A Bangor Daily News article has information about a Saturday event, during which UMaine baseball and softball coaches and players and other Department of Athletics staff members will partner with local law enforcement officials to host “Badges to Baseball” for underprivileged youths. The program, sponsored by the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, aims to develop character, provide youngsters with opportunities to learn and succeed, and build positive relationships between at-risk youth and police, according to participant Noel March, U.S. Marshal for Maine and former UMaine police chief. The BDN also reported on the ongoing search for a UMaine senior associate athletic director.
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