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Marksmen sign Salem State alum Derek Makimaa

September 11, 2018 - FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. "" Derek Makimaa has dreamed of playing professional hockey since he fell in love with the sport at three-years-old. With his signing to a spot on the Training Camp roster, Makimaa is closer than he could've imagined. The 6'2, 201 pound 24-year-old forward from Swartz Creek, Michigan spent his collegiate career at Salem State University, where he found his way to 71 points (36G+35A) in 98 games played while majoring in Sports Movement Science "" Pre-Physical Therapy. W... Full Story

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SwampDogs Complete Successful 18th Summer of Fun

August 7, 2018 - FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Another year, another summer, another three months of family fun. In their 18th summer in the Coastal Plain League, the Fayetteville SwampDogs once again combined top-notch baseball, family entertainment and affordable prices into one perfect package at The Swamp. For the second straight season, Fayetteville's team battled all summer long and earned a playoff berth for their efforts, notching several impressive victories on the way to their 24-26 record. Fayetteville scor... Full Story

SwampDogs and Marlins Duke It out in Instant Classic

August 6, 2018 - MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. - There is absolutely nothing like single elimination playoffs. No matter the sport, any contest that forces teams to put it all on the line is guaranteed to be exciting. That certainly was the case Sunday night in Morehead City, as the SwampDogs and Marlins squared off in the win-or-go-home East Semifinal and put on a show that will go down in the Coastal Plain League history books. As the clock approached midnight, 16 innings and nearly five hours after the first pitch, ... Full Story

SwampDogs Bring Regular Season to a Close

August 4, 2018 - HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. - To paraphrase the legendary Los Angeles Lakers' broadcaster Chick Hearn, the season's in the refrigerator: the door's closed, the lights are out, the eggs are cooling, the butter's getting hard and the Jell-O is jiggling. The SwampDogs officially put the 2018 Coastal Plain League regular season to bed Saturday night in Holly Springs, taking on the Salamanders in a game that would serve as tune up for the upcoming Petitt Cup Playoffs. The SwampDogs were able to get to ... Full Story

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August 5 Coastal Plain Fayetteville 6 at Morehead City 7 (Playoff) Final
August 4 Coastal Plain Fayetteville 6 at Holly Springs 10 Final
August 3 Coastal Plain Peninsula at Fayetteville Cancelled
August 2 Coastal Plain Fayetteville 11 at Wilmington 4 Final
August 1 Coastal Plain Savannah at Fayetteville Cancelled
July 31 Coastal Plain Fayetteville 8 at Holly Springs 5 Final
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