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Daily Archives: September 21, 2011

Marvel’s Epic Can Now Be Yours

September 21, 2011 |

By: R Jay Molina Director Kenneth Branagh’s take on Marvel’s “Thor” was well-received both critically and financially when it was released in theaters at the beginning of the summer season. The film starred a relatively newcomer, Chris Hemsworth, in the titular role. He was joined by a fantastic cast which included Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, […]Read More

Pull Up J

September 21, 2011 |

Written By: Jake Ullrich Assistant Sports Editor When Danny Welbeck, Tom Cleverley and Ashley Young were substituted in the eighteenth minute versus Tottenham a month ago, there wasn’t a United fan in the stadium seated. To be honest, there shouldn’t have been a United fan anywhere in the world not giving the three youngsters, the […]Read More

ODU’s Verlander Could Be MVP

September 21, 2011 |

Written By: Greg Arnold     Staff Writer With the Major League Baseball season coming to an end, the talk for this year’s Most Valuable Player has an interesting twist.  In the American League, one of the favorites is former Old Dominion student and now ace pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, Justin Verlander.  A starting […]Read More

Hear Them Roar

September 21, 2011 |

Resilient Monarchs Make Hampton Pirates Walk the Plank Written By: Ben Decowski Senior Writer The Old Dominion Monarchs (3-0) defeated the Hampton University Pirates (2-1) 45-42 on Saturday night at Foreman Field.  The win was the eighth straight for the Monarchs, the longest current streak in the Football Championship Subdivision.  “This is probably the biggest […]Read More

Goodbye Atlanta, Hello Norfolk

September 21, 2011 |

Alijosa Piric takes over as Old Dominion’s Head Coach for Men’s Tennis Stephen Gowen Staff Writer You could say he was born for this job. This past week, the Mace and Crown was able to sit down with Alijosa Piric, the recently hired Old Dominion Men’s Tennis head coach, who has spent his life learning, […]Read More

No Middle Gear for Victoria Johnson

September 21, 2011 |

Johnson Ready to Turn Season Around Written By: Greg Arnold Staff Writer Even a knee surgery just before the season has not been able to stop Senior Victoria Johnson from playing every game so far for the Old Dominion University Women’s soccer team.  Head Coach Joe Pereira has had to hold her back in the […]Read More

Take the Rims Down

September 21, 2011 |

An Update on the National Basketball Association Lockout Written By: Jordan Jones Staff Writer Coming off one of the best seasons in the league’s history, the 2011-12 NBA is waiting in jeopardy of being cancelled completely.  The NBA has not had a work stoppage since 1998. In that case, the season was reduced from 82 games to […]Read More

Men’s Soccer Look to CAA Championship and Beyond

September 21, 2011 |

Inside Access with Head Coach Alan Dawson Written By: Jake Ullrich Assistant Sports Editor Seven out of 11. That’s how many starters returned to the Monarchs’ starting team from last year. The year that the team went 10-7-2 and made it to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The sky could be the roof […]Read More

Release the Cracken

September 21, 2011 |

Student-Athletes Deserve a Stipend? Written By: Matthew McCracken Sports Editor The question that has been asked for years, do student-athletes deserve to get paid?  The argument goes back and forth between many individuals.  Obviously, the caliber of play that some athletes such as Reggie Bush at USC and Vince Young at Texas portrayed deserved some […]Read More

A Thrilla in Manilla

September 21, 2011 |

Former ODU Tennis great hopes to bring success to his old stomping grounds Written By: Brian Jerry Staff Writer After 19 consecutive years of leading the Old Dominion University Lady Monarchs on the tennis court, Darryl Cummings stepped down as ODU Women’s Tennis head coach after the completion of the 2010-11 season to focus on […]Read More

Weekly SGA Address

September 21, 2011 |

Written By: Luis Ferreira Hello Monarchs, I hope everyone is settling in well this semester. Following the Community Conversations event held last week, there was a consensus among the students and residents on the need to work collaboratively to improve our neighboring communities. As a result, SGA is launching a service program that ties into […]Read More