Sports

7th grade Lady Jackets bring home district track title

5 days ago
The Mineola girls junior high track team captured the district championship at last week’s district meet. They were joined by the seventh grade boys and eighth grade girls in second place.
Mineola seventh grade girls won last week’s district track meet in Mt. Vernon while the eighth grade girls and seventh grade boys teams placed second and the eighth grade boys third.

Quitman’s rally too late to overcome Mt. Vernon

5 days ago
The Quitman Lady Bulldogs rallied from a 5-0 deficit but lost to Mt. Vernon 9-5 last week in district play.
Riley Fowler tries to avoid an inside pitch but took one for the team and was awarded first base for Mineola.

Mineola takes advantage of miscues

5 days ago
The Mineola Yellowjackets took advantage of some free passes issued by Gladewater pitching to put up five runs in the first inning and held on to win 5-3 over the visiting Bears last Monday.

Quitman defense shines in victory

5 days ago
Quitman’s Ty Holland hustles to the plate with a headfirst slide to score in Friday’s win over Mount Pleasant Chapel Hill.
The Quitman Bulldogs used a flawless defensive effort and took out Mount Pleasant Chapel Hill 11-4 last Friday in Quitman. The Bulldogs committed no errors while Chapel Hill had seven miscues.

Alba-Golden track squads secure second

5 days ago
Alba-Golden’s Nick Hallman prepares to pass the baton to teammate Glenn Hartley in the 4x100 relay.
The Alba-Golden track teams put together impressive showings to carry both the girls and boys varsity squads to second place finishes at the 15-2A district meet Thursday in Cooper.

Lady Panthers break loose in third, run away from Saltillo

Thursday, April 8
A 10-run 3rd inning helped propel the Alba-Golden Lady Panthers to a 19-5 win over Saltillo last Tuesday. Saltillo haapulled within 7-5 with a 5-run 3rd after Alba-Golden plated three runs in the …

Jackets prevail in pitchers’ duel

Thursday, April 8
Two Wood County young men, Mineola’s Spencer Joyner and Winnsboro’s Tristan Stout, put on a pitching demonstration last Thursday, fittingly under perfect baseball conditions. In the …

Mineola track teams take top spots at home

Thursday, April 8
The Mineola Yellowjackets will be making another strong push for the district track championship this week. The boys and girls teams had an outstanding showing at the Yellowjacket Relays last Thursday. 

The girls team edged out Eustace to win the eight-team meet, while the boys squad finished second to Chapel Hill Tyler. 

Rojas earns lone top medal in district tennis

Thursday, April 8
Mineola’s Nathan Rojas took first place in the District 13-3A tournament in boys singles held last week in Quitman. Rojas took the boy’s singles competition and was the only Wood County athlete to win a first place medal at the district meet in a tournament that was dominated by Mount Vernon and Harmony.

Lady Bulldogs take first at own track meet

Thursday, April 8
The Quitman girls track team took first place honors in last week’s meet at the Quitman track. The Lady Bulldogs amassed 178 points followed by Como-Pickton, Commerce, Mount Pleasant Chapel Hill, Alba-Golden and Rivercrest.

It’s a hole in one for Brock

Wednesday, March 24

Mineola runs away from Winona

Wednesday, March 24

‘Jackets blanked by Lindale

Wednesday, March 24

QHS Bulldogs gain split in district baseball action

Wednesday, March 24

Panthers blitz North Hopkins

Wednesday, March 24

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

other news

Alba breaks ground on new store

Wednesday, March 24
A new convenience store, gas station and Sonic is coming to Alba, and the city's economic development corporation held a groundbreaking Wednesday morning, March 24.

More COVID relief funds allocated for the county

Wednesday, March 24
City and county officials are awaiting more guidance on the latest round of COVID-19 relief funds from the federal government.

While many citizens have already seen the third stimulus check for $1,400 deposited into their bank accounts, the funds to assist local government are not as forthcoming.

Little Free Library joins Iron Horse Square park

Wednesday, March 24
Leave it to a bunch of retired teachers.

Vaccination site OK’d in Quitman

Wednesday, March 24
Quitman city council members approved the museum building at Jim Hogg City Park as a temporary COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Thursday’s meeting. The Northeast Texas Public Health District is hoping to open a vaccination clinic pending receiving a grant. 

Giving back to the game they love

Wednesday, March 24
A pair of former Mineola High School athletes who each went on to excel in their sport at a higher level is opening a unique academy concentrating on baseball and softball skills.