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Mace & Crown | October 9, 2015

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Football Archives * Mace & Crown

Tale of Two Struggling Teams: Charlotte at Old Dominion

October 4, 2015 |

Benjamin DeRonde

Contributing Writer

After another disappointing loss against Marshall University, the Old Dominion Monarchs will face University of North Carolina Charlotte 49ers in … Read More

Monarch Football fall short in 34-17 Loss to N.C. State

September 20, 2015 |

By Alexander Brooks Staff Writer

The Old Dominion Monarchs hosted the North Carolina State Wolfpack in, arguably, the biggest game in S.B. Ballard Stadium history. This was Old Dominion’s chance to show the world … Read More

Shuler Bentley Looks to Write His Own Legacy as Quarterback

September 19, 2015 |

Matt O’Brien Sports Editor

Old Dominion University has one of the newer football programs in the country. Since its rebirth in 2008 the program has been headlined by star quarterback Taylor Heinicke, who has … Read More

Lawry Leads Monarch Football to Victory Over Norfolk State

September 13, 2015 |

By Alex Brooks Staff Writer

Norfolk, VA—The Old Dominion Monarchs (2-0) faced off against their across town foes, the Norfolk State Spartans (0-2) in a battle of the 757’s. With the Monarchs coming off … Read More

The Battle for Norfolk: Monarchs vs Spartans

September 8, 2015 |

By De’Andre Taylor Contributing Writer

On Saturday, September 12, the Old Dominion Monarchs will face off against their hometown rivals, the Norfolk State Spartans, for the battle of Norfolk.

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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

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

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

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

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

A Win for ODU’s Athletic Program- Amended Bill Allows ODU to Remain in FBS

January 24, 2015 |

By Jasmine Blackwell Senior Writer

Most college students around the country have the same questions about the numerous student fees that are tacked onto tuition costs at universities.  Where are all of these student fees coming from?  What exactly am … 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

Monarchs win wild OT thriller against LA Tech

December 1, 2014 |

Nate Budryk Sports Editor

The Old Dominion Monarchs defeated the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs in dramatic fashion Saturday, requiring overtime to secure the 30-27 victory. It was senior day, and the last home game for star quarterback Taylor Heinicke, along with … Read More