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Mace & Crown | December 14, 2017

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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

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

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

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

The Rebirth of Foreman Field

June 21, 2016 |

Harry Howard Jr Sports Editor

On June 9, Old Dominion University’s Board of Visitors approved a plan to rebuild Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium, originally built in 1936. The stadium currently holds only 20,118 fans, and is one of the … 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

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