Category: News

Marksmen Opening Night 2021 Set for October 30

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – A 2-1 win over Roanoke, a rowdy crowd cheering on a physical rivalry battle, and a first-place team – it was February 29, 2020 in a 2-1 win over Roanoke that the Marksmen last played in front of the hometown faithful. 609 days will ultimately separate the last and next times the Fayetteville Marksmen […]

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Marksmen Announce 2021 Protected List

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – With the dawn of a new season just over the horizon, the Fayetteville Marksmen take the next step toward hitting the ice in October with the unveiling of the base of the roster – the Protected List. While each Southern Professional Hockey League team is able to ‘protect’ 13 players from becoming league […]

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Drew Blevins Named New “Voice of the Marksmen”

FAYETTEVILLE, NC – The Fayetteville Marksmen wouldn’t have to go far to find their new voice – finding the team’s new broadcaster right in their backyard. Drew Blevins, a native-North Carolinian, joins the organization ahead of the 2021-22 season to bring to life the story of the Marksmen on-ice. Blevins, 26, is a graduate of […]

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Marksmen Host Virtual Opening Night on New Year’s Eve

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The last time the Fayetteville Marksmen hit the ice at the Crown Coliseum was on Leap Day of a Leap Year – February 29, 2020. The ensuing year has been anything but normal; some traditions, however, won’t be taken away in spite of the tumultuous year. On New Year’s Eve 2020 – the […]

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State Restrictions Force Season Cancellation for Marksmen, Several SPHL Teams

*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE* FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Due to state government restrictions with mass gatherings and the on-going coronavirus pandemic, the Fayetteville Marksmen – along with four other teams – have been forced to forgo the 2020-21 Southern Professional Hockey League season. This decision was finalized and released today by League officials, and unfortunately means there will […]

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Leading goal scorer Bowen, re-signs for 2020-21 season

FAYETTEVILLE, NC – After a season that saw Brian Bowen score 30 goals in a shortened season and make the All-SPHL First Team, Bowen is coming back to Fayetteville. The 6’0″, 220 lb goal scorer was acquired by Fayetteville in 2018 and the scoring did not stop. Brian was the leading goal scorer in the entire […]

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Fan-favorite Josh Victor returns to Marksmen for sophomore season

FAYETTEVILLE, NC – After a season that saw Josh Victor traded to Fayetteville, the defensemen would become a fan-favorite quickly. Following a successful rookie season, Josh Victor has re-signed with the Marksmen for the 2020-21 season. The 6’4″, 212 lb blue-liner was acquired by Fayetteville in a trade early in December of 2019. Victor became not […]

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Marksmen Honored as Southeastern United States Sports Team of The Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – SEPTEMBER 1, 2020   FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – 2020 started as a year of high-expectations for the Marksmen, holding the best record in the Southern Professional Hockey League and having their eyes toward a closely contested battle for the league championships. While the hopes of raising banners in the Crown Coliseum faded […]

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Olivieri Onboard for Second Marksmen Season

FAYETTEVILLE, NC – After a successful first season in Fayetteville, D Donald Olivieri has re-signed with the Fayetteville Marksmen for the 2020-21 season. Olivieri marks the first veteran signing for the Marksmen, joining G Blake Wojtala and F Shane Bednard. With over 244 professional games and 138 points, Donald Olivieri has proved his worth at […]

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