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Woodpeckers Open Home Slate with 9-3 Win Over RiverDogs

CarL Fayetteville Woodpeckers April 9, 2024 - Fayetteville, NC - The Fayetteville Woodpeckers (3-1) kicked off the fifth season of professional baseball in downtown Fayetteville Tuesday night with a 9-3 win over the defending Carolina League champion Charleston RiverDogs (2-2). The lineup put up another big number with nine runs on nine hits, and the pitching staff racked up 16 total strikeouts on the mound. Former Cal Poly pitcher Derek True put together the best start of the young season. The 18th round pick retired the first nine batt... Full Story

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SPHL Names Ryan Kenny Warrior/SPHL Player of the Week

SPHL Fayetteville Marksmen April 9, 2024 - HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. - The SPHL announced Ryan Kenny as the Warrior/SPHL Player of the Week Tuesday. Kenny, 24, finished the weekend with 2 wins and 1 shutout against the Pensacola Ice Flyers, making 65 saves on 67 shots against in the series. In his first SPHL season, Kenny leads the league in save percentage with a .929 and has a third-ranked 2.38 goals against average in 32 games. The shutout Saturday was his second of the campaign. Catch Kenny and the Fayetteville Marksmen in action a... Full Story

Woodpeckers Plate Ten Behind Bullpen Dominance in Series Winner

CarL Fayetteville Woodpeckers April 7, 2024 - Myrtle Beach, SC - The Fayetteville Woodpeckers (2-1) hung another ten-spot on the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (1-2) Sunday night to grab the rubber match of the three-game series in a 10-2 final at Pelicans Ballpark. The scoring spree was generated by 14 total hits and also aided along by six Myrtle Bench defensive errors. A three-run top of the fourth broke up a 1-1 tie and put Fayetteville ahead for the remainder of the night. Fernando Caldera drove home the first run with an RBI single, and two... Full Story

Marksmen Keep Pace for Home-Ice Advantage, Ground Ice Flyers 5-2

SPHL Fayetteville Marksmen April 5, 2024 - FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - The Fayetteville Marksmen kept pace to earn home ice advantage in the first round of the President's Cup Playoffs with a 5-2 win over the Pensacola Ice Flyers at the Crown Coliseum Friday. Fayetteville jumped out to a 1-0 lead early in the game when Matt Araujo (7) scored from Hudson Lambert (1) at 3:12, but the Ice Flyers battled back with two goals of their own to take a 2-1 lead into the first intermission. Three straight Marksmen goals in the second period turned t... Full Story

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April 17 CarL Fayetteville at Fredericksburg 12:05 p.m.
April 16 CarL Fayetteville 0 at Fredericksburg 0 Top 7th
April 14 CarL Charleston 6 at Fayetteville 7 Final
April 13 CarL Charleston 4 at Fayetteville 9 Final
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