Sports

Kratzmeyer second at state track meet

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Abby Kratzmeyer clears the bar in the pole vaulting competition at the UIL state track and field meet in Austin on Thursday.
Abby Kratzmeyer of Mineola was one of two vaulters left at the state track meet in Austin this afternoon and wound up with the silver medal in the pole vault.

A-GHS Panthers come up short vs. Como-Pickton

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Alba-Golden’s Kason Trimble takes a healthy cut at a pitch in last Friday’s game against Como-Pickton.
The Alba-Golden Panthers fell to Como-Pickton Friday evening 2-0 to end the regular baseball season. The Panthers are still playoff bound while the Eagles ended the district campaign without a …

Mineola girls golf team tees off in state tournament Monday

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The Lady Jackets of Mineola High School tee off at the ShadowGlen Golf Club in Manor, east of Austin, Monday morning, May 10 for the Class 3A state championship. Mineola will be with the last …

Kratzmeyer returns to state meet

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Abby Kratzmeyer of Mineola prepares to pole vault at the district track meet. She cleared the bar at 13 feet in the district meet and also won the area and regional meets. The senior will be going …

Pendergrass earns area honor

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Dawson Pendergrass of the Mineola Yellowjackets was named defensive basketball player of the year in selections announced recently by the Tyler Morning Telegraph. Teammates Jonah Fischer (third team) …

Jackets edge Mt. Vernon

Wednesday, April 28
Mineola and Mt. Vernon combined for one of the best baseball games of the season last Tuesday. The home side Yellowjackets prevailed 8-7 under especially windy and cold conditions.

Lady Bulldogs lose in finale

Wednesday, April 28
The Quitman Lady Bulldogs lost to the playoff bound Harmony Lady Eagles 17-1 in the final game of the season Monday.

Vaulter, hurdler, relay team advance to state

Wednesday, April 28
Student-athletes representing Mineola and Quitman will be competing for state titles next week in track and field, qualifying at the regional meet last week in Whitehouse.

Lady Bulldogs dominate Winona

Wednesday, April 28
The Quitman Lady Bulldogs erupted for 14 runs in the top of the second inning last Tuesday to dominate Winona 17-1. A grand slam by Maddy Pence highlighted the Lady Bulldog second inning offensive uprising.

Lady Panthers win finale, head to state playoffs

Wednesday, April 28
Alba-Golden fell behind Detroit 5-0 in the first inning of their district softball game last Tuesday, but it was all Lady Panthers after that in a 22-5 win in the regular season finale.

Panthers come back to defeat North Hopkins

Wednesday, April 21

Late inning rally gives Alba-Golden district victory

Wednesday, April 21

Winnsboro too much for Lady Bulldogs

Wednesday, April 21

Lake Fork yields 15-pound legacy largemouth bass

Wednesday, April 21

7th grade Lady Jackets bring home district track title

Wednesday, April 14

Jayne Lankford for Mayor of Mineola

Wednesday, April 28

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

other news

Voters decide city councils, school boards

Wednesday, April 28
Wood County voters have several choices to make in the Saturday, May 1 city council and school board elections.

MISD board approves state waiver during testing for hybrid remote learning days

Wednesday, April 28
Mineola High School plans to try something different during upcoming standardized testing.

Principal Mike Sorenson asked the school board to approve a waiver from the Texas Education Agency that will allow the district to use distance learning for students who are not engaged in testing on particular days.

Water well in Quitman proves to be a non-issue

Wednesday, April 28
After a short workshop, the Quitman City Council took no action concerning a water well to be built by Stitchin’ Heaven on their retreat property in the Quitman Business Park on Richards Street.

According to city policy, the well can be built on the property as long as it is for landscaping and/or agriculture. The well will be used for irrigation.

Throw depicts downtown mural

Wednesday, April 28
The Mineola Main Street Board presented a woven throw of the Mineola mural to artist Lauren Pitre in Monday’s City Council meeting. Pitre, a Mineola High School and UT Tyler art graduate, spent months in late 2018 working on the mural that graces the wall on Line Street.

Foundation rewards Mineola teachers with classroom grants

Wednesday, April 28
Drums beat, cheerleaders cheered, adults wielded silly string and big checks were awarded as the Mineola ISD Education Foundation prize patrol made the rounds of the four district campuses Thursday morning.

They bore a stack of big checks representing education grants totaling $32,200 as the proceeds from the foundation’s fundraising activities.