Click here for the latest coronavirus news, which the BDN has made free for the public. You can support our critical reporting on the coronavirus by purchasing a digital subscription or donating directly to the newsroom. The Little League baseball and softball season has been wiped out in many places due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but some Maine leagues still hope to salvage a modified competition format. With all state, regional and national tournaments canceled, some leagues are trying to devise a plan to play in July and August if health restrictions are relaxed. [Our COVID-19 tracker contains the most recent information on Maine cases by county] The Bangor East and Bangor West Little Leagues, along with Old Town, Caribou and Bronco [Hampden] are among those holding out a glimmer of hope that they can hold some games later in the summer. “Based on the current requirements, I can’t see us being able to do it,” said Derrick Cunningham, the president of Bangor West Little League. Brewer, Hermon, Glenburn and Winterport are among the organizations that have already cancelled their 2020 seasons.

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