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Breakers Clinch So Cal Championship

Breakers Clinch So Cal Championship

Laguna Beach High School’s Makenzie Fischer scored five goals and Holly Parker was golden in the cage with nine saves as the Breakers revenged their only season loss Saturday, Jan. 8, in Irvine, beating Foothill 10-3 to capture the Southern California Championships. Breakers advanced to the title game on a 7-1 victory over Corona del Mar […]

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Laguna Stuns Newport With Historic Loss

Laguna Stuns Newport With Historic Loss

Girls Water Polo now 17-1 In one of the top all-time athletic contests for Laguna Beach High School, now in their 80th season of competition, the girls’ water polo squad handed second-ranked Newport Harbor (16-4) the worst loss in their sport’s history with a 13-1 defeat Friday, Jan. 24, at the Newport pool. Since 1998, […]

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Historic Win for Breakers

Historic Win for Breakers

Makenzie Fischer had four goals, four assists and four steals to lead the top-ranked Laguna Beach High School Breakers to a 13-1 victory at Newport Harbor, handing the second-ranked Sailors their worst loss in their program history. Look for more details in the coming print edition. 

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

  Boys Basketball (11-5) Breakers completed their winter break run with a 64-48 win over Brethren Christian in the annual North-South Challenge held on Friday, Jan. 3 at El Toro High School. This was Laguna’s eighth year in this event and Laguna is now 5-3 for the series. Against the Warriors, Josh Adams led all […]

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AYSO Breakers Win League Cup

AYSO Breakers Win League Cup

By Jeb Dickerson, Special to the Independent The AYSO Extra tournament for Laguna boys under 13 was held Dec. 14 and 15 in La Habra. Laguna won their first game of the tournament against Corona Del Mar with a score of 1-0 thanks to a perfectly placed corner kick by Dylan Miller. In another 1-0 […]

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High School Basketball

High School Basketball

Boys Basketball (4-1) Breakers were cruising over Aliso Niguel late in the third period last Saturday, Dec. 7 when the Wolverines suddenly started to hit their shots. Laguna missed most of their opportunities and let the game slip to a 46-39 defeat in the championship of the third annual Godinez Grizzly Tournament at the Santa […]

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Talent-Laden Team Starts at the Top

Talent-Laden Team Starts at the Top

Ranked No. 1 in CIF’s Division I pre-season poll, Laguna Beach’s water polo team is riding a wave of expectations as high as Coach Ethan Damato’s squad is deep. A plethora of returning talent, including first team all-CIF, all Orange County and league MVP Makenzie Fischer joins three experienced transfers and two gifted freshmen to […]

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

  Girls Water Polo (1-0) Southern California’s top team opened their 17th season this past week with a 22-9 thrashing of Dana Hills on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the local community pool. Missing the team’s top player, Makenzie Fischer, who was with USA Water Polo’s Jr National Team, the Breakers were a little sloppy defensively […]

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Defense Sends Polo Back to CIF Semifinals

Defense Sends Polo Back to CIF Semifinals

Boys Water Polo (19-11, 4-0) Breakers opened their 29th trip to the playoffs with a pair of defensive wins to advance to the semifinals for the sixth consecutive year facing top seed Agoura this past Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Woollett Center in Irvine. Should the Breakers defeat the Chargers, the Division II finals will […]

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Runners Qualify for CIF Finals

Runners Qualify for CIF Finals

Both of Laguna Beach High School’s cross country teams finished second in their respective heats at CIF prelims last Saturday, Nov. 16, at Mt. SAC in Walnut to earn spots in the finals Saturday, Nov. 22, on the same course. Girls coach Steve Lalim rested junior Brenna Merchant and sophomore Pearl Shoemaker in preparation for […]

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Former Local Star Scores in NCAA Tournament

Former Local Star Scores in NCAA Tournament

Former Laguna Beach High soccer standout Marina Paul (’12), now a Georgetown University sophomore, scored a goal to help seal the Hoyas 2-0 win over LaSalle in the first round of the NCAA tournament last Saturday, Nov. 16, on Georgetown’s home field in Washington, DC. With the victory, the Hoyas are now 16-2-2 overall, tying […]

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LBHS Sports Update 11/15/13

LBHS Sports Update 11/15/13

Breakers Open CIF with Win Girls Volleyball (20-9, 10-0) Laguna rallied to edge Claremont (14-13) in a wild match on Tuesday at Dugger Gym in the first round of the SSCIF D-1A playoffs 21-25, 26-24, 25-19, 25-23. The # 2 seeded Breakers never found a hitting rhythm against the scrappy Wolfpack from the Sierra League.  […]

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Battling Injuries on Her Way to the Top

Battling Injuries on Her Way to the Top

Laguna Beach High’s Kira Hamilton overcame a season of injuries to capture the Orange Coast League individual championship Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Costa Mesa Tennis Center. Laguna’s top singles player was named OC Varsity player of the week after compiling a 44-4 tournament record in seven sets over four matches, beating second place Ashley Shelton […]

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Girls JV Shines Again at Mt. SAC Invitational

Girls JV Shines Again at Mt. SAC Invitational

On the heels of a second place finish at the OC Championships, Laguna’s JV cross country team finished third out of 23 teams in the JV national championship race at the Mt. SAC Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 26 in Walnut, Calif. Senior Monica White and junior Annie Brown were the only two runners to compete […]

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JV Girls Finish 2nd at OC Championships

JV Girls Finish 2nd at OC Championships

Girls Results The Division 4 Laguna Beach girls’ JV cross country team finished second out of 14 teams behind Division 1 Northwood of Irvine at the Orange County Championships on Friday, Oct. 18 at Irvine Regional Park. Senior Monica White led the all-junior JV team, finishing third overall out of 17 runners with a time […]