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sbookman wrote: Sonny Allen
Sonny Allen with Basketball Team, circa 1970-1975 Sonny Allen (1936-2020) was the men's basketball coach at Old Dominion University (ODU) from 1965 to 1975, after long-time basketball coach Arthur "Bud" Metheny stepped down. Allen is credited fro (More)
Joseph C. "Scrap" Chandler with Men's Swimming Team, circa 1950-1959 Joseph C. "Scrap" Chandler was a former baseball, basketball, swimming, and track coach as well as the athletic director after Thomas L. "Tommy" Scott. History Arriving (More)
sbookman wrote: Arthur "Buttons" Speakes
Arthur "Buttons" Speakes at Bat, 1969 Arthur "Buttons" Speakes was the first African American athlete to be recruited by and receive a scholarship from a predominately white college in Virginia. Old Dominion Accomplishments Speakes was one (More)
sbookman wrote: Big Blue
Big Blue at Wacky Olympics, circa 2000-2005 Big Blue is the official mascot of Old Dominion University (ODU). Big Blue is a lion with a blue crown on his head and wearing either a football or basketball jersey with the number "00" on the front. (More)