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Rematch with Argyle next up for Buckeyes

Mirror Photo / Mary Laschinger Kirby
EDDIE FLUELLEN takes a screen pass from Jordan Traylor 78 yards to the end zone against Van Alstyne last week in Forney.

Class 3A Division II Quarterfinal: Friday, Dec. 2

Argyle Eagles vs. Gilmer Buckeyes

Tiger Stadium, Corsicana, 7:30 p.m.

YOU’VE GOTTA love it when everything unfolds according to plan.

Read more: The Gilmer Mirror - Rematch with Argyle next up for Buckeyes

From the Longview News-Journal:

Led by Barr, Gilmer’s defense keeping foes out of end zone

From the Denton Record Chronicle:

Cool under pressure


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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…

Gilmer 44, Jacksonville 22

From The Gilmer Mirror:

THE GILMER BUCKEYES rolled to their third victory in as many games Friday night, garnering a 44-22 decision over the winless Jacksonville Indians at the historic Tomato Bowl.

Read more: The Gilmer Mirror - Buckeyes dominate Jacksonville


Gilmer trounces Indians, 44-22

From the Jacksonville Daily Progress:

Gilmer offense stymies Jacksonville

From KETKnbc:

Jacksonville Loses to Gilmer

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