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  • Survive and Advance

    Norfolk, Va. – Survive and advance. Those two words describe the Old Dominion University men’s basketball team after Monday night’s win over Illinois State. The Monarchs playing in the second round of the NIT held on to a 50 to 49 win over the Redbirds. The win advances the Monarchs to a third-round match-up against the Murray State Racers Wednesday night at the Ted Constant Convocation Center. The winner of the game will move on to the Final Four of the […]

  • ODU’s March Diveness

    Norfolk, Va. – Dominance: a noun described as power, control, command — and now we can add the word Eckert, as in Rachel Eckert. The ODU senior has been nothing short of being dominant this year. She has been named Conference USA Diver of the Week four times, and last week, she took home the one and three meter titles in the conference championships. In doing so, Rachel was named the Conference USA Diver of the Year. A first in Old […]

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    William & Mary Men’s Gymnastics team collects more than 2,000 pounds of canned goods, blankets for those in need

      Williamsburg, Va. – The William & Mary Men’s Gymnastics team collected 2,722 pounds of canned goods and blankets for the local FISH, Inc. food bank, an all-volunteer not-for-profit agency providing help to residents of the greater Williamsburg area, NewsChannel 3 has learned. This is the seventh year the team has sponsored the drive. In that time, the team has collected more than 17,000 pounds of food and blankets for the organization. Read more about FISH, HERE.

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    Monarchs to host St. Francis Brooklyn Thursday

    Norfolk, Va. – The 2014 Conference-USA Champion Monarchs of Old Dominion will host the Terriers of St. Francis Brooklyn, champions of the Northeast Conference, Thursday night at 7 p.m. at the ODU Soccer Complex, according to the Old Dominion University website. The winner will meet the eighth seeded Georgetown Hoyas (12-4-4) on Sunday in Washington, DC. This is ODU’s fifth straight NCAA appearance, officials say. Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for faculty staff, military and youth. ODU students will be […]

  • Coach Wilder: “We are an average football team”

    “We are an average football team.” Those are the words from Old Dominion Head Coach Bobby Wilder after his team secured their first-ever win in Conference USA on their first time out. The Monarchs defeated the defending conference champions Rice Owls when Ricky Stegers split the uprights with no time left to give ODU a 45-42 win. Coach was quick to point out the Owls were without three of their best players. NewsChannel 3 goes one on one with the […]

  • Bring on the Eagles

    Norfolk, Va. – NewsChannel 3 is going one on one with ODU head coach Bobby Wilder before his Monarchs get ready to welcome the Eastern Michigan Eagles to S.B. Ballard stadium on Saturday night. ODU comes into the game with a 1-1 record as do the Eagles. Both teams beat a MEAC opponent to start the year – ODU over Hampton while the Eagles squeezed by the Morgan State Bears. Last week, the Eagles never got off the ground as […]

  • ODU Coach Bobby Wilder’s expectations for upcoming season

    Norfolk, Va. – ODU Coach Bobby Wilder is revealing his thoughts on the upcoming football season. “It is to always aim high in this program – that’s the philosophy of this program, so we realize we are picked to finish down near the bottom, and we should be,” Wilder says. “We are new to the league, we moved up from FCS to FBS – but the goal of the program, as I told the players, is to always compete for […]

  • Sailing into the future

    Sailing into the future –that’s the idea behind the 7th Annual International Robo Boat competition. Thirteen universities will chart their way through a variety of different tasks to compete for up to $20,000 in cash prizes at the Founders Inn and Spa in Virginia Beach. Each team will need to complete four mission tasks including obstacle avoidance and automated docking. One of the top teams is Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.  Their boat is called the Floating Point and for you […]

  • Finally, time for post-season play

    Today, the Old Dominion University Baseball team heads off to Columbia, South Carolina to compete in the NCAA Regional Tournament. After a 14-year, post- season drought, the Monarchs are fired up to head south down Interstate 95. Former Gloucester Duke, Josiah Burney says, “I haven’t even thought about it’s been 14 years. We’ve just been coming out every day and playing baseball how we know how to. Playing hard nose, scrappy and I mean, I’m not too worried about, and […]

  • Student Athlete of the Week: Seniors rule!

    It was Senior Day at Wildcat field, as Great Bridge honored Chloe Carr, Delanay Amborse, and Sydney Rupe. The three of them are looking to end their high school careers with a perfect record, and more importantly…a second consecutive state championship. Bottom of the first, Cat’s up one to nothing, when Senior Captain Chloe Carr rips a single to left. After a Gloucester throwing error to put two runners on base…Sydney Harless would come to the plate, and like she […]

  • ODU wrestlers making the grade on and off the mat

    When we think athletics and academics, we think about Harvard, Brown , Stanford, Old Dominion, Princeton. And yes, we did say Old Dominion.

  • All eyes on Emily Nolan

    This week, some of the LGPA`s best golfers have returned to Williamsburg to compete in the Kingsmill Championship.  And while the main focus will be on the Stacey Lewis, the Paula Creamers, or the Christie Kerrs, all eyes will be on Emily Nolan. The Walsingham Academy grad has a passion for golf. She volunteers as a standard bearer walking from hole to hole with the professionals. So what’s running through her head with so many fans watching? “Well first don`t […]


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