Baseball (18-8, 13-0)

Laguna captured another Orange Coast League pennant, their fifth in a row, with a sweep last week of the Costa Mesa series coupled with a similar sweep by Calvary against Estancia. Breakers held a four game edge over Estancia and five over Calvary entering the final week of...

Baseball (16-8, 11-0)

Laguna swept another series with a pair of shutouts last week defeating Godinez 10-0 at their Centennial Park field, Tuesday, April 25, and taking them at Laguna 14-0 on Friday, April 28. Five shutouts this year ranks the team fifth among 79 seasons of play. Sixteen team...


Burzell Leaps to a New Record

Junior Blake Burzell scored 26 points against Reno’s Bishop Manogue on Friday, Dec. 30, to break Laguna’s career scoring record with 1,480 points in 17 games this season. That mark leaps ahead of the previous high school career record set by Ron Lutz of 1,468 points. Lutz, who...

LBHS Sports Update

Burzell Breaks All-Time Scoring Mark  Boys Basketball (11-6) Breakers 10th at Torrey Pines; Laguna went 2-2 at Santa Fe Christian High School last week in the Senators Division of the Torrey Pines Holiday Classic. Play started on Tuesday, Dec. 27, with a tough 58-47 loss to...


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Football (1-4)

Laguna’s final Orange Coast League campaign opens this Friday, Oct. 6, when the Breakers and Godinez (2-3) face off for what should determine the league champion and the only post-season entry for the conference. The contest will kick off at 7 p.m. at the Valley High School...

Tartans Roll Past Laguna 48-7

Football (1-4) St Margaret’s used a big second quarter and a couple of Laguna miscues to spoil a home game Friday, Sept. 22, at Guyer Field. The fourth-ranked Division 7 school stifled the Breakers on Laguna’s opening possession, forcing a Laguna punt from their own seven yard...


Girls Golf (0-1)

Play began with a 188-231 loss to Aliso Niguel on Monday, Aug. 28 at Ben Browns. Laguna scores: BellaRose Robinson, 37; Sarah Hollinshead, 46; Kenya Ripley-Dunlap, 48; Abby Bekken, 49; and Claire Smithers, 51. Breakers face Los Alamitos on Tuesday, Sept. 5, at Old Ranch in Seal...

Girls Golf

Play begins next week with Aliso Niguel on Monday, Aug. 28 at Ben Browns.



  Boys Soccer (3-5-2. 1-1-0) As expected, Laguna split their matches last week defeating Calvary Chapel 3-1 in Wednesday’s match and dropping a 3-0 contest to top-ranked Godinez at Guyer Field. Breakers chances for a playoff spot will be challenged this past week with their...


Boys Soccer (2-4-2) Laguna pulled off a pair of wins last week building off their upset tie of Division 3 top-ranked Santiago last month. Breakers defeated Dana Hills 3-2 as Bruce Knill scored all three goals for the Breakers with two assisted by Dexter Russo. Jet Rocha also...



The team under new coach James Crawford opened their season this week hosting Dominguez on March 2 at the Thurston field. Laguna doesn’t start league play until April 12.  


Softball has struggled the past few seasons and is in the lowest of seven divisions. They must finish third in league play to earn a playoff spot.

Surfing & Bodyboarding

Coscino, Levine Lead Way in Surf Championships

By Coaches Scott Finn and Alisa Cairns, Special to the Independent Laguna Beach High School’s surf team finished third out of 17 schools competing in the NSSA National High School Championships at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point June 17-19. Leading the way were finalists Kayla...

Laguna Surfers Dominate Competition

Liam McCue was tops with a final spot in shortboard at Scholastic Surf Series team and individual high school state championships on Saturday, April 22, held at Oceanside’s South Jetty. Laguna Beach High School surfed in the team competition portion of the contest against various...



Kari Damato’s squad just gained their girls water polo players this week and open the dual meet season on March 7 at El Toro.  


The Orange Coast League will again compete in Division 2 this season. Last years the girls finished 16th and the boys fourth.


Pro Players Compete on Local Courts

Laguna Beach tennis guru Rick Conkey presents Laguna Legends Against the World, a pro tennis exhibition match, taking place Friday, Oct. 20, at Laguna Beach High School tennis court. Matches begin at 3 p.m. Conkey, who coaches both boys’ and girls’ tennis teams at LBHS, hopes to...

Girls Tennis (6-6, 7-0)

Laguna easily won their three league matches defeating Estancia (5-1) 17-1 on Oct. 3 at home, Saddleback (0-6) 13-5 on Oct. 5 on the Roadrunner Courts and at Costa Mesa (2-4) 15-3 on Oct. 10. Breakers extended their consecutive league win streak to 118 matches. The Breakers match...

Track & Field

Track & Field

Only spring sport where assignment is based on the school enrollment, Breakers will be in Division 3 of four divisions after competing in the lowest division for the past decade. Laguna’s enrollment of 1,110 was based on the CBED report as of December 2016. Over the past 50...

Runner Again Brings Home Gold

By Amy Luna Capelle, Special to the Independent Ten year-old Laguna Beach resident Everett Capelle won his third consecutive national championship in a 1,500 meter run at the USA Track and Field youth championship with a time of 4:51:14. He also shaved seven seconds off la...


Boy’s Water Polo (9-8, 1-0)

SS CIF # 12 Breakers dominated early to defeat improved Costa Mesa 16-9 in a league match on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at the local pool. The victory was Laguna’s 54th consecutive league victory in a streak dating back to 2005. On Saturday, Oct. 14, Breakers got off to a slow start but...

Boy’s Water Polo (7-7)

SSCIF # 12 Breakers had their showdown with Division 3 Costa Mesa (13-9) this past Wednesday as Laguna hoped to extend their 53-game consecutive league win streak. Details next week.