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  • Fifty-four years before Landon Appling and his teammates from El Campo, Texas, played in the Junior League World Series in Taylor, John Paul Appling was having his day in the sun.

    Landon, 14, is a member of the USA Southwest regional champions currently playing at Heritage Park. John Paul, Landon’s grandfather, played for El Campo in an...

  • TAYLOR, MICHIGAN – The final day of pool play is here in the Junior League World Series and the two spots in the USA championship game are up for grabs at Heritage Park.

    The 26th annual World Series of baseball features the top 10 teams of 13- and 14-year-old baseball players in the world.

    Heading into Thursday’s action, there is...

  • TAYLOR, MICHIGAN – If you’re a fan of games in which either team can win, you’ll love the 26th annual Junior League World Series taking place at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

    It’s anybody’s guess who will win from day to day, especially in the USA Pool, in which each of the five regional champions has at least one win and at least one loss....

  • TAYLOR, MICHIGAN – Former President Bill Clinton and a group of current state and national elected officials will visit the City of Taylor Tuesday afternoon. The event will begin about 4 p.m. in Cameron G. Priebe Plaza next to Taylor City Hall, 23555 Goddard Road.

    Limited parking is available at the City Hall lot on Pine Street east of...

  • Paul Willis and teammates

    When members of the South Bend, Indiana, all-star team gather for a team cheer during their...

  • The U.S. Postal Service in Taylor continues to show its support for the Junior League World Series by offering a commemorative cancellation and cache to celebrate the event.

    Workers from the Taylor Post Office are on site evenings in a mobile retail unit during the World Series, which runs through Saturday at Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee...

  • TAYLOR, MICHIGAN – Visitors and media who will be in town today to see former U.S. President Bill Clinton outside Taylor City Hall are invited to stop by Heritage Park just over a mile away to enjoy the Junior League World Series of baseball.

    The 26th annual international tournament in Taylor features the best teams of 13- and 14-year-...

  • TAYLOR, MICHIGAN – The best teams of 13- and 14-year-old players are competing to become the world champions of Junior League baseball during the 26th annual World Series at Heritage Park in Taylor.

    Day two takes place Monday in what has been called the “big brother” of the Little League World Series for 12-year-olds in Williamsport,...

  • The best teams of 13- and 14-year-old players will compete to become the champions of Junior League baseball during the 26th annual World Series that starts Sunday at Heritage Park in Taylor.

    Games begin at noon when the Junior League team from Jakarta, Indonesia - champion of the Asia-Pacific Region - takes on the Ramstein Air Force...

  • August 11, 2006

    The players and coaching staff of the baseball team from Jakarta, Indonesia, say they aren’t visiting the United States for the first time for a vacation.

    They are in Taylor to win.

    Jakarta, champion of the Asia-Pacific Region, is one of 10 teams to qualify for the Junior League World Series, which begins ...

  • August 9, 2006

    If Lucas Molero was feeling any jet lag after his flight from South America to Detroit Metropolitan Airport, he wasn’t showing it.

    Molero, one of the umpires visiting Taylor for the Junior League World Series of baseball, arrived Wednesday afternoon from Caracas, Venezuela, via Miami, Florida. He was greeted by a...

  • Owners of classic and "souped up" cars are invited to participate in the second annual Kroger Cruise Night from 3 to 8 p.m. August 23 at the Kroger store at 7000 Monroe at Ecorse Road.

    The cruise is a benefit for Toys for Tots. Last year, Kroger raised $1,500 for the cause.

    Mary Haas of Kroger said there is no entry fee...

  • A couple years ago, a group of 13- and 14-year-old baseball players from Russia oohed and awed in amazement as fireworks exploded beyond the outfield fences of World Series Field in Taylor’s Heritage Park.

    Their coaches said the players had not seen fireworks before.

    The city of Taylor, which is...

  • A couple years ago, a group of 13- and 14-year-old baseball players from Russia oohed and awed in amazement as fireworks exploded beyond the outfield fences of World Series Field in Taylor’s Heritage Park.

    Their coaches said the players had not seen fireworks before.

    The city of...

  • August 4, 2006

    The 26th annual Junior League World Series of baseball is only a week away.

    Games between the world’s best teams of 13- and 14-year-old players get under way at noon next Sunday at Heritage Park in Taylor.

    Teams will start arriving during the week and will participate in colorful opening ceremonies at 8:30 p....

  • Boys and girls ages 7 to 13 are invited to learn to skate during skate camp August 14-18 at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road.

    The camp, which runs daily from 9 a.m. to noon, is presented by the Wayne County Community College District Continuing Education Division. The class fee is $10. Skate rental is $2 a day.

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  • August 4, 2006

    Next weekend, baseball fans around the world will be able to tune in to hear free live Internet broadcasts of the Junior League World Series at Heritage Park in Taylor.

    A partnership between World Series organizers and the city of Taylor and the sponsorship of National City Bank has led to the debut of streaming...

  • August 2, 2006

    One day at the General Motors Willow Run plant, Sam Pizzo of Taylor approached co-worker Antonio “Tony” Garcia of Southgate about a 5-year-old event known as the Junior League World Series.

    For the first time, Pizzo said, a team from Mexico would be making the journey to Taylor to play for the world championship of...

  • July 27

    All-star baseball teams from four nations have qualified to compete for the world championship during the Junior League World Series August 13-19 at Heritage Park in Taylor.

    The four qualifiers for the best teams of 13- and 14-year-old baseball players in the world include Jakarta, Indonesia; Maracaibo, Venezuela; Ramstein...

  • July 26, 2006

    United Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Inc., which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary in Taylor, is offering free blood pressure screenings to Taylor residents.

    Screenings will be offered from 5 to 7 p.m. the first and last Wednesdays of the month through November 29, 2006.

    United Physical...