Baseball Playoff shirts are in

If you have order a playoff baseball shirt you may pick them up today and Wednesday, May 2nd at the high school. We are in the office from 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.. If you have any questions please feel free to call Mrs. Ballard at 972-483-7411.

1st Annual Gladiators Bass Club Land Tournament

Image: The 2017-2018 Italy Gladiators Bass Club.

The Italy Gladiators Bass Club invites all ages of anglers who are registered students of Italy ISD to compete in their 1st Annual Land Tournament on Monday, April 16, which is a no school day. The tournament will begin at dawn with first cast at 7am and last cast at 11:30 am. Fishing will be from banks only (no boats) on any body of water they choose.

Italy Gladiator Baseball Update

Italy Gladiators JV Baseball vs Abbott on Friday, March 23rd has been cancelled.

Italy Gladiator Varsity Baseball vs Abbott is still on for Friday March 23rd, but the time has changed to 4:30 in Abbott.

Come out to Abbott and cheer on our boys!!

Gladiator Special Olympics Basketball


Thursday, March 1st was a fun day for some of our local basketball players. Our school’s Special Olympics team represented Italy well at Cedar Hill High School. Players receiving accolades include:

Local athletes to compete in 2018 FCA Victory Bowl games, including 2 from Italy


2018 Super Centex FCA Victory Bowl player selections have been announced with Italy’s Clay Riddle (Football) and Brycelen Richards (Softball) being chosen to compete this summer in June. Three players from Milford, Markavion Thompson (Football), Lowisley Ojeda (Football), and Marquisha Houston (Volleyball), will be participating as well. To be listed as a donator in the program, contact those responsible for receiving the donations by Tuesday, February 20. Monies will not be collected until March (Non-listed donations can still be accepted between now and March).

2017 Italy Gladiators well represented among 8-2A All-District Football List


2017 Italy Gladiators well represented among 2A-1 Region II District 8 All-District Football List. Leading the way were seniors Clay Riddle, Gary Escamilla and Kenneth Norwood earning 1st Team offensive honors while Riddle and Caleb Telatnyk received 1st Team recognition on the defensive side of the ball. while Riddle and Caleb Telatnyk received 1st Team recognition on the defensive side of the ball.

Italy students compete in Unified Tae Kwon Do Tournament

Image: Pictured Roger Sam, Instructor, Nick Sam, 2nd Degree Black Belt, Michael Bryant, 1st Degree Black Belt and Travis Tinney Instructor

On Saturday, Nov., 4th students from the Hillsboro Unified Tae Kwon Do School located at 125 W Elm-Hillsboro traveled to Giddings, Texas to compete in an invitational Tae Kwon Do Tournament.  Two students who live in Italy returned home with double 1st place trophies — Nick Sam and Michael Bryant.

Italy Volleyball All-District Selections


After a disappointing loss at the Bi-District competition in Sachse against Tom Bean last week, the Lady Gladiator volleyball players received great compliments at the 2017 District 12-2A All-District Meeting on November 1st. The Lady Gladiators walked away with the most honors! Your Lady Gladiators were Runners Up in the District, but earned the first seed going into the 2A playoffs.