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Gilmer 36, Gladewater 35

From The Gilmer Mirror:

THERE’S AN old adage in football that says “don’t EVER take points off the scoreboard.” The expert who wrote those famous words would have to rethink that conventional advice had he have witnessed the Gilmer Buckeyes-Gladewater Bears district opener at Buckeye Stadium Friday night.

Read more: The Gilmer Mirror - Skunks Bears fail to ruin Gilmer s Homecoming

From the Longview News-Journal:
Buckeyes survive Bears in overtime, 36-35

From the Tyler Morning Telegraph:
Buckeyes Top Bears In Overtime

From KYTX CBS 19 Tyler:

Highlights: Gladewater at Gilmer

Gilmer vs. Gladewater: Post-game Reaction

From KLTV Tyler:

The Red Zone Part 2 (4:15 in)

From KETKnbc Tyler:

Friday Football Fever! (5:20 in)

Video: Highlights of Gladewater Bears vs. Gilmer Buckeyes on Oct. 8, 2010

Videos of the game come up in reverse chronological order at this link:


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With only 16 teams left in the Class 3A Division I playoffs, the Gilmer Buckeyes are just one of many teams with impressive résumés.

“They’re all good this time of the year,” stated Gilmer head coach Jeff Traylor, who has led his alma mater to a 108-17 record and one state championship in his 10 years at the helm of the Buckeyes.

Take La Vega, the Buckeyes’ opponent Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Mesquite. The Pirates have gone at least three rounds deep in the playoffs every year since 2006, sporting an impressive 10-3 playoff record in that span.

“We do have some experience and tradition,” admitted La Vega head coach Willie Williams, who has a 135-84-2 record in his 20th season as Pirates’ head coach.

Like Traylor, Williams is coaching in his hometown. “This is the only place I’ve known. I graduated from here and I’ve coached here for 27 years. I’ve never coache…