The Gilmer Buckeyes are going to the state semifinals in Class 3A for the fifth time in school history after coming back from a 31-14 deficit to beat the Henderson Lions 41-34 at Lobo Stadium in Longview Friday night before a capacity crowd.
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Gilmer (13-1) will now play the Graham Steers (13-1), 40-35 winners over the Gatesville Hornets Friday night in Stephenville. That game will kick off at 7:30 p.m. on Friday night, Dec. 14, at Vernon Newsom Stadium in Mansfield. Gilmer will be the visiting team.
See description of stadium from TexasBob.com below:
Update Stadium Listing
|Address:||3700 East Broad St -- Mansfield, Texas 76063||Map Link|
|Stadium Type:||High School||Playing Surface||Artificial|
|Year Opened:||2006||Turf Type:||Prestige XT Evolution Turf|
|Home Team(s):||Legacy Broncos, Mansfield Tigers, Summit Jaguars, Timberview Wolves,|
|Named for former Superintendent Vernon Newsom.|