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Mace & Crown | December 17, 2017

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Lady Monarchs lose to Liberty

December 7, 2017 |

Brittany Reigelsperger | Sports Editor

Old Dominion’s women’s basketball team hosted Liberty University Nov. 10 in their regular season opener at the Ted Center. The Liberty Eagles beat the Lady Monarchs 63-55 during the first round of the Preseason WNIT.

“I … Read More

Mens basketball narrowly wins 57-54

December 7, 2017 |

Brittany Reigelsperger | Sports Editor 

The Old Dominion men’s basketball team hosted the Towson Tigers in their season opener tonight at the Ted Center. In true Monarch fashion, the team kept fans on the edge of their seats narrowly beating Towson … Read More

Slow and methodical, ODU wins homecoming

November 6, 2017 |

Kevin Washington | Contributing Writer

20,118 people dressed up in blue and white for the windy and bleak homecoming game this year. However, as cold as it was ODU fans were in full support. The Monarchs made team history as … Read More

Monarch’s Five Game Streak Reveals Flaws In Coaching, Not Players

October 25, 2017 |

Josh Castro | Contributing Writer

What can only be explained as yet another depressing loss for Old Dominion on Oct. 20, signals which we can assume to be everything but a downhill season for the Monarchs. The 2017 season has been … Read More

Monarchs Fall to FAU

October 10, 2017 |

Josh Castro | Contributing Writer

Florida Atlantic’s newest head coach, Lane Kiffin, made quick work of Old Dominion on home turf early Saturday afternoon, decimating ODU 58-28.  Kiffin, who took over FAU’s football program in December of 2016, famously coached the Oakland … Read More

The Rise of the New Monarchy: Following an ODU Alum’s Rise to Fame in the Octagon

October 5, 2017 |

Josh Castro | Contributing Writer

As a sound like thunder began to fill the Ted Constant Center, Chris Mecate stared blankly down the hallway, his eyes locked keenly on the black steel cage in the center of the arena. The warrior … Read More

Tech takedown the Monarchs 38-0

September 24, 2017 |

Sports Editor | Brittany Reigelsperger

Saturday, Sept. 24 the Monarchs (2-2) traveled to Blacksburg, Virginia to take on, No.13 in the nation, Virginia Tech (4-0). Unfortunately, this was the second week in a row the Monarchs would not be able to … Read More

Down, But Not Out of The Game

August 24, 2017 |

Justin K. Thomas | Contributing Writer

Before attending Old Dominion University and becoming a member of the Women’s Soccer team, Demi Maris of Antwerp, Belgium, was a rising star on her country’s national football team. But while playing, she seriously injured … Read More

New Age of NBA Sponsorships

June 22, 2017 | 2

Jazzmyn Bradley | Contributing Writer

Next season will be a tremendous transition for the NBA, as they begin to implement their new patch advertising program. In April 2016, the NBA officially announced the approval of the pilot program by the league’s … Read More

NBA Dream Draft

June 11, 2017 |

Roberto Castro | Contributing Writer

With the NCAA basketball season and the NBA regular season ending, much fan anticipation has begun to arise over, arguably, one of the most exciting events to occur in NBA post-season. The official 2017 NBA Draft … Read More

ODU Welcomes New Women’s Basketball Head Coach

June 11, 2017 |

“We are thrilled to welcome Nikki McCray-Penson to our ODU and Lady Monarch family,” ODU Athletic Director Dr. Selig said.

This past Wednesday, Old Dominion University Athletics welcomed coach Nikki McCray-Penson to their staff from an applicant pool of more than … Read More

It’s Transfer Season for Monarch Basketball

April 21, 2017 |

Brittany Reigelsperger | Contributing Writer

Even with just two seniors (Jordan Baker and Denzell Taylor) leaving after the 2016-2017 season, Monarch basketball has had a significant roster turnover this off-season. They will welcome two incoming freshmen Marquis Godwin (Hampton, Virginia) and … Read More

Lady Monarch Golf Clinches NCAA Tourney Bid

April 21, 2017 |

Harry Howard Jr. | Sports Editor

For the first time in the program’s 15-year history, the Lady Monarch golf team is going to the big dance. With their performance at the Verandah Club, they were able to win the Conference USA … Read More

2017 NFL Draft Player Rankings

April 21, 2017 | 1

Roberto Castro | Contributing Writer

It’s that time of the year and the NFL Draft is quickly approaching. A lot of buzz is generating around these prospects in the upcoming draft and they’ve seen their stock rise or fall. While it may … Read More

Rondo Partying Like It’s 2012

April 19, 2017 |

Richard Hill | Contributing Writer

If for only one night, Rajon Rondo turned back the clock and reminded us of what he used to be.

Last night’s playoff game between the counter-culture #TNTBulls and dubious 1-Seed Celtics featured many surprising things: Robin … Read More

Simms Taking Her Game to the Next Level

April 15, 2017 |

Harry Howard Jr. | Sports Editor

Lady Monarch guard Jennie Simms was selected as the No. 18 pick in the 2017 WNBA Draft by the Washington Mystics.

“Honestly, it’s a dream come true. They talked to me and told me they were … Read More