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Breakers Extend Their Lead

Boys Golf (9-3, 6-0) Breakers extended their league lead to two games with three remaining after a 206-211 match win over Calvary Chapel on Tuesday, April 14, at Mile Square followed by a 206-217 win over Estancia at Mesa Verde on Thursday, April 16. John Grayden led all golfers...

Girls Winless on the Diamond

Softball (0-10, 0-2) Laguna appears headed for a winless season after dropping a 20-5 game at Costa Mesa (4-9, 1-1) on Tuesday, April 14, and 19-9 at home to Saddleback (2-9, 1-1).

Baseball Win Streak Continues

Baseball (13-6, 8-0)   April 21: Laguna 12, Saddleback 1 Blake Burzell picked up his third win of the year and John Ogden provided three innings of relief as the Breakers cruised this past Tuesday, April 21, at Saddleback High School. Laguna scored early and often and were...

Breakers Live Up to Their Name

Swimming (4-0, 3-0) Breakers blasted Estancia on Wednesday, April 15, in the Eagles pool with the girls winning 127-41 and the boys 123-45. New CIF qualifying time: Varsity Girls 400 Free Relay – Harper Dix, Abby Cohn, Sophia Lucas, Kasey Karkoska – 3:57.34. Other key...

Boys Crush Opponents

Boys Tennis (10-2, 4-0) Breakers crushed Godinez and Saddleback last week by identical 18-0 sweeps, but their non-league match on Friday, April 17, with Chino Hills was cancelled. The two league wins clinched the squad’s seventh straight league title and the program’s 42nd in 81...

Breakers Run Past Their Competition

Track & Field (3-0) Laguna ran past Estancia on Thursday, April 16, at Scott Field with the boys winning 97-27 and the girls 95-5. A meet highlight: Cal Cochran took a break from baseball and ran a hand-timed 10.69 100 meter dash. Breakers hosted Calvary Chapel on Thursday,...

Costa Mesa Almost Trips Laguna

  Boys Volleyball (10-3, 6-0) Costa Mesa, behind their talented right-side player Mason Tufuga, extended Laguna to the full five sets Tuesday, April 21, as the Breakers prevailed 22-25, 25-12, 25-14, 23-25, 15-10. Breakers were missing two key players in MB Tyler Alter and...

Dance Concert Entertains, Delights All Ages

By Christine Fugate, Special to the Independent  “Turning Pointe,” the high school’s spring dance concert, opens tonight, Friday, April 24, at the LBHS Artists’ Theatre. This is the second concert directed by the new program head, Estee Carrizosa. For the first time in over a...

Experts Tackle Underage Drinking

A presentation about underage drinking that draws on current trends and narratives from top experts will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in the high school’s Artists’ Theatre, 625 Park Ave. “Navigating the Teen Years–Social Pressures, Issues and Underage Drinking” is...

Class Notes

Teacher Attends Conference of Status of Women Laguna Beach High School French teacher Odile Dewar was selected to attend the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, at the United Nations in New York last month. Dewar, an active member in the United Nations...

High School Scholar Earns First-Recruit Status

By Rita Robinson | LB Indy Earning the National Merit Scholar can be the admission ticket to any college or university of choice, and Aviva Meyers now has her pick. Aviva, a senior at Laguna Beach High School, is the school’s only National Merit Scholar this year out of 1.5...

History Teacher Leaves Her Own Mark

High School AP and U.S. history teacher Kristin Cowles has been named teacher of the year by the Laguna Beach school district. “Kristin is constantly searching for ways to make the subject matter interesting and personally relevant to students, and they appreciate that,” said...

Bike Racers Ascend New Peaks

The Laguna Beach Interscholastic Mountain Bike Team recently participated in their second National Interscholastic Cycling Association race, a six-mile course with 275 feet of climbing at Castaic Lake in Los Angeles. Six middle school riders completed the cross-country course...

Boys Return to the Court

Boys Volleyball (7-3, 3-0) Breakers, ranked sixth in the county, return to the court on Tuesday, April 14, with Calvary Chapel and Thursday, April 16, with Godinez. Next week they host the league’s second-ranked team, Costa Mesa, on Tuesday, April 21, and Saddleback on Thursday,...

Breakers Go 4-1 at Tournament

Laguna baseball completed a successful spring break, going 4-1 in the Ryan Lemmon Tournament in Irvine. The only loss for the week was to eventual champion Marina. Zak Kovacic was named to the all-tournament team for his efforts in the week’s games, but the squad’s success was...