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Mace & Crown | September 1, 2015

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Heinicke Plays First NFL Game

August 28, 2015 |

By Alex Brooks Staff Writer

CANTON, Ohio — On a beautiful night at the birthplace of football, Old Dominion graduate and star quarterback Taylor Heinicke made his NFL debut on the biggest stage. The … Read More

Monarchs Score Seven in the Eighth and Cruise to Victory

April 26, 2015 |

By Matt O’Brien Staff Writer

Old Dominion’s offense was firing on all cylinders Wednesday night as the Monarch bats put together seven runs in the eighth inning to secure the victory. The Monarchs, who have struggled as of late, have … Read More

Meet the 49ers: ODU plays Charlotte in Week 7

April 19, 2015 |

By Nate Budryk

Sports Editor

In week seven of the 2015 football season, the Old Dominion University Monarchs will play its second opponent of the season who recently made the jump from FCS to FBS. Two weeks … Read More

Roadrunner’s Defeat No. 58 Monarchs

April 19, 2015 |

By Michael High

Staff Writer

Norfolk, VA – The No. 3 seeded Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners men’s tennis team ousted the No. 58 nationally ranked and No. 2 seeded Old Dominion Monarchs (16-3), 4-2, from the C-USA tournament, Saturday … Read More

Monarch Football plays Marshall in week 5

April 12, 2015 |

By Nate Budryk

Sports Editor

 

The Marshall Thundering Herd is coming off one of its best seasons in program history. They averaged the third-most points per game in the nation, and allowed the 18th fewest. They were also 8th in the … Read More

Monarchs Struggle on the Mound in 10-2 Loss to VCU

April 12, 2015 |

By Matt O’Brien Staff writer

On a cold, windy Wednesday Night, Monarch baseball took on rival Virginia Commonwealth University in a non-conference game at home. Head Coach Chris Finwood has faced the Rams 4 times since he was an assistant … Read More

ODU’s Biggest Fan: The Man Behind the Mass

April 12, 2015 |

By Nate Budryk Sports Editor

“I go with an awesome burger and a beer.” This is Dustin Clark’s favorite meal. This should come as no surprise seeing as how Clark, ODU hoops’ unofficial hype man is one of the Monarchs’ … Read More

Monarchs NIT Run Falls Short with Loss to Stanford in Semis

April 5, 2015 |

By Nate Budryk

Sports Editor

The ODU Monarchs men’s basketball team saw its brilliant National Invitational Tournament run come to an end Mar. 31st as they suffered a tough loss at the hands of the Stanford Cardinal 67-60 at Madison … Read More

Meet the Mountaineers: Monarch Football plays App State

April 5, 2015 |

By Nate Budryk

Sports Editor

In the past few years, it has been rare for the Monarchs to play a team in a similar situation to themselves, but in week five, that’s just what ODU will do, as the Mountaineers … Read More

Final Four Preview: What to Expect from Indy

April 5, 2015 |

By DeAndre Taylor

Contributing Writer

There’s no surprise about the teams that made it to the Final Four of the NCAA tournament this year. With having only one upset in the Elite Eight, (if it can really be called an … Read More

Monarch Baseball’s 9th Inning Rally Falls Short

April 5, 2015 |

By Matt O’Brien

Staff Writer

Old Dominion Baseball took on conference foe Charlotte 49ers (11-13) Friday at the Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. The Monarchs (14-13) fell 9-7 after a ninth inning rally came up just short. ODU struggled to find its … Read More

Meet the Wolfpack: A Look at ODU Football’s Week 4 Opponent

March 29, 2015 |

By Nate Budryk

Sports Editor

One year ago, the Old Dominion football Monarchs played their first ever game against an FBS opponent as a full-fledged member of the Football Bowl Subdivision and Conference USA. The team they played was the … Read More

Monarchs in a New York State of Mind

March 26, 2015 |

Freeman’s Last-Second 3 Sends Monarchs to NIT semis

By Michael High Contributing Writer

Norfolk, Va. – Trey Freeman banked in a 30-foot runner at the buzzer, to send Old Dominion to  the National Invitational Tournament semifinals, with a 72-69 victory … Read More

Men’s Basketball Team Advances in NIT Following Charleston Southern Win

March 25, 2015 |

By Deandre Taylor

Contributing Writer

The Old Dominion Monarchs are one of four number one seeds in the National Invitation Tournament. After having a great regular season (25-7) and going undefeated at home, the Monarchs were riding high going into … Read More