Sports

MHS’ Rojas named district midfielder of the year

Wednesday, May 13
Yellowjacket junior Nathan Rojas’ intelligent and relentless play earned him selection as the District 14-4A Midfielder of the Year.
Mineola Yellowjacket junior Nathan Rojas secured selection as the 2019-20 District 14-4A Midfielder of the Year. Rojas was joined by eight teammates in a strong showing for district post-season superlatives.

Sneed says he will be Mustang

Wednesday, May 13
Yellowjacket Trevion Sneed fights to recover a fumble forced from a Wills Point ball carrier, before it careened out of bounds.
Mineola junior Trevion Sneed announced Sunday he has accepted an offer to play football for the Mustangs of Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

Reid signs to play basketball for Oklahoma Wesleyan Univ.

Thursday, May 7
Quitman’s Jace Reid is pictured with Oklahoma Wesleyan University Head Coach Donnie Bostick as he signs to play college ball with the Eagles in Bartlesville, Okla.
Quitman High School’s Jace Reid has signed with Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OWU) in Bartlesville, Okla. to play basketball at the college level. Reid will join OWU coach Donnie …

Sports Beat

Thursday, May 7
There were hardly any spots in the parking lot. The sport of powerlifting had become the hottest commodity in East Texas.

Dean repeats as girls hoops player of year

Wednesday, April 29
Sabria Dean lays it in agains Winnsboro in the Lady Jackets' final game against Winnsboro.
For the second year in a row Mineola’s Sabria Dean earned the title of All-East Texas Player of the Year honors named by the Tyler Morning Telegraph. The Lamar University-bound graduate led the Lady ‘Jackets to two consecutive region tournaments at Prosper. 

Bass sets major league record

Wednesday, March 25
Ott DeFoe of Blaine, Tenn. had a remarkable 66 minutes during the championship round that will live on in Bass Pro Tour history for many years to come.

Mineola man makes pro rodeo hall of fame

Wednesday, March 25
The Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2020 inductees on Feb. 1 and will include a former Mineola resident and 1979 graduate of Mineola High School.

High school athletics value more evident now that it’s gone

Wednesday, March 25
The ballparks are silent at the moment as scholastic competition has been shut down for the balance of the spring, so far. Often in the absence of an activity, it serves us well to consider the impact and vitality of that activity.
Information current as of March 17

Local sports hit hard by actions related to coronavirus

Thursday, March 19
The University Interscholastic League, which oversees athletic, academic and musical competitions for Texas high schools, has canceled all competitions through March 29.

Jackets win two out of three final games

Thursday, March 19
Mineola overcame a two-run first at-bat by Palestine Westwood Tuesday, March 10 to take a 9-3 baseball win.

Dean recognized as 12-3A most valuable

Wednesday, March 11

Fischer gets 12-3A MVP nod

Wednesday, March 11

Defending state champions receive stern test from Yellowjackets in regional quarterfinals

Wednesday, March 11

Mineola powerlifter runnerup, advances to girls state meet

Wednesday, March 11

Alba-Golden High School hosts tennis competition

Wednesday, March 11

2019-2020 District 12-3A Boys Basketball Final Standings

Wednesday, February 26
The Mineola Yellowjackets finished as undefeated district champions. Alba Golden was 5-7 and snagged the last playoff spot.
other news

Party primary runoff early voting extended

Thursday, May 21
An extra week of early voting has been added for the rescheduled spring party primary runoffs.

More turn to home gardening during pandemic

Thursday, May 21
Dana Gray of Grays’ Nursery and Garden Center summed up Northeast Texas’ vegetable providers in a word. “Overwhelmed,” she said. “The 30-40 providers in Northeast Texas that we purchase from are simply overwhelmed.”

QISD life skills challenge gaining national attention

Thursday, May 21
In these days of uncertainty, and even some fear of the unknown, Quitman ISD students took the last couple of weeks to learn skills not normally taught in the classroom.

Recovery ministry building tiny homes

Thursday, May 21
Life After Meth Ministries has expanded its outreach in two significant ways recently.