Sports

Fishing teams angle at state tournament

5 days ago
Teams from Alba-Golden, Mineola and Quitman competed over the weekend at the state bass fishing tournament. They joined 325 two-man teams from around the state on Lake Belton for the three-day …

White Oak eliminates Mineola

5 days ago
Yellowjacket baseball had very few bad innings in the 2022 campaign. It was one of those few tough innings which spelled the end of their campaign last Friday. They fell to the White Oak Roughnecks, …
Valerie Moreland lines-up a sidehill putt.

Mineola girls golf team places sixth at state

5 days ago
The Mineola Lady Jackets placed 6th Tuesday at the girls high school state golf tournament at Jimmy Clay golf course in Austin for Conference 3A. Their two-day total of 760 strokes was 129 shots …

Quitman HS celebrates a year of successes

5 days ago
Jack Tannebaum and Brooklyn Marcee were named Quitman’s Athletes of the Year at last Tuesday’s annual sports banquet. (Monitor photo by Larry Tucker)
A successful year of athletics was celebrated by over 250 people at the annual Quitman athletic banquet at Carroll Green Civic Center last Tuesday night. Athletic Director Shane Webber set the …

Local athletes miss out on medals at state track meet

5 days ago
Brooklyn Marcee competes in the 100-meter hurdles.
Five student athletes from Quitman, four from Mineola and one from Alba-Golden competed in six events at last week’s state high school track meet in Austin. In the pole vault, …

Hallman motors to state meet berth

Wednesday, May 4
When a local athlete achieves a ticket to the Texas state track and field championships, many people make the trip with them in spirit. There is no doubt that athletes compete at the state meet as individuals or, in case of relays, in small teams, but they represent families and schools and communities. 

Quitman wins season finale, headed to playoffs

Thursday, April 28
Quitman senior pitcher Alexis O’Neal celebrated her final game on Senior Night by allowing no hits and was one batter shy of a perfect game as the Lady Bulldogs unleashed a 13-hit attack taking …

Two-thirds of Riley triplets announce plans

Thursday, April 28
Two of the three Riley triplets signed letters of intent to compete in college sports.

Regional track meets feature large group from county

Thursday, April 28
At this stage of the spring, fans are accustomed to reading of the spectacular individual performances which may launch a track and field athlete out of the area to regional competition and possibly beyond. 

Seldom, however, do local track teams take area titles – it is just a very, very difficult thing to achieve.

Mineola boys headed for state baseball playoffs

Thursday, April 28
Mineola High School concluded its regular baseball season Tuesday with a game at Winnsboro. The four District 13-3A playoff teams are set with only seeding to be decided. Headed into the final …

Bulldogs get pay back against Tigers

Thursday, April 14

First-inning rally too much for Quitman

Thursday, April 14

Panthers strike early, defeat North Hopkins

Thursday, April 14

Marcee signs track scholarship with UA-Little Rock

Thursday, April 14

Winnsboro rolls by Lady Jackets in district softball

Thursday, April 7

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

other news

Non-resignation now termination

Thursday, April 28
In another twist to the dismissal of former Assistant District Attorney Joey Fenlaw, District Attorney Angela Albers decided to terminate him after accepting a resignation he claimed he did not give. Wood County commissioners approved the termination at the April 19 meeting.

Education foundation makes teachers’ day

Thursday, April 28
The Mineola ISD Education Foundation held its annual prize swarm on Friday. The following teacher grants were awarded...

Mineola May Fiesta returns

Thursday, April 28
The Mineola Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring Mineola May Fiesta Day in downtown Mineola Saturday, May 7.

Chamber honors best of the best

Thursday, April 28
The Mineola Chamber of Commerce provided the venue last Thursday for the city to celebrate together again. It wasn’t a celebration of what the city was once again doing; it was a celebration of what the city has been doing all along.

Wet-dry vote sought

Thursday, April 28
A tobacco store near Yantis has begun the process of seeking a wet-dry election for Wood County Justice Precinct One.

Red Beard’s Tobacco, just south of Yantis on Hwy. 154, is publishing a public notice in this week’s Monitor advising that a petition is being sought.