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Seventh annual 24-hour lacrosse tournament Shootout For Soldiers to start Wednesday

Seventh annual 24-hour lacrosse tournament Shootout For Soldiers to start Wednesday

From his vantage on the field, 36-year-old Army Reserve Major Erik Mineo is sometimes overwhelmed by the support he feels from fans at Shootout For Soldiers.

“It really makes my heart smile,” he said. “The sense of community … for this thing greater than everyone, you have these moments where you look left and right and you see people in the stands, and you see families and the food truck vendors, all centered around a concept of lacrosse to bring these people together.”

In its seventh year, Shootout For Soldiers will kick off its Baltimore event Wednesday at 7 p.m. The 24-hour event, split into 1-hour games, will run nonstop at Troy Park at Elkridge in Howard County through 7...

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