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Two Records Fall in a Single Day

Two Records Fall in a Single Day

Two Laguna Beach High School records fell last week; one had stood for 27 seasons and the other lasted a day short of a year Grant Wilhelm pitched six shutout innings on the road last Thursday, May 8, against Godinez to help Laguna clinch its second straight Orange Coast league title and third in the […]

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  Breakers are celebrating their 80th season of boys tennis and have won 40 league titles entering 2014 and three section championships. This season’s squad is 5-0 on OCL play and 8-5 overall as of spring break.

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‘A’ Team Strikes Silver

‘A’ Team Strikes Silver

Laguna Beach’s Water Polo Club 12 and under boys team competed in the upper level AA Division in a San Diego tournament and finished second among 36 teams. Opponents were shut down by the strong and steady defense lead by Matthew Franck, Jack Gannaway and Zachary Cord. Erik Franck unleashed powerful shots on goal and was […]

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Surf Team Earns 2nd in OC

Surf Team Earns 2nd in OC

Thurston Middle School’s surf team participated in Oceanside Harbor’s Scholastic Surf Series State Championships and returned as the state’s No. 3 team and the second best in the county. In shortboard, the boys placed second and the girls fourth. In longboard, the boys placed fifth. In the coaches heat, Thurston’s Coach Jeff Booth came in […]

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

  Baseball (21-2, 12-0) Laguna Streaks to 31, Edging Opponents Godinez frustrated Laguna on Tuesday, May 6, at Skipper Carrillo Field holding the Breakers to a slim 6-5 victory. Breakers were tied entering the final inning after an RBI double by Grant Wilhelm in the sixth inning and got the rally started in the seventh […]

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Sports Notes

Sports Notes

Varsity Volleyball Takes on Alumni The 31st annual Alumni Volleyball Game takes place at 6:30 p.m. in the high school’s Dugger Gym on Friday, May 9. Admission is $10. Taco dinner for $5 will be served as well as a live auction that benefits the school volleyball team. Affordable Physicals for CIF Athletes Sports physicals, […]

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

Baseball (19-2, 10-0) Laguna extends League Win Streak to 29 Freshman shortstop Dante Faicchio doubled in the sixth inning to score Garrett Burk and Will McInerney, lifting Laguna to a 4-2 victory over Calvary Chapel (8-2, 14-7) on Tuesday, April 29, at Skipper Carrillo Field. The usual starting shortstop, Preston Grand Pre, pitched instead, going […]

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A Chance to be the Best Ever

A Chance to be the Best Ever

In 2006, Laguna’s baseball team won 13 games to tie the single-season school record, a rare bright spot in the struggling program’s 69-year history up to that point. Since then, the Breakers have won no fewer than 14 games in any one season and are a combined 147-74, including a 17-2 mark heading into today’s […]

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LBLL Majors Score Big Win

LBLL Majors Score Big Win

Caden Capobianco drove in the go-ahead run to give team Crescent Bay Advisors the lead in the seventh inning, as they hung on to beat Hobie 5-2 on Wednesday, April 9. Nolan Naess singled to get on base in the seventh. He then went from first to third on a double by Jack Payne. Jack had two extra-base […]

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Turnaround Artist Named Coach of the Year

Turnaround Artist Named Coach of the Year

Mark Lewis was named the 2013-14 Orange County girls’ basketball coach of the year after leading Laguna Beach High to second place in the Orange Coast League and a first round CIF post-season victory. The team’s eight league wins this season is a school record. Lewis’ first team three years ago went 0-18. Each of […]

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

Boys Volleyball (8-3, 4-0) Laguna continued to roll through the Orange Coast League, sweeping Costa Mesa (4-7, 1-3) 25-13, 25-17, 25-21 for the program’s 52nd straight league match win Tuesday, April 8.  From 1990 to 1995 Laguna won 53 straight league matches. They were required by CIF to forfeit an April 7, 1995, win over […]

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Thurston Student Excels in the Pool

Thurston Student Excels in the Pool

Sebastian Jacobs, 13, a Thurston Middle School eighth-grader, won top honors at the Newport Beach All-Star Invitational 5-Lives competition, which was hosted by Newport Beach Water Polo for the under 14 boys age group division April 4-6. The tournament was created to draw U14 level competitors and attracted 10 teams. Teams chose their top players […]

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

St Paul Snaps Streak Baseball (12-1, 4-0) The Swordsmen’s Aaron Pinto struck-out 12 Laguna batters as the squad from Santa Fe Springs defeated Laguna 4-2 on Wednesday, April 2, at Anaheim’s Boysen Park to stop the current win streak at eight. Laguna (12-2) took an early 1-0 lead in the third inning as Preston Grand […]

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

Baseball (7-1, 3-0) Laguna rolls – Lions Tournament Next Breaker bats continue to swing at a torrid pace (.414) as Laguna picked up a pair of league wins blasting Saddleback 23-2 and Estancia 11-2 to extend their league conference streak to 22 in a row. Against Saddleback on Friday, March 21, at Laguna, Grant Wilhelm […]

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High School Sports Winter Awards

High School Sports Winter Awards

Boys Basketball The 76th annual awards dinner was held this past week with the following awards: captain, Noah Blanton;  outstanding defensive player, Bryan Ludloff; MVP award, Alec Wulff, Noah Blanton, Josh Adams, Matt Jones, and Bryan Ludloff. Noah Blanton was named first team all-CIF for Division 4-AA while Alec Wulff received second team honors. Breakers […]