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Cory Melkert Joins Marksmen as Assistant Coach

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – After four seasons as a professional hockey player in the United States and Germany, Fayetteville Marksmen Defenseman Cory Melkert has officially decided to call it a career in playing hockey, and start a new one in Coaching. The Marksmen Organization is excited to officially announce that Melkert has been hired as Head Coach […]

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Head Coach Jesse Kallechy Returns for 2019-2020 Season

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Following a season that saw a massive turnaround for the Fayetteville Marksmen professional hockey club – including twice as many wins as the previous, the team’s first playoff berth and playoff win – the Marksmen organization officially announced today that Head Coach Jesse Kallechy will return next season. Kallechy, 29, returns as the […]

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“30 Days of Hockey Giveaways” Starts May 15 for Season Ticket Holders

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – In an effort to reward those who’ve committed to the 2019-2020 Marksmen Season long before the puck drops on it, the Fayetteville Marksmen professional hockey team announces today our prizes to be awarded during our “30 Days of Hockey”. Starting on May 15 and running until June 13, we’ll pick a Season Ticket […]

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Hurricanes Watch Party set for Wednesday at the Crown

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – In an effort to continue the camaraderie of the North Carolina hockey family that has been established this season, the Fayetteville Marksmen professional hockey club invite ALL fans to the Crown Coliseum on Wednesday, May 1 for a Carolina Hurricanes (NHL) Game Three Watch Party. Why spend your Wednesday night crammed inside of […]

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End of Season Yard Sale Scheduled for April 24-26

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Following the conclusion of a memorable turnaround season for the Fayetteville Marksmen, the time has come to prepare for our third season in the All-American City by selling our new/used player equipment, gear, and apparel. This includes (but is certainly not limited to): Player Gloves, Shells (Pants), New & Used Pro-Stock Sticks, Polo […]

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Alternate Captain Travis Jeke Named “Defenseman of the Year”

*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE* FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Defenseman Travis Jeke came into this season with one goal in mind: focus on playing hockey in Fayetteville, rather than moving up. With a clear head, an increased role, and the confidence of his team, Jeke went out and played his career-best brand of hockey. His accomplishments and work-ethic did […]

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Turnaround Season Ends as #8 Marksmen Fall in Series with Bulls, 2-1

(Column: Preston Baker, Photo: Emily Anne Fisher Photography) FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Must win; sudden death, winner take all, the idea was simple, win and you move on to the semi-finals, lose and a long bus back to Fayetteville awaits. A disappointing output in game two for the Marksmen sent the series into a pivotal game three. […]

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Desperate Bulls Prevail 3-2, Force Winner-Take-All Game Three

PELHAM, AL – A huge game-one win, blowing out Birmingham 4-0 took the series to Alabama. All the Marksmen need is one win in the next two games to go past the Bulls and move on to the semi-finals. Fayetteville had been in this arena just two weeks ago, getting blown out in both contests. Looking […]

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No Bull: Pawloski Serves Birmingham First Shutout of the Season

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The Marksmen welcomed the Birmingham Bulls to town for Fayetteville’s first-ever SPHL playoff game. The Marksmen looked to take game one of three at home, putting them in a prime position to upset the second ranked Bulls. The game was uneventful in the early going, with only 11 combined shots on net through […]

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