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Marvin D. Taylor, of Ellenwood, recently received a scholarship to play baseball at Alcorn State University despite suffering a severe head injury in 2009. He is a 2010 graduate of Mundy's Mill High School in Jonesboro.

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Taylor perseveres after basketball injury

Marvin D. Taylor, of Ellenwood, said a sports-related accident has taught him a valuable lesson about his athletic ability. "God can give you talent, and He can take it away," said Taylor, 17. "It's up to you to use that talent."


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