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September 11
, 2011






Lake Info

Normal Lake Level is 322.00 feet
above Mean Sea Level.
Current level for Cedar Creek Lake is: 315.69
Water Temperature:
83 degrees - top
81 degrees - bottom

Sports in Brief

TFFC fishing tournament
The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center’s (TFFC) annual Bluegill Family Fishing Tournament will take place Saturday, Sept. 24.
Teams must consist of one adult 18 years of age or older and one child under 18 years of age. Each team can weigh in a maximum of four fish.
All species of sunfish or bream (except largemouth bass) are allowed.
Pre-registration is required. Mailed registration must be received by Wednesday, Sept. 21.
To request a registration form by mail, please call (903) 670-2222.
You may register in person on the day of the event by going to the admissions booth at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center after 7 a.m.
A $15 entry fee per team will be charged. The entry fee includes admission to TFFC.
Fishing will take place from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., with the weigh-in at the Anglers Pavilion at TFFC at 2:30 p.m. For more information or to request an entry form, contact Craig Brooks at (903) 670-2222.

Upcoming Events


Sept. 16
• Quitman @ Eustace – 7:30 p.m.
• Palestine @ Mabank – 7:30 p.m.
• Malakoff @ Kemp – 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 23
• Ferris @ Eustace – 7:30 p.m.
• Malakoff @ Kemp – 7:30 p.m.
• Brownsboro @ Mabank (homecoming) – 7:30 p.m.


Sept. 13
• Malakoff @ Eustace – 5 p.m.
• Rice @ Kemp –
5 p.m.
• Canton @ Mabank – 5 p.m.
Sept. 16
• Teague @ Eustace – 4:30 p.m.
• Mabank @ Sunnyvale – 5 p.m.




























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Sports Highlights

Eustace hosts Kemp, Westwood
By Sam Epps
Sports Editor

EUSTACE–The Eustace Lady Bulldogs hosted the Kemp Lady Yellowjackets and the Westwood Lady Panthers in a dual match Tuesday.
In the first game of the match, Eustace faced the Westwood girls and lost in four games; 25-22, 27-25, 25-22 and 25-23.
In the match, Catania Grant had 18 kills and 11 points on serve including one ace.

Monitor Photos/Sam Epps
Eustace Lady Bulldogs Mallory Keeling (3) and Bethany Strickland (11) go for a block against Westwood’s MiKayla Benson (5) as Eustace hosted Kemp and Westwood in a dual match Tuesday.

Casey Bramblitt had 11 kills, one stuff block and seven points on serve including an ace.
Kacie Richards nailed 14 points on serve with four aces. She also had seven kills and two stuff blocks.
Josie Collie and Chelsea Oldham each had seven points on serve. Collie had one ace.
Bethany Strickland had 10 kills and two stuff blocks, while Mallory Keeling had a kill and an ace.
Eustace also faced the Kemp Lady Yellowjackets, and won in three games; 25-18, 25-14 and 25-12.
Keeling scored nine points on serve and had an ace. She also racked up 31 assists, a kill and a stuff block.
Richards scored 11 times on serve and had two aces, five kills and a stuff block.
Collie scored 10 times on serve, while Grant and Oldham each scored seven times on serve.
Grant also had 18 kills and an ace, and Oldham had an ace.
Bramblitt added eight kills and six points on serve, while Strickland had six kills and a stuff block
The Kemp ladies also faced off against the Lady Panthers, however details from that game were not available at press time.
The Eustace girls traveled to Edgewood Friday, and will host the Malakoff Lady Tigers Tuesday, before hosting the Teague Lady Lions Sept. 16.
The Kemp Lady Yellowjackets hosted the Mineola Lady Yellowjackets Friday, and are set to host the Rice Lady Bulldogs Tuesday.
They will then travel to Quinlan Tuesday, Sept. 20, and will open their district schedule by traveling to Kaufman Friday, Sept. 23.


Eustace participates in ‘Dig Pink’ program
By Sam Epps
Sports Editor

EUSTACE–The Eustace Lady Bulldogs will host “Dig Pink” activities beginning with the Sept. 13 volleyball match against the Malakoff Lady Tigers. Malakoff is joining with Eustace in the endeavor to raise money for breast cancer research.
Each fall, schools across the nation participate in the American Volleyball Coach’s Association (AVCA) sponsored event.
This will be the third year for Eustace to participate in the event. Last year, also partnering with Malakoff, more than $6,000 was raised.
In Eustace’s first year of participation, more than $7,000 was raised when they partnered with Kemp.
This year, Eustace plans on branching out into the community with bake sales, T-shirt sales and other activities around town.
This year, Eustace is looking to win the friendly competition with Malakoff by raising $5,000 themselves this year. Last year, they raised approximately $3,500.
“We set our standards high here,” Eustace senior Catania Grant said.
Lady Bulldog senior Megan Renteria, as well as Grant, also explained that in previous years, Eustace donated money in honor of assistant superintendent Janice Beasley, who has battled breast cancer.
This year, the Lady Bulldogs hope to add more names to the list of representatives.
“We will wear pink socks and hair ties during games,” Renteria said.
“We might try to get pink shoelaces as well,” Grant added. The girls will also wear pink shirts for pregame warmups.
The Eustace Athletic Booster club assists the girls in their endeavors by providing items and baked goods, as well as support and manpower.
At the Tuesday, Sept. 13, game against Malakoff, there will be a silent auction for baked goods to kick off the fundraising events.
The school that raises the most money will receive a plaque and an award from the AVCA.
This year, the AVCA is adding an additional incentive with scholarship awards for the individual girls that raise the most money.
The “Dig Pink” event will continue for approximately three weeks, ending when the Lady Bulldogs travel to Malakoff Friday, Oct. 7.




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