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Northwood heads to Detroit, will play Midland, Mich., in first game Sunday

By Jim Fair, Editor
Published on Friday, August 12, 2016

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The Northwood Juniors are headed to Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport. Note that all the players have their most precious cargo with them – their baseball gloves.

Northwood Juniors

The Northwood Juniors are headed to Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport. Note that all the players have their most precious cargo with them – their baseball gloves.



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The players head to their boarding gate for the flight to Detroit.
 

Northwood Juniors

The players head to their boarding gate for the flight to Detroit.

 



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The players get a first-hand look at the new corridors of the nearly-completed $125 million GSP terminal improvement project.
 

Northwood Juniors

The players get a first-hand look at the new corridors of the nearly-completed $125 million GSP terminal improvement project.

 



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Last part of the GSP journey before boarding.
 

Northwood Juniors

Last part of the GSP journey before boarding.

 



• Northwood wins Southeast

The Northwood Junior baseball team is en route to Detroit to play in the Little League World Series beginning Sunday.

The team left Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport early this morning. They will arrive in Detroit late this afternoon, participate in opening ceremonies Saturday at 8 p.m. and play Midland, Mich., the Central Region Champion, in game three Sunday at 5 p.m.

The team was split at its connecting airport when three players and a coach were overbooked and had to travel a separate flight.

Games will be played at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

Northwood beat Virginia Beach, Va., for the Southeast Region championship. Northwood went unbeaten, 3-0, in the tournament.

Southwest, which received a first-round bye, will play the winner of Central-Southeast game, on Tuesday at 4 p.m.

Five United States teams and six international teams will compete for the championship, scheduled Sunday at 1 p.m. That game will be televised on ESPN3.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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