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Family’s Gift Scores Points for Athletes

Family’s Gift Scores Points for Athletes

  “With budgets still shrinking and wish lists perpetually growing, we will continue to try and support all of our hard working student athletes by making available funds to be shared by all of their teams and facilities,” said Greg Hexberg in a statement, noting that the principal and athletic director identified the most important and relevant use for the $25,000 gift. “We […]

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Putnam, Winn Earn Recognition

Putnam, Winn Earn Recognition

Softball pitcher Haley Putnam and volleyball player Jack Winn were selected for the all CIF teams announced on Tuesday, June 12, by the Southern Section office. Haley was named to the 22-member Division V squad while Jack was on the 14-player Division II team for volleyball Putnam, a junior pitcher, won nine games for Laguna […]

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Hot Start for Softball Season

Hot Start for Softball Season

With a mix of youth and experience, Laguna Beach High’s softball team scored lopsided victories in its first two games of the Costa Mesa Mustang tournament last Saturday to run its record to 2-1 going into a Tuesday game against Corona del Mar.   The Breakers beat a tough Artesia team from Lakewood 16-2 in […]

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Batting for a League of Their Own

Batting for a League of Their Own

When school resumes after the mid-winter break, the high school’s girls softball team will warm up on their home softball field at Thurston Middle School, newly outfitted with a long-expected irrigation system. The project slides home just days before the team starts their third season. The field was refurbished a year ago, prior to the […]

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Neglected Field Conditions

Neglected Field Conditions

Editor,   David Vanderveen’s column of last week (“Tennis Courts and House Parties”) prompts my airing of a similarly sad tale of the Laguna Beach Unified School District’s (i.e., the board’s) often close-minded and hypocritical approach to certain student and parent constituencies.  It too is a tale of big money, bad management, and a lack […]

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Amateur Video Hits Extra Points for Principal

Amateur Video Hits Extra Points for Principal

Buick devised the competition to show that NCAA athletes are about more than points and playoffs. Contestants were required to submit a mini-documentary, up to 60 seconds long, about a former NCAA athlete’s experience on or off the field that caused them to take action. In the film, Culverhouse describes a life-changing experience as an […]

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Step Up for an Earned Run Supper

Step Up for an Earned Run Supper

Mention the Laguna Beach High School’s girls softball team at the Lumberyard restaurant anytime Sunday, Oct. 16, and the proprietors will tip 20 percent of diner’s tabs towards the program.   Coach Alan Ludloff says supporters have also assembled auction items, such as stays at the Montage and St. Regis, a Victoria skimboard and  items […]

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LBHS Spring Sports Wrap

LBHS Spring Sports Wrap

 The 77th spring season for Laguna Beach High School sports was one of the most successful in school history for league titles and CIF finishes. Baseball and swimming had their best finish in school history while softball earned their second appearance ever in the section playoffs. Boys volleyball qualified for the playoffs a CIF record […]