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Young Racer Takes the ‘S’ Curves

Young Racer Takes the ‘S’ Curves

Nicolai Elghanayan, 20, took third place in the top division of the Lotus Cup, held at the Sonoma Raceway, a 2.52-mile road course and drag strip, on Sept. 20-21, according to the race website. His father and Laguna Beach resident Jeff Elghanayan trained his son beginning in middle school to build, control, and race cars. […]

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Cross Country Runners Shine

Cross Country Runners Shine

By Robert Campbell | LB Indy The Laguna Beach High School varsity boys cross country team cruised to an easy victory over second place Godinez in the Orange Coast League cluster meet on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at Irvine Regional Park. The girls, on the other hand, had to rely on senior Janie Crawford to break […]

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

Breakers Stumble at Dana By Frank Aronoff | LB Indy Girls Volleyball (6-10) Just when it appeared that the 2014 varsity season was finally rolling, the Breakers were dealt a setback this past Tuesday, Sept. 30 at Dana Hills as the Dolphins swept the Breakers 25-20, 25-22, 25-20. Laguna was up 20-17 in the third […]

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Local Woman Finishes 100 Mile Run

Local Woman Finishes 100 Mile Run

Laguna Beach resident Jenn Prewitt completed the remote and rugged Pine to Palms 100 Mile Endurance Run earlier this month. The course traverses the Siskiyou mountain range and starts in Williams, Ore., on its way east to Ashland climbing 20,000 feet. Prewitt’s mother, Cindy, accompanied her and provided supplies at aid stations along the way. […]

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

By Frank Aronoff | LB Indy  Girls Volleyball (6-9) Breakers Continue to Improve, Rally Past San Juan Hills After a rough 1-6 start losing close matches, the Laguna Beach girls volleyball squad bounced back to finish 22nd out of 64 teams at the 20th Durango Las Vegas Fall Classic and followed up by defeating San […]

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Cross Country Runners Shine at Woodbridge

Cross Country Runners Shine at Woodbridge

    By Robert Campbell | LB Indy   Laguna Beach High School boys and girls cross country teams took first place in the Division IV novice races at the 34th Annual Woodbridge Cross Country Classic last Friday, Sept. 19, at the Great Park in Irvine. The freshman boys came away with a third place […]

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

Westminster Overpowers Laguna By Frank Aronoff | LB Indy Football (1-2) Laguna traveled to a beautifully refurbished stadium in Westminster Friday, Sept. 19, where the third-ranked Lions (2-1) proved as good as their Southern Division CIF ranking, winning 57-21. Laguna and the Golden West League school had never met in football before. The Breakers entered […]

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Coach Taps His Roots to Help Team Plant Their Own

Coach Taps His Roots to Help Team Plant Their Own

By Robert Campbell | LB Indy Laguna Beach High’s cross country teams last week traveled in Little Falls, Minn., where the girls put on an impressive early season display in winning the 49th annual Lucky Lindy Invitational 68-92 over Hopkins, a 2,200-student school from Minnetonka. “I thought it was an awesome way to start the […]

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

University Spoils Home Opener – 37-10 By Frank Aronoff | LB Indy Breaker miscues led to early Trojan points in the contest played Friday, Sept. 12, at Guyer Field. Still Laguna was in the contest until the final seconds of the first half when the visitors connected on a one-play 79-yard bomb to kill the […]

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Aquathon Holds Mystique for Novice and Veterans Alike

Aquathon Holds Mystique for Novice and Veterans Alike

By Robert Campbell | LB Indy After event organizer Gary Cogorno made his traditional mock announcement that the annual Aquathon was cancelled, several hundred ocean enthusiasts headed for the rocky point at the south end of Emerald Bay last Sunday, Sept. 14, to begin a surf and turf trek that for most wouldn’t end until […]

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

By Frank Aronoff | LB Indy Girls Golf (0-4) Breakers dropped a 206-248 match to Aliso Niguel on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at Aliso Viejo CC and concluded their non-league matches this past Tuesday hosting Dana Hills at home at The Ranch. League play begins on Sept. 24 at Costa Mesa. Girls Volleyball (1-6) Laguna is […]

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Dentist Urges Prevention for Football Players.

Dentist Urges Prevention for Football Players.

Dental injuries are the most common type of facial injury sustained during participation in sports. The majority of these injuries are preventable, according to Laguna Beach dentist Adam Vaghari, who recently took over a practice at 31655 S. Coast Highway, Suite B. An athlete is 60 times more likely to sustain damage to the teeth […]

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Breakers Blast Matadors 45-12

Breakers Blast Matadors 45-12

By Frank Aronoff | LB Indy Football Laguna opened their 80th season with an easy but somewhat uneven victory over Bolsa Grande from the Garden Grove League last Friday, Sept. 5, at the Bolsa Grande Stadium. Coach Corey Brown freely substituted, giving little indication on this team’s potential against the schedule’s tougher teams. This week’s […]

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New Sport Adds to Fall Roster

New Sport Adds to Fall Roster

By Frank Aronoff | LB Indy Boys Sand Volleyball (1-0) The initial schedule has Laguna opening the season this past Tuesday, Sept. 9, against Edison on the West Newport courts near Colton Street. Breakers will meet Irvine on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 3:30 p.m. at Irvine Valley College. Matches will be best of three sets […]

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Retired Coach Recalls Winning It All, Three Times

Retired Coach Recalls Winning It All, Three Times

By Robert Campbell | LB Indy Twenty five years ago, seven boys from Laguna Beach High School went to Fresno on Thanksgiving weekend and did what few expected: they captured the school’s first cross country state championship. “We were all absolutely shocked at what we did,” said the team’s number four runner Dave Brobeck (‘91), […]