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Mace & Crown | January 22, 2018

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Sports Archives * Page 3 of 18 * Mace & Crown

Lady Monarchs Handle Blazers

February 12, 2017 |

Dallas Reid Contributing Writer

After a tough loss against Middle Tennessee, the Lady Monarchs (13-11, 8-5 C-USA) convincingly handled UAB (5-8, 12-12 C-USA), 73-61 Saturday at The Ted. This win pushes ODU into a three-way tie for fourth in the C-USA … Read More

Monarchs Destroy Blazers

February 12, 2017 |

Brittany Reigelsperger

Contributing Writer

On the road,  the Monarchs (15-10, 8-5 C-USA) were determined to destroy the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers  (15-11, 8-5 C-USA) in their Saturday night matchup. Their superior effort allowed them to achieve their first win against UAB since moving … Read More

Monarch Baseball Is Back

February 11, 2017 |

Harry Howard Jr. Sports Editor

ODU will open up their season this weekend with a three-game home stand against LIU Brooklyn at the Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. The series will be the start of the Monarchs’ favorable schedule that is loaded with home … Read More

ODU Off-Beat Against Middle Tennessee

February 10, 2017 |

Roberto Castro Contributing Writer

Old Dominion (14-10, 7-5) took on C-USA defending champions Middle Tennessee (21-4, 11-1) at the Murphy Center Complex. It’s always tough to win on the road in conference play, and it looked every bit of that for … Read More

Lady Raiders Run Over Lady Monarchs

February 10, 2017 |

Brittany Reigelsperger Contributing Writer

Tensions were high as the Lady Monarchs (12-11, 7-5 C-USA) took to the court against reigning Conference USA Champions Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (15-8, 10-2 C-USA) and were taken down by a score of 80-63. The game … 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

ODU Stunned by FAU at Home

February 5, 2017 |

Roberto Castro

Contributing Writer

The Monarchs, going for a fourth straight win, came to a precipitous halt as the Florida Atlantic Owls rallied in the second half to stun them Saturday night at The Ted.

Both teams entered the game with win streaks … Read More

Lady Monarchs Pummel FAU

February 5, 2017 |

Brittany Reigelsperger

Contributing Writer

On the road this past weekend, the Lady Monarchs (12-10, 7-4 C-USA) extended their winning streak rolling over the Florida Atlantic Owls (4-17, 0-10 C-USA), 93-73.

This was their fourth straight win boosting their Conference USA standing. The … Read More

On Court With Adam Moundir

February 3, 2017 |

Zach Moeller Copy Editor

As a 5-year-old boy, Adam Moundir had no idea he would be a nationally-ranked tennis star in the U.S. The little boy did not realize at the time that through tennis he would travel the world and … Read More

Monarchs Fight Off Panthers

February 3, 2017 |

Brittany Reigelsperger

Contributing Writer

The ODU Monarchs (14-8, 7-3 C-USA)  faced off against the Florida International Panthers (5-17, 1-8 C-USA) at The Ted this past Thursday. Despite Florida Internationals lackluster record, the Monarchs narrowly defeated the Panthers 64-57. 

“The thing that’s more important, … Read More

Holopainen Steps up for Lady Monarchs

January 29, 2017 |

Harry Howard Jr.

Sports Editor

Following their victory over Rice, the Lady Monarchs hosted North Texas Saturday at The Ted using a 27-point fourth quarter to propel them to a 62-47 victory.

“For us, we knew it was going to be a battle. … Read More

Monarchs Remain Undefeated All-Time Against Mean Green

January 28, 2017 |

Harry Howard Jr. Sports Editor

ODU ended their Texas road swing on a good note, taking down North Texas 73-67 Saturday at the Super Pit. Despite being winless in conference play, the Mean Green hung in the game until the final minutes. … Read More

Stith Dominates in Return at Rice

January 27, 2017 |

Harry Howard Jr. Sports Editor

In Brandan Stith’s first game since Jan. 5, the Monarchs held on to defeat Rice by a score of 80-72 at Tudor Fieldhouse. Stith came off the bench and his right ankle looked fully healed. He was … 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

Lady Monarchs Double-Take Rice

January 27, 2017 |

Contributing Writer Brittany Reigelsperger

The Lady Monarchs triumphed over the Rice Owls 81-66 for the second time this season. Increasing their lead in the all-time series to 7-1, this also helped boost them into a three-way tie for sixth place in … Read More

President Trump’s Place in the World of Sports

January 22, 2017 |

Harry Howard Sports Editor

The president of the U.S. and the sports world have always intersected. Presidents throw out the first pitch, invite Championship teams to the White House and help campaign for major events like the World Cup and Olympics to come to the … Read More