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Mace & Crown | September 25, 2017

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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

Wilder’s Contract Extended Through 2021

April 1, 2017 |

Harry Howard Jr. | Sports Editor

ODU Football head coach Bobby Wilder won’t be leaving the program anytime soon after signing a five-year contract extension on March 31. The Monarch football team has a record of 67-30 during Wilder’s eight-year tenure and last … Read More

Super Bowl LI

February 5, 2017 |

Harry Howard Jr. Sports Editor

For the fifth time, Tom Brady hoisted the Lombardi Trophy leading the New England Patriots to the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history. A 25-point deficit couldn’t keep the Patriots down as they topped the Falcons 34-28 in … Read More

Super Bowl LI Preview

January 27, 2017 |

Kevin Washington Contributing Writer

On Feb. 5 Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons will step onto the NRG Stadium field against Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in Houston, Texas. Both teams coasted through the playoffs with fairly dominant performances … Read More

Bowl Mania

December 15, 2016 |

Roberto Castro Contributing Writer

College football has once again lived up to its billing and has not failed to provide us with some of the most intriguing, and improbable outcomes and events that have helped shape the college football landscape. Though … Read More

ODU’s Offensive Firepower Too Much for FAU

November 19, 2016 |

Roberto Castro

Contributing Writer

After a slow start trailing 14-3 in the first quarter, the Old Dominion Monarchs put on an offensive clinic in the second half on the road to defeat the Florida Atlantic Owls 42-24.

The Monarchs (8-3, 6-1 C-USA)  took … Read More

ODU Downs Southern Miss for Fifth Straight Win at Home

November 13, 2016 |

Roberto Castro Contributing Writer

The Monarchs (7-3, 5-1 C-USA) took on the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (5-5, 3-3 C-USA) in a crucial conference game. With a 51-35 win, the Monarchs extended their home winning streak and kept their conference championship hopes … Read More

Monarchs Handle the Herd to Become Bowl Eligible

November 6, 2016 |

Roberto Castro Contributing Writer

The Old Dominion Monarchs (6-3, C-USA 4-1) got some much-needed revenge on Marshall (2-7, C-USA 1-4) thumping them 38-14 under the bright lights at Foreman Field. With the win, the Monarchs became bowl eligible for the first … Read More

Men’s Soccer Clinches C-USA Tournament Berth in 2OT

November 4, 2016 |

Harry Howard Jr. Sports Editor

With a 2-1 overtime win over Florida Atlantic (4-10-1, C-USA 2-6) the Monarchs (5-7-2, C-USA 2-4-1) clinched the final spot in the Conference USA tournament that will take place Nov. 9-13 at Marshall University. After an … Read More

NFL Mishandles Domestic Violence Case

October 23, 2016 |

Kevin Washington Contributing Writer

New York Giants Kicker Josh Brown has come forward and admitted  in detailed documents about how he physically abused his wife. However, the NFL always shies away from making a decision until they have all the details, … Read More

ODU Football Thrashed by C-USA Power WKU

October 23, 2016 |

Roberto Castro Contributing Writer

Old Dominion (4-3, 2-1 C-USA) traveled to Houchens-Smith Stadium in a highly anticipated conference clash against a proven conference champion. After starting the season 1-2 the Monarchs strung together a three-game win streak in which two of those … Read More

Monarchs Two Wins Shy of First Bowl Bid

October 16, 2016 |

Alex Brooks Contributing Writer

The Old Dominion Monarchs have been playing some of their best football in the past few weeks. Amounting win after win, causing them to be atop C-USA. The 4-2 the Monarchs are in a great position to make … Read More

How NFL Players Are Going to Vote?

October 15, 2016 |

Harry Howard Jr Sports Editor

Bleacher Report surveyed 43 NFL players about who they were voting for in the upcoming election with the results showing that the candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have split locker rooms among race. All of the … Read More

Circle of Unity

September 29, 2016 |

Harry Howard Jr Sports Editor

Ever since San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to begin his protest of injustice in America, athletes across the country have joined him by also taking a knee or holding … Read More

Duhart Hauls in Two TD’S to Secure a Homecoming Victory

September 24, 2016 |

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Homecoming came a little earlier this year for the Monarchs, but Coach Wilder and the ODU football team were ready for the challenge. ODU was in control for the entirety of the homecoming game, defeating the University of Texas … Read More

Slow Start Dooms Monarchs

September 18, 2016 |

Harry Howard Jr

Sports Editor

For the second straight week, Old Dominion (1-2) started slow, falling to North Carolina State (2-1) 49-22. Playing in front of a crowd of 57,810, the largest crowd the ODU football team has ever played in front of, … Read More