New Football Stadium in the Works for Eastern and LCC

By: Nick LaFave
By: Nick LaFave

Wednesday night, members from Lansing Eastern, Catholic Central, the Lansing School District and the public met to discuss a new football field on the east side of town.

The field would be jointly used by LCC and Eastern's soccer, track and football teams, giving them a true “home field” for the first time in 50 years for Eastern and the first time ever for LCC.

The effort is called the "Community Dream Project." It's a fund raising campaign looking to alumni, the public and grants. They estimate the facility will cost somewhere between $2 million and $4 million. Currently, Eastern has $146,000 with which to start, money left over after a land sale to Sparrow Hospital.

Best hopes have the new football field ready by 2008. The two schools currently lease fields from Sexton and Holt.


WILX 500 American Road Lansing, MI 48911 517-393-0110
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 1148412 - wilx.com/a?a=1148412
Gray Television, Inc.