Baseball fans brace against rain as Hampden Academy players and coaches walk the field between innings during their game with Messalonskee on Wednesday at Messalonskee High School in Oakland. The game was completed in spite of the rain, with Messalonskee winning 4-2 in the Class A North quarterfinal matchup. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Athletes compete in the 1,600-meter run at the Class C championship track meet Saturday, June 3, at Cony High School in Augusta. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Hermon third basemen Tommy Meserve applies a late tag on Cony right fielder Lance Theriault at third base during a Class B North quarterfinal game Wednesday at Morton Field in Augusta. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Maine Central Institute’s Emma Burr gathers herself after winning the 100-meter hurdles at the Class C championship meet Saturday, June 3, at Cony High School in Augusta. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Gardiner’s Jacoby Brady (6) and Greely’s Matt Hutnak fall to the turf during a Class B boys lacrosse prelim game Tuesday in Gardiner. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Messalonskee’s Ty Bernier strikes a pose for teammates after he slid safely into third base against Hampden during a Class A North baseball quarterfinal game Wednesday in Oakland. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Winslow High School senior Nevaeh Parker is reflected in glass Wednesday as she waits for the start of the school’s 121st commencement ceremony at the Harold Alfond Athletics and Recreation Center at Colby College in Waterville. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Graduate Mary Celado holds her diploma Sunday, June 4, as Diane Crockett takes a photo during the commencement program of Skowhegan Area High School at the school. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Melissa Goodwin, an assistant academic chair with Purdue Global, is shown Tuesday at Northern Light Inland Hospital in Waterville with some of the equipment that’s part of a new simulation center that offers enhanced training for nursing students and others. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Fourth-graders from Carrie Ricker School watch Thursday as Stan Novak, a reenactor from Old Fort Western, fires a musket at Smithfield Plantation in Litchfield. The students were learning about dowsing for water, making butter, cooking applesauce and cornbread and what life was like for soldiers in the French and Indian War, which was fought from 1754 to 1763. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

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