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Lake Info

Normal Lake Level
is 322.00 feet above Mean Sea Level.
Current level for Cedar Creek Lake is: 316.74
Water Temperature:
53 degrees - top
52 degrees - bottom

Sports in Brief

Tri-County soccer signups
The Tri-County Soccer Association will be holding 2012 Spring Signups from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, and Saturday, Feb. 4, at the McDonald’s in Gun Barrel City. Players must be at least four years old prior to Jan. 1, in order to participate.
The fee is $60 for new players, and $40 for children returning from the Fall 2011 season. For more details and information, call Candi Conner at (903) 887-3138.

Tri-County Area Youth NFL Flag Football
Teams are now forming for youth flag football league. The cost to participate is $85, and includes NFL jersey, flags, city fees and insurance.
Registration will be from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Mabank Junior High School gym.
For more information, or if you have any questions, please call Ron Anderson at (469) 688-0175.

Carp tournament at Purtis Creek
Purtis Creek State Park will host a carp tournament Saturday, March 24. Prizes will be awarded for the largest number of carp caught, not by weight.
Pole and line will be the only method of taking carp. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Inland Fisheries, Game Wardens and State Park Staff will be involved during different aspects of the tournament with the hosting entity being the Friends of Purtis Creek. The Friends of Purtis Creek will receive 15 percent of fees collected, and 85 percent will be used to pay out prizes.
For more information, contact Purtis Creek State Park at (903) 425-2332.


Upcoming Events

Basketball (boys)

Jan. 31
• Kemp @ Mabank – 5 p.m.
• Eustace @ Mildred – 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 3
• Crandall @ Mabank – 5 p.m.
• North Forney @ Kemp – 5 p.m.

Basketball (girls)

Jan. 31
• Kemp @ Mabank – 5 p.m.
• Eustace @ Mildred – 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 3
• Crandall @ Mabank – 5 p.m.
• North Forney @ Kemp – 5 p.m.

Soccer

Jan. 31
• Mabank @ Whitehouse (boys) – 7 p.m.
• Kemp @ Athens – 6 p.m.
• Van @ Eustace – 6 p.m.

Powerlifting

Feb. 11
• Kemp @ Mabank
• Eustace @ Mabank
• Mabank hosting meet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sports Highlights

Malakoff edges Eustace in double overtime
By Sam Epps
Sports Editor

MALAKOFF–The hosting Malakoff Tigers defeated the Eustace Bulldogs, 65-57, in double overtime Tuesday.
Malakoff led 15-12 after the first period, and had a 31-26 lead at halftime.
The Tigers increased their lead by a point after the third period, scoring 11 points to Eustace’s 10.
The Bulldogs came out fighting in the fourth period, scoring 14 points, while the Eustace defense denied Malakoff shot after shot. Malakoff scored just eight in the fourth period.
With four seconds remaining in regulation, Jacob McCarter sank the game-tying shot, ending regulation with a score of 50-50.
In overtime, McCarter again tied the game with two clutch free throws with one minute remaining, sending the game into a second overtime.
In the second overtime period, the Tiger offense took charge, scoring 11 points, while th Malakoff defense allowed Eustace just three.
Billy Key led a balanced Bulldog attack with 12 points, followed by McCarter with 10 on the night.
John Bradburn scored eight points; while Steven Stine, Kyle Wood and Dalton Lewis each scored six points.
The loss dropped Eustace to a 2-5 District 14-2A record.
Eustace returned to action as they hosted the district-leading Teague Lions.
They will travel to Mildred Tuesday, and are scheduled for a night off Feb. 3. They will return to action Feb. 7, as they host the Blooming Grove Lions.

 

Lady Tigers get past Lady ’Dogs
By Sam Epps
Sports Editor

MALAKOFF–The Eustace Lady Bulldogs fell to the hosting Malakoff Lady Tigers, 59-31, Tuesday.
Eustace showed up to play ball, and after the first period Malakoff had just a 1-point, 13-12, lead.
Then the foul trouble began for Eustace. In the second period, five of Eustace’s eight players got three fouls.
“I feel that this lead us to be timid on the defensive end of the floor,” Lady Bulldog head coach DaLinda Cassell said.
Malakoff scored 23 points in the period, while Eustace scored just seven.
In the third period, the Lady ’Dog defense held Malakoff to 10 points, but the Eustace offense only manage to score eight points.
Malakoff scored 13 in the final period of play, and the Lady Tiger defense held Eustace to four points.
“We could not recover from the points that we gave up in the second quarter,” Cassell commented. “When we ran our offense and executed we did a good job, and I was pleased with the overall effort from all of the girls.”
Kacie Richards led the Lady Bulldogs with 17 points.
Catania Grant scored six points, Chelsea Oldham scored four, and Katy Brigham and Megan Renteria each added two points.
The Eustace girls will travel to Mildred Tuesday and take a night off Friday, Feb. 3.

