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Gilmer 42, Pittsburg 17

From The Gilmer Mirror:

THE GILMER BUCKEYES went into Friday night’s fray at Buckeye Stadium against the Pittsburg Pirates knowing they basically needed a win to get into the Class 3A Division II playoffs this week.

Read more: The Gilmer Mirror - Buckeyes sink Pirates to barge into playoffs for 10th consecutive year

Video: Men in Black

From the Longview News-Journal:
Gilmer routs Pittsburg, clinches playoff spot

Defensive Player of the Week:
Breaking up not hard to do for Easley

Turner's four rushing TDs propel Gilmer past Pittsburg

From KYTX CBS 19 Tyler:
Highlights: Pittsburg at Gilmer

From KLTV Tyler:
Red Zone (5:40 in)

From KTBS Shreveport:
Pittsburg Vs. Gilmer

From the Texarkana Gazette:
District champs
L-E routs Mount Vernon to finish 5-0 in league play

From KSLA Shreveport:
Week 10: Liberty-Eylau's Norman to Reed Pass for 55-Yard TD

District 16-3A runner-up Gilmer (7-3) will play District 15-3A champion Texarkana Liberty-Eylau (8-2) in a Class 3A Division II bi-district game at Hallsville's Bobcat Stadium on Friday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m. The Buckeyes won the first meeting of the two teams this season 28-12 at Buckeye Stadium on Sept. 17.

Highlights of that game are at this link:
DQ Big Game of the Week

L-E WR/DB Brian Reed Highlight Reel

Buckeyes face La Vega in second round of playoffs

Buckeyes Remain Perfect

Directions to Mesquite Memorial Stadium

Kickoff is at 2 p.m.
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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…