Bootleggers Drop PBLA Opener, Win over New Fans

The Charlotte Bootleggers lost their first ever Professional Box Lacrosse Association game at home Saturday night at Bojangles Coliseum, 15-10, to the Jim Thorpe All-Americans who are now 2-0. The PBLA is a brand new indoor lacrosse league with nine teams playing in its inaugural season.

Bojangles Coliseum previously hosted indoor lacrosse with the Charlotte Cobras, who finished 0-10, of the Major Indoor Lacrosse League in 1996. The Charlotte Copperheads of the Professional Lacrosse League also called it home in 2012.

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