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Despite a Rushing Record, Breakers Lose to Calvary

Despite a Rushing Record, Breakers Lose to Calvary

Lancaster runs for a record 547 yards, 7 TDS Those who ventured out to Estancia High School on Thursday, Oct. 24, witnessed one of great offensive games in California prep football history as Calvary Chapel rallied to defeat Laguna in overtime, 62-56. Breakers had their chances throughout the game but could not close out the […]

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High School Sports Update 10/4/13

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 non-league portion of their schedule at 9-9. Against the Dolphins, […]

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Fall Sports Update: Breakers Claim Three League Titles

Fall Sports Update: Breakers Claim Three League Titles

Girls Tennis (14-5) Captures League Championship Brook Michaels captured the singles title at the seventh annual Orange Coast League championships taking the crown for Laguna for the fourth straight year.  Laguna doubles team of Chloe Mansour and Dominique Willette took that title continuing Laguna’s dominance in the event. Division II CIF playoffs started this past […]

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Mansoor, Rush Face Off For Voters; Daigle M.I.A.

Mansoor, Rush Face Off For Voters; Daigle M.I.A.

A clear divergence of beliefs piled up between Assemblyman Allan Mansoor, a Republican from Costa Mesa, and political newcomer Robert Rush, a Newport Beach Democrat, as they answered queries during a forum for candidates stumping for votes in the newly remapped 74th state Assembly district. Controversy engulfed the forum even before Joan Hoke, past president […]

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Battle Over Beach District

Battle Over Beach District

A clear divergence of beliefs piled up between Assemblyman Allan Mansoor, a Republican from Costa Mesa, and political newcomer Robert Rush, a Newport Beach Democrat, as they answered queries during a forum for candidates stumping for votes in the newly remapped 74th state Assembly district. Controversy engulfed the forum even before Joan Hoke, past president […]

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Candidate Who Skips Forum is Scolded in Absentia

Candidate Who Skips Forum is Scolded in Absentia

Republican candidate Leslie Daigle, a Newport Beach City Council member, will not participate in a candidate’s forum for the 74th state Assembly District in Laguna Beach on Friday, May 25, which will go on in Council Chambers without her, said an organizer. An empty chair and nameplate will represent the candidate in absentia. “I don’t […]

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Spring Sports Update

Spring Sports Update

Baseball (12-7, 5-4) Laguna took a 1-0 victory over Estancia last Friday, April 20, at Skipper Carrillo Field as Grant Wilhelm scored off a Blake Hester double in the first inning for the lone score in the game. Jackson Rees went the distance giving up only four hits, one walk, striking out four. Breakers faced […]

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Identity Thief Leads the High Life

Identity Thief Leads the High Life

A 36-year-old man apparently living the high life, hopscotching for months between Laguna Beach and Costa Mesa resort hotels by using purloined credit card information, was arrested last week by Laguna Beach police. On Monday, April 16, Harold Eric Larson, 36, of Orange, entered not guilty pleas in Newport Beach’s Harbor Court to 20 felony […]

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Spring Sports Roundup

Spring Sports Roundup

Baseball (4-3, 11-6) Laguna completed the 38th Annual Anaheim Lion’s Tournament with a 4-1 record losing only to Kelso (7-1) on March 31. Breakers then defeated Fullerton 5-0, Buena Park 3-1, concluding with a 20-1 win over Sage Hill. Laguna concluded their week of baseball with a 10-9 league win over Costa Mesa (0-7, 2-14) […]

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Winter Sports Update

Winter Sports Update

League play entered the second half of the season this past week with the basketball and soccer squads playing at Saddleback early in the week and at Calvary later this week, Breakers are competing in five winter season sports with Girls Water Polo the only prohibitive favorite to sweep to the league crown. Boys Basketball […]

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Laguna Routs Saddleback

Laguna Routs Saddleback

  In the third biggest blow-out in the 77 years of Laguna football, the Breakers (8-2, 3-2) closed out their regular season with a lopsided 56-3 victory over the Saddleback Roadrunners (0-10, 0-5) last Friday night at Segerstrom Field. Breakers controlled the tempo early holding Saddleback to a minus one yard on their first possession.  […]

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Breakers Lose, But Set Records Anyway

Breakers Lose, But Set Records Anyway

Costa Mesa’s Mustangs (8-1, 4-0) showed they are the Orange Coast League’s top offensive machine in a convincing 63-47 win over Laguna Beach last Friday, Nov. 4, the most prolific game in Laguna history based on yards gained and the second highest combined point total in 77 years.   Mesa’s senior Mario Smith scored seven […]

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Get Out of the House

Get Out of the House

Friendly Monster at the Performing Arts Center   Instead of urging my girls into their baths and beds, last Tuesday I ushered them into the car. The occasion? We were on our way to see “Shreck: The Musical” at the Segerstrom Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa.   I was a hesitant about the performance […]

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Police Crack Credit-Card Fraud Ring

Police Crack Credit-Card Fraud Ring

Laguna Beach police investigators say they cracked a credit-card fraud ring last week and arrested its alleged ringleader, a Costa Mesa man who bought stolen account information in underground secret forums and converted gift cards into phony credit cards. Dwight Christian Vaccaro, 46, was arrested last Thursday, Sept. 22, at his home in Costa Mesa […]

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Late Bloomer Lifts Team to New Heights

Late Bloomer Lifts Team to New Heights

Two years ago, Keaton Jones was a skinny 5’11” middle infielder searching for his potential on a Breakers team that was just beginning to do the same. Two weeks ago, and 30 pounds heavier, the 6’2” senior gave everyone a glimpse of that potential when he pitched Laguna to its first out-right league championship in […]