Start building up your travel budgets, Buckeye fans. According to Google Maps, Melissa is 116 miles from Gilmer, Nevada Community is 97 miles, Canton 71, Emory Rains 57 and Bullard 55.
In basketball, Gilmer and Bullard are still in District 16 with the following more familiar schools - Gladewater, Kilgore, Longview Spring Hill and Tyler Chapel Hill.
Go to this link to download PDFs of all UIL realignments. http://www.utexas.edu/uil/
District of Doom 3.0: Carthage Returns to East Texas’ Marquee District with Kilgore, Chapel Hill + Others
Gilmer head coach Jeff Traylor checks his phone during Monday’s UIL realignment meeting at the Region VII Education Services Center in Kilgore. (Christopher Vinn, ETSN.fm)
Read more: District of Doom 3.0: Carthage Returns to East Texas’ Marquee District with Kilgore, Chapel Hill + Others | ETSN.fm - East Texas Sports Network
Watch Replay of K-MAC Sports: 4th Biennial UIL Realignment & Reclassification Show, from UIL offices
Crew: Chuck Licata, Merle Bertrand, BJ Walters, Trey Grubb This is one of the biggest UIL realignments & reclassifications in Texas history. There was a Class 6A introduced and UIL has pre-released the classification numbers as they pertain to enrollment. The guys talked to UIL officials after informing everyone of the news at 9 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014.