San Diego women capture Women's Open

San Diego duo win Women's Open

Lisa Rutledge and Lynne Galli, both of San Diego, teamed Saturday to win the Laguna Beach Women's Open sand volleyball tournament at Main Beach. The team of Kathryn Babcock (Chicago) and Sheila Shaw (Madison, Wis.), placed second.

The teams of Heather Hughes/Emily Day and Liz Pagano/Noel Frohman tied for third place. The teams of Mackenzie Brook/Dana Rothman, Tanya White/Aurora Skarra-Gallagher, Amy Hvitfeldtsen/Dalida Vernier, and Melanie Fleig/Meri-de Boyer tied for fifth place.

The Laguna Open Volleyball Tournament resumes June 16 with the 54th annual Men's Open. The tournament is seeking volunteers to serve as line judges during pool play and the playoffs. Volunteers will receive a T-shirt, gift certificate and front row seats to the tournament. Competition will take place in both AAA and Open level divisions.

For more information, contact Kirk Morgan at (714) 381-4000, or at


Laguna celebrates 60th anniversary

Laguna Beach Little League is inviting former players, coaches, parents, grandparents, team sponsors and past league presidents to join current league members Friday at Riddle Field in celebration of Laguna Beach Little League's 60th anniversary (1952-2012).

Photos will be taken at the field and will be included in the league's 60th anniversary yearbook. For more information, email LBLLPres@beach


Youth hoops clinics available

Laguna Beach High boys' basketball Coach Bret Fleming is running a series of basketball clinics for local youth. Clinics are open to seventh- and eighth-grade students and are from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays through June 9.


Club volleyball clinics now running

900sqft Volleyball Club of Laguna Beach has started its spring volleyball 4 Fun Clinics for boys and girls grades K-through-3. Clinics run from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sundays through June 24. No clinic will be held Memorial Day weekend. Clinics cover all fundamentals and are staffed by former college athletes and coaches. The cost is $155.

Online registration can be found at For more information, email Lance Stewart at, or call (949) 280-5370.

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