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BOSTON CANNONS ANNOUNCE 2013 TRAINING CAMP SCHEDULE
Final Weekend of Training Camp Includes Charity Event with Gentle Giant Movers at Harvard Stadium
BOSTON, MA - April 2, 2013- The Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse (MLL), the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league, will begin training camp for the 2013 season this Saturday, April 6 with practice at their home field at Harvard Stadium. Training camp includes three weekends prior to the season opener on April 28 in New York. At the conclusion of the three weekends, the Cannons will cut the roster from 40 players to 25 active and six practice squad players.
Training camp is highlighted by a charity event the Cannons are co-hosting with team sponsor Gentle Giant movers. The Gentle Giant Challenge Charity Run on Saturday, April 20, will see teams of five relay-racing on the Gentle Giant Challenge mobile steps. With each team contributing a $100 entry fee, half of the proceeds will go to the America Lung Association and the other half going to the winning team's non-profit of choice. Teams will include Cannons players, Boston fire fighters, youth lacrosse coaches and other community members. More information is available at BostonCannons.com.
Boston Cannons Complete Training Camp Schedule
SESSION TWO: GLASTONBURY HIGH SCHOOL, CONNECTICUT
Saturday, April 13
6-8pm: Scrimmage vs CroART All-Stars
Sunday, April 14
SESSION THREE: HARVARD STADIUM COMPLEX
Saturday, April 20
12pm: Gentle Giant Challenge Charity Run
6:00pm: Scrimmage vs CroART All-Stars
Sunday, April 21
The Cannons play their home opener on Saturday, May 4 at 7pm against the Hamilton Nationals.
About the Boston Cannons
The Boston Cannons are one of the founding franchises of Major League Lacrosse, the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league. They began play in June of 2001 and currently host home games at Harvard Stadium in Allston. They won their first MLL Championship in 2011. All season tickets, individual game tickets and special group offers are on sale now. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 617.746.9933 or visit www.BostonCannons.com.