Mark your calendars! Here is the schedule for Lahainaluna varsity football.
Sat 8/13/11 1:30pm Lahainaluna v. Pac-5 @ Lahainaluna **
Sa 8/20/11 10:00am Fire Up Da Imu
1:30pm Lahainaluna v. Keeau @ Lahainaluna
MIL Regular Season
Sa 8/27/11 1:30pm King Kekaulike @ Lahainaluna
F 9/2/11 7:00pm Lahainaluna @
Baldwin (War Memorial)
F 9/16/11 7:00pm
Maui High @ Lahainaluna (War Memorial)
Sa 9/24/11 7:00pm Lahainaluna @ Kamehameha Schools
Maui (War Memorial)
Sa 10/15/11 7:00pm Kamehameha Schools
Maui @ Lahainaluna (War Memorial)
F 10/21/11 7:00pm Lahainaluna @ King Kekaulike
Sa 10/29/11 7:00pm Lahainaluna @
Maui High (War Memorial)
F 11/4/11 7:00pm
Baldwin @ Lahainaluna (War Memorial)
F 11/11/11 7:00pm MIL Division II Playoff (if necessary)
F 11/18/11 TBA HHSAA Division II First Round
F 11/25/11 TBA HHSAA Division II Semi Final
F 12/2/11 TBA HHSAA Division II Championship @ Aloha Stadium
Junior varsity games start at 4:30pm, prior to the varsity game.
My 2 Cents
Seems like King Kekaulike is the only team that will be playing a regular season game at Lahainaluna's beautiful home field. Thank you, King K!
Wish the other MIL teams would come and play on our beautiful field. It's only fair, right? I'm guessing it's an economic decision - more paying fans can be accommodated at War Memorial, which means more revenue for the MIL. Hopefully we can get the remaining phases of Lahainaluna field done (i.e., install additional seating, infrastructure, lights?, parking, restrooms) so that we can someday have all of our home games played at our field.
So what does that mean for us? That means we need to come out to support the team and the stadium on Saturday, August 20 at 10:00am for the annual Fire Up the Imu! fundraising event. Buy a brick! Give a donation. C'mon, you can do it!
On another note, it looks like Kamehameha Maui's home game against us will be played at War Memorial instead of up at their school. While I don't mind saving the money on the gas, I was looking forward to catching the game up their at their beautiful stadium. What a view! But I still think the view from Lahainaluna's field is better. But I'm biased, of course.
I also understand that renovations have been done to War Memorial. It better be good. Man, the field looked like crap last year and the lighting conditions were horrible! It was tough getting nice, sharp shots there on that field. We shall see, since almost all of Lahainaluna's games will be played there.
Game time is just over 24 hours from now. See you there!