Category: News

Playoff March Starts With Macon, Six-Game Homestand

(Column: Preston Baker, Photo: Brian Collett) FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – A rough spot in the latter-half of the season for the Marksmen brings them into a pivotal home series against Macon. Since the 8-2 loss to Knoxville on February 4th, the Marksmen have accrued a dismal 1-5-5 record. With the slide, Fayetteville moves into a tie for […]

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You’re Cordially Invited to the Marksmen Princess Party!

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Come one, come all and join the Fayetteville Marksmen professional hockey club for our Princess Party Night on March 16 at 6 P.M. For just $25, your little prince or princess will get a ticket to the game, and have the chance to meet the world-famous princesses Anna & Elsa (Frozen), Ariel (The […]

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Vital Battle for Fourth Place Goes Down in Georgia

(Column: Preston Baker, Photo: Brian Collett) FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Needing a spark after a rough six-games against Pensacola, the Marksmen trudge into Macon this weekend for a pair against the Mayhem. Fayetteville comes into this series with a rough 3-3-4 record in their last 10 games. They look to end the skid against an opponent that […]

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Join The Marksmen Cause for Hockey Fights Cancer Weekend

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The next time the Marksmen return to the Crown Coliseum to play, they won’t skate alone. They’ll be skating over messages of hope and inspiration, and the names of those who’ve fought and continue to fight the battle against Cancer. Fayetteville returns home on March 8 & 9 for the team’s HOCKEY FIGHTS […]

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Down 3-0, Marksmen Claw Back, Fall 4-3

(Column: Preston Baker, Photo: Sarah Hobday/Sin Bin) FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – A disappointing shootout loss on Saturday leads to a Sunday matinee rubber match, and the Marksmen looking for a series win. This game was a polar opposite of last night’s slow, methodical game. The scoring started out quick as the Ice Flyers found the back of […]

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Shootout Woes Continue, But Marksmen Gain Another Necessary Point

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – A Marksmen win followed by a day off leads us to Saturday night against Pensacola. The force looked to be strong with the Marksmen as it was Star Wars Night inside the Crown with over 3200 fans buzzing like lightsabers. The teams weren’t starting off the game at lightspeed as the contest started […]

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Pensacola, Fayetteville Battle in Another Three-Game Series

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – A disappointing weekend, and a trio of extra-time losses bring the Marksmen into the second straight weekend against the Pensacola Ice Flyers. Fayetteville didn’t really play up to normal of recent last weekend, as they failed to win a game. Even with the losses, they still came out of Florida with a trio […]

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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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