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Mace & Crown | March 29, 2015

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Football Archives * Mace & Crown

Low and Behold: The New Battle of the Bay? Norfolk State Will Visit S.B. Ballard Stadium

March 7, 2015 |

By: Mitchell Brown

Senior Writer

It’s been a long four years since Norfolk State took Brambleton Avenue all the way to Hampton Boulevard and made the left on to 49th  Street to face the Monarchs, but on Nov.12, 2015, a … Read More

Meet the Eagles- a look at ODU’s first opponent of the year

February 15, 2015 | 1

By: Alex Brooks

Contributing Writer

Old Dominion’s football schedule for 2015 was released just a few weeks ago, and it’s time to delve a little deeper into each opponent. For the next 12 weeks, the Mace and Crown will break … Read More

ODU Football Fights Off Power Five Schools; Sign 25 Total in 2015

February 8, 2015 |

By: Mitchell Brown Senior Writer

Like the current state of the Old Dominion campus, the football Monarchs are undergoing a facelift. With the departures of program pioneers Taylor Heinicke and Antonio Vaughan, head coach Bobby Wilder and the coaching staff … Read More

Monarchs, Burden Part Ways

February 8, 2015 |

By Jasmine Blackwell

Senior Writer

Old Dominion University’s football program has lost an original member of the coaching staff, Zohn Burden, who has been hired by Virginia Tech as a wide receivers coach.

“We appreciate the efforts of Coach Burden … Read More

2015 ODU Football Schedule Released

February 8, 2015 |

By De’Andre Taylor

Contributing Writer

The ODU football schedule has been released as the Monarchs continue to prepare for the 2015 season,which begins in September. This will be the second year for the Monarchs playing in the FBS. Get your … Read More

Bad Play Call or Lack of Execution?

February 8, 2015 |

By Alex Brooks

The interception seen around the world.  The interception thrown in Super Bowl XLIX by the Seattle Seahawks’ head man, Russell Wilson, may have been one of the most deflating plays to ever happen to a fan base.

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Op-Ed: Ray Rice reinstated, what does it mean?

December 11, 2014 |

On Nov. 28, Ray Rice won his appeal to be reinstated into the NFL. This comes just two months after the NFL took a “stern” stance on the issue of domestic violence. The indefinite suspension was their rebuttal to their … Read More

Are the tides turning in Virginia football?

December 10, 2014 | 8

There are two schools known for their football programs in the state of Virginia. The first one is Virginia Tech, with their rich history of being the top dog for recruits wanting to play football in Virginia. The other school … Read More

Thanksgiving football: a tradition within a tradition

November 26, 2014 |

Nate Budryk Sports Editor

This Thanksgiving, as you induce yourself into a voluntary tryptophan coma, football will be the backdrop as it always has been. Again, the NFL will present America’s turkey and sports-loving masses with a superb slate of … Read More

Taylor Heinicke: From FCS to NFL?

November 19, 2014 | 1

Taylor Heinicke is a big name around the Norfolk area but recently his name has started to resonate with NFL scouts. This 6’ 1’’ 21 year old QB is starting to move his analysts’ draft boards.

Heinicke has a track … Read More

#24 ODU’s superhero

November 12, 2014 |

Felltone Misher catches unbelievable interception with seconds to spare

“What a Homecoming” fans exclaimed as they exited S.B. Ballard Stadium into the crisp November night. The 40th straight sellout crowd was in for a treat. The Old … Read More

Photo Gallery: ODU Football vs. FIU

November 8, 2014 |

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Photos by Josh Boone, Joshua Caudell, Taylor Nguyen, Lex Selig and Zach Chavis

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Antonio Vaughan leaving behind a Record-Setting trail

November 5, 2014 | 1

Senior wide receiver Antonio Vaughan has been a part of every step for the Old Dominion Monarchs on their way to Conference USA football. Vaughan, a North Carolina native, felt the Monarchs were a perfect fit for him early on … Read More

Washington’s quarterback non-troversy

October 29, 2014 |

By Alex Brooks Contributing Writer

The Redskins quarterback controversy is very simple to understand.  There isn’t one.

Colt McCoy took over the starting quarterback position midway through the game against the Tennessee Titans last week.  He took the position away … Read More