 

Lakeplex Lanes Results
Monitor Staff Reports
SEVEN POINTS–Bowling league leaders at Lakeplex Lanes in Seven Points for the week of Jan. 16-21 are listed below.
Football Widows
Ladies League

Women’s high game/series – Melba Henderson - 210, Mary Warren - 209/572, Jeanette Erikson - 203, Marsha Bingham - 531, Amanda Bell - 531.
Monday Nite Madness
Mixed Two Couples

Men’s high game/series – Mike Huskinson - 225/622, Lynn Heady - 223/585, Tony Morrison - 214, Donny Piper - 560.
Women’s high game/series – Theresa Ritchey - 188/523, Rhonda Smith - 174/504, Dee Robinson - 173/457.
Seniors Rock
Mixed Any Combo - Seniors

Men’s high game/series – Ken Hood - 279/652, John Powe - 248/685, Den Herod - 236/685.
Women’s high game/series – Georgi Powe - 197/544, Marsha Bingham - 191/526, Linda Cox - 191/519.
Tuesday Night Combo
Mixed Any Combo

Men’s high game/series – Jerry Crocker - 258, Fred Mayhall - 248, Pete Evans - 245, Eric Johnson - 245/685, Bobby Holley - 642, Donny Hyles - 638.
Women’s high game/series – Karol Slaughter - 188/508, Carol Leonard - 181/527, Amanda Haley - 179/502.
Newbies
Mixed Any Combo

Men’s high game/series – Kevin Hockett - 227/635, L.D. Morrison - 214/549, Mike McFall - 177/506.
Women’s high game/series – Gretchen Burnett - 155/374, Dione Morrison - 144/398, Amanda Ortolano - 144/373.
Recycled Teenagers
Mixed Any Combo - Seniors

Men’s high game/series – Charles Holbert - 235/625, Charles Godwin - 233, Dan Herod - 226/674, Ken Hood - 600.
Women’s high game/series – Dee Robinson - 212/492, Jan Woods - 189, Gerry Walker - 188/503, Theresa Ritchey - 490.
Wednesday Warriors
Mixed Any Combo

Men’s high game/series – Rodney Ward - 246, Charles Holbert - 237, Dirk Rider - 235, Erin Nance - 606, David Taylor - 593.
Women’s high game/series – Sandi Hassell - 247/569, Shirley Speed - 215/598, Sugar Cothren - 182, Patti Naasz - 511.
No Holds Barred
Mixed Any Combo

Men’s high games/series – Dan Herod - 225/604, Ken Hood - 214/593, Charles Holbert - 209, Carl Cox - 556.
Women’s high games/series – Shirley Rawlinson - 204/546, Linda Cox - 202/502, Theresa Ritchey - 171/478.
Thursday Night Gutterdusters
Mixed Two Couples

Men’s high game/series – Ricky Phillips - 257, Tommy Poe - 249/695, Jim Thomas - 248/634, Charles Colman - 248, Johnny Heather - 620.
Women’s high game/series – Tracey Haycraft - 235/597, Shirley Speed - 213/557, Marsha Bingham - 205, Kaye Walker - 558.
Cedar Creek Lakers
Mixed Two Couples

Men’s high game/series – Jack Stevens - 299/660, Dan Hawkins - 263/679, Robby Bracey - 243, Robert Dempsey - 612, Roy Istre - 612.
Women’s high game/series – Beth Wright - 226/582, Joyce Bracey - 213/612, Jan Heady - 203, Tammy Haley - 554.
Saturday Morning
Madness Youth League Mixed Any Combo

Boy’s high game/series – Tyler Shlebach - 172/467, Taylor Polley - 161/427, Brayden Saulter - 185, Colton Haley - 373.
Girl’s high game/series – Sedi Milholland - 156/382.

 

 

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