May 11, 1967, the Eagles of East Montgomery redeemed themselves after suffering a loss to the Rohanen Rebels by bouncing back to beat West Montgomery. In the game against the Rebels, they scored in the second, fifth, sixth and seventh innings. In the second, the Rebels took a three-run advantage and later added another run in the fifth. Their explosive sixth inning saw the Rebels score six more runs. East Montgomery scored their only two runs near the end of the night as Rohanen’s final run in the seventh sent them on their way with an 11-2 loss. During the East-West game, East Montgomery saw another loss on the horizon as they were down by four in the seventh inning. But with a coordinated effort, the Eagles broke free and blew by the Warriors 12-10.
May 12, 1977, North Moore had beaten East Montgomery on the Mustangs’ home diamond in a Central Tar Heel Conference game. North Moore scored three times in the fifth and twice in the sixth. The Eagles had single runs in the third and the sixth innings. They also scored two runs in the top of the seventh. The final score was 5-4 with North Moore on top. Next, the Eagles would face Northwood in a game that saw East Montgomery almost stage a comeback against their opponent. The late rally of four runs, coming in the seventh for East, just wasn't enough to give them the win. The final score was 9-7 Northwood.
To read the full edition see the May 11 edition of the Montgomery Herald