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).
Italy Gladiator senior Clay Riddle earns All-State honors as a member of the 2017-2018 67th annual Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association Class 2A All-State Football Team. Also named All-Smoaky.com 2nd Team All-Central Texas Defensive End and selected to play in 10th Annual FCA Super Centex Victory Bowl.
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.
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The mighty Italy Gladiators will challenge the De Leon Bearcats in the UIL Class 2A D1 Bi-District playoff round this Thursday, November 16 in Granbury. Kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m. Ticket prices are $5 for adults and $3 dollars for children. THSCA and District passes accepted. Go Gladiators!
Italy High School has a football event coming up, Italy vs Axtell Varsity Football on Friday, November 10, 2017. Click the link below to see what events are conveniently available for purchase online.
Italy High School has a football event coming up, Italy vs Bosqueville Varsity Football on Friday, October 27, 2017. Click the link below to see what events are conveniently available for purchase online.
Italy Junior High School has a football event coming up, Italy JH vs Dallas Gateway JH Football on Thursday, September 28, 2017. Click the link below for tickets.
Italy High School has a football event coming up, Italy vs Blooming Grove Varsity Football on Friday, September 22, 2017. Click the link below to see what events are conveniently available for purchase online.
Before the big game against Blooming Grove, be sure to attend the Homecoming Parade beginning at 2:00pm Friday
Italy High School has a football event coming up, Italy vs Blooming Grove Varsity Football on Friday, September 15, 2017. Click the link below to see what events are conveniently available for purchase online.
Italy High School has a football event coming up, Italy vs Corsicana Mildred Varsity Football on Friday, September 08, 2017. Click the link below to see what events are conveniently available for purchase online.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @ dark
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IHS Powderpuff game will be Oct 5 at 6pm. Attached is the tshirt order form. Order deadline is September 22nd.
A Poem by Ron Scott 2017
Italy High School has a football event coming up, Italy vs Valley Mills Varsity Football on Friday, September 01, 2017. Click the link below to see what events are conveniently available for purchase online.
Italy Gladiator Football teams have moved our scrimmage with Academy to Friday at Italy due to the weather we are expecting Saturday.
Gold & White Scrimmage this Saturday, August 12, at the New Gladiator Coliseum, beginning at 10:30 a.m. on the new turf field!!! Towel admission! (Must have a towel for admittance). Go Gladiators!
Included are the 2017 Italy Gladiators Varsity and JH/JV Football schedules. #carpediem #italyisd
The 2017 Italy Gladiator Football kicks off Monday, August 7. We are still in need of donations, including fruits, waters, peanut butter and hot dog buns for our “hydration stations” between our practices!!
2-a-day Gladiator Football practices begin MONDAY, August 7th with a 6:30 a.m. TEAM MEETING! All Football Players entering grades 9th-12th need to arrive NO LATER than 6:15 a.m. on MONDAY – FRIDAY!
Italy ISD has partnered with Ticket Roar, an online ticket sales group, for all of our future, contests, and events to make the Reserved/Season tickets purchasing experience more convenient for our Gladiator supporters!
Another windy afternoon. I took a short flight over the new field, but the wind kept me from big fly overs. I may try again in the morning.
It was a very windy day when I took my drone out last week. I hear they are going to be doing the gladiator head soon, so I will go out and get another video very soon.
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 football student-athlete David De La Hoya has recently been selected to participate in the 9th Annual 2017 Fellowship of Christian Athletes Super Centex Victory Bowl All-Star Football Game. The game will be played at Waco ISD Stadium on Saturday, June 10, with the kick-off set for 6:30 p.m.
Several Italy Gladiators receive All-District recognition among 2016 2A-1 Region II District 8 voting with junior Clay Riddle earning 1st Team both ways. Seniors Kevin Johnson and David De La Hoya also earned 1st Team honors on offense after the Gladiators made playoffs for a second consecutive season.
Italy Gladiator senior football players Aaron Pittmon and Austin Pittmon have been selected to play for the grey squad of the 2017 Blue-Grey All-American Bowl. Donations can made thru their gofundme.com Help send Pittmon Brothers to Blue-Grey All-American Bowl account. Go Italy!
