Blast will open season at Harrisburg
The Blast announced its 20-game 2016-17 Major Arena Soccer League regular-season schedule Tuesday. The team will open on the road against the Harrisburg Heat on Nov. 5. The home opener, the first of 10 regular- season home games at Royal Farms Arena, is set for Nov. 11 against the Milwaukee Wave.
The MASL has 17 teams with the Blast, the defending league champion, competing in the Eastern Division with the Heat, Syra- cuse Silver Knights and expansion Florida Tropics SC.
Season tickets and partial plans are available through the Blast office at 410-73BLAST (410-732-5278). Single-game tickets will go on sale at a later date and will be available at the Royal Farms Arena box office, and all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling TicketMaster at 410547-SEAT or going online at ticketmaster.com.
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