Buckeyes play Pittsburg Thursday night in Longview
by W.R. GREENE
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Mirror Photo / Mary Laschinger Kirby<br>
JOSH WALKER (20) and DEVONDRICK DIXON of the Buckeyes bring down the Mineola ball carrier last Thursday night in Tyler. Also pictured is BLEVIN BURNS (2).
Mirror Photo / Mary Laschinger Kirby
JOSH WALKER (20) and DEVONDRICK DIXON of the Buckeyes bring down the Mineola ball carrier last Thursday night in Tyler. Also pictured is BLEVIN BURNS (2).
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Mirror Photo / Mary Laschinger Kirby<br>
ZAC SPEARS (35) quarterbacked the Buckeyes in the second half against Mineola.
Mirror Photo / Mary Laschinger Kirby
ZAC SPEARS (35) quarterbacked the Buckeyes in the second half against Mineola.
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GHS CHEERLEADERS fire up the crowd on a chilly and occasionally wet night last Thursday in Tyler. In the background is QB Tanner Barr warming up for the Buckeyes' next possession.
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GHS CHEERLEADERS fire up the crowd on a chilly and occasionally wet night last Thursday in Tyler. In the background is QB Tanner Barr warming up for the Buckeyes' next possession.
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(This channel also carries the audio of the games live.)

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MAXPREPS HOME PAGE:

http://www.maxpreps.com/high-schools/gilmer-buckeyes-(gilmer,tx)/football/home.htm Gilmer v. Pittsburg Game Info & Notes

By JOE DODD


November 21- Pittsburg

STADIUM: Pirate Stadium

STADIUM CAPACITY: 6,500-7,500

STADIUM SURFACE: Artificial Turf

STADIUM ADDRESS:

3737 Loop 281

Longview, TX 75604

Mascot: Pirates Colors: Black & Gold District: 13-3A Enrollment: 705

Pittsburg Pirates 2013 Season Results

Date Opponent Result

08/30/13 Wills Point won: 55-14

09/06/13 Gladewater won: 35-14

09/13/13 @ New Boston lost: 20-29

09/27/13 Dallas First Baptist Academy lost: 42-51

10/04/13 @ Palestine lost: 0-32

10/11/13 @ Paris North Lamar* won: 30-20

10/18/13 Paris* lost: 13-41

10/25/13 @ Texarkana Liberty-Eylau* lost: 14-51

11/01/13 Texarkana Pleasant Grove* won: 27-24

11/08/13 @ Atlanta* lost: 14-49

11/15/13 Wills Point @ Bullard won: 54-49

Overall Record: 5-6

*District Record: 2-3

Total Points For: 304

Average Points For Per Game: 27.6

Total Points Against: 374

Average Points Against Per Game: 34

Head Football Coach: Dickey Meeks

1st season at Pittsburg

Record at Pittsburg: 5-6

Overall Record: 153-127-4

Players to Watch:

#26-Carl Leonard, Sr. RB 5’7”, 160 lbs. (181 yards, 3 TD's rushing last week against Wills Point)

Historical Stats, Records, and Program Information

YEAR W-L-T COACH

2000 8-3-0 Gary Lutrell

2001 3-7-0 Gary Lutrell

2002 4-6-0 Gary Luttrell

2003 4-6-0 Gary Luttrell

2004 4-7-0 Terry Waldrep

2005 3-7-0 Terry Waldrep

2006 2-8-0 Lawrence Cleveland

2007 8-5-0 Robert Manley

2008 7-4-0 Robert Manley

2009 12-2-0 Robert Manley 2010 6-4-0 Robert Manley 2011 5-5-0 Robert Manley 2012 2-8-0 Robert Manley 2013 5-6-0 Dickey Meeks

BY DECADES W- L- T

1912-19 5-7-1

1920-29 7-19-1

1930-39 35-46-8

1940-49 39-50-5

1950-59 54-46-2

1960-69 44-48-8

1970-79 49-55-2

1980-89 78-40-0

1990-99 50-51-3

2000-09 55-52-0 2010-13 18-23-0

TOTAL: 434-440-30

Undefeated Seasons: 4 (1951, 1979, 1980, 1996)

