sports
'Kill 'Em Varmints Hunting Tournament' coming up
The Gilmer Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its first "Kill 'Em Varmints Hunting Tournament," in which hunters will seek pests ranging from skunks to coyotes, Aug. 14-16. Some 75 percent of th...
Jul 28, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gilmer's Johnson Signs Training Camp Deal With Cowboys
NACOGDOCHES, Texas –  Former Stephen F. Austin All-American  Gus Johnson  has been signed by the Dallas Cowboys as the team gets ready to head to its 2015 Training Camp in Oxnard, California. Read ...
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Football tickets go on sale Aug. 3-7
Reserved tickets for the 2015 Gilmer Buckeyes football season will go on sale Aug. 3-7 at the Gilmer ISD administration building from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m each day. Each reserved orange seat will be $70...
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gaming the system
When a high school team wins a state championship, it’s not only the players who celebrate. Teams are honored in parades, are congratulated on storefront billboards and are the subjects of city cou...
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meet the Buckeyes set for Saturday, Aug. 8
Meet the Buckeyes will be held at Jeff Traylor Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 8. The program for the public will begin at 7 p.m.
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Houston’s NRG Stadium to Host 2015 UIL Football Championship Games
  AUSTIN— The University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced today that the 2015 UIL Football State Championship games would be played at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.  All 11-man UIL Football ...
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THSCA releases pre-season top 10 poll
by REAGAN ROY
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The 2015 Texas High School Coaches Association has released their pre-season poll highlight the best high school football teams in state. Read more: THSCA releases pre-season top 10 poll
Dr. Susan Elza Named UIL Director of Athletics
Jul 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
  AUSTIN— Dr. Susan Elza has been hired as the University Interscholastic League Director of Athletics the League announced Monday.   Elza, who was previously Executive Director of Athletics at Nor...
Bad Aces advance to World Series
Jul 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Dixie Debs 18U Bad Aces team (with players from New London, Alto, Rusk, and Liberty City) won the Dixie Debs 18U State Tournament this weekend in Lindale. The Bad Aces played 3 SHUTOUT games wi...
East Texas Passing Academy hosts Jeff Traylor as featured coach
by REAGAN ROY
Jul 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The 9th Annual East Texas Passing Academy is right around the corner. The camp caters to East Texas junior high and high school quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends. This year, the academy w...
Buckeyes compete in adidas Texas 7v7 Championships
Jul 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The Gilmer Buckeyes traveled to College Station on Wednesday to compete in Division II of the adidas Texas 7v7 Championships. On Thursday, the Buckeyes played three games in Pool L. They won their ...
Neighborhood Fishin’ in Texas Gets Even Better
by TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT
Jul 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
ATHENS—With the addition of new Neighborhood Fishin’ lakes in Abilene, Tyler and Missouri City, more Texans and their families than ever have good fishing close to home. Neighborhood Fishin’ lakes ...
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VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Senators who accuse the Obama administration of making secret deals with Iran that go beyond the publicly known nuclear pact will get a chance next week to question the head of the U.N. agency said to be linked to the alleged clandestine documents
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Philadelphia Phillies left fielder Ben Revere fields a pop fly by Atlanta Braves' Jace Peterson in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Philadelphia. The Phillies won 4-1. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)NEW YORK (AP) — Here are the latest developments as Major League Baseball approaches its 4 p.m. EDT deadline Friday for trades where players do not first have to pass through waivers (all times Eastern):


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