Startup plans to launch small satellites from Virginia coast

Science 10/18/18, 12:16

A California-based startup has announced big plans to go small as it reaches into space, rocketing satellites the size of loaves of bread into orbit from Virginia.The endeavor reflects increasing demand from companies and governments alike to monitor ships, crops and the weather from space.Rocket Lab said Wednesday it will ...

Herd RBs pack powerful punch

Football 10/15/18, 23:37

NORFOLK, Va. — Football teams often look to establish a rushing attack with their game-breaking threat before trying to salt a game away with a power back late once a defense is worn down.During Marshall University's 42-20 win Saturday over Old Dominion in Norfolk, Virginia, however, the Thundering Herd reversed ...

Monarchs’ Blake LaRussa plays bigger than his stature

Football 10/11/18, 23:26

HUNTINGTON — Old Dominion University quarterback Blake LaRussa does not look physically imposing on a football field.LaRussa is listed at 5-foot-10 and 185 pounds, which makes him one of the smallest starting quarterbacks in FBS.Make no mistake, though. The junior from Virginia Beach, Virginia, has big-time game and has ignited ...

Old Dominion shocks No. 12 V Tech 49-35 behind backup QB

Football 09/22/18, 19:45

Blake LaRussa came off the bench to throw for 495 yards and four touchdowns to lead Old Dominion to a 49-35 upset of No. 12 Virginia Tech on Saturday in the Hokies' first game at the cross-state school that restarted its football program in 2009.LaRussa, who entered the game on ...

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