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  • 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 […]

  • Students flip for a good cause at Grassfield High School

    Today, Grassfield High School held a flip-a-thon to help out Megan Curry - a beloved cheerleader with a rare blood disorder.

  • ODU’s Shae Kelley intends to transfer for final year of eligibility

    Norfolk, Va. – Shae Kelley, a 6-1” forward on the women’s basketball team, has indicated her intent to transfer for her final year of eligibility, according to the Old Dominion University website. Kelley earned her undergraduate degree in sociology from Old Dominion University on Saturday. The junior this past season has a remaining year of eligibility and has indicated she will pursue a master’s degree and play at the University of Minnesota. “Shae indicated her desire to play her final […]

  • Life is better on a boat

    We have all heard the quotes - "Life is better on a boat", or "Let your dreams set sail". How about this one? "Come aboard, we are expecting you."

  • Bring out the brooms: Hampton softball sweeps NSU

    NewsChannel 3 went to Norfolk State University for some softball action, where it was Battle of the Bay. The number two seed Norfolk State took on the number one seed Hampton Pirates. Norfolk State’s Nikki Jones at bat – she would pop one out to right field. Hampton would get the catch — but over throws the ball past home plate — Norfolk State’s Whitney Williams would take advantage. Hampton’s Taylor Mccoy at bat — she knocks one down the left field line. […]

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