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High School Sports Update

Five-Sport Sweep is a School First Laguna experienced a first in their sports history as all five winter squads qualified for post-season play, hosted their initial post-season contests and won their initial events. Four of the teams went on to host second round contests. Girls...

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Five-Sport Sweep is a School First Laguna experienced a first in their sports history as all five winter squads qualified for post-season play, hosted their initial post-season contests and won their initial events. Four of the teams went on to host second round contests. Boys...

High School Sports Update

Boys Win League Champs   Laguna Seeded Sixth in D-4AA Playoffs Breakers entered the 2014 playoffs the highest ranked public school in the division and opened play this past Wednesday hosting Don Bosco at Dugger Gym. Should the seeding hold, Breakers (21-5, 10-0) will face...

Seniors Set the Bar High for Future Squads

If Laguna Beach High boys’ basketball team was able to beat Don Bosco on Wednesday in the first round of CIF post season play, they will meet either Templeton or Whittier Christian (La Habra) on Friday night, Feb. 21 for a chance to equal the 2007 Breakers for most wins by a Bret...

High School Sports Update

Girls Soccer (12-5-3, 7-1-1) Janie Crawford drilled a pass by Paige Vitolo to give Laguna an early lead over Calvary Chapel at home this past Monday and the Breakers held on for a 1-0 victory, their sixth in a row. The win clinched the Orange Coast League title for the Breakers,...

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...

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,...

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. 

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....

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....

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...