| Sep 20, 2014
| 4:22 PM
HOUSTON — Old Dominion kept its season of firsts going on Saturday.
Playing its first game in Conference USA, the Monarchs outscored defending league champion Rice 45-42 on a 25-yard field goal by Ricky Segers as time expired at Rice Stadium.
| Sep 22, 2014
| 2:55 PM
NORFOLK — Bobby Wilder used the "P" word with his team — and no, it wasn't "party" — following Old Dominion's landmark victory at Rice on Saturday.
ODU's head coach pointed out that the Monarchs beat a depleted team in Houston, one...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 1:54 PM
10:30 a.m. Football: Sept. 2012: Phoebus vs. Kecoughtan.--LSC 48
1 p.m. Baseball: Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees.--MASN
1 p.m. Baseball: Chicago White Sox at Detroit.--MLB Net.
1:30 p.m. Football: Nov. 2010: Hampton vs. Phoebus.-- LSC 48
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| Jul 12, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Mike London well remembers his football playing days on the Peninsula and the way in which head injuries were often treated.
"You'd get your bell rung," Virginia's head coach said, "and you'd go to the sideline. The coach would grab your face mask and...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Big plays and beaucoup yards from Taylor Heinicke have become as common as falling leaves this time of year. But when Old Dominion's quarterback, forever loath to discuss himself, singles out a performance, it carries weight.
In a career filled with...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Old Dominion assistant football coach Ulrick Edmonds stepped down to take a position at North Carolina State, and the Monarchs moved quickly to replace him with former Connecticut assistant Darrell Perkins.
Edmonds, hired at ODU last December after a...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Quarterback shuffle. At this relatively late date, it's anybody's guess as to who will open the season as Virginia Tech's starting quarterback, but incoming, immediately-eligible transfer Michael Brewer has as good (if not better) a chance as Mark Leal...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Larry Pinkard, Old Dominion's leading receiver last season, was dismissed from the program for a violation of team rules, head coach Bobby Wilder announced Monday.
"We hold our football student-athletes to a very high standard in our program," Wilder...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Football is a hair-on-fire sport. That's how it's played and most certainly how it's processed, by fans and media. Fewer games create higher stakes and more manic reactions.
Why, just last season, folks projected greatness for Florida State redshirt...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 5:07 PM
NORFOLK — As Old Dominion transitioned into the Football Bowl Subdivision a year ago, head coach Bobby Wilder and the staff committed to young players and new recruits. They lived with sometimes painful lessons and unflattering results, knowing...
| Aug 27, 2014
Old Dominion played five Football Bowl Subdivision teams last season, losing four by an average of 30.5 points, exposing epic defensive futility and defeating only hapless Idaho. This year, their first in Conference USA, the Monarchs face 11 FBS programs,...