Jacksonville Lands Pro Lacrosse Franchise



Jacksonville got another professional sports team Thursday when the North American Lacrosse League awarded the city its third of five inaugural franchises. The indoor league will play at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, with games starting in mid-January. In making the announcement, NALL commissioner Phil Evans said Jacksonville will join Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and Charlotte, N.C., in the newly formed league. Hershey, Pa., and Cincinnati are expected to be announced as the final two cities that will play 12 regular-season games and a pair of “friendly” exhibitions. Read More…