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  • ODU's Simms demonstrates breakout potential as a sophomore

    ODU's Simms demonstrates breakout potential as a sophomore
    Among Jennie Simms' numerous adjustments during her breakout first season at Old Dominion is a mouthguard. She caught an elbow that loosened two teeth midway through the second half of last Saturday's win against Texas-El Paso. There was the initial...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Charlotte hires women's volleyball coach from Hampton University

    COLLEGES: Women’s volleyball: Karen Weatherington, who coached Hampton University to back-to-back Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament titles and NCAA tournament berths, was hired by Charlotte. Assistant Janay Yancey will serve as HU&...
  • Extras, leftovers from NCAA legislation story

    Extras, leftovers from NCAA legislation story
    There was plenty that I didn’t include in Sunday’s story about recent NCAA legislation and its possible effects on local schools and conferences outside the Power 5, largely for space limitations in print and to prevent readers’ eyes...
  • Outside of Power 5 conferences, mixed reaction to NCAA legislation on extra benefits

    Outside of Power 5 conferences, mixed reaction to NCAA legislation on extra benefits
    Tom Yeager witnessed major college conferences enact historic legislation that will allow schools to provide extra benefits to scholarship athletes. When voting concluded at last month's NCAA convention, he and many others couldn't help but think: Now...
  • Rookie Sidney Rivera looking to beat the odds, earn spot with Orlando City

    Rookie Sidney Rivera looking to beat the odds, earn spot with Orlando City
    With two games left in the regular season of his senior year at Old Dominion, Sidney Rivera's dream of playing professional soccer felt out of reach. The 6-foot-2 striker had managed just one goal in four starts for the Monarchs through the first two...
  • Marshall showdown with Purdue pushed back 1 day for TV

    Marshall University's historic football showdown with Purdue has been rescheduled to Sept. 6, a Sunday. Originally scheduled one day earlier, the game has been rescheduled by Conference USA for national television. Purdue's visit to Marshall will mark...
  • State's top basketball teams hurting as postseason beckons

     State's top basketball teams hurting as postseason beckons
    As Hampton Roads auditions its weather for Winter Olympics consideration — speedskating on Lake Maury? Alpine skiing at Mount Trashmore? — we welcome you to the walking-wounded stage of the state's college basketball regular season....
  • Cold-shooting ODU stifled by UTEP

    EL PASO, Texas -- Road woes in Conference USA are beginning to derail what has looked like a promising Old Dominion basketball season. Earvin Morris and Julian Washburn scored 15 points apiece for Texas-El Paso, which made its free throws down the...
  • UConn Women Have No Trouble With Tulane

    UConn Women Have No Trouble With Tulane
    STORRS — National champions are people, too. Geno Auriemma knows the players on his nine title-winning teams naturally love to feel special. And what helps make them feel really nice is thinking their former coach believes they were the best and...
  • Thursday's local interest college basketball roundup: ODU can't hold lead in loss at Texas-San Antonio

    MEN: If Old Dominion endures March disappointment, Thursday's loss could be a reason. ODU squandered a 10-point second-half lead and lost 72-67 at Texas-San Antonio, a potentially costly loss for the NCAA tournament chances of the Monarchs (18-5, 7-...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 2/14 log (updated Friday AM)

    6 a.m.    Golf: Thailand Classic third round (d. in Hua Hin).--Golf 7:30 a.m.    Soccer: FA Cup round 5: West Ham at West Bromwich.--FS1 8 a.m.    Tennis: Men’s Rotterdam and women’s Antwerp semifinals.--Tennis Ch. 8:30 a.m.  ...