Power Pigs improve to 4-0
The Portland “Power Pigs” boys’ U-19 rugby team won a pair of matches last weekend, downing Seacoast (N.H.) 25-0 Saturday and St. John Prep (Mass.) 19-12 Sunday. In the first game, Pat MacVane had two tries. Sunday, Will White’s score and conversion put the Power Pigs ahead to stay. Chip Clement and Ian Keith also had tries. Portland takes part in the NERFU tournament in Manchester, N.H., Saturday.

Women’s basketball league taking registration
The Hancock Lumber Women’s Summer Basketball League, hosted by Southern Maine Community college, is taking registration for the 2009 season. Games will be held Tuesday and Thursday nights from June 2 through July 9. Registration deadline is May 22. FMI, Becky Roak, [email protected].

Casco Bay Sports co-ed leagues beginning
Several spring co-ed leagues are starting up at Casco Bay Sports. Softball begins Sunday, May 17. There will also be a dodgeball league beginning Tuesday, May 19. FMI, www.cascobaysports.com.

Run for Hope Saturday
Run for Hope, a 5K run/walk to benefit Catherine McAuley High School in the memory and honor of Jim and Maxine Pouravelis, will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the high school. FMI, 899-0981 or [email protected]

Lacrosse pick-up league starting
A men’s and women’s lacrosse pick-up league will be held Sunday nights from June 7 through Aug. 9 at Deering High’s Memorial Field. Women play from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Men go from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The cost is $70. FMI, [email protected].

Sunday lacrosse clinics offered
Cheverus boys’ varsity lacrosse coach Deke Andrew and other top coaches from the area will be hosting weekly Sunday lacrosse clinics from June 7 through Aug. 9 at Deering High’s Memorial Field. The cost is $75 for five weeks or $150 for 10 weeks. The program is a mix of instruction and game play and is open to boys and girls entering grades 2 through 8 next fall.  FMI, [email protected]

SMCC hosting basketball showcase camp
Southern Maine Community College will host the second annual New England College Coaches’ Showcase Camp May 29 through 31. The camp is designed to give competitive high school players a chance to showcase their ability in front of college coaches. FMI, 741-5927 or [email protected].

SMCC golf fundraiser
Southern Maine Community College is hosting its fifth annual athletic department and foundation fundraising golf tournament June 16 at Prouts Neck Country Club in Scarborough. Proceeds help the college’s continued effort to offer one of the best small college athletic programs in New England. FMI, www.smccme.edu/athletics.