San Diego ex­pan­sion team will join NLL in 2018-19

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - - SPORTS -

The Saskatchewan Rush will have an­other op­po­nent in the 2018-19 sea­son as the Na­tional Lacrosse League an­nounced on Wed­nes­day the ad­di­tion of a 10th team.

The new team has yet to be named, but will play out of San Diego and the Val­ley View Casino Cen­ter be­gin­ning in De­cem­ber 2018. Joseph Tsai, the owner of the new San Diego team, is the co-founder of the Alibaba Group. AL MARLEAU SOLID AT WORLD CHAM­PI­ONSHIP

Al Marleau, a Saska­toon na­tive and cur­rent res­i­dent of Kiti­mat, B.C., fin­ished just off the podium at the Mul­ti­sport World Cham­pi­onship held last week in Pen­tic­ton.

Com­pet­ing for Canada in the men’s 55-59 age group, Marleau earned a fourth-place fin­ish in the Sprint Duathlon which con­sisted of a five-km run, a 20-km bike ride and then an­other 2.5-km run.

He also ran the Long Course Triathlon — three-km swim, 120-km bike ride and 30-km run— fin­ish­ing 10th in his age group.

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