Senior T’Keyah Pace is on her way to #back2back state trips to Round Rock, Texas for Cross Country. T’Keyah advanced from 3rd in District to 5th at Regionals and has been training to bring a medal back home to Italy, Texas. They don’t call us the Biggest little town in Texas for nothing!!!!
T’Keyah Pace and Shaniaya Johnson, representing Italy High School in the Regional Cross Country track meet, will run on Monday, October 23rd in Huntsville.
Coach Campbell and the girls relay track team would like to thank everyone who made contributions to the car wash last week, you made it possible for the girls to travel to Austin on Saturday. The car wash was very successful. Let’s cheer on our track girls as they bring home the State Championship.
The lady Gladiators will be competing at the State Track Meet in Austin on May 13, 2017
See the attached order form for the 2017 Italy Track State Qualifier tshirt. Order deadline is Friday, May 5th at noon.
Lady Gladiators Relay Track Team has advanced to the State Finals. They will travel to Austin on May 13th. Please come out and support our girls in a car wash on Thursday, May 4th from 3:30 to 5:30 at the Italy First Baptist Church-200 Clark Street, Italy.
Italy High School varsity track team will travel to Fairfield ISD for Area Track Meet on Thursday April 20th. The field events will start at 10:30 am and the track events at 4:00 pm. Please come out and support our track team for the win!
Italy Track and field will be selling BBQ sandwiches this Friday January 27th from 4:00 – 8:30pm in the high school Dome. The cost is $5.00 per plate which includes sandwich, chips, and drink. Any donations are welcome and appreciated. Please come out and support Italy Gladiators Track and Field while enjoying our JV and Varsity basketball games against Itasca.
Italy’s 2017 Junior High and High School Track Schedules from Coach Bobby Campbell.
Italy ISD is selling 2016-2017 Track Team jacket. The quality is outstanding and it is a great way to show your support!!
Watch Italy’s Takeya Pace compete in the the 2016 UIL Cross Country Championship Finals being held in Round Rock, Texas LIVE! Broadcast begins Saturday, November 12, 9:30 a.m. AM EST. Pace’s race is scheduled to start at 1:30 p.m. Be sure to login prior to the start of her race. Good Luck, Takeya! Go Italy!!
This past Saturday, T’keyah Pace competed in the UIL Region III 2A Cross Country meet at Sam Houston State University. At the meet, she qualified and advance to the STATE MEET!! She will run on November 12th.
The parents of the Italy Lady Gladiator state championship track team will be sponsoring a car wash to help raise money for the team’s individual state championship rings on Friday, June 17, from 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., on the 1st Baptist Church Parking Lot in Italy, Texas.
On Friday, fans enjoyed the chance to show their appreciation for Italy High School’s 2016 Lady Gladiator Conference AA State Champion Track Team during a downtown parade held in their honor.
Parade of Champions this Friday, May 27, @ 4:00 p.m. in Downtown Italy to honor our 2016 Italy Lady Gladiator Class 2A UIL State Champion Track Team!!!!!
State track meet shirts are available to order. Cost for all shirts is $16. Shirt design is attached to the email. Please make checks payable to Italy ISD. Please leave your order and payment with Mrs. Ballard at the high school front office. Orders are needed as soon as possible. If you have any questions please contact Coach Campbell at 254-855-5716.
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.
On Monday, October 26, the 2015 Italy lady Gladiators participated as a cross-country team at the Regional level for the first time in a decade. The daylong event took place at Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie and consisted of teams from Region 2 in the 2AA-6AA divisions.
The 2015 Italy Gladiator Cross Country team has advanced to regionals for the first time in many years. It has been a learning curve for Team Italy that managed to overcome all the ups and downs that can be associated with cross country running such as hills, pot holes, and cattle.
The IHS Cross Country Team will be serving an ALL YOU CAN EAT Spaghetti Dinner inside the Italy High School Cafeteria on Friday, June 19, starting at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is invited!
On May 16, 2015, Kortnei Johnson made the Gladiator Nation proud by dominating at the 2015 Track and Field State Championship in Austin. In order to fully appreciate her road to success, however, one must trace her journey back.
UIL Girls 2A state track meet’s seven time gold medalist Ms. Kortnei Johnson will have two final races as a Lady Gladiator on Saturday, May 23, 2015, 6:00 p.m at Clyde Hart Stadium, Waco, Texas
Car Wash TODAY to benefit the Italy Lady Gladiator Track Team members who will be participating at the State track meet in Austin. The Car Wash goes from 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in front of the First Baptist Church of Italy.
Italy Track State shirts are available to order. Please drop off your order at Italy High School to Italy Head Track Coach Bobby Campbell (254-855-5176). Payment is due at the time of your order. Orders are Due Monday, May 11, at Noon.
