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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 country in rushing … 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 Wolfpack of … 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 rivalry will … 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 down the … 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 I … 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 15 … Read More

Shuler Bentley; “Air” apparent to the quarterback throne

December 1, 2014 |

By Kelly Morgan Contributing writer

The star quarterback of Old Dominion University’s football team, Taylor Heinicke, is in his senior year and will be bowing out. Taylor has lead the ODU Monarchs to several winning seasons and has surpassed many football … Read More

Monarchs finish year strong with 31-28 victory over FAU

December 1, 2014 |

Nate Budryk Sports Editor Boca Raton, Fla. – The Old Dominion Monarchs football team defeated the Florida Atlantic University Owls this past Saturday by a score of 31-28. With the win, the Monarchs bring their record to 6-6, making them … 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 record … Read More

Old Dominion tops William and Mary in 757 battle

November 18, 2014 |

The Old Dominion Lady Monarchs defeated the William and Mary Tribe 65 – 58 in the latest chapter of the sibling rivalry in front of nearly 2000 spectators at the Ted Constant Convocation Center Monday night.


The Lady Monarchs have owned … 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

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 from Kirk … Read More