Gilmer opens the season with a 42-14 victory over rival Gladewater Thursday night

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GILMER, Texas (KETK) — The high school football season finally kicked off, and Thursday night the Gilmer Buckeyes opened the season against their rivals from down the road, the Gladewater Bears.

It was a back-and-forth showdown in the first half, with the Buckeyes leading 21-14, but in the 2nd half that Black Flag defense took control, shutting the Bears out and Gilmer went on to win 42-14, beating Gladewater for the 17th time in a row.

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