Sports and Outdoors


Kemp High School mandatory parents meeting scheduled
Monitor Staff Reports
KEMP–Parents of all Kemp High School and Junior High student athletes planning to participate in athletics during the upcoming 06-07 school year are required to attend a meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, July 24.
At the meeting, all KISD coaches, old and new, will be introduced, and athletic rules and policies will be discussed.
The meeting will also kick off the Kemp Athletic Booster Club membership drive. Committees will be assigned and chairmen nominated for all Booster Club sponsored events, such as the cross country meet, basketball tournaments, the powerlifting meet, the Al Williamson Relays and the Don Legg Yellowjacket Open golf tournament, as well as fund-raising events.

Law enforcement ranch rodeo slated
Special to The Monitor
MABANK–The third annual Kaufman County Law Enforcement Association Ranch Rodeo and Auction will be held Saturday, July 29, in the Andrew Gibbs Arena in Mabank.
The vendor set-up will be at 5 p.m. and the rodeo will start at 7 p.m.
Admission is $3 in advance or $5 at the gate. Kids 12 and under are free.
Advance tickets are available at the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office in Kaufman between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Events will include sorting, wild cow milking, double mugging and two calf scrambles for kids 10 and under with cash prize.
All proceeds go to scholarships for seniors at all Kaufman County high schools.
For more information, contact Brad Sherrard at (214) 926-0159.

Pink Panthers finish third
Special to The Monitor
MABANK–The Pink Panthers Midget Girls softball team recently competed in Texas Teenage Softball Association’s District 10 tournament. They are sponsored by the Mabank Family Pharmacy.
The Panthers defeated the Lindale Pink Crush, Malakoff Eliminators and the Alba-Golden Diamond Divas, enabling them to finish in third place. They lost only to the state-bound Lindale Slammers.
The Pink Panthers are coached by Pam Holcomb, Karen Holyfield, Gina Kuykendall and Shannon White.
The players and coaches thank all their supporters, parents, grandparents and fans.

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