valentine Sweethearts of Sand” host Blooming Grove and Palmer for a three team round-robin tournament.
The Lady Gladiator Softball team has high expectations for 2015 and got their season started off with a bang against visiting Red Oak during a scrimmage.
Lady Gladiator softball supporters will be serving up some goodies in the foyer during tonight’s junior high basketball games in the dome starting at 5:00pm. There will be hot and fresh homemade soups, four different kinds. From taco soup to potato soup and two others so there is sure to be one to fit your tastebuds. In addition to the delicious soup, the Lady Gladiator softball staff will be cooking hot and fresh grill cheese sandwiches. And if this isn’t enough, there will be Doris Mitchell’s famous Rice Krispie treats too! Come and get it!
On Friday, January 23, while the Gladiators and Lady Gladiators take on the Gateway Gators on the hardwood inside the Gladiator Dome, the Lady Gladiator Softball players and their parents will be serving up burgers with all the fixings in the Italy High School Cafeteria.
Members of the Italy Lady Gladiator Softball team left their mark in the big city while bringing a tournament championship trophy home after defeating larger schools such as Duncanville and South Grand Prairie for the top prize.
Italy High School senior softball pitcher Jaclynn Lewis commits to Texas Lutheran University where she will continue her career as a Lady Bulldog.
Please join the Lady Gladiator Softball Team and Coaches on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 3:10 pm in the Italy High School Dome to celebrate Jaclynn Lewis signing to play college softball. Jaclynn has committed to play with Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, Texas.
The Italy High School Softball team is selling Stadium Throws as a fundraiser for their program this year. The blankets are 50″×70″ and come in two different styles (see images).
A new coach marks new beginnings for the Italy Lady Gladiator Volleyball program with two-a-day workouts starting this week.
The Italy Gladiator Baseball and Lady Gladiator Softball camps concluded with a guys versus ladies diamond duel.
The Lady Gladiator Youth Softball camp will be held at the IHS softball field today (Tuesday, June 24). All girls from 3rd grade to 9th grade are welcome to attend. Camp runs from 9:00am to 11:00am.
The All-Distict list has been released for the 2014 softball season. Eight Lady Gladiators made it on to this coveted list, but even more impressive are the 9 Lady Gladiators that made it on to the All-Academic list. Congratulations Ladies!
With the season over after a 9-8 bi-district loss to Mart, the Italy Lady Gladiators will go back to drawing the board in hopes of creating a much prettier playoff picture in 2015.
The Lady Gladiators will take on Mart on Thursday, April 24 at 6pm in Corsicana. This will be a one game bi-district playoff matchup with Mart. The winner of this game moves to the area round of the playoffs.
Tuesday was a special day for the Italy Lady Gladiators who were celebrating many happenings before, during and after their district contest against the visiting Avalon Lady Eagles.
Italy — With a big night in Lady Gladiator softball on tap, Italy delivered a 15-0 shutout win over Avalon to help honor coach Johnny Jones who had the Italy softball field named Johnny Jones Field in his honor following the district battle.
Junior power hitter Jaclynn Lewis hit a solo homerun shot that carried over the centerfield fence to help Lady Gladiators win the first game of a double-header 10-0 against the GPAA Lady Eagles on Friday. Italy shutout GPAA in game two, as well, 16-0.
Tuesday, April 15th at 5:30pm the presence of all Lady Gladiator Softball alumni is requested at the Italy HS softball field. In addition to the final home game of the 2014 season, the Lady Gladiators will be celebrating a “Throw Back Night” and have extended a special invitation to all alumni.
Your Lady Gladiators have climbed back into the district race with a rematch win over Frost, avenging their earlier district loss to the Lady Polar Bears in a seven inning stress riser.