Sports
Sadie Vander Schaaf works her way through the dense defense of Winnsboro.

Winnsboro girls live up to state ranking

2 days ago
The Winnsboro Lady Raiders lived up to their lofty status as one of the premier Class 3A teams in the state as they scored early and often on the way to an impressive 82-26 district win over Quitman Friday.

Winnsboro nips Quitman in battle

2 days ago
Levi Thompson whips a jumping pass across the lane.
In one of the year’s most exciting contests, Winnsboro hung on in the final minutes to post a 62-60 win over a Quitman team that would not quit.

Lady Jackets stay in playoff hunt

2 days ago
Macy Fischer makes her way up-court, undeterred by the Harmony defender.
The Mineola Lady Jackets soared past the Harmony Eagles 50-24 last Tuesday.

Jackets grab two key district wins

2 days ago
T.J. Moreland adds two to Mineola's tally. He recently surpassed 1,000 points in his Yellowjacket career. [more hoops highlights here]
The Mineola Yellowjackets found a way to win last Tuesday in Harmony, carving out a 59-55 victory over the Eagles.
Lady Panther Kylie Kennedy had a strong performance against Como-Pickton in the district opener.

Alba-Golden Lady Panthers fall to Como-Pickton

Wednesday, January 12
The Alba-Golden Lady Panthers hosted the district favorite Como-Pickton Lady Eagles last Friday in opening district action. The visitors took the game, 50-31, but the Lady Panthers had just a taste of what is necessary to compete for the district title. 

Bulldogs third in home tournament

Wednesday, January 5
The Quitman Bulldogs controlled the boards and the score in a 75-56 trouncing of Carlisle to earn third place in the Quitman Invitational Tournament last week. The Bulldogs defeated Como-Pickton 66-46 in the opening game followed by a 59-33 romp over Grand Saline. The Bulldogs fell to Pittsburg 51-25, but followed with the big win over Carlisle.

Lady Bulldogs split games

Wednesday, January 5
The Quitman Lady Bulldogs went 2-2 last week in the Quitman Invitational Tournament. The Lady Bulldogs fell 46-35 to Bland in the third-place game Wednesday. Van won the first place trophy with a win over Wills Point.

West Rusk too much for Alba-Golden boys

Wednesday, January 5
The Alba-Golden Panthers dropped their opening game of the Hawkins High School Holiday Hoops tournament to a talented West Rusk Raider team 56-31.

Bulldogs open district beating Harmony

Thursday, December 30, 2021
The Quitman Bulldogs got off to a good start in District 13-3A action with a 58-48 win over the Harmony Eagles last Tuesday at Delbert Ballard Gym. The Eagles took an early 8-4 lead, but buckets …

Quitman girls capture first district victory

Thursday, December 30, 2021
After a pair of district losses, the Quitman Lady Bulldogs put together a solid defensive front and played their way back into playoff contention with a 50-30 romp over Harmony last Tuesday. The …

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

other news

MHS pair earn places in all-state band

Wednesday, January 12
Making the all-state band from Mineola High School in tryouts Saturday were freshman Emily Miller on flute and senior Gabby Wolf on trombone.

MISD construction costs detailed

Wednesday, January 12
Mineola school trustees reviewed estimated costs for a laundry list of potential school improvement projects Monday.

Bryan Parma, vice president of pre-construction for Jackson Construction, said the bulk of the $30.2 million proposal, $19.5 million, would be for a new primary school to be built on district property on NE Loop 564.

Filing period to begin for city, school elections

Wednesday, January 12
Filing for city council and school board elections gets underway Wednesday, Jan. 19 and goes until Feb. 18. The May 7 election will include the following positions, with the incumbents listed...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day caravan and service planned in Mineola

Wednesday, January 12
The Mineola Ministerial Alliance is hosting its annual Unity Celebration in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, Jan. 17 at the Mineola Civic Center.

Flint and Steel seeks skate park funds

Wednesday, January 12
The Flint and Steel Coalition is moving forward with several big projects. The group’s aim is to create numerous youth activities throughout Mineola, and at last week’s meeting members approved applying to the Meredith Foundation for the construction of a concrete skate park.