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Rayshawn Askew Named to NIFL All-Star Game

July 14, 2005 - National Indoor Football League (NIFL) - The Marshals News Release

Cincinnati, OH - The Cincinnati Marshals proudly announce the naming of star running back Rayshawn Askew to the 2005 National Indoor Football League All-Star team. All-Star Weekend takes place in Odessa, TX on August 5th and 6th and includes an All-Star skills competition and a professionally produced combine for scouts from various professional leagues. The weekend culminates with the All-Stars taking on the Pacific Central Champions, the Odessa Roughnecks.

Askew has broken or tied many league records this year in route to being named an All-Star. He tied the single season touchdown record of 46 when he scored three touchdowns against Wyoming on July 4, 2005. The three touchdowns allowed Askew to set a new league record for scoring with 282 points, overcoming the mark of 276 points set by Baron Dockery of the Ohio Valley Greyhounds in 2002. Askew finishes the regular season leading the league in scoring (282 points), touchdowns (46), rushing yards (719 yards) and all-purpose yards (2236 yards).

The Marshals travel to Fayetteville, NC to take on the Guard on Saturday, July 16, 2005 at 7:00pm in the Conference Semifinals. The Guard defeated the Dayton Warbirds (8-7) in the first round 78-63. Tickets go on sale at 10:00am on Tuesday, July 12, 2005 and may be purchased at all Ticketmaster locations, online at or through the Corwn Coliseum Box Office at 910-323-5088.

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