Playing 5 games in one day calls for more photos of the IYAA 5th-6th Grade Boys basketball team in action during the 2015 Hillsboro Basketball Tournament. Italy finished in 2nd Place and finished with 3-2 overall record.
Included are additional action photos from the 2014-2015 2A Area Championship matchup between the Italy Lady Gladiators and the Santo Lady Cats.
The Gladiators rally in the fourth-quarter to overtake the Wortham Bulldogs on their home field, 14-7. It proved to be the first first road win of the season for the Gladiators who managed to keep their playoff hopes alive!
Enjoy more action photos from last Friday’s game between the Italy Gladiators and the Chilton Pirates. Despite improvement in many areas, the Pirates handed Italy its second district loss with the Gladiators now 2-2 in district play.
Enjoy additional images from Italy’s 2014 Bonfire, Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally.
Enjoy more images form Italy’s 2014 Homecoming Bonfire. Go Italy!
Enjoy additional images from Italy’s 48-26 homecoming win over the visiting Dawson Bulldogs. It was a night to remember, especially for Italy’s seniors!
Continuing to build on their own legacies as so many Gladiator football players and cheerleaders before them, three IYAA football teams took to their home field for the first time this season to challenge the Mildred Eagles.
The air horn blowed, the band played on as the Milford Bulldogs celebrated their 2014 Homecoming in style with a downtown parade, a pep rally in the park and a 64-21 win over Oakwood. Enjoy more photos from the day’s events.
We want to remember the good days and Milford’s 2014 Homecoming celebration and 64-21 win over the Oakwood Panthers was certainly one of those. Here are few more photos from the memorable day for Milford’s seniors.
What a Friday night with the mighty Italy Gladiators getting their first win of the season to begin district play! Team blocking on offense and a swarming defense made the difference for Italy in this one.
A big district win by Italy resulted in a slew of action shots that captured the moment and provided a detailed look into how the Gladiators got it done.
Enjoy more images form Italy Gladiator football’s Friday night contest against the visiting Blooming Grove Lions.
Enjoy additional images from the IYAA Football and Cheerleading squads during their opening day games in Rice.
Enjoy bonus images from the rivalry Friday night football game between Italy and Maypearl.
More photos from Italy’s 2014 season opener against Kerens. The Bobcats won big but failed at putting in a dent in the armor of the Gladiators and their team’s spirit.
Enjoy more special moments from the 2013-2014 Italy Athletic Banquet as seniors received one final applause and the underclassmen left inspired…
Enjoy additional photos from Italy’s Prom Night 2014 which was held at E’s Southern Pass in Ennis. It was a memorable night for the seniors and a fun time for all!
Included in this article are additional action shots from the Italy Lady Gladiators and their bi-district matchup against the Mart Lady Panthers.
An over-the-wall solo home run by Jaclynn Lewis pulled the Lady Gladiators within a run, 9-8, of the Mart Lady Panthers but it was Mart holding on in their final defensive stand to secure the bi-district championship.
Senior Day begins with excitement and ends with excitement with the Italy Gladiator Hitmen defeating Frost 12-4, sweeping thru their district competition for a perfect 10-0 mark and by securing Italy’s second straight district championship!
Enjoy more action photos from the district showdown between Italy and Milford with the Gladiators rising to the top of the district race as undisputed champions.
The action continues from a day long of fun-in-the-sun at Upchurch Ballpark in Italy where the Italy Youth Athletic Association (IYAA) softball and baseball players sharpened their skills and made lasting memories.
It was a great effort by the Lady Gladiators to open district play but Itasca performed well while defending their home field, no matter how treacherous the terrain. Itasca won but Italy’s ladies gave it their all as these additional photos will attest.
Italy — Enjoy additional images from the Italy hosted varsity boys baseball tournament with the Gladiators winning their first two rounds of bracket over Roosevelt and Faith Family.
Enjoy additional images from the past few games leading up to Italy’s first win of the season, 8-1 against the Rice Bulldogs.
The Lady Gladiators win 4-out of-5 games over a three-day period to eventually become the Consolation Winner of the 2014 Hillsboro Invitational Softball Tournament. Enjoy additional images from the tournament!
Additional images from Italy’s area championship loss to Trenton but what an awesome effort turned in by the Gladiators who owned the first-half but were unable to hold on against the talented Tigers.
Enjoy a look back at Italy’s playoff win over the Valley View Eagles to take the bi-district basketball championship!
With the G-Men putting in the extra effort to get an important win over Itasca, enjoy extra images from the game!
Enjoy additional action shots from the Lady Gladiator’s bi-district battle against the Era Lady Hornets.
The JV Gladiators were the only Italy team to get a win on Tuesday night in Itasca but our JV girls gave it their all with a depleted squad.
Italy’s Junior High boys competing in three heart racing games against Rice with each match decided in the final seconds. Enjoy more action photos from the exciting triple-header!
Lights, cameras, music! The Italy Christmas Concert played to a packed gymnasium with family members all wanting a glimpse of their favorite performers.
The Lady Gladiators win 2-out of-3 games over the course of three days to finish in 3rd place during Hubbard’s varsity basketball tournament. Junior point guard Tara Wallis was selected to the all-tournament team.
Italy gets 32-points from senior Trevon Robertson and 11 from junior forward Ty Windham to help the Gladiators conquer Bynum in round two of Hubbard tournament.
Centerville gets the win on the final day of the Hubbard basketball tournament but the game provided many action photos of Italy’s players giving it their all.
The Gladiators had to get dirty to make a clean sweep of their district competition after sloshing over the Keren’s Bobcats to finish with a 5-0 district record and an outright district championship.
Senior Night honors Italy’s 2014 class of football players, cheerleaders and band members with a pre-game introduction who are escorted by family members. Afterwards, the Gladiators wrapped up a district title with a 33-7 win over Kerens.
The season has just begun but the Lady Gladiator Basketball program was at mid-season form against Blooming Grove.
The Gladiators find a way to rally back from a huge halftime deficit to recapture the lead in the final minute of play against the Gateway Gators and secure Italy’s fourth district win.
The Italy Gladiators learned their lesson against Gateway and are now primed to keep the district title in Italy with the Kerens Bobcats the last team left to challenge in district.
Lady Gladiator Volleyball honors Monserrat Figueroa, Taylor Turner and Paige Westbrook during the Senior Day presentation inside Italy Coliseum.
Italy overcomes, adapts, improvises and rises to the overwhelming challenge of defeating unbeaten Cayuga for homecoming glory.
Italy High School Homecoming 2013 was one for the alumni! Italy takes control of the district at 3-0 after beaten unbeaten Cayuga, 42-14.
Such an effort deserves more photos from Italy’s homecoming win over Cayuga with the band, the color guard, the cheerleaders, players and coaches doing an amazing job in presenting the school’s alumni with a homecoming to remember!
Enjoy additional images from Friday night’s district battle between Italy and Crossroads.
Enjoy bonus images from Friday night’s game between Italy and Crossroads with the Gladiators holding back a late rally by the Bobcats to improve to 2-0 in district play.
Plenty of hustle and several close games provided an exciting evening of Lady Gladiator Volleyball against Kopperl. Enjoy additional images from the games!
The Gladiators dominated Itasca to start 1-0 in district play and included here are more action photos demonstrating Italy’s effectiveness Friday night in Itasca.