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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

High School Sports Update

Girls Volleyball (11-9, 2-0) Breakers Sweeping Through League Laguna opened their conference play with a pair of sweeps taking Saddleback 25-8, 25-15, 25-14 last Thursday and stopping Estancia 25-16, 25-19, 25-19 on Tuesday, Oct. 8. In the Thursday, Oct. 3, match, Kelsey Paul led...

School Record Falls at Palos Verdes Invite

Led by junior Brenna Merchant’s new school record of 13:01, Laguna finished third at the Palos Verdes Invitational at Palos Verdes High on Saturday, Oct. 5.  Merchant’s time easily beat the 13:14 Natasha Strickland (’12) ran two years ago as a senior on the two-mile course....

High School Sports Update 10/11/13

Girls Volleyball (11-9, 2-0) Breakers Sweeping Through League Laguna opened their conference play with a pair of sweeps taking Saddleback 25-8, 25-15, 25-14 last Thursday and stopping Estancia 25-16, 25-19, 25-19 on Tuesday, Oct. 8. In the Thursday, Oct. 3, match, Kelsey Paul led...

School Record Falls at Palos Verdes Invite

Led by junior Brenna Merchant’s new school record of 13:01, Laguna finished third at the Palos Verdes Invitational at Palos Verdes High on Saturday, Oct. 5.  Merchant’s time easily beat the 13:14 Natasha Strickland (’12) ran two years ago as a senior on the two-mile course....

Breakers Win Cluster Meet

The CIF third-ranked Laguna Beach boys and seventh-ranked girls look poised to win their sixth Orange Coast League titles this season after winning the league cluster meet on Sept. 25 at Irvine Regional Park. League finals will be held Wednesday, Oct. 30 on the same course. The...

High School Sports Update 10/4/13

Girls Volleyball (9-9) Breakers Complete Non-League Schedule Laguna lost a pair of non-league matches, dropping a 25-17, 25-17, 25-16 match to Dana Hills on Thursday, Sept.  26, as well as this past Tuesday, Oct. 1, to Mira Costa 25-15, 24-26, 25-15, 25-11 to complete the...

LBHS Football 9/27/13

Lobos Sent Howling, 35-0 Breakers now 3-0 Rancho Dominguez’s Lobos ventured to Laguna Beach’s Guyer Field in the Breakers first-ever meeting with a Los Angeles Unified District school in 79 varsity seasons.  The visitors were fresh off a 26-16 victory over Hollywood and looked...

High School Sports Update 9/27/13

Girls Volleyball (9-7) Breakers 22nd out of 64 teams at Durango. What could have been a very tough transition proved to be less disruptive than many would have thought last week as Laguna started the week without returning kill leader Alyse Wallace Ford, injured due to knee...

Original School Colors on the Sidelines

One of the unifying traditions of team sports at high schools and colleges are the old school colors. Laguna is in their 80th sports season this year and many alumni will be surprised to see the old maroon and white not honored by this year’s sports teams. It doesn’t appear that...

LBHS Sports Update 9/20/13

Breakers Stumble at Tournament    Girls Volleyball (5-3) Breakers went 2-3 at the 34th Dave Mohs (Orange County) Tournament finishing tied for 19th this past weekend, only the fifth time finishing out of the top 10. The last time the team dropped out of the top tier was in...