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About InsideTheBolt

Team Journalism Intern for the Leesburg Lightning in the Florida Collegiate Summer League. Giving you all the "day in and day out" stories about the Leesburg Lightning and the community of Leesburg.

8/5/16 Game 2 vs. Sanford River Rats: Pregame Notes

LEESBURG, Fla. – The Leesburg Lightning and Sanford River Rats head to Pat Thomas Stadium – Buddy Lowe Field tonight for Game Two of their best-of-three series. In order to keep their season alive, the Lightning must win to send … Continue reading

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8/3/16 Game 1 @ Sanford River Rats: Pregame Notes

SANFORD, Fla. – Following a dramatic walk-off win over the Winter Garden Squeeze in 11 innings on Tuesday night, the Leesburg Lightning will now move on to face the top seeded Sanford River Rats in a best-of-three series. Game 1 … Continue reading

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8/2/16 FCSL Play-In Game vs. #5 Winter Garden Squeeze: Pregame Notes

LEESBURG, Fla. – Tonight at Pat Thomas Stadium – Buddy Lowe Field, the Leesburg Lightning (#4) and Winter Garden Squeeze (#5) matchup in the Florida Collegiate Summer League play-in game. The winner will advance to play the top seeded Sanford … Continue reading

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Final Weekly Summary

The Leesburg Lightning played 14 games in 13 days to end the regular season. They won seven of their last 10, and won five straight during that time to play themselves into contention and clinch a playoff spot. The Lightning … Continue reading

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A Final Farewell to Leesburg

To the Leesburg Lightning Organization: Even though I may have been the team “journalism intern”, in my mind, the best part of the gig was also being a fan of the Leesburg Lightning. For me, the fan experience gave itself … Continue reading

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7/30/16 @ Altamonte Springs Boom: Pregame Notes

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. – The Leesburg Lightning (20-22) and Altamonte Springs Boom (20-19) conclude their three-game series tonight as they return to Lake Brantley High School for a first pitch at 7 p.m. It’s another night of baseball in Central … Continue reading

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7/29/16 vs. Altamonte Springs Boom: Pregame Notes

LEESBURG, Fla. – The Leesburg Lightning (19-22) travel back to their home confines tonight for the second game of a three-game set with the Altamonte Springs Boom (20-18). The first pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m. Fatigue is setting in. … Continue reading

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7/28/16 @ Altamonte Springs Boom: Pregame Notes

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. – The Leesburg Lightning (19-21) and Altamonte Springs Boom (19-18) begin a three-game set tonight from Lake Brantley High School. First pitch in a series with heavy playoff implications is set for 7 p.m. The boys from … Continue reading

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7/27/16 @ DeLand Suns: Pregame Notes

DELAND, Fla. – The Leesburg Lightning (19-20) look for their sixth straight win tonight as they travel to Conrad Park to take on the second place DeLand Suns (19-16). The two teams will be continuing a suspended game from July … Continue reading

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7/26/16 @ Winter Park Diamond Dawgs: Pregame Notes

WINTER PARK, Fla. – The Leesburg Lightning (18-20) and Winter Park Diamond Dawgs (14-21) travel to Bishop Moore High School tonight to conclude their three-game set. The two teams will matchup for the final time in the regular season with … Continue reading

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