Winless Seasons: 2 (1945, 1973)

Last District Championship: 2009

Last Playoff Appearance: 2009 Playoff Record: 22-20-0

Gilmer v. Pittsburg All-Time Series

First Meeting: 1914, Pittsburg 62 Gilmer 0

Last Meeting: 2011, Gilmer 14 Pittsburg 6

Gilmer leads the series 43-22-3

All-Time Scores

0 - 1914 - 62

0 - 1914 - 32

21 - 1921 - 0

28 - 1921 - 0

0 - 1922 - 6

18 - 1923 - 0

6 - 1924 - 0

28 - 1928 - 0

66 - 1929 - 0

7 - 1937 - 6

6 - 1938 - 6

0 - 1939 - 19

19 - 1940 - 0

13 - 1941 - 0

13 - 1942 - 7

34 - 1943 - 0

7 - 1944 - 0

50 - 1945 - 0

46 - 1946 - 13

7 - 1947 - 0

14 - 1948 - 0

0 - 1949 - 26

0 - 1950 - 21

13 - 1952 - 7

0 - 1953 - 13

7 - 1954 - 6

14 - 1955 - 0

28 - 1956 - 0

60 - 1957 - 13

39 - 1958 - 6

24 - 1959 - 8

14 - 1960 - 6

6 - 1961 - 20

0 - 1962 - 0

20 - 1963 - 6

16 - 1964 - 6

20 - 1965 - 7

0 - 1966 - 7

15 - 1967 - 6

32 - 1968 - 6

8 - 1969 - 14

30 - 1970 - 0

11 - 1971 - 29

33 - 1972 - 14

52 - 1973 - 12

12 - 1974 - 28

6 - 1975 - 15

0 - 1976 - 35

20 - 1977 - 8

14 - 1978 - 14

0 - 1979 - 35

12 - 1984 - 0

14 - 1985 - 25

20 - 1985 - 22

0 - 1986 - 35

7 - 1987 - 0

37 - 1988 - 0

9 - 1989 - 14

19 - 1992 - 46

55 - 1993 - 6

16 - 1994 - 13

0 - 1995 - 19

14 - 1996 - 21

21 - 1997 - 0 22 - 2004 -18 55 - 2005 – 6 42 - 2010 - 17 14 - 2011 - 6

STREAKS

Gilmer has a 5 game winning streak against Pittsburg (last loss: 21-14 in 1996)

Gilmer has a 6 game winning streak in second round playoff games (last loss: 61-58 to Canton, 2005)

Gilmer has a 163 consecutive games scoring streak (last shutout: 10-0 @ Longview to Pleasant Grove, 2001)

NOTES

This is Gilmer’s 100th season to play football

Gilmer has never had a winless season

This is Gilmer’s 13th consecutive year in the playoffs

Jeff Traylor teams are 4-0 against Pittsburg

Jeff Traylor coached teams are 6-0 against Dickey Meeks coached teams

Jeff Traylor is 158-25 at Gilmer (86%)

Jeff Traylor is 33-10 in playoff games at Gilmer (77%)

Gilmer is 8-1 in first round playoff games under Jeff Traylor (89%)

Gilmer’s Jeff Traylor’s 86% winning percentage is the 5th best among all active coaches in Texas

Gilmer has won more games (158) than any other 3A team in the state since 2000

Gilmer has either won the state championship or lost in the playoffs to the eventual state champion in 7 of the past 10 years (2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012)

Gilmer is 136-15 (90%) overall since 2003

Gilmer is ranked 4th in this week’s Pigskinprep.com power rankings

Pittsburg is ranked 107th in this week’s Pigskinprep.com power rankings

Gilmer’s schedule is the 10th toughest in Class 3A according to PigskinPrep.com

Pittsburg’s schedule is the 74th toughest in Class 3A according to PigskinPrep.com

Gilmer is a 44 point favorite over Pittsburg according to PigskinPrep.com

Gilmer's 623 points scored and 56.6 points per game average is 2nd best in Class 3A

