Sports

Lady Jackets fall behind early and can’t recover

4 days ago
Kapri Riley of Mineola fires a pass ahead to feed a Lady Jacket fast break.
The Mineola Lady Jackets played from behind the whole game and could never challenge the Lady Eagles of Harmony. Mineola fell 46-31 to the visitors in action last Friday.

Jackets hang 100 on Harmony

4 days ago
Stephen Ogueri (32) snags the rebound for Mineola in the Yellow jackets’ 100-36 win over Harmony.
The Mineola Yellowjackets got 32 minutes of non-stop sprint work conditioning during their 100-36 home win against Harmony last Friday.

Burroughs’ career night paces Lady Bulldog victory

4 days ago
Quitman’s Ava Burroughs (14) hits for two of her career high 32 points in the Lady Bulldogs’ district win at Winona last Tuesday night. Burroughs also added 16 rebounds.
In the plush surroundings of the Winona gymnasium, a huge third quarter proved to be the difference as the Quitman Lady Bulldogs took their second district win, 69-36 Jan. 5.
Quitman’s Levi Thompson (5) goes to the bucket for a score in the Bulldogs’ district win at Winona. Thompson had 19 points and hit on 13-16 free throws.

Second-quarter run helps Bulldogs secure win

4 days ago
The Quitman Bulldogs used a strong second quarter to subdue Winona and record a 67-51 district win.

Late stops preserve Lady Panther win

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Lady Panther Bella Crawford dishes the ball to a teammate while leading a break in the win against Como-Pickton.
“That was all heart,” stated Alba-Golden Lady Panther head coach Dale Clement. “Those last two defensive stands, I am so proud of them, it was all heart.”

Volleyball, football players earn all-state academic team honors

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
The following student athletes from Mineola High School have been named to the academic all-state teams by the Texas High School Coaches Association.

Alba-Golden boys felled by Quitman in district warmup

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
The Quitman Bulldogs defeated Alba-Golden for the second time this year with a 52-40 win over the Panthers at Delbert Ballard Gym Tuesday before Christmas.

Jackets run past Winnsboro

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
The Mineola Yellowjackets opened their 2020-21 district title defense with a convincing 66-53 win over the visiting Winnsboro Red Raiders Monday, Dec. 21.

Second half spells difference in Quitman loss to Como-Pickton

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
The Quitman Lady Bulldogs basketball teams went back into action Dec. 28 in mid-day games at Como-Pickton. The junior varsity team recorded a 26-14 win, while the varsity fell to the host Lady Eagles 40-28.

Canton rolls past Quitman

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
The Quitman Bulldogs fell behind a talented Canton Eagle squad 18-5 in the first quarter and never recovered, losing by the final tally of 69-43 Monday afternoon. This was the final non-district game as the team heads back into District 13-3A play against Mt. Pleasant Chapel Hill Saturday afternoon at home.

All district volleyball honors announced

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Bigger school tough match for Alba-Golden

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Commerce nips Quitman Lady Bulldogs, 36-35

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Winnsboro gains lopsided win over Alba-Golden

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Lady Jackets overwhelm visiting Grand Saline

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

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other news

Fire destroys Alba-Golden ag barn; three goats perish

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Just two days after the Alba-Golden school district advertised for the construction of a new agriculture facility, the old wooden structure it was slated to replace burned to the ground, killing the show goats of three students.

Drug detection dog leads to seizure and arrest

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
A drug bust in Mineola on Monday led to the discovery that methamphetamines may have been shipped from a Mineola residence to locations around the country for the past two years.

COVID restrictions continue as virus spreads

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Wood County and the surrounding counties remain above the threshold for returning to higher business occupancy rates due to the spread of COVID-19.

Lou Wagner handing reins to daughter as trustee of the Meredith Foundation

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
After 18 years serving the Meredith Foundation, Lou Wagner is stepping down as trustee and board chairman.

But the mantle won’t have to be passed too far.

Mineola Civic Center ended year in the black despite challenges

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mineola Civic Center was able to finish the year in the black and continue with plans for major renovations to the 46-year-old facility.