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[17 Jan 2014 | Comments Off on Bat girl try outs to be held | ]

Being a bat girl means being in a highly underexposed group at Leon that not many know much about. It is a collection of girls who do many things to help out the baseball team. Some of these things include announcements, tickets, and recycling.

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[17 Dec 2013 | Comments Off on Interest meetings for upcoming sports | ]

By Logan McLanahan and Daniela Rodriguez
This week, there will be two interest meetings for different sports.
Today, there will be a meeting for baseball during lunch.
If you are interested in playing, you will need to attend the meeting being held in Coach Zimmerman’s class room. It is in room 318, third …

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[18 Apr 2013 | Comments Off on Video (filmed on 4/15/13): Coach Pennington talks about JV Tournament held at Leon | ]

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[12 Feb 2013 | Comments Off on Leon overcomes 9-0 deficit to stun North Florida Christian | ]
Leon overcomes 9-0 deficit to stun North Florida Christian

By Dominic Levings
Leon’s varsity baseball squad shocked North Florida Christian this past Saturday in the Pre-Season Diamond Classic Championship after falling behind 9-0 in the first inning.
After overcoming an explosive start by the Eagles and a myriad of self-inflicted mistakes, the Lions rebounded and claimed a 13-12 victory.
At the end …

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[25 Jan 2013 | Comments Off on Video: Coach Pennington previews JV baseball season | ]

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[15 Jan 2013 | Comments Off on Video: Baseball season preview | ]

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[7 Jun 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

By Savannah Watson
2007 Leon Graduate Daniel Bennett, was drafted June 7 to the Detroit Tigers to play Major League Baseball.
Bennett, pitcher for Florida State University, was the fourth Seminole selected in the Draft.
The Detroit Tigers selected him 587th overall in the 19th round.
Bennett’s side-arm pitching has been a key  asset …

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[25 Apr 2011 | Comments Off on Baseball wins one for last living member of 1941 squad | ]
Baseball wins one for last living member of 1941 squad

From Tallahassee.com

By Mike Stella
After a slow start, the Leon High baseball team made it a happy homecoming for alumnus Harry Ganey by beating Maclay 8-4 on Thursday.

The 88-year-old Ganey, who is the last living member of the Lions’ 1941 team that made the state tournament, made the trip from his …

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[6 Apr 2011 | Comments Off on Catching up with first-year coach Robbie Zimmerman | ]
Catching up with first-year coach Robbie Zimmerman

From Tallahassee.com
By Will Brown

Robbie Zimmerman spent more than 20 years as a teacher and athletic coach at Godby High. In May he switched to Leon to be a math teacher and baseball coach. This week the Lions (13-5, 1-2) have a slate of games — that range from sentimental to …

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[10 Mar 2011 | Comments Off on Varsity baseball defeats Sarasota | ]
Varsity baseball defeats Sarasota

By Ace Hume
Senior pitcher Nick Deckert allowed just five hits in five innings and his twin brother, Ryan, picked up his first save of the year, as Leon knocked off top-ranked Sarasota, 8-4, on Tuesday, March 8.
Nick Deckert struck out seven and walked four to improve his record to 2-1. …