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Varsity Squads Sidelined at Cross Country Race

By Robert Campbell | LB Indy None of the Breakers top runners competed in the Orange Country Championships on Friday, Oct. 17 at Irvine Regional Park. In the boys’ small school freshman race, Jaden Orr finished 48th out of 229 runners with a time of 19:09. Other sub-20-minute...

Girls Third Boys Fifth at Clovis Invitational

By Robert Campbell | LB Indy Laguna Beach High School’s CIF second-ranked cross country teams traveled to Woodward Park in Fresno on Saturday, Oct. 11 to compete in the Clovis Invitational on the same course where both teams took runner up honors last November at State finals....

Racers Brave Big Surf in Paddling Contest

By Robert Campbell | LB Indy Hurricane Simon brought relentless overhead sets to Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point last Saturday and Sunday, turning the seventh annual Battle of the Paddle into a wild free for all, as hundreds of men, women and children of all ages and skill levels...

High School Sports Update

Timberwolves Roar Past Laguna, 38-14 By Frank Aronoff | LB Indy Football (1-4) Northwood (4-1) scored on their first four possessions then added two more scores off Laguna interceptions to easily handle the Breakers in a non-league contest Thursday, Oct. 2 at Irvine High School....

Surf Team Rides Against Newport Harbor

The high school surf team’s season began at Thalia Street Beach last week with new and returning surfers. Freshmen Jeremy Shutts put in a top-notch performance to secure a second in shortboard, while Willy Hogan came in fourth. A welcome addition to the team, newcomer Noah North,...

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...

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...

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....

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...