Category: News

Three Stars of Week 18

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Heading down to Pensacola, the Marksmen knew that the odds were against them – two of their best scorers were called up to the ECHL within the last week, and they’d only skated once during the week before their Friday Morning Skate. With the no excuses mentality, Fayetteville found themselves in three nights […]

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Low-Scoring Sunday Sees Marksmen Fall in Shootout, 2-1

(Column: Preston Baker, Photo: JSPhoto/Pensacola Ice Flyers) PENSACOLA, FL – Back-to-back overtime losses took the Marksmen into their final game at Pensacola hungry. Sunday’s game started out relatively uneventful – though better for Fayetteville than of late. Other than a few shots on net, nothing happened for the first 17 minutes of the opening period. The […]

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Marksmen Score Three-Unanswered in Comeback, Fall In OT

(Column: Preston Baker, Photo: JSPhoto/Pensacola Ice Flyers) PENSACOLA, FL – A split with Knoxville, and a race for fifth brought the Marksmen to the Sunshine State for a weekend set with Pensacola. The Marksmen needed to win to have a chance at taking over fifth place pending a Knoxville loss. The game started off quick, but […]

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Marksmen Return to Panhandle for Three in Three

(Column: Preston Baker, Photo: Brian Collett) FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – A split with Knoxville, and a point out of fifth takes the Marksmen to the Sunshine State for three games against the heating-up Pensacola Ice Flyers. A huge overtime win on Saturday in Knoxville looks to be a point of momentum for the Marksmen going into the […]

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Three Stars of Week 17

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The final meetings of the Smoky Mountain Showdown took Fayetteville back to Tennessee for a battle for Fifth Place. Knoxville would come away with three of four points, and hold a one-point lead over the Marksmen in the standings. The intense-weekend series would bring the best out of Fayetteville, as they played well […]

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McCormick’s Pair Forces & Wins in Overtime

KNOXVILLE, TN – Looking for revenge after a end-to-end win for the Ice Bears the night prior, the Marksmen needed finish the series in Knoxville on a mission. Looking for a win to be back in a tie for fifth place in the standings with a three game series against an eighth place Pensacola team. With […]

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Fayetteville’s Late-Rally Not Enough, Fall 3-2

(Column: Preston Baker, Photo: Brian Collett) FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Road-tripping through the Smokies took the Marksmen to Knoxville, to open a weekend series with the Ice Bears. Following a rough 8-2 loss against these same Ice Bears on Saturday, Fayetteville went in to Knoxville looking for revenge. The Marksmen won the previous meeting in Knoxville last […]

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Final Regular-Season Series With Knoxville Promises Intensity

(Article: Preston Baker, Photo: Brian Collett) FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – A split in the series last week with Knoxville brings the Marksmen into the final meeting of the season with the Ice Bears, still in a tie for fifth place in the league. The Marksmen take the trip west to Knoxville where they played just last Friday […]

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Brian Bowen Called Up To ECHL Norfolk

(Photo: Brian Collett/Fayetteville Marksmen) FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – After arguably one of the best scoring-months in the SPHL in January, and a hot-start to February, rookie forward Brian Bowen has been loaned to the ECHL’s Norfolk Admirals ahead of their weekend home-battles with Reading and Atlanta. Bowen, 23, is the third-leading goal-scorer in the SPHL, with 16 […]

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