Pittsburg's 304 points scored and 27.6 points per game average is 83rd best in Class 3A

Gilmer's 40 point average margin of victory is 5th best in Class 3A

Gilmer’s offense is averaging 573.9 total yards per game

Gilmer's 643 offensive plays consist of 269 passing attempts (42%) and 374 rushing attempts (58%)

Gilmer averages 281.9 yards per game passing (49%) and 292 yards per game rushing (51%)

Gilmer has rushing touchdowns by 11 different players

Gilmer has receiving touchdowns by 11 different players

Gilmer’s defense has allowed more than 200 rushing yards only twice this season

Gilmer’s defense has allowed more than 150 passing yards only three times this season

Gilmer's defense has forced 29 takeaways in 11 games

Gilmer senior QB Tanner Barr is the 2nd player in school history to surpass the 7,000 total yards mark for a career

11,720 2006-2009 Darian Godfrey 7,164 2011-2013 Tanner Barr

Gilmer senior QB Tanner Barr is the 2nd player in school history to surpass the 5,000 passing yards mark for a career

9,392 2006-2009 Darian Godfrey 5,820 2012-2013 Tanner Barr

Gilmer senior QB Tanner Barr is the 2nd player in school history to pass for at least 50 touchdowns in a career

116 2006-2009 Darian Godfrey 58 2012-2013 Tanner Barr

Gilmer senior QB Tanner Barr needs 126 passing yards to reach 3,000 for the season

Gilmer junior RB Kris Boyd is the 5th player in school history to rush for at least 30 touchdowns in a career

Gilmer junior RB Kris Boyd needs 4 rushing touchdown to pass Luke Turner for 3rd place on the Buckeyes career list

55 2006-2009 Darian Godfrey 45 2004-2007 Justin Johnson 40 2008-2011 Luke Turner 37 2012-2013 Kris Boyd

Gilmer junior RB Kris Boyd needs 312 rushing yards to pass Pete Hermann for 5th place on the Buckeyes career list

4,060 2004-2007 Justin Johnson 3,300 1982-1984 Tommy Palmer 1989-1991 Red Jones 2,726 2002-2003 Andrew Hines 2,720 1959-1960 Pete Hermann 2,409 2011-2013 Kris Boyd

Gilmer junior RB Kris Boyd’s 40 career offensive touchdowns are 4th on the Buckeyes career list

55 2006-2009 Darian Godfrey 54 2004-2007 Justin Johnson 48 2008-2011 Luke Turner 40 2012-2013 Kris Boyd

Gilmer junior WR Chase Tate needs 6 receptions to pass Darian Pollard for 3rd place on the Buckeyes career list

119 2005-2006 Curtis Brown 112 2005-2007 Lamar Harris 111 2010-2011 Darian Pollard 106 2011-2013 Chase Tate

Gilmer junior WR Chase Tate needs 168 receiving yards to pass Manuel Johnson for 4th place on the Buckeyes career list

2,183 2004-2006 Curtis Brown 1,719 2005-2007 Lamar Harris 1,602 2010-2011 Darian Pollard 1,440 2002-2003 Manuel Johnson 1,239 2005-2006 Willie Darden 1,273 2011-2013 Chase Tate

Did you know?

District 16-3A is 4-0 in playoff games this season

Bothe teams (Mineola and Pittsburg) that the Buckeyes have faced in the playoffs this season were opponents in Gilmer's first season of football in 1914

Gilmer junior WR Desmond Pollard needs 2 receiving touchdowns to pass Manuel Johnson for 4th place on the Buckeyes career list

25 2004-2006 Curtis Brown 22 2005-2007 Lamar Harris 18 2004-2005 Willie Darden 16 2002-2003 Manuel Johnson 15 2012-2013 Desmond Pollard

Gilmer junior WR Desmond Pollard needs 2 receiving touchdowns to tie Houston Tuminello for most in a season

15 2007 Houston Tuminello (15 games) 14 2006 Curtis Brown (8 games) 14 2006 Lamar Harris (11 games) 13 2013 Desmond Pollard (11 games)

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