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Pleasant Grove Info & Game Notes


November 13-Pleasant Grove
STADIUM: Sam Parker Field
2110 North Edwards
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455

Mascot: Hawks
Colors: Black/Gold
District: 6-4A II
Enrollment: 623
2014 Record: 6-5
2015 Record: 6-4; 2-3 District
Week 1: lost @ Pittsburg 19-35
Week 2: won v. New Boston 56-7
Week 3: won @ Linden-Kildaire 50-19
Week 4: won v. Quinlan Ford 63-0
Week 5: won v. Jefferson 56-14
Week 6: Open
Week 7: lost @ Atlanta 31-53
Week 8: won @ Spring Hill 63-21
Week 9: lost v. Gladewater 7-14
Week 10: lost @ Center 35-57
Week 11: won v. Tatum 42-21
Total Points For:  422 Average Points For Per Game: 42.2
Total Points Against: 241 Average Points Against Per Game: 24.1
Head Coach: Josh Gibson (2nd season, 12-9, 12-9 overall)
Offensive Formation: Slot T
Defensive Formation: 4-3
Returning Starters: 3 Offense/4 Defense
Historical Stats, Records, and Program Information              (Source:
1984-89 30-31-1
1990-99 45-59-0
2000-09 63-52-0
2010-15 23-39-0
TOTAL: 167-186-1
Undefeated Seasons: 0
Winless Seasons: 0

Last District Championship: 2007         Last Playoff Appearance: 2014
Playoff Record: 11-12-0
2000 7-4-0 Rick Barker
2001 9-4-0 Rick Barker
2002 4-6-0 Rick Barker
2003 4-6-0 Rick Barker
2004 6-5-0 Rick Barker
2005 1-9-0 Kevin Davis
2006 4-8-0 Kevin Davis
2007 10-3-0 Kevin Davis
2008 9-3-0 Kevin Davis
2009 9-4-0 Kevin Davis
2010 6-5-0 Kevin Davis
2011 2-8-0 Kevin Davis
2012 1-9-0 Kevin Davis
2013 2-8-0 Kevin Davis           2014 6-5-0 Josh Gibson   2015 6-4-0 Josh Gibson
Gilmer v. Pleasant Grove All-Time Series
Series Record: Gilmer leads 6-1-0
Last meeting: 2014, Gilmer won 50-7
GILMER vs. Pleasant Grove (6-1-0)
    00 - 2001 – 10                                                                                                    25 – 2002 - 9
25 - 2003 - 22
20 - 2004 - 7
43 - 2004 - 6
42 - 2005 - 14     50 - 2014 - 7

Gilmer has a 8 game winning streak in first round playoff games (last loss: 39-36 to Liberty-Eylau in 2006)
Gilmer has a 6 game winning streak against Pleasant Grove (last loss: 10-0 to Pleasant Grove @ Longview Lobo, 2001)
Gilmer has a 26 game winning streak (last loss: 45-38 v. Argyle @ Dallas Kincaide, November 29, 2013)
Gilmer has a 190 consecutive games scoring streak (last shutout: 10-0 to Pleasant Grove @ Longview Lobo, 2001)

This is Gilmer’s 102nd season to play football
Gilmer has never had a winless season
This is Gilmer’s 15th consecutive year in the playoffs
This is Gilmer’s 35th appearance in the playoffs
Gilmer's 68 playoff wins are the 18th most in Texas High School Football History (Source:
Gilmer is 68-24-1 in playoff games all time (74%) the 10th best winning percentage in Texas High School Football History                             (Source:
Gilmer is 40-11 in playoff games since 2001 (78%)
 Gilmer is 28-4-1 in first round playoff games all-time (88%)                       
Gilmer is 11-3 in first round playoff games since 2001 (79%)
Gilmer head coach Matt Turner is 10-0 in his 1st season at Gilmer                                                                                                                                                           
Gilmer's 653 wins are the 20th most in Texas High School Football History (Source:  
Gilmer's 34 district championships are tied for the 12th most in Texas high school football history (Source:
Gilmer's school record 26 game winning streak is tied with Navasota as the 2nd longest current streak behind Allen's 53 games 
Gilmer has recorded 14 undefeated regular seasons, tied for 11th most in Texas High School Football History (
Gilmer has recorded 21 10-win seasons, tied for 19th most in Texas High School Football History (
Gilmer's 2015 season marked their 20th consecutive non-losing season, the 19th longest active streak in Texas (
                                                                      Texas HS teams with the most wins from 2004-2015      (Source:
162-14 Katy (3 state championships)            150-15 Gilmer (3 state championships)           149-23 Aledo (5 state championships)           147-21 Southlake Carroll (4 state championships)                              147-20 Euless Trinity (3 state championships)         
Gilmer has either won the state championship or lost in the playoffs to the eventual state champion in 9 of the past 12 years 2003-lost to state champion Atlanta in round 4 2004-won 3A DI State Championship  2006-lost to state champion Texarkana Liberty-Eylau in round 1   2007-lost to state champion Liberty Hill in finals          2008-lost to state champion Carthage in round 4         2009-won 3A DII State Championship          2012-lost to state champion Navasota in finals          2013-lost to state champion Argyle in round 3  2014- won 4A DII State Championship
Gilmer is 185-26 since 2000 (88%)
                                                                                                             Gilmer is 145-15 in regular season games since 2000 (91%)
Gilmer is 163-16 overall since 2003 (91%)
Gilmer is 123-7 in regular season games since 2003 (95%)                 
Gilmer is ranked 5th in the Class 4A-II power rankings
Gilmer's 412 points scored is 10th most in Class 4A-II       Gilmer's 23.1 point average margin of victory is 7th most in Class 4A-II 
Gilmer’s offense is averaging 424.6 total yards per game
Gilmer's 606 offensive plays consist of 269 passing attempts (44%) and 337 rushing attempts (56%)
Gilmer averages 202.2 yards per game passing (48%) and 222.4 yards per game rushing (52%)
Gilmer has rushing touchdowns by 9 different players
Gilmer has receiving touchdowns by 10 different players
Gilmer’s defense allows an average of 280.5 yards per game
Gilmer’s schedule is the 37th toughest in Class 4A-II according to
Pleasant Grove's schedule is the 67th toughest in Class 4A-II according to
Gilmer’s opponents have a combined 47-53 record
Pleasant Grove's opponents have a combined 36-64 record
Gilmer is a 18 point favorite over Pleasant Grove according to

Did you know?
Pleasant Grove was the last team to hold Gilmer scoreless with a 10-0 first round playoff win in 2001, since then the Buckeyes have scored in 190 consecutive games
Since 2000; Gilmer is 155-6 when scoring 30 or more points in a game. When scoring less than 30 points in a game; Gilmer is 30-20


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