Gilmer didn't have to search too far to find its replacement for head coach Jeff Traylor, settling on longtime Buckeyes offensive coordinator Matt Turner.
COMMERCE -- Twelve months ago, the basketball season was a distant memory for Gilmer, having failed to qualify for the postseason. Not only did Gilmer resurrect its program this season, but the Lady Buckeyes advanced to the regional tournament for the first time since 1989.
And even though the final chapter ended with a 61-32 loss to defending regional champion and third-ranked Argyle in their Class 4A Region II semifinal Friday night at Texas A&M-Commerce's Field House, there will be no raining on the Lady Buckeyes' parade.
Below is a list of regional basketball semifinal playoff results involving East Texas teams. Saturday's regional championship games, times and locations are noted, if applicable.
After a week of speculation, longtime Gilmer athletic director and head football coach Jeff Traylor was officially hired as the new tight ends and special teams coach at the University of Texas.
Dennis Alexander. Jim Norman. Scott Surratt. Jeff Traylor.
It looks like one of East Texas' most successful football coaches is headed to the Forty Acres.
According to multiple reports, longtime Gilmer head football coach Jeff Traylor will interview for the vacant tight ends/special teams coaching position at the University of Texas on Tuesday.
BRYAN -- It was quite the Wednesday for Gladewater senior defensive tackle Daylon Mack.
It began with him signing a national letter of intent with Texas A&M, and continued with the Bears' standout being named the Defensive Player of the Year on the Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association Class 4A All-State Football Team.
GILMER -- Choosing a college can be a tough decision for any high school student. But throw in the opportunity to advance an athletic career and you've got a whole different animal to tackle.
It took Kris Boyd about a year and a half to come to the decision he should sign with the first school that offered him. The Gilmer defensive back signed with Texas on Wednesday, 605 days after the Longhorns broke the ice and became the first of 13 power conference schools to offer him.
Here’s a list by school of signees from across the region from Wednesday’s National Signing Day events.