The Division 4 champions from last season will be competing in Division 2 of seven divisions for this season. Other schools in this 55 school division include Corona del Mar, Newport Harbor, Edison. Breakers were ranked 90th overall in the Southern Section.

Angels Outreach Includes Boys and Girls Club

The Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach is teaming up with a Major League Baseball youth outreach program to provide kids in Orange County the opportunity to play softball and baseball. The program is designed for kids who are in the fourth or fifth grade who join the club’s...


Girls Basketball (8-18, 4-6) Season Concludes

Breakers quest for a playoff spot ended on Wednesday, Feb. 8, with a 43-24 loss to Saddleback (5-5, 10-14) at Bus McKnight Gym on the Roadrunner campus. Laura Nolan scored 10 as the Breakers made only eight of 59 shots to finish fourth in the Orange Coast League. Godinez was the...

Boys Basketball (18-10, 7-3) Earns Second Place

Laguna completed the regular season with a 57-38 win over Costa Mesa on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at home and a 63-36 rout of Saddleback on Thursday, Feb. 9. Breakers advanced to the 3AA playoffs hosting Pioneer (Del Rio # 3 19-8) this past Wednesday, Feb. 15, with the winner advancing to...


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Riding for a Cause

By Sharael Kolberg, Special to the Independent Almost 100 riders took off from Laguna Beach Cyclery recently for 25- or 50-mile rides in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, the second annual Dirt Fondo Challenge mountain bike ride to benefit the Laguna Beach Interscholastic Mountain...

Bike Team Exceeds its Goals

Twelve riders in the Laguna Beach Interscholastic Mountain Bike Team competed at Vail Lake in Temecula recently and three earned podium finishes. “Our goal this season was to break into the top 20, but the race results have far exceeded our expectations and we are so proud of...


Flag Football Scores and Stats

  Results are in from the first week of the Laguna Beach City flag football teams.   Week #1 Sunday 12/11/16 Division 3 (second/third grade) Thompson 6 vs. Broncos 12 Chargers 20 vs. Nelson 36   Standings Div 3 Broncos: 1-0 Nelson: 1-0 Chargers: 0-1 Thompson: 0-1...

Saints Overwhelm Breakers 66-27

Football (8-5, 4-1) Breakers were unable to stop the surging Briseno brothers as Santa Ana High was on all-cylinders in the Southern Section CIF Division 13 semifinals Friday, Nov. 25, at the Santa Ana Stadium. The home team scored on their first five possessions plus a kick-off...


Boys Golf

Placement will still be by league and geography. No changes are expected.


Girls Soccer (18-3-2, 10-0-0) Win League Championship

    Girls soccer completed their most successful regular season in the sport’s 36 year history at Laguna with a 1-0 victory at Saddleback on Feb. 8. Laguna’s success was awarded with a second seed in the Division 4 playoffs and an opening playoff game scheduled this...

Girls Soccer (17-3-2, 9-0-0) LEAGUE CHAMPIONS Bill Rolfing’s squad captured only the school’s third league title ever by sweeping their Orange Coast League competition. Last week the Breakers defeated third place Calvary 3-1 on Tuesday, Jan. 31, came home on Thursday, Feb. 2, to...



Softball has struggled the past few seasons and is in the lowest of seven divisions. They must finish third in league play to earn a playoff spot.

Spring Team Announced

Orange Coast League Softball 1st Team Emily Thomas 2nd Team Ceinna Wunder

Surfing & Bodyboarding

LBHS Surf Wins Against St. Margaret

Laguna Beach High School students Jake Levine and Claire Kelly surfed their way into individual championships at the Scholastic Surf Series at T Street Beach in San Clemente on Sunday, Dec. 11 LBHS competed against St Margaret and took the overall win by 69-38.   LBHS...

Breakers Hit the Mark at Individual League Finals

Laguna Beach High School’s Kayla Coscino won both the girls short board and longboard in the individual league final surfing championships at Upper Trestles Nov. 7 and 8. Top surfers from Laguna Beach, San Clemente, Dana Hills and Newport Harbor high schools competed. Six LBHS...



The Orange Coast League will again compete in Division 2 this season. Last years the girls finished 16th and the boys fourth.

Orange Coast League Spring Teams Announced

Boys Swimming 1st Team Camden Benson – 200 Medley Relay, 400 Free Relay Cameron Karkoska – 200 Medley Relay, 200 Free, 400 Free Relay Max Morgan – 200 Medley Relay, 200 IM, 400 Free Relay Billy Renner – 200 Medley Relay, 100 Free, 400 Free Relay   Girls Swimming 1st Team...


Tennis Teams on the Line With New Coaches

The Laguna Beach High School boys tennis teams lost at home and away matches in a pre-season match-up with Division 1 Beckman High School in Irvine last week. New coach Rick Conkey said, “These guys are No. 7 in the state and we really played some competitive tennis against them...

Boys Tennis

Breakers move up from Division 4 to Division 3 of five tennis divisions.

Track & Field

Track & Field

Only spring sport where assignment is based on the school enrollment, Breakers will be in Division 3 of four divisions after competing in the lowest division for the past decade. Laguna’s enrollment of 1,110 was based on the CBED report as of December 2016. Over the past 50...

Runner Again Brings Home Gold

By Amy Luna Capelle, Special to the Independent Ten year-old Laguna Beach resident Everett Capelle won his third consecutive national championship in a 1,500 meter run at the USA Track and Field youth championship with a time of 4:51:14. He also shaved seven seconds off la...


Girls Water Polo (27-0, 4-0) Defends its Title

The nation’s top girls water polo squad closed out the regular season undefeated with a pair of wins last week starting with a 21-1 win over Estancia on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at the Eagle’s pool to complete their 11th straight undefeated league season. Angelique Begay led the squad...

Girls Water Polo Captures a Record 4th So Cal Title

Girls Water Polo (25-0, 3-0) Last week, Aria Fischer and Thea Walsh led the Breakers to another in-season tournament sweep with a 5-0 run at Irvine’s Woollett Center to take the 22nd annual So Cal Championships. The 32-team tournament featured the top 31 varsity teams a...