The Lady Gladiators have terrorized the district with a well-balanced offensive and defensive attack to be undefeated at the midway point of district play.
Italy sophomore Jaclynn Lewis pitches a perfect game to help the Lady Gladiators shutout Avalon 15-0 and improve to 4-0 in district play.
The Italy Lady Gladiators come from behind twice and then leave Itasca in a cloud of dust and with a 13-4 district opening win.
The Lady Gladiators improve overall record from 0-3 to 3-5 during two-day tournament in Scurry.
The Lady Gladiators will head to Corsicana High School to play 6 games in three days in CHS’s annual Softball Classic. The Lady Gladiators will take on the 2012 class 2A State Champion Crawford Lady Pirates in their first game on Thursday. Game time is 9:00am. See attached bracket for complete schedule.
The tournament, originally scheduled to start on Thursday, February 21, has been pushed back a day due to the weather. The new schedule is attached.
A update to the schedule has been made.
The Lady Gladiators drop their first two games in 2013 but will be gunning for the win column against Maypearl tonight during their first road games.
The Italy and Lady Gladiators’ varsity and JV softball teams hit the sand in search of playoff paradise in 2013.
Due to human error, there were a few shirts too many ordered in the recent Lady Gladiator Softball gear order. The images attached represents all of the shirts that are available now on a first come, first serve basis. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested or you can call 214/878-4623.
The Lady Gladiator softball team invites fans to their 2013 season opener in a home game against powerhouse Hubbard on Monday, February 11 starting at 6:00 p.m.
Note: At 4:00pm, before the Italy/Hubbard matchup at 6:00pm, the Lady Gladiator JV Softball team will scrimmage Avalon.
The start of the 2013 Lady Gladiator softball season is right around the corner. Orders are being taken now for all Lady Gladiator softball fans to order shirts, hoodies, caps and more. All proceeds will benefit the Lady Gladiator softball team.
A V-neck shirt option has been added. Check it out!
The Lady Gladiator Softball program is putting items up for sale on Friday, January 25, in conjunction with their hamburger supper. Beginning at 4:30pm in the IHS cafeteria all of the items will be on display and priced to sell!
Lady Gladiator Softball Head Coach Wayne Rowe has announced plans for a parent meeting on Monday, January 21st. Meeting time is 6:00pm. The meeting will be held in room 113 at the Italy High School campus.
First year Head Softball Coach Wayne Rowe has released the 2013 Lady Gladiator softball schedule.
updated schedule added 1/9/13, 2:42pm
Italy Lady Gladiator senior Alyssa Richards signs with Tennessee Tech University to play softball after graduation.
Lady Gladiator Megan Richards signs Letter of Intent to play softball at the University of Texas at the Permian Basin in Odessa. “Go Falcons!”
Coach Wayne Rowe, one of the newest members of the Italy High School staff, has been teaching for 15 years and wants to put IHS on his resume. Coming from Scurry Rosser ISD, Rowe teaches English and coaches softball. Eager to begin the school year in Italy, Coach Rowe has plans of preparing the students in and out of the classroom.
The Italy Lady Gladiators make presence known throughout the all-district list after successful 2011-2012 season.
The Lady Gladiators road to State stops short after a colliding with the Crawford Lady Pirates during the Regional Quarterfinals in Waco.
Thanks to the 2012 Lady Gladiators softball team for giving it your all and displaying class in both victory and defeat.
The Lady Gladiators learned lessons in game 1 against Crawford and hoped to pass the double-header test the following day during their regional quarterfinal matchup with the Lady Pirates.
The Lady Gladiators defeat Mildred in two games to claim the AA Area Championship and advance to regionals against Crawford on Friday.
The Lady Gladiators win in dramatic fashion during a seventh-inning rally to overtake Mildred in game 1 of the Area Championship before sealing the deal in game 2.
Friday, May 4 there will be a Fan Bus departing at 5:00pm from the Italy High School Dome parking lot for the Lady Gladiator Softball playoff game at Mildred High School just east of Corsicana. The invitation to ride via the Fan Bus is open to all students in grades 7th and up. Students will be responsible for admission fee into the game as well as any food purchase.
If you didn’t make the trip to Waco last night to see the Lady Gladiators battle it out with the Troy Trojanettes you missed a great “display.” It was a display of heart and determination by the Lady Gladiators, a display of calm and calculation by the coaches, and lastly display of love and support by the fans! It was a GREAT day to be a Lady Gladiator and a GREAT day to be a Lady Gladiator Fan!!
