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April 1, 2012






Lake Info

Normal Lake Level
is 322.00 feet above Mean Sea Level.
Current level for Cedar Creek Lake is: 322.02
Water Temperature:
66 degrees - top
65 degrees - bottom

Sports in Brief

CCL Rotary Golf Tournament
The ninth annual Cedar Creek Lake Spring 2012 Golf Tournament will be held Friday, April 20, at Kings Creek Country Club.
The cost is $60 a person in advance and $65 at the door. The format is a four-man scramble with tee time at noon.
Cash prizes totaling $800 for first, second and lucky team will be awarded. Multiple other prizes will be awarded, including men’s and women’s longest drive and closest to the pin. The hole-in-one prize will be provided by Tri-County Ford.
To sign up a team or become a sponsor of this year’s golf tournament, call Mike Moore at (903) 603-9340 or Lew Talbot (903) 432-2220.

Open/Youth rodeo
The Clyde Dalrymple Memorial open/youth rodeo will be held at Joe Faulk Arena in Malakoff Saturday, April 12.
The kids’ rodeo will begin at 7 p.m., and the open/youth rodeo will begin at 8 p.m.
There is a $5 entry fee. Children less than five years of age get in free.
The arena is located behind the Malakoff High School.
All high school and under competitors must wear a helmet and vest for rough stock competitions.
Books will be open from 5 until 6:30 p.m. for walk-ups.

Upcoming Events


April 3
• Kafuman @ Mabank – 6:30 p.m.
• Scurry-Rosser @ Eustace – 4:30 p.m.
• Ferris @ Kemp – 6:30 p.m.


April 3
• Kafuman @ Mabank – 5/6:30 p.m.
• Leon Jewett @ Eustace – 4:30 p.m.
• Ferris @ Kemp – 6 p.m.


April 2

• Eustace @ Welsey Taylor Relays in Elkhart
April 5
• Kemp @ Kaufman meet


April 2
• Mabank and Kemp @ District tourney - Cedar Crest in Dallas
• Eustace at District meet - Pinnacle Club



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Sports Highlights

Eustace rallies in Palmer, 9-5, victory
By Sam Epps
Sports Editor

EUSTACE–Despite a five-run rally in the second inning, the visiting Palmer Bulldogs defeated Eustace, 9-5, Tuesday.
Palmer jumped out to a 4-0 lead after the first inning. By the middle of the second inning, Palmer had a 7-0 lead.
In the bottom of the second, however, the Eustace bats found their mark, and Eustace scored five runs.
Monitor Photo/Sam Epps
Eustace Bulldog Gavin Kirkhart (right) makes it safely to first base. Despite a five-run bottom of the second, Eustace lost to the visiting Palmer Bulldogs, 9-5, Tuesday.

The next two innings were scoreless, but Eustace threatened to score several times, and Eustace’s defense made strong plays in the field.
In the top of the fifth inning, Palmer added two runs, to take a 9-5 lead.
The Palmer defense shut down Eustace for the rest of the game.
Eustace batters combined for six hits in the matchup.
Tyson Oliver had two hits in three at bats. Jordan Foote, Trevor Lane, Blake Ward and Raymond Shutak all had a hit for Eustace.
Ward’s hit was a three-run RBI. Foote and Tim Gassman also had RBIs for Eustace.
Eustace traveled to DeSoto Friday to face Life-Red Oak, and will host the Scurry-Rosser Wildcats Tuesday.


Panthers powerlifters place well at state meet
Monitor Staff Reports
MABANK–Mabank Panther powerlifters Brett Butler and J.T. Delay competed at the boys state powerlifting meet in Abilene March 24.
Butler, who finished third in Region II, placed second in the state in the 114-pound weight class.
Delay, who was first in Region II, placed eighth in the 148-pound weight class.
Butler lifted a total of 925 pounds. He had a 375-pound squat, a 205-pound bench press and a 345-pound dead lift.
Delay totaled 1,115 pounds at the state meet. He had a 415-pound squat, a 305-pound bench press and a 395-pound dead lift.
Both athletes also play baseball, and Delay played football.
“We’re super proud of the way they competed at state,” head powerlifting coach Todd McGuire said. “They worked hard and put in long hours of lifting in preparation for the state meet.”


















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