Sports

UIL reopens training June 8 for athletics

Wednesday, May 27
In a communique to all athletics directors and head coaches, the University Interscholastic League announced June 8 as the opening date for limited strength and conditioning training.

Youth foundations cancel summer baseball seasons

Wednesday, May 27
The youth foundations for Alba-Golden, Mineola and Quitman voted last week to cancel the spring-summer baseball leagues.

MHS’ Rojas named district midfielder of the year

Wednesday, May 13
Yellowjacket junior Nathan Rojas’ intelligent and relentless play earned him selection as the District 14-4A Midfielder of the Year.
Mineola Yellowjacket junior Nathan Rojas secured selection as the 2019-20 District 14-4A Midfielder of the Year. Rojas was joined by eight teammates in a strong showing for district post-season superlatives.

Sneed says he will be Mustang

Wednesday, May 13
Yellowjacket Trevion Sneed fights to recover a fumble forced from a Wills Point ball carrier, before it careened out of bounds.
Mineola junior Trevion Sneed announced Sunday he has accepted an offer to play football for the Mustangs of Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

Reid signs to play basketball for Oklahoma Wesleyan Univ.

Thursday, May 7
Quitman’s Jace Reid is pictured with Oklahoma Wesleyan University Head Coach Donnie Bostick as he signs to play college ball with the Eagles in Bartlesville, Okla.
Quitman High School’s Jace Reid has signed with Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OWU) in Bartlesville, Okla. to play basketball at the college level. Reid will join OWU coach Donnie …

Senior golf scramble at Mineola CC

Thursday, April 2
Mineola Country Club Thursday Senior Scramble

Reid ranked among nation’s leading long-range shooters

Wednesday, March 25
Quitman basketball ace, senior Jace Reid, ended a superb career as a Quitman Bulldog averaging 24.6 points per game this season.

Bass sets major league record

Wednesday, March 25
Ott DeFoe of Blaine, Tenn. had a remarkable 66 minutes during the championship round that will live on in Bass Pro Tour history for many years to come.

Mineola man makes pro rodeo hall of fame

Wednesday, March 25
The Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2020 inductees on Feb. 1 and will include a former Mineola resident and 1979 graduate of Mineola High School.

High school athletics value more evident now that it’s gone

Wednesday, March 25
The ballparks are silent at the moment as scholastic competition has been shut down for the balance of the spring, so far. Often in the absence of an activity, it serves us well to consider the impact and vitality of that activity.

Lady Bulldogs struggle at Spring Hill tournament

Wednesday, March 11

Bulldogs gain split in baseball

Wednesday, March 11

Dean recognized as 12-3A most valuable

Wednesday, March 11

Fischer gets 12-3A MVP nod

Wednesday, March 11

Defending state champions receive stern test from Yellowjackets in regional quarterfinals

Wednesday, March 11

2019-2020 District 12-3A Boys Basketball Final Standings

Wednesday, February 26
The Mineola Yellowjackets finished as undefeated district champions. Alba Golden was 5-7 and snagged the last playoff spot.
other news

Graduating 2020 style

Wednesday, May 27
It was a graduation like no other in the history of Quitman High School commencement exercises. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the closing of schools, this year’s senior class has had to endure hardships that had never been seen.

Quitman council sets pool reopening

Wednesday, May 27
In an indicator of returning normalcy, the Quitman City Council on May 21 unanimously approved the opening of the city pool.

Alba EDC creates fund to aid businesses

Wednesday, May 27
Small businesses in the city of Alba can apply for up to $2,000 in assistance to help with challenges from the COVID-19 restrictions implemented in March.

County EDC wants to offer $100K to assist businesses

Wednesday, May 27
The Wood County Economic Development Commission (WCEDC) passed a resolution at Thursday’s meeting hoping to aid Wood County businesses with emergency financial assistance.