The 2012 Senior Lady Gladiators and Gladiator were honored before their games against Whitney on Tuesday.
Seniors reflect during final home games as they defend their diamonds one last time.
Italy’s Lady Gladiators improve to 8-2 in district play while the Gladiators get overpowered by Maypearl in Pantherville.
Enjoy extra photographs from Lady Gladiator Softball and Italy Gladiator Baseball from Friday’s games in Maypearl.
The Lady Gladiators drop a close one to the district leading Grandview Lady Zebras but Italy played outstanding defense and hammered the ball offensively as their confidence continues to grow.
The Italy JV and varsity Gladiators along with the Hubbard Jaguars, joined forces on Friday to “Pitch in for a cure!” Both teams adorned pink shirts and wristbands as part of a fundraiser to help support cancer research while the Lady Gladiators traveled to Axtell for a district rematch.
The Lady Gladiators and Gladiators earn impressive home wins over Rio Vista teams on Friday.
The Italy Lady Gladiators team up to conquer the Clifton Lady Cubs while both Gladiator squads endure low scoring losses to the Cubs.
The JV Gladiators, the Gladiators and the Lady Gladiators all record district wins in Whitney with the Clifton Cubs on deck.
The Lady Gladiators host Pink-out to help raise funds for cancer research with honored guest and cancer survivor Karen Mathiowetz delivering the ceremonial opening-pitch before Italy’s district game against Maypearl.
Italy was unable to collect a win in Grandview but big plays and special moments prove both the Gladiators and Lady Gladiators are charging in the right direction.
The Lady Gladiator Softball team would like to extend an invitation to the community to come and join their efforts to raise money for cancer research. On
Tuesday, March 20 Wednesday, March 21 the Lady Gladiators will take on the Maypearl Lady Panthers in a district matchup beginning at 6:00pm 6:30pm. All proceeds from this softball game will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
The 2012 Lady Gladiators continue to build on their early season momentum and start 2-0 in district play.
The Italy Lady Gladiators are packing a collective punch and have come out swinging for the fences with the team’s expectations high.
The Lady Gladiator softball team traveled to RioVista on Monday to take on the Lady Eagles in their district opener. Senior pitcher, Megan Richards logged the shutout win and her sister, Alyssa Richards got the scoring started for the team with a one run homerun over the right field fence (into the wind!).
The Lady Gladiator Softball team will take on the Rio Vista Lady Eagles (at Rio Vista) in their district opener on Monday, March 5th at 5:30. The game was originally scheduled for Tuesday the 6th of March but due to this week’s TAKS testing the game was moved back a day.
In their home opener this past Tuesday night, the Lady Gladiators dominated the Palmer Lady Bulldogs. They won the contest 9-0 giving senior pitcher, Megan Richards, a shutout for her stat book.
The Lady Gladiators will travel to Waco-Midway High School on Thursday through Saturday (February 23rd through 25th) to participate in Waco-Midway’s 2nd annual varsity tournament. Pool play will be on Thursday (February 23rd) and bracket play will begin on Friday (February 24th) and go thru Saturday (February 25th).
The Lady Gladiator softball team will travel to Forney, Texas on Thursday, Feburary 16th, and Saturday, February 18th, for the Forney-North Forney Invitational Softball Tournament. There will be some great match ups both days so come out and support your Lady Gladiators.
The Lady Gladiators place 9 players on the 2011 15-2A All-District list including Pitcher Of The Year and Catcher Of The Year.
Gladiator Baseball and Lady Gladiator softball seniors will be honored just prior to their home games this Friday, April 22. Make plans to come out, cheer on your home team and applaud the efforts of these seniors, as well as their teammates, as they take on the Clifton Cubs.
Game times edited 4/20/11-8:18am
Italy’s Lady Gladiators have managed to position themselves with a chance for the playoffs and currently stand alone in 3rd place within their district. A must win game is today in Italy against Maypearl.
Italy’s JV boys baseball team pencils in another win after a strong performance against Maypearl while the Lady Gladiators start strong but struggle late against the Lady Panthers in Maypearl.
The Italy Lady Gladiators Softball team has had quite a stretch of softball starting with the Grandview Tournament just before Spring Break and wrapping up with a non-district home win against Rice this past Tuesday. All-in-all, the Lady Gladiators played 7 games in 6 days winning 4-of-7.
Already with a successful fund-raising burger sale under their belts held inside the Italy High School Cafeteria last Friday, in which every burger they cooked sold, the Lady Gladiator Softball team geared up for their season opener.