Police to take on UM hockey players on softball diamond, raise money for Special Olympics

Posted Aug. 17, 2012, at 12:34 p.m.

ORONO, Maine — Area law enforcement will take on University of Maine hockey players for the third Blue on Blue softball game to raise money for Maine’s Special Olympics.

The game is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at UMaine’s Mike Kessock Softball Field. The event is free and open to the public.

Food and 50-50 raffle tickets for prizes, such as gift certificates to area businesses and UMaine hockey memorabilia, will be on sale.

For further information, contact Orono police Capt. Josh Ewing at 866-4000 or visit the department’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pages/Orono-Police-Department/56320849546.