Sports

Mineola takes on Madison for area title

4 days ago
Mineola and Dallas Madison battle for the area playoff title tonight in Princeton.

Jackets pull away from Atlanta in second half

Wednesday, November 18
Trevion Sneed dispatches a pursuing Jackrabbit defender and eyes the next would-be tackler.
The Mineola Yellowjackets produced a playoff-caliber performance in their 42-12 bidistrict win over the Atlanta Jackrabbits Thursday. Mineola used a suffocating second-half defense, methodical offense, a defensive touchdown and a special teams score to rout the Rabbits.

Lady Bulldogs open basketball season 1-1

Wednesday, November 18
The Quitman Lady Bulldogs started basketball season with games Friday and Saturday, defeating Grand Saline and falling to Como-Pickton.

COVID costs Mineola girls team berth in state cross country meet

Wednesday, November 18
The  Mineola girls cross country team, from left, Keilee Riley, Kapri Riley, Hannah Zoch, Riley Weekly, Kozbie Riley and Julianna Stanley, placed fourth at the regional meet Nov. 9, which would normally qualify for the state meet. But due to added restrictions the girls will have to stay home.
Mineola girls cross country team placed fourth at the regional meet last week in Dallas. Normally that would qualify the team to advance to state.

Interest grows in Quitman sports medicine program

Wednesday, November 18
The Quitman High School sports medicine program continues to grow and is always looking for more students interested in the class and work. Students involved this year are (left to right) Gracie Saveera, Brenden Mattox, Scotty Almon, Ethan Phillips, Austin James and Blaze Spann.
The Quitman High School sports medicine program continues to grow.  “We have a great program here at Quitman,” Head Athletic Trainer Scotty Almon said.

Lady Jackets swept in area playoff

Wednesday, November 4
The Mineola Lady Jackets volleyball season came to an end in the area playoff round Monday night in Whitehouse. Mineola was swept in three games by Tatum, 25-19, 25-15, 25-9.
Mineola runs over Rains

Yellowjackets take aim at top spot in district

Wednesday, November 4
The fast-paced no-huddle offense can have big rewards, but it also brings its own burdens. Each possession becomes doubly critical when facing a team – like Mineola – that can drain the clock with long drives and score.

The Rains Wildcats found that out in Mineola last Friday as the relentless Yellowjacket offense and timely second-half defense recorded a 55-30 win over the visiting Rains Wildcats.

Lady Jackets advance over Hooks

Wednesday, November 4
Mineola captured a bidistrict volleyball championship Thursday in Paris, taking Hooks in four games to advance to the area playoff against Tatum.

Alba-Golden pulls off first-round upset

Wednesday, November 4
It was sheer joy. The moment Alba-Golden’s Lady Panthers won their bi-district volleyball title last Thursday filled the home side of the Union Grove gymnasium with a sense of triumph and unbridled happiness.

Lady Panthers fall in area volleyball playoff

Wednesday, November 4
The Alba-Golden Lady Panthers fell to the Gary Lady Bobcats (25-23, 25-14, 25-20) in the area playoff round Tuesday at Chapel Hill. The match turned on the Lady Bobcats’ ability to play more error-free volleyball over a three-game stretch.

Friday night light

Friday, October 23

Attention to detail, communication keys for trainers

Wednesday, October 21

Mineola knocks off state-ranked Pottsboro in OT

Wednesday, October 21

Lady Panthers sweep Como-Pickton

Wednesday, October 21

Mineola Lady Jackets secure volleyball playoff berth

Wednesday, October 21
other news

Early deadlines set for Monitor

Wednesday, November 18
The Wood County Monitor will observe early deadlines for Thanksgiving week.

Revised figures raise COVID deaths

Wednesday, November 18
An update in COVID-19 cases reported by the Northeast Texas Public Health District has resulted in a revised total of COVID-19-related deaths in Wood County to 50.

The previous count had been 28.

Celebrating Veterans Day

Wednesday, November 18

QISD board offers staff $500 COVID incentive

Wednesday, November 18
Quitman ISD school board members voted to give a $500 COVID-19 pandemic staff retention incentive to each district employee.