This article contains field location and an attachment detailing stadium regulations and parking information regarding Friday nights 2A-Division 1 Bi-District Playoff matchup between the Italy Gladiators vs. the Crawford Pirates. There is also a link to pre-order tickets online. Go Gladiators!
Show your support and order your T-Shirt Today! All order forms must be turned into the High School Front Office or emailed to [email protected] by Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 5:00pm. A form has been attached with this article or you can fill out a form at the front office. Go Gladiators!
UPDATE! The Italy JV Football Game has been moved to Mart since Bosqueville’s field is under water. Start time will be 6:00 p.m. or immediately following Mart’s one Jr. High game. Go Italy!
I was given permission to fly my drone over the construction site where the new football field is being built at Italy High School. I plan on doing a video of the project as it completes, but wanted to share this raw footage so that everyone can see what is going on now.
The Italy Jr. High Gladiators will only have one game to play on Thursday, September 22, at Dallas Gateway Charter starting at 5:30 p.m. Also on Thursday, the Italy JV Gladiators will travel to Waco Lavega for a 7:30p.m. kickoff. Go Italy!
The deadline for Italy High School Senior Ads is this Friday, September 23, for the homecoming program. These memories last forever and your son or daughter will be thrilled to see the personal recognition!
After opening their 2016 campaign with wins over Valley Mills, 23-2, and Mildred, 41-21, the Italy Gladiators, fueled by 2 defensive touchdowns, shutout Blooming Grove 42-0 to improve their non-district record to 3-0. Go Italy!
The Italy Varsity and Junior High Cheerleaders are now taking orders for Pink Out t-shirts! Orders can be placed through a cheerleader, at Mrs. Ballard’s office in the high school, or by emailing the cheer sponsors.
The Italy Gladiator JV and Varsity football teams will be having a scrimmage this Friday, August 19, in McGregor. Italy will be testing their might against Little River Academy with the JV matchup starting at 5:00 p.m. and immediately followed by the Varsity scrimmage.
Football Season Passes will go on sale beginning Monday, August 15, 2015 after 1:00 p.m., in the Administration Office. The price is $30.00 each and includes all home football games.
During their annual Gold and White Scrimmage on Saturday, the 2016 Italy Gladiators put on a solid performance for their fans with one big play after another. Thru the air or on the ground, Italy’s district opponents should beware!
Italy Gladiator Football’s Gold and White Scrimmage will be THIS SATURDAY, August 6, at 10:30 a.m. at Willis Field. Admission will be Towel donations. 2016 Italy Gladiator JV / Varsity Football Schedules are within this article.
Italy’s Clayton Miller represents Italy High School and Gladiator Football during the 8th Annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl All-Star Football Game held in Waco on Saturday.
Italy Gladiator Football senior Clayton Miller will be representing the old gold and white in the 2016 8th Annual FCA Victory Bowl All-Star Football Game scheduled for Saturday, June 11, at Waco, ISD – Kickoff at 6:30 p.m.
Italy Gladiator senior Clayton Miller was named a 1st Team All-State Defensive Back for TheOldCoach.com Class 2A Division II All-State Team. Miller becomes the 61st Gladiator to be added to the coveted Golden Wall of Fame.
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.
Five Gladiators were honored on the 2015-2016 UIL Football All-District 10-2A Division II list with senior Clayton Miller being named the district’s Defensive MVP. Clay Riddle and Joe Celis both earned first-team all-district accolades on both sides of the ball.
3:35 p.m. Send-off downtown
7:30 p.m. Kick-off in Joshua at Owl Stadium
Come out and support your Gladiator football team tonight at Dallas Gateway!
The Italy Junior High football game is rescheduled for this evening at 6:30pm.
The JV will play Hillsboro immediately following the JH game here in Italy. These changes are being made to make sure we could get the games in prior to the expected rain tomorrow. The games are in Italy.
EDITORS NOTE: Updated 11/4/15 1:10pm
There has been a change to our Jr. High and JV football schedule for this week.
Orders & Payment will be accepted through Friday, November 6.
Shirts will be delivered after Wednesday, November 11.