Bangor Daily News
| by Larry Mahoney

The under-15 team from The Base, an organization for youth in Roxbury, Mass., played the Maine Sluggers on Colby’s Coombs Field July 9 to signify a new partnership between Colby and The Base. The game, covered by the Bangor Daily News and by WABI-TV, brought together two organizations that use athletics as a vehicle to empower youth to reach their full potential. The Base, affiliated with the Boston Astros baseball program, helps young people from urban backgrounds to reimagine their futures by creating a college-going culture and developing pathways for success. Colby’s partnership with The Base is part of The Colby Commitment, which, through college-prep workshops, site visits, and other programs, ensures that talented students from every background have access to an outstanding education.

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