Normal Lake Level is 322.00 feet
above Mean Sea Level.
Current level for Cedar Creek Lake is:
73 degrees - top
74 degrees - bottom
Morris, Kelley top field at
Pioneer Day 5K run
Monitor Staff Reports
EUSTACE–Some 85 runners participated in the second annual
Eustace Pioneer Day 5K walk/run Saturday morning.
Although the downtown Eustace streets were wet, no rain fell during the
8 a.m. run, or the Pioneer Day activities on the Town Square (see page
4B for more on Pioneer Day activities).
Wills Point runner Michael Morris, 17, was the overall winner with a
time of 17:32.
Katie Kelley, 27, one of a 14-member group from Canton, was the female
winner, clocking 19:05.
Monitor Photo/Pearl Cantrell
Wills Point High School runner Michael Morris, 17 (at far right),
maintained his early lead to win the second annual Eustace Pioneer Day
5K run/walk in a time of 17:32 Saturday. The event drew 85 runners aged
12 to 76.
In the Master class, for runners over 40, Ennis resident Ernie Novak,
44, men’s winner with a time of 20:45, while Houston resident Kristi
Payne, also 44, was the women’s winner, clocking 25:06.
Payne was visiting friends in the Payne Springs area when she decided to
participate in the run.
The run drew participants from age 12 to 76.
The oldest runner, Harold Franklin of Yantis, finished the 5K run in
34:11, and noted winning a medal for his age category “is worth it to
take care of your health.”
Franklin related he suffered a stroke in 2001 that deprived him of
speech and paralyzed his right side. Doctors credited his robust
physical condition with helping him quickly recover his mobility,
Later, Eddie Morse took first place in the singles competition and the
team of Morse and Dallas McCollugh won the doubles competition in the
annual horseshoe-pitching contest.
Chance Sutton took second place in singles, followed by Jacob Knight in
The duo of Jerry and Joel Boyd took second place in the doubles
competition, followed by the duo of Darrin and Jason Knight.
Softball league tourney
Monitor Staff Reports
GUN BARREL CITY–Teams in the Cedar Creek Christian Softball League have
voted 10-7 not to make up any rained-out games.
One of the 18 teams responding to an e-mail inquiry indicated no
preference on making up rain-outs.
The end-of-season tournament has been scheduled for Saturday, July 14,
with the standard format of single elimination. In case of rain, the
tournament will be held the next open Saturday.
Trophies will be awarded for Best of Fellowship, first place, second
place, third place and Best League Record.