Sports

District 12-3A Basketball

Wednesday, January 8
Weekly Varsity Results
Senior Wiley Franks had another strong game in the win against Lone Oak.

Jackets remain unbeaten in district

4 days ago
East Texas scholastic basketball produces some unique moments. For senior Kelby Bruner, last Tuesday’s win in Lone Oak represented a career night as the Yellowjacket forward scored the first 14 …

Alba-Golden ladies edge Grand Saline, 48-43

4 days ago
The Alba-Golden Lady Panthers bounced back from a loss earlier in the week to grind out a 48-43 win over a determined Grand Saline team Friday. It was the Lady Panthers’ constant pressure on …

Short-handed Panthers ease past Grand Saline

4 days ago
Although missing several players, Alba-Golden came out firing against Grand Saline last Friday evening and held off a determined Indian team giving the Panthers a 43-38 District 12-3A win. …

Quitman grabs district win in rough and tumble affair

4 days ago
Lindsey Hornaday, left, battles Crimson Bryant and Bella Crawford for a loose ball, resulting in one of dozens of jump ball calls during the Wood County square-off last Tuesday in Quitman’s Ballard Gym.
It resembled more of a rugby or hockey match, but it was a girl’s basketball game and in the end Quitman defeated Alba-Golden 45-35 in a District 12-3A match-up last Tuesday. It was a bittersweet win for Coach Blake Hamrick, who started his successful high school career at Alba-Golden and came over to Quitman this year.

Lady Jackets’ press too much for Lone Oak, 49-28

4 days ago
The Mineola press fueled the win at Lone oak last Tuesday. Here Tahjae Black, left, and Cyndi Butler achieve the desired effect.
The world of Lady Jacket basketball became a bit more joyous as senior Jessiah Riley returned to action. Riley, who has been rehabilitating a lower leg injury, logged almost 12 minutes in Mineola’s 49-28 victory in Lone Oak last Tuesday.

Alba-Golden post play helps Panthers grab 65-41 victory

Wednesday, January 15
When Alba-Golden senior post Jacob Dailey is the leading scorer for the Panthers, everyone knows the Panthers had a great game. Dailey tallied 21 points and fellow post Boedy Baker chipped in 14, as Alba-Golden dominated the Lone Oak Buffaloes 65-41 Saturday afternoon.

Edgewood pulls away from Quitman in second half of district test

Wednesday, January 15
After a close first half, Edgewood varsity boys pulled away in the second half to put away Quitman with a 72-56 win in District 12-3A play last Tuesday at Ballard Gym.

Fouls contribute to Lady Panthers’ loss

Wednesday, January 15
In a lengthy, foul-plagued game, the Lone Oak Lady Buffaloes visited Alba-Golden and bested the Lady Panthers 55-44 Saturday. The Lady Panthers could not evade the referees’ whistles and gave …

Mineola Country Club Thursday senior golf scramble winners

Wednesday, January 15
1st place at 13 under par:Jimmy Smartt, J.D.Robbins, Mike Casselman, Jon Tanner 2nd place at 10 under par:Bill Lochow, Howard Hanks, Stoney Burke, Paul Ransberger

Jackets handle Alba-Golden

Wednesday, January 15
Yellowjacket  freshman T.J. Moreland came out with a hot hand to stoke Mineola’s 66-39 win over neighboring Alba-Golden last Tuesday.  Moreland, who finished with 19 points, hit four 3-point shots in the first quarter to give the Yellowjackets an early cushion against the Panthers.

Rains gets past Alba-Golden girls

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Lady Jackets dominate GS

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Bulldogs win at AAC

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Mineola edges Lady Bulldogs

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Quitman girls throttle Tyler All Saints

Thursday, December 26, 2019
other news

Three seek Precinct 1 post

4 days ago
The Precinct 1 commissioner’s position is a three-man race. One incumbent, one former commissioner and a political newcomer to Wood County are each seeking the seat.

County promotes from within for interim IT department head

4 days ago
Wood County commissioners met in special session last Friday afternoon to discuss the vacancy in the county’s information technology (IT) department.

Time to move from walking to doing

4 days ago
St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church hosted a community wide luncheon, along with the Mineola Ministerial Alliance, on Monday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the work he did to encourage equality and unity among all races.

JP changing perceptions with community outreach

4 days ago
Since taking office as Wood County Precinct Two justice of the peace in January 2019, Judge Janae Holland and her staff, Monica Bailey and Anita Piper, have made many changes to how their office relates to and is involved with the public.

Davidson reappointed as county fire marshal

4 days ago
Tully Davidson was unanimously reappointed Wood County fire marshal at last Tuesday’s county commissioners meeting. Davidson is also the county emergency management director and supervises the new environmental officer. His term as fire marshal will run through Jan. 13, 2022. Commissioners approved a bond for Davidson.