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Sports Update: Melanie Falkowski Places 5th in 3,200 Meter Run at CIF

The Laguna Beach High School sports season concluded this past weekend with team banquets and post season awards to be issued over the next few weeks. The 2022-23 season will be here before we know it in early August. Football has added an opening game at Homedale High School located...

Sports Update: Jana Jocic Qualifies for State

The Laguna Beach High School spring sports season is winding down this month and will switch to summer mode very soon. Fall Sports will be back in early August but a number of returning athletes will be in high level competition this summer. Swimming Jana Jocic Qualifies for State Breaker girls finished...

Sports Update: Breakers baseball survive Edison but miss the playoffs

Baseball (13-13, 4-5) Laguna outlasted Edison in a nine-inning thriller last week but were denied a spot in the playoffs due to a Southern Section CIF rule that limits at-large spots in any division only if the division has less than 32 automatic qualifiers. The Sunset Wave League only receives...

Sports Update: Damato off to USA Water Polo, ending era at Laguna

Ethan Damato who built Laguna Girls Water Polo into the most successful high school program in the nation announced last week he has accepted a position with USA Water Polo to work with the women’s national team pipeline teams. Ethan leaves Laguna after 15 full-time seasons where he has...

Laguna Sports Update: Baseball still alive in playoff hunt

Baseball (12-10, 4-3) Griffin Naess pitch a complete game on April 14 at Skipper Carrillo Field scattering four hits and striking out eight for the 2-1 dramatic victory. The win coupled with Newport taking down Corona del Mar tightens the four-team league race into the final week of league play...

Laguna Sports Update: April 15, 2022

SPRING SPORTS Baseball (11-10, 3-3) Marina’s Gabe Geiger doubled home Joey Murphy to lift the Vikings to a 3-2 tenth inning walk-off victory over Laguna on Tuesday at the Viking diamond. Breaker’s ace Nick Bonn pitch seven innings allowing two runs and striking out 12. The game went two 1/3 extra...

Laguna Sports Update: April 8, 2022

Baseball (10-9, 3-2) Laguna continued to dominate Newport Harbor after years of frustration with the Tars with a 7-0 league win on March 30 at Laguna and a 8-0 win at Newport on April 1. Breakers will face Marina on April 12 and 14 followed by  Corona del Mar on...

Laguna Sports Update: April 1, 2022

SPRING SPORTS Baseball (7-7, 1-2) Breakers are in a three-way tie for second after dropping two league games last week. On March 23 at Skipper Carrillo Park, Marina homered in the sixth inning to spark the Vikings to a 9-6 win. Shea Blanchard took the loss in relief of starter...

Laguna Sports Update: March 25, 2022

SPRING SPORTS Baseball (7-5, 1-0) Noah Neufeld singled in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning to allow Laguna to escape Newport with a 2-1 opening Wave League victory on March 18. Nick Bonn went the distance striking out 10 for the hard-earned victory. It was Laguna’s fifth win over...

Sports Update: March 11, 2022

SPRING SPORTS Baseball (5-3) Laguna defeated South Hills (West Covina)  5-4 on March 5 at Skipper Carrillo Field as Joey Capobianco’s sacrifice fly provided the winning run in walk-off fashion over the Southern Section CIF D2 No. 7 Huskies. Griffin Naess picked up the win and Laguna was error free...