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Mt. Vernon not too steep for Yellowjackets

There are many ways to describe the memorable 42-27 whooping which Mineola put on the Mt. Vernon Tigers Friday. Here are two. Three consecutive sacks. The Jackets had taken an 11-point lead … more

Lady Jackets stop Gladewater in three

The Mineola Lady Jackets are primed for district volleyball play. There were no signs of fatigue or lack of confidence in last Tuesday’s straight-set win over the visiting Gladewater Lady … more

District play begins

District play gets underway as Mineola travels to Mt. Vernon, Alba-Golden hosts Boles for homecoming and Quitman travels to Grand Saline. Mt. Vernon opens the scoring for a 7-0 lead but Mineola … more

Lady Bulldogs run to home meet trophy

Quitman girls won their own cross country meet Saturday with a team score of 64.

The Lady Bulldogs had the first two finishers and three in the top 10. more

Mineola suffers second half woes

The Bullard Panthers loosed their offensive firepower on the Mineola Yellowjackets in the second half and went home with a 49-10 win Friday. more

Mineola tops Grapeland in three games

The Mineola Lady Jackets appear to be nearing district form, as they took care of the visiting Grapeland Sandiettes in straight sets last Tuesday. more

Kicking game woes spell difference in Mineola 48-33 loss to West Rusk

It is safe to assume that the Mineola Yellowjackets will excel in all aspects of the kicking game in district play. That will be thanks to three disastrous plays which cost the Jackets 21 points in Friday’s 48-33 loss to the West Rusk Raiders. more

Friday night, week three

Mineola and Alba-Golden are on the road at West Rusk and Clarksville, respectively, while Quitman hosts Kemp under the lights of a Texas Friday. Mineola opens with a scoring drive to lead West … more

Yellowjackets host cross country meet

Among the many activities at Mineola schools last week, the athletic department hosted the 2023 Yellowjacket Invitational cross country meet.   Sophomore Raylie Peebles led the girls cross … more

Yellowjackets trounce Mustangs

That’s more like it: a handful of explosive plays, 300 yards of offense, a defense playing downhill and the general attentiveness of a team looking to make a play. The Mineola Yellowjackets rebounded Friday to record a 28-6 win over visiting Hughes Springs. more

Mineola outlasts A-G in 5 games

The Alba-Golden-Mineola volleyball match last Tuesday was a study in momentum. The Lady Jackets convincingly took the first two sets 25-18 and 25-13 before the Lady Panthers rallied to take sets … more

Grand Saline rallies to defeat Mineola

Mineola hosted Grand Saline in a pre-district matchup last Tuesday, falling in five games.

After winning the opening games 25-20, 25-23, the 23-25, 23-25, 10-15 losses handed out by the visiting Lady Indians were a hard pill to swallow. But like the best medicine, it’s not the way it tastes going down, but how strong it can make you that matters. more

Fast start by Canton leaves Mineola playing catch up in 34-12 defeat

The Mineola Yellowjackets walked into a bit of an ambush Friday as the Canton Eagles put up 28 first quarter points and handed the Jackets a 34-12 season-opening defeat. more

Friday night lights - the heat is on

For the earliest time in Texas, high school football gets under way Aug. 24-25. Friday finds Mineola opening its season at Canton while the Quitman Bulldogs host New Diana, with kickoff at Bud … more

Fall sports preview

Autumn sports are in full swing. Here's what to expect as district play draws near. more

Yellowjackets host Foxes for pre-district scrimmage

Mineola held its final scrimmage against Caddo Mills Thursday. more

New coach, same winning mentality for Yellowjackets

“There is a carry-over effect to physicality,” explained first-year Mineola head football coach Aaron Slider. It is this very effect which explains Slider’s faith in running the football. more

Don’t expect Mineola Lady Jackets to be a pushover in 2023

Lady Jacket volleyball head coach TaShara Stephens did not mince words. “Mineola is no longer someone folks looked to add to the schedule for a boost, now they add us for the challenge.” more

Diagnosis set family on different path

Life changes, often in dramatic moments – moments which rewrite priorities, challenge faith, stress hearts and cause questioning of everything one believes in. 

Mineola athletic director Luke Blackwell and his family have had more than their share of these dramatic moments over the past two years. more

Alba-Golden, Mineola battle in dual match

Sometimes it takes a local derby to get the competitive fires burning well. more
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