Local Little League baseball gained their second all-time major league player this past month as Michael Brady made a brief appearance with the Oakland Athletics after getting called up by the A’s from the Nashville Sounds (Pacific Coast League). He was called up on June 17 and...

All-Stars Survive Until the Final Round

Laguna Beach Little League played a tough game in the all-stars final against Aliso Viejo, but unfortunately lost 11-1 at Woodfield Little League Park Saturday, July 1. Corwin Allard, on the mound nearly the entire game, pitched with heart and managed three strikeouts against a...



  Boys Basketball (5-0) Breakers broke an 11-year in-season tournament title drought in defeating Aliso Niguel 59-55 last Saturday, Dec. 2, night to capture the Grizzly Tournament title at Godinez. The Breakers all-time leading scorer, Blake Burzell was named the MVP while...


Boys Basketball (1-0) Bret Fleming’s 23rd season as Laguna’s coach got underway this past Monday, Nov. 27 as the Breakers blasted Katella 91-24 in the opening round of the Godinez tournament at Godinez High School. Blake Burzell scored 28, Grady Morgan and Charlie Rounaghi each...


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Three Amigos Bike Baja

By Brian Lopes and Richie Schley Adventure is something different for everyone. For freeride mountain bike legend Richie Schley it’s the element of surprise with just enough information to make it through safely. For mountain bike world champion Brian Lopes, it’s being...

Cyclists Score a Win

Thurston Middle School eighth grader Jackson Golden grabbed the gold in his class and took the very first win for the Laguna Beach Interscholastic Mountain Bike Team in the SoCal NICA League Cruise for the Keyes race March 25 in Keyesville, Calif. The 708 high school students and...


Breakers Fall to Temecula, 24-17

  Football (5-6) Laguna provided the only competitive game in Division 12 round of 16 last week and the Breakers played a great game before falling to last year’s Southern Section Division 13 champion, Rancho Christian. The Eagles are coached by former Orange Lutheran mentor Jim...

Breakers Make Playoffs, Roll Calvary 37-14

  Football (5-5, 4-1) Laguna took care of business last Friday, Nov. 3, at Orange Coast College by matching host Calvary Chapel/Santa Ana with big plays of their own to secure second place in their final Orange Coast League race and return to the playoffs for the second straight...


Girls Golf (9-9, 8-0) Orange Coast League Champions

The team division playoffs took place Monday, Oct. 30, with Bella Rose-Robinson leading the squad with an 85 on the course at Mile Square GC. Breakers finished 19th out of 20 teams competing.

Girls Golf (9-9, 8-0) Orange Coast League Champions

BellaRose Robinson was Laguna’s top golfer in the SSCIF Southern Division individual tournament held on October 24 at Anaheim’s Dad Miller Course. The senior finished tied for 79th in the 128-player field. The team division playoffs are October 30.  



  Boys Soccer (0-2) Laguna dropped their first match 2-1 at Dana Hills on Wednesday, Nov. 29, and to Brea-Olinda 2-0 at home on Friday, Dec. 1. This week the Breakers faced Los Amigos on 12-6 and Tesoro at home on 12-8.   Girls Soccer (0-2)                The season...


Boys Soccer    Daniel Richards’ eighth season leading the Breakers began at Dana Hills on Wednesday, Nov. 29. Breakers are home on Friday, Dec. 1, with Brea-Olinda and on Dec. 6 with Los Amigos. Match time is 5 p.m.   Girls Soccer     A new coach for the season starts at the...



  Softball Captain’s award, Lola Fisher, sophomore, first base ; Coaches award, Katie William, senior, right field; most improved, Taylor Glenn, junior, catcher; Scholar Athlete Award, Mia Pitz, sophomore, third base; MVP offense, Cienna Wunder, sophomore, 535 batting average;...

Softball (8-16-1, 2-8)

The season concluded on May 10 with a 10-4 loss at home to Estancia (14-10, 6-4). The team made great improvement from 2016 and is close to getting competitive for a playoff spot.

Surfing & Bodyboarding

Surf Team Shows Strength in Individual Finals

Members of the Laguna Beach High School surf team performed well and earned a spot in each division final during the individual league surfing finals held at Upper Trestles last week. Top competitors from San Clemente, Dana Hills and Newport Harbor also vied for individual...

LBHS Dominates Surf Competition

By Coaches Alisa Cairns and Scott Finn Laguna Beach High School had a great day at the Scholastic Surf Series Event #1 at 9th Street in Huntington Beach. For this event LBHS had a bye in team competition so we went straight into the individual competition where we dominated each...



Swimming: Varsity Girls Team Captain: Olivia Vera, Kasey Karkoska, Bella Baldridge, Kyla Whitelock; most improved, Grace Houlahan; character, Bryn Gioffredi; 3D (Determination, Dedication, Desire), Claire Kelly; MVP, Ella Judd, Kasey Karkoska; diving MVP, Liv Mitchell.  ...


Laguna girls scored in three individual events and two relays to add to the two diving scores and finished 14th overall in the Division 2 finals Saturday, May 13, at Riverside City College. Laguna’s top swim performance was Kasey Karkoska’s eighth place finish in the 100...


Girls Tennis (10-7)

Breakers playoff run ended in the opening round to top seed Beckman 14-4 on Nov. 1 at Laguna. Elle Pachl was the Breakers’s bright spot, sweeping her matches 7-5, 6-0, 6-0.  

Girls Tennis (10-0,10-6) Orange Coast League Champions

Laguna extended its league win streak to 121 straight matches with another sweep of the Orange Coast League in capturing their 12th consecutive league crown. The landscape will be very different in the ultra-competitive Sunset Conference next season. The OC league...

Track & Field

Girls Tennis (4-6, 4-0)

Laguna easily defeated Godinez 15-3 on Sept. 26 at McFadden Intermediate in Santa Ana and Calvary Chapel/Santa Ana 15-3 on Sept. 28 at the Costa Mesa Tennis Club. Breakers consecutive league win streak is now at 115 consecutive matches dating back to 2005. On Monday, Oct. 2, the...


Track & Field   Coaches Award: Callista Helms, Piper Warner, Laura Biachi, Jessica Berk, Noah Kilburg, Chris Hynson, Eric Cortellessa, Carter Sokolovic. Distance: Evie Cant, Zach Falkowski, Sebastian Fisher Throws: Evelyn Kilburg, Kyle Juergens Sprints & Hurdles:...


Girls Water Polo (2-0)

Breakers opened the 2018 season with a pair of easy wins at the local pool with the full team getting plenty of playing time. On Tuesday, Nov. 28, the Breakers crushed El Toro 20-4 with Nicole Struss and Sophia Lucas each scoring four goals while Alex Peros and Morgan Van Alphen...

Girls Water Polo

The nation’s top team played in two matches this past week, against El Toro on Tuesday, Nov. 28, and La Canada the following day. Next Wednesday, Dec. 6, Breakers will face Dos Pueblos in a key test to be played at Santa Margarita High School.