It was homecoming night at West Montgomery as the class of 1965 gathered with umbrellas out on a Thursday night when the undefeated and second-ranked Warriors (6 – 0, 3 - 0) hosted the Union Academy Cardinals (1-6, 1-3).
One key to a successful season is knowing how to rebound from a tough loss. And this year’s East Montgomery Eagle (12 – 2, 7 – 1) men’s soccer team is having another successful season.
No matter the records, when county rivals meet in any sport the atmosphere is electric. The East Montgomery Lady Eagles (0 – 12, 0 – 7) ventured into hostile territory Sept. 22 when they traveled to West Montgomery to face off against the Lady Warriors (8 – 6, 5 – 2) in volleyball. . .the Warriors proved to be too strong at the net, serving and in overall skill as they drubbed the Eagles in three games, 25 – 13, 25 – 9 and 25 – 8.
After grabbing their first ladies’ cross-country first-place finish in years, the West Montgomery Warriors went one step further. On Sept. 22, four Central Tar Heel squads, West and East Montgomery, as well as Chatham Charter and Uwharrie Charter, took to the woods in Chatham County. When everyone had finished the 5K run, the Warriors had taken first place in the ladies’ and the men’s events for the first time in along time, maybe ever.
A low front was swirling off the coast of the Carolinas, bringing rain to the Piedmont area when the soaring East Montgomery Eagles (5 – 1, 3 – 0) hit the road to battle the Chatham Central Bears (0 – 6, -0 – 3) Sept. 25 on the gridiron.
Looking to improve to 8 – 0 in the conference on a windy and brisk afternoon Sept. 21, the East Montgomery Eagles hosted the North Moore Mustangs at The Nest in tennis. The Eagles have been ranked in the top 10 most of the season in1A.
The East Montgomery Eagles are starting to hit their stride in cross-country. Though they haven’t fielded enough ladies to score as a team, their men took second place in a meet at Chatham Charter Sept. 22.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has set Saturday, Sept. 26, as a Youth Deer Hunting Day. On this day, youth under the age of 16 may use any legal weapon to hunt deer of either sex and are not required to be accompanied by an adult if they have completed a hunter education course. The Youth Deer Hunting Day provisions apply to both private and public lands.
After getting the Albemarle Bulldog monkey off their backs last week, the East Montgomery Eagles (4 – 1, 2 – 0) looked to avenge a two-point loss last season to the Union Academy Cardinals (1 – 4, 1 – 1). Senior defensive end C.J. Callahan remembered the loss too well.
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