Sports

Winter weather postpones Tuesday hoops games

5 days ago
All high school basketball games for Alba-Golden, Mineola, Quitman and Yantis had to be postponed Tuesday night, Jan. 31 as winter weather forced all the schools to close. Some also dismissed early …
This accurately depicts the physicality of the play between Mineola and Mt. Vernon last Friday. Here, Macy Fischer forces her way through a crowd.

Mt. Vernon rolls past Mineola Lady Jackets

5 days ago
The high-water mark for the Mineola Lady Jackets comeback against the hosting Mt. Vernon Lady Tigers came just before the end of the third quarter.  Carmen Carrasco backed her defender down, …

Jackets pull away from Mt. Vernon

5 days ago
Yellowjacket post D.J. Newsome puts up a short jumper from the lane in action against Mt. Vernon.
The best part of Mineola’s 65-40 win over Mt. Vernon last Friday came with 3:12 left in the third quarter. The Jackets had broken the game open in the quarter and were in the middle of a …
Mineola forward Michael Camargo with his eye downfield.

Van edges Mineola on penalties

5 days ago
The Yellowjacket soccer side returned to Meredith Memorial Stadium last Wednesday for a thrilling duel with the Van Vandals. With the score knotted 2-2 at the end of regulation, Van won the match in …

Lady Bulldogs stop Harmony

5 days ago
The Quitman Lady Bulldogs hung on to their playoff hopes defeating Harmony 42-34 in a hard fought battle on the road Friday. Addie Marcee got the scoring started with a triple at the 6:30 mark. …

Alba-Golden basketball teams suffer similar fates at Boles

Thursday, January 26
The Alba-Golden boys and girls varsity squads went to Boles High School Friday hoping to stay within striking distance of the district leaders. The Hornets, however had other plans...

Lady Panthers run away from North Hopkins

Wednesday, January 18
The Lady Panthers of Alba-Golden continued solid play by registering a 74-26 win last Tuesday at North Hopkins High School. After taking a quarter to adjust to the challenges presented by North Hopkins...

North Hopkins stops upset-minded Alba-Golden

Wednesday, January 18
The Alba-Golden Panthers went to North Hopkins last Tuesday ready to hand the state-ranked squad their first loss in district play. Despite a yeoman’s effort, the Panthers fell 45-36 in a game which could have easily been a signature upset by the Panthers.

Fischer earns all-state volleyball honor

Wednesday, January 18
Mineola middle blocker Mylee Fischer has been named honorable mention for the Blue Bell/Texas Sports Writers Association All-State Volleyball Teams for the 2022 season.

Winnsboro spoils Quitman district record

Wednesday, January 18
The Quitman Bulldogs’ perfect district record was to be no more after taking a 60-49 loss at Winnsboro Friday night. The Bulldogs were coming off another close win, 45-40, over Mt. Vernon earlier in the week.

A-G overwhelms Fruitvale Bobcats

Wednesday, January 11

Winnsboro girls outgun Mineola Lady Jackets

Wednesday, January 11

Jackets stay unbeaten in district

Wednesday, January 11

Technology has boosted filming of high school sports

Wednesday, January 4

Bulldogs win consolation

Wednesday, January 4

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

other news

Council approves housing addition

Thursday, January 26
The Park Central subdivision off Old Tyler Highway in south Mineola will proceed with narrower lots after the Mineola City Council approved the replat of the property unanimously Monday.

The replat had previously failed on a 3-2 vote last month.

Mineola officer in fatal shooting back on duty

Thursday, January 26
Mineola police officer Tucker George has been identified as the officer who shot and killed a shoplifting suspect, who reportedly tried to run over the officer as he was exiting the patrol vehicle, and then fled north on Hwy. 37.

Man dies, three hurt in traffic crash

Thursday, January 26
A Mineola man was killed and three others injured, two seriously, in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning five miles west of Mineola on U.S. Hwy. 80.

Quitman city council schedules May election

Thursday, January 26
Quitman City Council approved an order for a municipal election to be held May 6 to elect two council members and a mayor.

Survival training proposed in new county sheriff’s posse plans

Thursday, January 26
A meeting to form a new Wood County Sheriff’s Posse drew over 40 interested people last Wednesday evening in the courtroom at the Wood County Justice Center.

Sheriff Kelly Cole explained his vision on what the posse should be.