Sports

Mineola basketball teams advance

Yesterday at 12:00 AM
Sabria Dean leads the breakaway on the way to a 49-35 win over Bells.
The Mineola Lady Jackets will face Winnsboro at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28 at Prosper High School to open the girls Class 3A regional basketball tournament.

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

Yesterday at 11:47 AM
The Mineola Yellowjackets finished as undefeated district champions. Alba Golden was 5-7 and snagged the last playoff spot.
Harper

Harper has been Yellowjacket mainstay for six years

Yesterday at 4:35 PM
A man is defined by the company he keeps. Ask Mineola student-coach Jaylon Harper about any aspect of his life, and he will patiently list the individuals, by name, who have made a positive impact on him. It is a novel way to speak about one’s life, and it is brilliant in its truthfulness.

Seniors punctuate unbeaten district champions’ victory

Yesterday at 4:35 PM
Mineola seniors in action, from left, Wylie Franks, De’Vontae Stephens, Kaleb Griffin, Colt Marlow and Kelby Bruner.
Mineola senior basketball players put on an exhibition last Tuesday in the final district game of the year. Kelby Bruner, Wiley Franks, Kaleb Griffin, Colt Marlow and De’Vontae Stephens started the game and propelled the Jackets to an undefeated district record and a district championship, as Mineola bested Edgewood 66-48.
Lady Jacket Meghan Brewington kills the clock in the final quarter against Pottsboro.

Lady Jackets advance to regional quarterfinals

Yesterday at 4:34 PM
The Mineola Lady Jackets secured an area championship Friday with a 37-15 victory over the Pottsboro Cardinals at Greenville High School. Both teams worked hard against the opposing zone defenses, with Mineola holding a significant edge in shooting percentage throughout the game.
Coach Turner

Mineola soccer on the rise

Yesterday at 4:34 PM
One thing is crystal clear when speaking with Coach Shelby Turner about his Mineola Yellowjackets soccer side: he is proud of them. The work ethic, discipline and character of the team have taken …

Lady Bulldogs post 3-0 record during own softball tournament

Yesterday at 4:34 PM
Quitman’s Kynlee Love makes a stop from her catcher’s position. She delivered the winning hit in a 5-3 win over Bowie Saturday.
The Quitman Lady Bulldogs ended a solid tournament performance with a walk-off win Saturday afternoon at Quitman Softball Field.

Dean, Lady Jackets start hoops playoff run

Wednesday, February 19
“Collective effort the entire game,” responded Mineola’s senior stand-out Sabria Dean when asked of expectations for the upcoming playoff run of the 2019-20 Lady Jackets. Entering the final playoff tournament of her stellar four-year career, Dean admitted matter-of-factly, “I am 100% committed to Mineola High School basketball.”

Lady Jackets and Edgewood in tiebreaker

Thursday, February 13
The Mineola Lady Jackets and Edgewood will square off for the district basketball title Friday night in Grand Saline. The two teams finished district play Tuesday tied with 11-1 records, having …

New district alignments present challenges, opportunities

Thursday, February 13
Wood County coaches are looking with anticipation at their new district line-ups in various sports after the Feb. 3 UIL realignment process. 

Lady Jackets roll past Alba-Golden

Wednesday, February 5
The district front-running Mineola Lady Jackets stung the Lady Panthers 89-29 in Alba-Golden on Friday.

Alba-Golden boys give Mineola stern test

Wednesday, February 5
The Mineola Yellowjackets topped Alba-Golden 72–64 on the Panthers’ home court to remain undefeated in district play, though the final margin of eight belies the close contest waged …

Lady Panthers fall to Emory Rains in district play

Thursday, January 30

Edgewood gets lopsided win against A-G girls

Thursday, January 30

Alba-Golden boys push Edgewood to the limit

Thursday, January 30

Jackets stop Edgewood in OT

Thursday, January 30

Quitman girls falter in second half

Thursday, January 30
other news

Appeals court halts hearing aimed at finding where cases delayed

Yesterday at 4:34 PM
The Twelfth Court of Appeals ordered the hearing District Judge Jeff Fletcher had set for Feb. 18 with District Attorney Angela Albers  and Sheriff Tom Castloo be stayed pending further order of the court.

Alba-Golden school board hires interim superintendent

Yesterday at 4:34 PM
At a special meeting on Monday, Feb. 24, Alba-Golden ISD board of trustees interviewed four candidates and appointed Eddie White as interim superintendent on a 6-1 vote.

Rodney Keike, Debbie Robinson Quitman man and woman of year

Yesterday at 4:34 PM
Close to 300 people filled Carroll Green Civic Center for the annual Quitman Chamber of Commerce banquet. The 2020 Vision theme brought together many chamber members representing businesses throughout Quitman.

Decision time for Wood County voters

Yesterday at 4:34 PM
Six contested Wood County races headline the Republican primary on Tuesday, March 3. Early voting continues through Friday. All six of the contested local races include the incumbent office …

Mineola City Council takes steps toward long-range plan for drainage problems

Wednesday, February 19
Mineola City Council took a look at problem drainage areas around the city in a workshop Monday.