Area Roundup : Dodgers to Appear at Huntington Beach Clinic

Los Angeles Dodger manager Tommy Lasorda and players Mike Marshall, Mike Scioscia and Orel Hershiser are scheduled to appear Saturday at Mark Cresse’s School of Baseball clinic at the Robinwood Little League field at Marina Park in Huntington Beach.

The clinic, free to all youngsters and their parents, will stress basic baseball skills under the direction of Cresse, the Dodgers’ bullpen coach. The two-hour clinic starts at 10 a.m. Marina Park is located near Graham Ave. between Edinger and McFadden streets.

For further information, call 839-3451.

Athletes In Action will have tryouts for a national women’s volleyball team it is forming.


The team will be based in Irvine and will be coached by Gary Coffey. Interested players can reach Coffey by calling (714) 669-1720 or writing: Athletes in Action, 4790 Irvine Blvd. 105-325, Irvine, 92714.

The team will be conducting camps and clinics in the summer and will play exhibition matches during the fall.

Entries are still being accepted for the second Vince Ferragamo-Special Olympics Celebrity Golf Tournament. Tuesday’s tournament has a noon start at the Los Alamitos Navy Base Golf Course.

Only 144 entries will be accepted. Entry fee of $175 is tax deductable. All proceeds go to the California Special Olympics for mentally handicapped athletes.


Celebrities joining Ferragamo include, Jack Youngblood, Carlos Palomino and Evel Knievel.

For more information, call 848-9904.

The Southern California Acro Team (SCATS) Gymnastic Club is hosting a dinner-dance and gymnastic show tonight at the Sheraton Premiere Hotel in Studio City to honor the SCATS 1984 Olympians.

Those Olympians include Kathy Johnson, Michelle Dusserre, Pam Bileck, Lucy Wener, Marie Roethlisberger and Gigi Zosa.


The black tie affair is a special benefit for the development of a state-of-the-art gymnastics training and sports medicine center to be built in the Los Angeles/Orange County area. The sports medicine center would be available to all national level athletes.

Former Dodger Al Downing will be the the master of ceremonies. Mayor Tom Bradley will make a special presentation during the evening. SCATS gymnasts will be performing an exhibition on the uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise.

Tickets are tax deductable. For more information contact SCATS at (714) 895-2909.

The Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Tennis Club will conduct its annual summer tennis camp program for beginners, intermediate and high school players, ages 7-17.


Five two-week sessions are planned, with the first scheduled to begin June 24 and the last August 19.

This is the camp’s ninth year, and is directed by Robyn Ray. Currently the director of tennis at the Newport Marriott, Ray has coached the Belgium Davis Cup team and is a former Wimbledon player.

At the end of every session there wil be two tournaments. Winners of the tournaments will receive racquets. Runners-up will receive a trophy.

Those interested are asked to call the Marriott at 640-4000.


The Irvine Boys-Girls Club will play host to a two-week instructional basketball camp this summer for boys entering grades five through eight.

Bill Reynolds, head basketball coach at Southern California College will direct the camp. Reynolds has compiled an 87-35 record in his four years at SCC. He was named the NAIA Coach of the Year this season.

The camp will be limited to a maximum of 32 boys in each age group. The camp runs from July 1-12. The fee is $60, including a sports travel bag, basketball, T-shirt and daily refreshments. Camp sessions will be from 8-10 a.m. for seventh and eighth graders, and 10:15 to 12:15 for fifth and sixth graders.

For more information, call 551-8214 or 551-5717.


Oakwood Tennis Clubs (North and South) in Newport Beach are offering summer tennis camps for juniors, 10-18 years of age, and adults.

Week-long sessions from 9 a.m. until noon daily are planned for juniors starting June 24 and ending August 30. Fees are $100 per player per week.

A weekend clinic for adults begins June 22-23 and concludes August 25-26. These sessions are also scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon at a cost of $50 per player per weekend.

Both sessions feature on-court instruction with formats structured to accomodate beginners through tournament players. Teaching is limited to six players per instructor.


For a brochure or further information call the North club at 650-3142, or South club at 650-5325.

The fourth annual Summer Festival Over-The-Line tournament will be held June 15 at Mile Square Park in Fountain Valley.

Entry fees are $33 per team and includes T-shirts and hot dogs. All teams are guaranteed at least four games. For further information call (213) 630-2298.

Signups for the Costa Mesa Jr. All-American Football League (ages 7 to 13) will be held at Tewinkle Park in Costa Mesa, between 2 and 6 p.m. June 8 and 16.


For more information, contact George Speiridonoff at (213) 491-1404.