Even though UMaine’s . batting average ranks second among the eight conference teams and its 4.70 earned run average is third, the Black Bears are 11-14 in Division A with eight games left. The good news is, the Black Bears (16-17) are well within striking distance of a playoff spot heading into the last two weekends of the regular season.
IMMIGRANT RECOGNITION An annual gathering at the Massachusetts State House recognizing immigrants will take place virtually this year because of the pandemic. The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition says it’s 25th annual Immigrants’ Day will be held May 4 on Zoom and Facebook Live. Boston Mayor Kim Janey, state Sen. William Brownsberger, state Rep. Ruth Balser, and Eva Millona, head of the MIRA Coalition, are among the featured speakers.