Ed Hale

Blast excited about calling SECU Arena home, are eager for restart in Towson

Blast excited about calling SECU Arena home, are eager for restart in Towson

Believing the time was right for a fresh start, the Blast ended their longstanding relationship with Royal Farms Arena for a newer facility. They’ll play the 2017-18 Major Arena Soccer League season at Towson University’s SECU Arena.

In conjunction with the university, the team had a news conference Thursday afternoon at its new home, announcing that the two parties agreed to a three-year deal, which was finalized Wednesday night. It ends a 37-year run of professional indoor soccer at the downtown building.

While Blast owner Ed Hale applauded the relationship the franchise had with Royal Farms Arena and cherishes the great memories created there over the years, the appeal of a...

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