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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...

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...

LBHS Baseball Update: Records Continue to Fall

Laguna  (23-2, 13-0) finished off Costa Mesa 15-1 last Friday, May 6, to complete a series sweep, the ninth straight regular season victory and the second longest win streak in school history, exceeded only by the 14 game run that opened this season.  The victory, the 13th for...

Spring Sports Update

Boys Golf Andrew Palmer fired a 154 to finish third at the 2011 Golden West League Individual Tournament played last week, May 2 and 4. Jake Knapp of Estancia repeated as champion with a 136 followed by Nolan Troy of Ocean View at 153. Tim Peterson of the Breakers finished fifth...

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...

Spring Sports Update

Boys Golf Andrew Palmer and Tim Peterson each shot 74 to finish second to defending league champion Jake Knapp of Estancia in the first round of the Golden West League individual finals, held this past Monday at Costa Mesa Country Club. The two players advanced to the league...

Breakers Baseball Wins League Title

The Orange Coast League pennant drama came down to a 2-2 tie, bases loaded, two outs, bottom of the seventh and final inning in a Laguna homestand on Tuesday in Costa Mesa. Erik Peruzzi hit a sharp ground ball that was bobbled, allowing runners to advance safely and scoring...

Newport Film Clips

Accidental Super Hero Has Comic Appeal The new family comedy “Somebody’s Hero” makes ts U.S. debut at the Newport Beach Film Festival on Sunday, May 1, screening at 2 p.m. at Triangle Square, 1870 Harbor Blvd. Costa Mesa. Dennis Sullivan, a lonely New York accountant accidentally...

Spring Sports Update

After a week-long spring break, the spring season teams returned to full competition this past week with the regular season winding down. Baseball Entered this past week at 19-2, 9-0 with six games remaining, including the series this past week with Godinez.  Breakers just need...

Baseball Now 20-2

Breakers Crush Grizzlies 18-2 Tough pitching and strong bats led Laguna to another league romp defeating Godinez this past Tuesday, April 26,  at the loser’s field in Santa Ana. The victory clinched a CIF playoff spot for the Breakers who now are hoping to capture their first...

Breakers Crush Grizzlies 18-2

Baseball Now 20-2 Tough pitching and strong bats led Laguna to another league romp defeating Godinez on Tuesday, April 26,  at the loser’s field in Santa Ana. The victory clinched a CIF playoff spot for the Breakers who now are hoping to capture their first league title in 48...

Film Fest Shorts

Local Filmmakers Screen Sawdust Documentary “James Koch: Sculptor of the Found Object,” a film by Laguna residents Carole Zavala and Maryanne Kuzara has been accepted in the short documentary category at the 2011 Newport Beach Film Festival, and will be screened at the Triangle...

LBHS Spring Sports Roundup

Playoff Bound? Softball (2-1, 7-4) Breakers, who returned to varsity league play after a three-season absence, captured two of three league contests played before this week’s spring break. On Tuesday, April 12, Laguna scored five unearned runs in the bottom of the first inning to...

LBHS Spring Sports Update

Softball (5-3) Breakers completed the non-league portion of their schedule with a 4-2 loss to Santa Ana in a contest played on Thursday, March 31, at Thurston. Laguna was up 2-0 before the Saints stormed back for the win. The 10-game double round robin Orange Coast League play...

Breakers Shake a Losing Streak

Breakers capture their first season title No question, the 2011 edition of Laguna baseball appears to be the best team in the 73-year history of the program.  This past week Laguna capped a record 5-0 start with a resounding 8-0 romp over Nogales in the finals of the Costa Mesa...