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Buckeyes go 4-0 in State Qualifying Tournament here

by ELWYN HENDERSON elwynh@juno.com
In the absence of their 7on7 head coach Rebel Jackson, who was unable to attend the Gilmer State Qualifying Tournament last Saturday ...

Read more: The Gilmer Mirror - Buckeyes qualify for State


The Gilmer Buckeyes 7on7 team defeated Alto, Mount Vernon and Chapel Hill in pool play and then won a semifinal round game against Mabank. The winner of the other semifinal game was White Oak.

The two teams skipped the title game as both had qualified for the State Tournament at Southwest Williamson County Regional Park on July 11-13.

 Read more: The Gilmer Mirror - Buckeyes go 4 0 in State Qualifying Tournament here

Gilmer State Qualifying Tournament is today

Gilmer will host a 7on7 State Qualifying Tournament at Buckeye Stadium on Saturday, June 15, beginning at 9 a.m.

Read more: The Gilmer Mirror - Gilmer SQT Pools

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Buckeyes make good showing at Nike Football Festival

by ELWYN HENDERSON elwynh@juno.com

* The Gilmer Buckeye 7on7 team had their most impressive outing last Saturday since winning the Gilmer Tournament on May 18.

Read more: The Gilmer Mirror - Buckeyes make good showing at prestigious Nike event



 The Gilmer Buckeyes went 2-2-1 Saturday at the Nike Football Festival in McKinney in games against Throckmorton (tie), Denton (win), Frisco Lone Star (loss), Euless Trinity (win) and Arlington (loss). This video shows the games listed above in order.



Buckeyes to compete in 2013 Nike Football Festival in McKinney on Saturday, June 8

Saturday
9:00am until 3:30pm

Pool A of the Nike Football Festival will include three newcomers to the event: Gilmer (2012 State Runner-Up), Frisco Lone Star and Throckmorton (2012 State Champions!), as well as Denton.


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Man Up and Show Up! 24 of the top schools across the Lone Star State will come together to compete in a variety of skills, including 7on7 as well as Quarterback, Kicking, Lineman and Hands-On Challenges, and a 40-Yard Dash to determine the fastest QB, Lineman and Skills Player at the event. An overall Team Champion will be awarded based on success in each of the various competitions.







David P Stephenson


Most all have a swagger ... 5 of 24 schools in the Nike Football Festival on Saturday either played for or won a State Championship last December in Texas: Allen is defending 5A, Div. I state champion; Cedar Hill is defending 5A, Div. II state runner-up; Denton Guyer is defending 4A, Div. I state champion; Gilmer is defending 3A, Div. II state run…

Buckeyes will have one more chance to qualify for state after coming up short at Bullard SQT

by ELWYN HENDERSON elwynh@juno.com
The Gilmer Buckeye 7on7 varsity went into the Bullard State Qualifying Tournament last Saturday hoping to finish in the top two teams out of eight entrants and punch their ticket to the State 7on7 Tournament in Leander next month. Unfortunately, that didn’t happen, as Gilmer went 1-2 in Pool Play and finished their day early. They will have one final chance to qualify at the Gilmer SQT on Saturday, June 15.

Read more:The Gilmer Mirror - Buckeyes will have one more chance to qualify for state after coming up short at Bullard SQT