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Gilmer to play in Texas A&M-Commerce SQT on May 23
The Gilmer Buckeyes 7 on 7 team will be at Texas A&M-Commerce Saturday at the Commerce SQT (State Qualifying Tournament). Top two finishers in the tourney will qualify for the Texas 7on7 Championsh...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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SUMMER CAMPS
Please see the links below for the summer camps offered at GISD. Basketball Camp 15.pdf Little Lady Softball Camp 15.pdf Volleyball Camp 15.pdf
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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UIL Basketball Tournaments to Return to Alamodome in 2016 and 2017
  AUSTIN - The University Interscholastic League Girls and Boys Basketball State Tournaments will return to the San Antonio Alamodome in 2016 and 2017 the League announced Thursday.   The Alamodome...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kids Fish Free Day set for June 6
Saturday, June 6, the Corps of Engineers Hurricane Creek recreation area on Lake O’ The Pines, will be the scene of the 16 th  Annual Kids Free Fish Day. Sponsored by the Pine Cone Fishing Club and...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gold Rush continues: Gilmer Buckeyes win another state title
The 2014-15 Gilmer Buckeyes Gold Rush continued over the weekend as the school’s student-athletes added a second state championship last Saturday night in Austin to go with their 4A Division II cha...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gilmer Captures Boys Class 4A Team Title On Big Day For East Texas At State Track Meet
AUSTIN — It was a quite day for East Texas at the UIL State Track and Field Championships, Saturday at Mike A. Myers Stadium. A team title, nine gold medals, 31 medalists in all, and a state record...
May 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gilmer Buckeyes 4x200-m Relay team sets 4A record in Austin Saturday night
May 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Texas UIL   @ uiltexas  ·  52m 52 minutes ago Congrats Gilmer HS 4x200-m Relay team who set the Boys 4A record w/ 1:25.49 at # UILState Track & Field https://vimeo.com/128062818 Video excerpt above...
PT FANS GET FIRST LOOK AT SPRING SCRIMMAGE AND JAMBOREE
by MARY WHITTON
May 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Pine Tree Pirate fans will get a first look at the 2015-2016 Junior Varsity and Varsity football teams at the 2015 Football Spring Scrimmage and Jamboree Friday, May 22 at Pine Tree Stadium. Gates ...
Blind high school pole vaulter wins medal in Texas
by JIM VERTUNO
May 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — For three years,  Charlotte Brown has been chasing a medal by trying to jump over a bar she couldn't see. Read more:   Blind high school pole vaulter wins medal in Texas
Toyota Texas Bass Classic Born of Dreams
May 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
ATHENS—The Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC) scheduled for May 23—25 on Lake Fork is the world championship of bass fishing, but it was born of a dream to involve more youth in fishing. And that dre...
UIL Track & Field State Meet Information
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
  AUSTIN — The 2015 UIL Track & Field State Meet will be held May 14-16 at Mike A. Myers Stadium on The University of Texas at Austin campus.  Tickets:  STUDENT- $5 per session              ADULT -...
TGCA Cheerleaders of the Year and Cheerleading Coaches of the Year
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The Texas Girls Coaches Association selects one Cheerleader of the Year in conferences 1A-2A-3A-4A and one Cheerleader of the Year in conferences 5A-6A.  TGCA also selects one Cheerleading Coach of...
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FILE - In this file image taken from video obtained from Voice Of Jihad Website, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, sits in a vehicle guarded by the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan. A one-year travel ban is expiring for five senior Taliban leaders held in U.S. detention at Guantanamo Bay until they were released last year in exchange for Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for nearly five years after he walked away from his Army post in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Voice Of Jihad Website via AP video, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A one-year travel ban is expiring for five senior Taliban leaders held in U.S. detention at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, until they were released last year in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, raising the possibility that the five can move freely around the world as early as Monday.


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FILE - In this photo taken on May 21, 2015 file photo, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference in Oklahoma City. He exceeded the political world’s expectations by scoring a second-place finish in the race for the Republican presidential nomination four years ago. Yet as he readies a second White House run, Santorum may struggle even to qualify for the debate stage in 2016. An aggressive advocate for conservative family values, the 57-year-old Republican is announcing his presidential intentions on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rick Santorum is preparing to launch a second presidential campaign.


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