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Gilmer 57, Atlanta 7

Buckeyes open 2013 season here tonight against Atlanta

Gilmer v. Atlanta Game Info & Notes

By JOE DODD

August 29-Atlanta

STADIUM: Buckeye Stadium
STADIUM CAPACITY:4,750
STADIUM SURFACE: Field Turf
STADIUM ADDRESS:
North Bradford St.
Gilmer, TX 75644


Mascot: Rabbits

Colors: Maroon & White

District: 13-3A

Enrollment: 498

2012 Record: 5-7, 3-2 district

Head Coach: Matt McClure (3rd season, 10-13, 10-13 overall)

Returning Lettermen: 15

Returning Starters: 4 Offense/5 Defense

Offensive Coordinator: Craig Fant
Defensive Coordinator: Michael Baysinger
Offensive Formation: Multiple I
Defensive Formation: 4-2-5 (New. Switch from 4-3)

Players to watch:

DE Kenneth Houff (6-1, 200, 4.7)

OL Brandon Parkman (6-2, 260, 5.3)

Gerald Andrews (6-2, 255, 5.0)









Atlanta Rabbits 2012 Season Results



Date                    Opponent                                        Result    

08/30/12            Gilmer @ Tyler                            lost: 17-31

09/07/12            Daingerfield                                lost: 13-17

09/14/12            @ Center                                   los…

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Read more: The Gilmer Mirror - GET YOUR OFFICIAL 2013 BUCKEYE T SHIRTS AND HATS

No. 3 Gilmer tests Greenville Lions

By DAVID CLAYBOURN

GREENVILLE — Gilmer’s No. 3 state-ranked Buckeyes showed the Greenville Lions some things they need to work on in preparation for the 2013 football season.

Read more: The Herald Banner - No. 3 Gilmer tests Greenville Lions

Gilmer will scrimmage Greenville here Friday

As you have probably all heard, tonight’s scrimmage in New Boston has been cancelled due to a terrible tragedy in that community.

Please keep that community and team in your prayers.

A replacement scrimmage has been scheduled with Greenville for TOMORROW IN GILMER.

9/JV will begin at 6 p.m. and Varsity will follow at 7 to 7:15 p.m.

Read more: Greenville Herald Banner - Greenville Lions move scrimmage to Gilmer

Rabbits running in 2013

2013 FOOTBALL PREVIEW: GILMER + KILGORE HEAD ANOTHER STRONG “DISTRICT OF DOOM” RACE

Gilmer RB/OLB Josh Walker. (Christopher Vinn, ETSN.fm)

By GABE BROOKS

Teams from the “District of Doom” have played for state championships two of the first three seasons of its existence.

Read more: ETSN.fm - 2013 FOOTBALL PREVIEW: GILMER + KILGORE HEAD ANOTHER STRONG “DISTRICT OF DOOM” RACE

'Everything's good'

Gilmer Buckeyes Head Coach Jeff Traylor, who has established the winningest football program in the state of Texas in Class 3A over the course of his 13 seasons here, told Gilmer Rotarians at their weekly meeting at the Gilmer Civic Center Tuesday that team loyalty is one of the keys to his program’s success.

Read more: The Gilmer Mirror - 'Everything's good'

GILMER DOMINATES SCRIMMAGE AGAINST SHORT-HANDED WHITEHOUSE

Christopher R. Vinn, ETSN.fm

By CLINT BUCKLEY

GILMER — The last time Gilmer lined up across from another opponent the Buckeyes were playing for a state title. The stakes were considerably lower Friday night at Buckeye Stadium, but that didn’t stop Gilmer from executing at a high level.

Read more: ETSN.fm - GILMER DOMINATES SCRIMMAGE AGAINST SHORT-HANDED WHITEHOUSE

By ELWYN HENDERSON

The Gilmer Buckeyes ninth grade, junior varsity and varsity teams scrimmaged Whitehouse last Friday night at the newly renovated Buckeye Stadium with close to 1000 fans in attendance.

Read more: The Gilmer Mirror - Buckeyes dominant in first scrimmage

Buckeyes scrimmage Whitehouse here this evening

The Gilmer Buckeyes and the Whitehouse Wildcats will get started at no later than 5:30 p.m. at Buckeye Stadium. Varsity may begin as early as 6:30 or as late as 7, so get there early to see all the teams in action.

Whitehouse is ranked No. 6 in 4A and Gilmer is ranked No. 3 in 3A, according to the Associated Press Preseason High School Football Poll released yesterday.

Read more: ETSN.fm - SEVERAL EAST TEXAS FOOTBALL TEAMS CRACK PRESEASON ASSOCIATED PRESS POLL







Mirror Photos / Mary Laschinger Kirby
THE 14TH ANNUAL “Meet the Buckeyes” pep rally was held at Buckeye Stadium last Saturday evening. Head Coach Jeff Traylor leads his team out onto the field at upper left. Next, he talks about his seniors. Those visible include, from left, Ardarius Johnson, Pablin Olivares, Tanner Barr, Harrison Foster, Garrett Parish and Jaidon Parrish. The complete group is seen next. After that, Kris Boyd (21) waves to the crowd as he and his brother Demarco (22) are introduced. Finally, the cheerleaders d…

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"Meet the Buckeyes" was held on Saturday, Aug. 10. It is an annual community pep rally at Buckeye Stadium on the campus of Gilmer High School to get fired up for the fall sports and generally celebrate being Buckeyes. Gilmer Buckeyes Head Coach Jeff Traylor discusses the upcoming 100th season of Buckeye Football at the Gilmer Rotary Club's weekly noon meeting at the Gilmer Civic Center on Tuesday, Aug. 13.

Backlighting at Buckeye Stadium

Buckeyes pumped about 2013

Mirror Photo DEVONDRICK DIXON, senior Texas State-San Marcos commit, is introduced to the crowd at "Meet the Buckeyes" by Coach Jeff Traylor.
The Gilmer Buckeyes officially began preparations for the upcoming 2013 football season on Monday, Aug 5, at Buckeye Stadium. As is always the case in Buckeyeland, the players, coaching staff and fans are pumped about the expectations of another Championship season.
Read more: The Gilmer Mirror - Buckeyes pumped about 2013

Meet the Buckeyes

The annual "Meet the Buckeyes community pep rally at Buckeye Stadium on the campus of Gilmer High School will be held on Saturday, Aug, 10, beginning at 7 p.m.

Read more: The Gilmer Mirror - Meet the Buckeyes set for Saturday Aug 10







Mirror Photos / Mary Laschinger Kirby
THE GILMER BUCKEYES, coming off a 14-2 state finalist season in 2012, are hard at it this week at their house on Bradford Street. (1) Coach Alan Metzel talks with QBs Jaidon Parrish and Tanner Barr; (2) Texas A&M commit Josh Walker speeds down the field; (3) Coach Kurt Traylor oversees a drill; (4) Buckeye linemen show their agility. “Meet the Buckeyes” will be held at the newly-renovated Buckeye Stadium beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday.

More links:

Gilmer High School MaxPreps Homepage

Gilmer Buckeyes High School Football App

Read more:The Gilmer Mirror - Gilmer Buckeyes begin 2013 campaign

Gilmer reaches 100 years of football

16-3A: District of Doom Part II

District 16-3A begins another season later this month. Practice began for it earlier this week.

Expect the work to help the league live up to “District of Doom” again.

Read more: ETFinalScore.com - 16-3A: District of Doom Part II

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