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Mace and Crown | May 25, 2018

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NFL Prospect Draft Board

April 5, 2018 | 1

Contributing Writer | Roberto Castro

It’s that time of year again as the NFL Draft is upon us which is a time where many players will hear their names called fulfilling a lifelong dream, while others will have to wait until … Read More

The Ultimate Athlexec: How Kobe Bryant is taking the business world by storm

March 29, 2018 |

Contributing Writer | Jazzmyn Bradley

For decades, there has been a longstanding belief that majority of professional athletes end up under financial stress shortly after their careers end. Although documentaries such as the ESPN “30 for 30” film, depicts this message … Read More

Monarchs Clip FAU’s Wings in Route to 69-64 Win

March 4, 2018 |

Contributing Writer | Khari Murphy

The Old Dominion Monarchs improved to a 23-6 overall record after defeating a feisty Florida Atlantic team 69-64 on Thursday. Throughout the game, the Monarchs dominated inside the paint (30 points) which led to Trey Porter’s … Read More

Dominate Outing for the Monarchs in 100-62 Win over UTSA

February 20, 2018 |

Jazzmyn Bradley | Contributing Writer

Last Thursday’s matchup between the Monarchs and the Roadrunners, ODU managed to shoot lights out and put on a shooting clinic. Especially BJ Stith, who went on to break a Division I school record for most points … Read More

Trust the process: ODU track & field’s journey to success **for Mag**

February 8, 2018 |

Contributing Writer | Jazzmyn Bradley

Within the tight-knit community at Old Dominion University, students are always encouraged to set high goals and to strive for excellence. However, this determined group of students took on a challenging goal many would shy away … Read More

Brothers in blood and ball *** for Mag**

February 8, 2018 |

Sports Editor | Brittany Reigelsperger

While playing collegiate basketball is an honor in itself, two Old Dominion men’s basketball players have the greater honor of calling each other brothers. Not only do Brandan and B.J. Stith have the privilege of being … Read More

ODU men put on an defensive clinic in route to 73-62 win over FAU

January 31, 2018 |

Contributing Writer | Jazzmyn Bradley

The Monarchs made out like bandits, coming away with 17 steals in their 10th win out of their last 11. ODU was fortunate enough to control the pace of the entire contest as they would lead … Read More

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