Sports and Outdoors


 Lake Info

Normal Lake Level is 322.00 feet above Mean Sea Level.
Current level for Cedar Creek Lake is: 322.10
Water Temperature:
na degrees - top
71 degrees - bottom





Donovan signs with Texas A&M at Commerce

Monitor Photo/Barbara Gartman
Kemp High School recent graduate Kate Donovan (seated left), flanked by mom Jan and dad Curtis Donovan (standing left), along with coach Tracey Carter, signed a letter of intent to run cross country and track for Texas A&M University at Commerce Wednesday. Named the KHS “Female Athlete of the Year” in May, Donovan advanced to state meets in both cross country and track as a senior. She advanced to regional competition all four years in cross country, and two years in track. She also played varsity basketball as a senior. Donovan plans to major in chemistry, with the aim of becoming a high school chemistry teacher/coach.

Yellowjacket Open scheduled June 23
Monitor Staff Reports
KEMP–The Kemp Athletic Booster Club is sponsoring the annual Yellowjacket Open and a Texas Hold’em tournament at the Kings Creek Golf Course Saturday, June 23.
Fee for the scramble tournament is $50 per person, which will include greens fee, cart and lunch at noon, followed by a 1 p.m. start. There will be an Open Division and a Coaches Division. Also available are putting string ($5 per person) and mulligans ($5 each, two maximum).
A barbecue dinner and awards ceremony will follow the conclusion of the tournament
Hole sponsors are being sought at $100 each. For more information, e-mail

Youth baseball/softball action

Monitor Photos/Kerry Yancey
ABOVE: Wildcats baserunner Ronny Brown (right) scores as the cutoff throw goes wide of Braves catcher Dalton Penix during their Junior Midget (7-8 year olds) baseball game June 1 at Mabank’s George Watts Park. BELOW: Pink Ladies baserunner Cheyenne Morris (left) grins as she runs way outside the basepath to avoid a tag by Eustace Knockouts catcher Tyler Staggs during their U10 softball game May 30 at Watts Park.

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