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Turnaround Artist Named Coach of the Year

Mark Lewis was named the 2013-14 Orange County girls’ basketball coach of the year after leading Laguna Beach High to second place in the Orange Coast League and a first round CIF post-season victory. The team’s eight league wins this season is a school record. Lewis’ first team...

LBHS Athletes Win College Scholarships

Four Laguna Beach High School seniors, Cara Borkovec, Preston GrandPre, Anya Miller
and Jack Wyett, received scholarships to continue their athletic pursuits in college, the school district announced Wednesday. “These student athletes represent the best of the best at...

High School Alum, Actress Takes the Stage in L.A.

Laguna Beach High School graduate Amanda Saunders is featured in the upcoming premiere of “Firemen” opening Friday, Feb. 7, at Los Angeles’ Atwater Village Theatre. Saunders directed plays and taught drama classes for 10 years at Laguna Beach High School; she...

Schools Catch Up to a Beach Tradition

More than 30 girls tried out for Laguna Beach High’s newest varsity sport: beach volleyball. Raul Papaleo, who also coaches of the girls’ varsity indoor team, ran hitting drills and two-on-two mini scrimmages at Main Beach this past Monday to gauge the level of talent. After at...

From the Pageant to the Gridiron, a Life Story of Local History

On a late October day in 1936, Laguna Beach High’s football team held a slim 2-0 lead over their Orange league rival Tustin High. The Tillers were driving for the go-ahead score against an undersized but tough Artists defense, when junior defensive back Art Sherman stepped in...