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...


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...

Woodbridge Outscores Laguna

Boys Basketball (9-4) Woodbridge’s hot shooting Warriors could not miss in the final period as they outscored Laguna 28-19 to edge the Breakers 65-63 at the North South Challenge held on Thursday, Dec. 22 at El Toro High School. Laguna had taken the lead late in the second period...


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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...

Another Game Slips Past Breakers 26-19

Football (1-3) Laguna’s post season opportunity may have been lost when Laguna allowed Orange to rally past the Breakers in a contest played Friday, Sept. 15, at Guyer Field. Only 16 teams of the 46 schools in Division 12 will participate in the playoffs. If Laguna wins the...


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.


LBHS Sports Update

  Boys Soccer (0-4-2) Laguna returned to action with a pair of matches hosting Dana Hills this past Wednesday and Saddleback Valley Christian on Friday, Jan. 6. Godinez is clearly the favorite in league play this season as the undefeated Grizzlies (8-0) are ranked No. 1 in...


Boys Soccer (0-4-2) The squad is still enjoying their surprising tie with highly regarded Santiago last week hoping the defensive effort carries into the balance of the season. The squad is off until Jan. 4 when they will host Dana Hills at Guyer Field and Saddleback Valley...



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

Girls Earn Top Scores in Surf Contest

The Laguna Beach High School surfers Kayla Coscino took first and Kalohe Danbara second in the NSSA Interscholastic Regional State Championship on Saturday, March 4, in Cardiff by the Sea. The boys on the team finished fourth among 11 California schools with a total of 86 points....

Pulling in at Salt Creek

Hudson Saunders, a Laguna Beach resident and El Morro Elementary student, finished second in the NSSA Southwest Open Surfing Tour at Salt Creek Beach on Sunday, Feb. 26. Hudson competes in the under 11 division and is currently ranked fourth after seven events, the highest ranked...



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 (7-7)

Twelfth-ranked Laguna traveled to No. 17 Murrieta Valley on Saturday, Sept. 30 and held off the Nighthawks second half comeback for a 10-7 victory. Breakers took an early 2-0 lead on goals by Riley Bumgardner at 2:56 in the first quarter and by Colton Gregory just before the...

Boy’s Water Polo (6-7)

Laguna went 3-2 at the 32-team South Coast Tournament, finishing 13th. Breakers opened play on Thursday, Sept. 21 with a 14-7 victory over Beckman in a match played at Foothill High School. Peter Weiland was the top scorer with four goals. That evening Laguna dropped a tough...