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Weekly District Results

Wednesday, September 25

Alba-Golden, Mineola & Quitman varsity scores


District 10-3A Division II Football Standings

Wednesday, October 2

Team records and upcoming opponents, including Quitman and Alba-Golden

Mineola place kicker Gustavo Sanchez sends the winning kick on its way in Friday’s 17-14 victory over the Gladewater Bears. Dalton Rogers is the holder.

District 8-3A Division I Football Standings

Wednesday, October 2

Team records and upcoming opponents, including Mineola and Winnsboro

Lake Fork Fishing Report

Thursday, October 17
It was an interesting week at Lake Fork. Water temperatures fell to 72 degrees and the lake started to turn over thanks to a cold front on Thursday.
Mineola’s Hannah Zoch (left) finished second, and Juliana Stanley (right) finished third in the girls individual cross country competition last Saturday. The Mineola girls team captured the district crown and will proceed to regionals.

Mineola girls district champs as runners advance to cross country regional meet

Thursday, October 17
“The season that counts starts today,” stated Mineola Cross Country Coach David Smith an hour before the runners lined up to determine who would proceed to the regional meet. 

Lady Bulldogs sweep Lone Oak

Thursday, October 17
Quitman’s Julia Simpkins goes to the floor to dig out a Lone Oak serve in last Tuesday’s district win. (Monitor photo by Larry Tucker)
The Quitman Lady Bulldogs kept their quest for a playoff run alive with a convincing 3-0 sweep over Lone Oak last Tuesday. The scores were 25-15, 25-15, 25-13 bringing Quitman’s district slate to 5-2 and season record 15-21 going into Friday’s contest at Grand Saline.

Quitman falls to Grand Saline in close five-setter

Thursday, October 17
The Quitman Lady Bulldogs fell at Grand Saline in a five set marathon last Friday 25-18, 20-25, 26-24, 23-25, 13-15.
Alba-Golden’s Madi Bryant unleashes a scoring attempt in action against Edgewood.

Edgewood too much for A-G

Thursday, October 17
The Edgewood Lady Bulldogs are a machine. They decimated a solid Alba-Golden Lady Panther side last Tuesday to retain their undefeated district record.
other news

A trip down memory lane for the Gateway

Thursday, October 17
A mainstay of Wood County is being demolished. Brick by brick, board by board, Gateway Lanes in Mineola is being torn down to make way for an ABC Parts store and warehouse. Some say it’s progress, but most feel that it’s a great loss.

Mineola neighbors welcome first responders

Thursday, October 17
At this year’s Texans Against Crime event last Tuesday, Mineola community members came together to show appreciation for Wood County law enforcement and first responders. Three gatherings were planned for the evening, with participants making their rounds to enjoy the fellowship and food.

MLOTA announces winners of annual quilt show

Thursday, October 17
The Mineola League of the Arts (MLOTA) presented it’s annual quilt show Oct. 11-12. The show theme was “My Favorite Holiday.”

Body builder overcomes hurdles to win award at national event

Thursday, October 17
Lori Vick, a Mineola native, is conquering life, brokenness, autoimmune symptoms and more through fitness. In August, at 51 years old, she went to National Bodybuilding Competition in Pittsburgh and brought home second place in Women’s Physique.