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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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With Home Playoff-Debut, Marksmen Look to Tame the Bulls

(Column: Preston Baker, Photo: Brian Collett) FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – October 19th: the Opening Game of the second season for the Fayetteville Marksmen. With 56 games on the schedule, the Marksmen didn’t want the season to end when the schedule said it would. With a 25-23-8 record (more than double the wins of last year’s team), Fayetteville […]

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Details for Marksmen First Round of Playoffs

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – For the first-time in Fayetteville Marksmen professional hockey club team-history, they play past game number 56, as they’ve officially made it to the Southern Professional Hockey League Post-Season. The SPHL operates Round One of the playoffs with a unique-format (in its second year) known as the “Challenge Round”, where the top four seeds […]

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Regular-Season Finale Goes Against Marksmen, Await Playoff Opponent

(Column: Preston Baker) HUNTSVILLE, AL – Game two in Huntsville and the final game of the regular season for the Marksmen on Saturday night. Fayetteville was looking to keep their momentum from Friday’s win, breaking a four-game losing streak. The final tune up before the playoffs next week, the first in Marksmen history. The opening minutes […]

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Pawloski’s 39 Saves, Three Third Period Goals Win it for Marksmen

(Column: Preston Baker) HUNTSVILLE, AL – The final weekend of the season, still with something to prove, the Marksmen traveled to Huntsville, Alabama. Fayetteville needed to end the four game slide they were on, and needed to do it quick. Moderately quickly in the first period, the Marksmen showed up. Tyler Palmer found the net, only […]

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Regular-Season Finale Sends Marksmen to Huntsville

ENROUTE TO HUNTSVILLE, AL – Discouraging results from the Marksmen in recent weeks lead them into the final weekend of regular season play. Fayetteville comes off of a tough two games at Birmingham, dropping both games in the series by a margin. They allowed a shocking 10 goals to be scored in only two games last […]

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Bulls Shutout Marksmen for First Time this Season, 5-0

(Column: Preston Baker) PELHAM, AL – Needing a spark to keep position late in the season, that Marksmen went into Birmingham with a plan. Fayetteville needed to win to still be in contention for fourth place, meaning they wouldn’t be in the pool for the challenger round. The game started off quick, but not in favor […]

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Details, Execution Crucial in Rematch with Birmingham

(Column: Preston Baker, Photo: Jeff Witowski) ENROUTE TO BIRMINGHAM, AL – A very rough pair of games last weekend put the Marksmen needing help for a chance at the four seed in the playoffs. The Marksmen travel to Pelham, Alabama for a two-game series against the Birmingham Bulls. Fayetteville has yet to play in Pelham this […]

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