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Mace & Crown | December 14, 2017

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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’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

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

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 |

<h5>Alex Brooks

Contributing writer</h5>

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

For Second Straight Season Appalachian State Downs ODU

September 11, 2016 |

Boone, N.C.- Old Dominion came out in their all-black uniforms to counter the white out at Kidd Brewer Stadium. It was a much better showing for the Monarchs this season falling 31-7 after being shutout 49-0 last season.

Three different times … Read More

Student Assistant Turned Kicker The Joe Tillman Story

September 11, 2016 |

 

Joe Tillman’s dream of being a college kicker was in jeopardy.  Tillman had just strained his hip flexor and groin muscles, essentially a death sentence to a kicker. “It hit me hard. I might not get my chance. I kept thinking, man … Read More

ODU Blows Away Hampton in Season Opener

September 7, 2016 |

Old Dominion hosted Hampton at Foreman Field to kick off the 2016 regular season. The game was pushed back a day because of Tropical Storm Hermine, but the Monarchs didn’t let that slow them down. Six different players scored touchdowns as … Read More

ODU Football Takes Down UTEP, 31-21

November 15, 2015 |

Matt O’Brien Sports Editor

ODU Football is one game closer to being bowl eligible as they secured their fifth win of the season 31-21 over the UTEP Miners. The victory came on the heels … Read More

Ray Lawry Becomes Monarchs First Ever 1000 Yard Rusher

November 15, 2015 |

Charles Sims Contributing writer

Having posted 1128 total rushing yards while averaging just under six yards per carry and 11 total touchdowns this season, there is no question that Old Dominion University’s Ray Lawry … Read More

Dr. Timothy Gay Discusses Football Physics

November 3, 2015 |

Jessica Perkins Staff Writer

Timothy Gay, author and physics professor, is on a mission to popularize science, especially physics. Gay brought his mission to the University Theatre Thursday night, where he talked to the audience … Read More

Monarchs Take Homecoming Win over UNC Charlotte

October 18, 2015 |

Alexander Brooks Staff Writer

At Old Dominion’s campus the buzz of homecoming was in the air. The Monarchs had won their first two games before falling short on the next three. They were looking … Read More

Men’s Soccer Team Shines in Double Overtime Thriller

October 4, 2015 |

Matt O’Brien Sports Editor

The Old Dominion men’s soccer team entered their second conference matchup of the season Saturday. The Monarchs remain the no.12 ranked team in the country (6-0-1) having not lost since … Read More