Local Briefs: Umpire clinics offered


AUBURN — The Central Maine Board of Approved Baseball Umpires (CMBABU) will be holding rules clinic for anyone interested in becoming a certified umpire. The CMBABU covers Sagadahoc, Androscoggin, Oxford, Franklin, and parts of Cumberland counties. Levels of play include high school, junior high school, American Legion, Babe Ruth, Senior Baseball (men’s league), and Cal Ripken. Veteran umpires are encouraged to attend as well to brush up on the rules.

The clinics will be held at Edward Little High School starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28. The test will be given March 18. Sessions will last two hours. Rule books and case books will be made available at a cost of $5 each.. For more information, please contact the Board Interpreter Barry Fuller at 353-4718 or [email protected] or Dan Deshaies, State Interpreter at 926-5106.

If you are 18  or older and like baseball, this is a great way to stay involved in the game while getting paid.