Monthly Archives: August 2015

Leesburg and Sanford Face off in FCSL Championship

  LEESBURG, Fla. – After 122 games over a two-month span (including playoffs), the Florida Collegiate Summer League championship game is set. The Leesburg Lightning face the Sanford River Rats today at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg – home of … Continue reading

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Leesburg Bond Still Strong as Championship Game Looms in the Distance

LEESBURG, Fla. – It might seem tough for players from all over the country to come together and gel in the short summer baseball league season, but the Leesburg Lightning players trumped all – bonding in the first couple of … Continue reading

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8/6/15 vs. Altamonte Springs Boom (Playoff Edition)

LEESBURG, Fla. — The Leesburg Lightning are looking to win the best-of-three series tonight against the Altamonte Springs Boom. A game two victory tonight at Pat Thomas Stadium will do just that. Winning a playoff series to advance to to … Continue reading

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8/5/15 @ Altamonte Springs Boom (Playoff Edition)

LEESBURG, Fla. — Playoffs! Yes, the time has come. The Leesburg Lightning start a best-of-three series tonight at Lake Brantley High School against the Altamonte Springs Boom. First pitch is slated for 7:00pm. The Boom lead the regular season 4-2 … Continue reading

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Lightning Look to Make Altamonte Springs Go Boom in FCSL Playoffs

LEESBURG, Fla. — The Leesburg Lightning are perfect when it comes to postseason appearances — the Lightning have made the Florida Collegiate Summer League playoffs in each of their nine seasons in the league. Five of those postseason runs have … Continue reading

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8/1/15 vs. Winter Park Diamond Dawgs (Last Regular Season Home Game)

LEESBURG, Fla. — We are now in the month of August so wipe the slate clean, kind of…the Leesburg Lightning have had their ups and downs throughout the season and their momentum HAS to carry over tonight and for the … Continue reading

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Rain or Shine, Lightning Faithful are There

LEESBURG, Fla. — As the rain fell on Pat Thomas Stadium-Buddy Lowe Field on Tuesday — resulting in another Leesburg Lightning suspended game — one has to wonder why fans continue to stick around long after the rain begins to … Continue reading

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