Italy High School is proud to announce that the following Lady Gladiators have qualified to advance to the State track meet in Austin on May 14-16. These ladies competed in the Regional Track meet on May 1-2 at Kinkaid Stadium in Dallas. Way to go Ladies! You make us proud!
Members of the Lady Gladiators track team competed at the Texas Relay this past weekend in Austin.
The high school Gladiators’ track team finished well in the recent Meridian track meet.
See the attached information sheets to view the vast array of Gladiator tshirts, hoodies, shorts and much more for sale benefiting the Gladiator Track team.
With everyone in suspense on where she might go, Italy’s Kortnei Johnson selected LSU over University of Houston and Kansas State and will continue her track career as a Lady Tiger at the D1 level. Not bad for an athlete from a small school without a track.
Italy High School junior Mason Womack becomes the first male cross-country runner to qualify for regionals in recent times for the Gladiators.
On Friday, November 14 we will honor Kortnei Johnson as she signs her letter of commitment to run track at the collegiate level. We will have a short signing ceremony at 3:10 pm in the Dome followed by cake to honor Kortnei.
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.
Gladiator gold to meet with olympic gold with Italy High School track star Kortnei Johnson expecting a recruiting visit on Wednesday from the University of Houston’s head track coach Leroy Burrell and 9 time olympic champion and Cougar assistant coach Carl Lewis who his in his 26th year as a coach at UH.
With the dust settled, the gear all put away and the air tunnel deflated, it was time for the 2013-14 Athletic Banquet. One last chance for fans to honor their senior athletes and encourage the next crop of Gladiators to carry the torch.
The Italy Track and Field team had a great weekend competing at the 2014 UIL State Track Meet inside Mike A. Myers Stadium on the University of Texas at Austin campus on May 9 and 10.
Italy Track Sate Bound Shirts are available to preorder. Shirts can be ordered online or you can drop off your orders to Italy Head Track Coach Bobby Campbell (254)-855-5716 at Italy HighSchool.
The Italy High School track and field team will be having a car wash this Friday, May 2 at the First Baptist Church from 3:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The team is raising money to help fund their trip to the state track meet in Austin next weekend. Donations are accepted.
Seven separate Italy Track and Field members competed during the UIL Regional Track and Field Championship held at the Abilene Christian University campus on Friday and Saturday with five team members advancing to state!
Italy Neotribune, on behalf of Italy ISD Athletic Director Charles Tindol, would like to wish Italy’s track and Field athletes the best of luck during their upcoming regional meet being hosted in Abilene.
Austin — A handfull of Lady Gladiators recently competed in the 2014 87th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.
Kortnei’s Car Wash will be Saturday, July 27, to raise money for travel and lodging expenses for Italy High School’s, Kortnei Johnson (jr.) who is hoping to compete in the Junior Olympics, August 1, in Detroit.
Watch State Champion Kourtnei Johnson (jr.) represent Italy High School and Ellis County during the 2013 edition of the AAU Track & Field Club Championships live online at ESPN3.com starting Sunday at 8:00 a.m. Texas time.
Donations needed immediately to send Kortnei Johnson to Florida to compete in the Nationals this summer. An account has been setup locally at Citizens National Bank to receive deposits on Kortnei’s behalf.
If you need assistance or have any questions please contact Barry Byers at (972) 921-1231.
Kortnei Johnson continued receiving accolades for her track and field accomplishments at the meeting of the Ellis County Commissioners Court Tuesday afternoon.
With several sport achievements by student-athletes from Italy High School culminating around the same time, the school, in conjunction with the City of Italy, held a small but enthusiastic parade to honor the school’s sports heroes on their recent accomplishments.
On Saturday, May 18th, 2013, Italy school and city leaders have planned a downtown Italy parade to honor state record breaking track sprinter, Kortnei Johnson along with state qualifying runners, Halee Turner, Ryisha Copeland and Kendra Copeland. Parade time is 10:00am. Also included in the parade will be a send off for the Gladiator Baseball team as they head out to battle Trenton in game two of a best of three series for the regional quarter-final title. The entire community is welcome to come and hail these outstanding young athletes.
Led by Kortnei Johnson who broke two state track records this past weekend, Italy’s track team proved their might in Austin.
Austin — The UIL State Track & Field Meet 2013 Championships are being held at Mike A. Meyers Stadium on the University of Texas campus in Austin from Friday, May 10, to Saturday, May 11.
Italy Track & Field — Saturday’s regional results in Abilene:
Several Gladiator and Lady Gladiator track athletes are slated to represent Italy during area meet.