Normal Lake Level is 322.00 feet
above Mean Sea Level.
Current level for Cedar Creek Lake is:
na degrees - top
82 degrees - bottom
Morse catches ‘the big one’
Monitor Staff Reports
CEDAR CREEK LAKE–For 37 years, Bobby Morse has been
trying to catch “the big one” out of Cedar Creek Lake.
Last Friday, Morse, 76, caught a catfish that probably qualifies. It’s
certainly one of the biggest ever caught in the lake.
Morse and his wife Linda discovered an 83-pound catfish hooked on a
trotline they set up by the Country Club Estates subdivision near Cedar
Creek Country Club.
A Malakoff resident, Morse said he and his wife baited the trotline the
He had never registered a fish before, but said he hoped his 83-pounder
would go into the record books.
A Dallas native, Bobby and Linda Morse lived in the Tanglewood Beach
Estates from 1970 to 1995 before moving to West Texas.
They returned to Malakoff in 2006, and he resumed fishing for “the big
Monitor Photo/Susan Harrison
Malakoff resident Billy Morse hoists an 83-pound catfish he hooked on a
trotline near the Cedar Creek Country Club.
Area teams open practice
Monitor Staff Reports
CEDAR CREEK LAKE–Football and volleyball practices opened
Monday for all three area school districts.
Local football teams will don pads for the first time Friday, Aug. 10.
At Mabank, fourth-year head
coach Jimmy Cantrell welcomed back about 90 upperclassmen and around 30
At Kemp, new head coach Greg Anderson welcomed about 60 players to the
first day of practice, while new Eustace head coach Doug Wendel had
about 60 upperclassmen and 30 freshmen turn out.
New Kemp volleyball coach Peggy Swierc had about 20 players come out for
the first day of practices, while Mabank head coach Stacy Shelton opened
varsity practice with 13 players, most of them seniors returning from
last year’s unbeaten squad.
At Eustace, veteran volleyball coach Chuck Powers had 40 players out
Monday – quite a bit below expectations. A number of freshmen who signed
up to play hadn’t shown yet, he added.
Each of the coaches anticipate a number of freshmen students will come
out for their respective teams when school opens Monday, Aug. 27.
ABOVE: Mabank varsity players weave around
obstacles during a drill Monday. Mabank was the only area football team
holding a late afternoon practice under “normal” summertime
AT LEFT,: Bre Griffin (right) deadlifts under the
watchful eyes of teammate Kimmie Gorka and new Kemp High School
volleyball coach Peggy Swierc.
EHS @ Greenhill Relays
(Norbuck Park, Dallas)
EHS @ Plano Invitational
(Woodruff Park, Plano)
MHS @ Wills Point (scrm)
KHS @ Canton (scrm)
EHS hosts scrimmage
MHS vs Wills Point
KHS @ Brownsboro
EHS @ Malakoff
MHS vs Mineola (scrm)
KHS @ Grand Saline (scrm)
EHS @ P.Westwood (scrm)