Orange Coast League Spring Teams Announced

Baseball Will McInerny – League MVP 1st Team Conner Basile Dante Fiacchio Blake Burzell 2nd Team Dustin Angus Jack Loechner Ashton Goddard



Boys Basketball (6-2) Breakers opened this past week’s Charlie Wilkens Tournament with a 72-45 romp over host Westminster on Tuesday, Dec. 15. Blake Burzell and Darin Richardson each scored 18 points with 13 from Karim Jones and 12 by Isaac Wulff. Last week, Laguna picked up a...


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Breakers Struggle Against Grizzlies

  Football (2-4, 0-1) The final 32-7 score in favor of the visiting Godinez Grizzlies fails to reflect the game played Friday, Oct. 7, at Guyer Field. The contest opened with Laguna moving 19 yards in four plays before a short yardage play resulted in a nine-yard loss on a...

In the Pocket or Out, QB Keeps His Calm

By Charlie Warner, Special to the Independent Early this season, the Breakers football squad was struggling with their special teams, specifically their punt team. After player Curtis Harrison was reassigned to the team, the problems evaporated, reported coach John Shanahan....


Girls Golf (4-6, 4-4 – 3rd Place)

Breakers season has concluded.

Girls Golf (4-6, 4-4)

Breakers participated in the league individual finals on Oct. 18-19 at Mesa Linda Golf Course in Costa Mesa with Sarah Hollinshead finishing seventh and Kenya Ripley-Dunlap ninth to earn second team all-league honors.  



Boys Soccer (2-1-4) Laguna returned to action last Monday, Jan. 4, battling Santiago to a 1-1 tie at the Garden Grove school’s field. Breakers completed their non-league schedule with a match this past Wednesday, Jan. 6., with Saddleback Valley Christian. League play begins...


Boys Soccer (2-1-3) Laguna is off until January.   Girls Soccer (2-3-2) Laguna was in the low desert this past week for three matches and conclude their non-league schedule on Jan. 5 hosting San Juan Hills. Breakers started their desert vacation with a 5-0 win over Xavier...


Softball (0-14, 0-6)

The struggles continued as Laguna lost to Godinez 18-3 on Tuesday, April 28 and to Costa Mesa 37-1 on Thursday, April 30. The squad traveled to Saddleback on Tuesday, May 5, for their best chance for a season win. Calvary appears to be headed for their seventh straight league...

Softball (0-12, 0-5)

The losses continued as Laguna lost at Estancia 17-2 on Tuesday, April 21, and to league leading Calvary Chapel 24-1 on April 23. Laguna faced Godinez this past Tuesday, April 28, and started the second round of play on Thursday, April 30, with Costa Mesa.  

Surfing & Bodyboarding

Laguna Wins Another Peak

The Laguna Beach High School surf team took the overall win at Southside Huntington Beach Pier at the third Scholastic Surf Series on Sunday, Jan. 24. Laguna team members surfed well in the six-foot swell pushed by plenty of current and earned slots in the individual competition...

Laguna Surf Team Wins in Oceanside

The Laguna Beach High School surf team took the overall win at South Jetty in Oceanside in the second event of the Scholastic Surf Series, according to coaches Scott Finn and Alisa Cairns. Four of the six boys in shortboard made it to the finals. Travis Booth was the champion...


Swimming (6-0, 5-0)

Laguna wrapped up another league dual meet league title on Thursday, April 29, as the boys defeated Godinez 134-36 and the girls won 129-41. It was the seventh straight dual meet league title for the boys team and the ninth for the girls. Meet highlights: Max Morgan earned a CIF...

Swimming (5-0, 4-0)

Breakers defeated Calvary Chapel/Santa Ana on Wednesday, April 22, at the local pool. Laguna Boys won 95-72 over the Eagles (3-1 league) and 129-36 over their girls squad (1-3 league). The meet season concluded with Godinez on Wednesday, April 29. League finals are Thursday, May...


Tennis Teams on the Line With New Coaches

The Laguna Beach High School boys tennis teams lost at home and away matches in a pre-season match-up with Division 1 Beckman High School in Irvine last week. New coach Rick Conkey said, “These guys are No. 7 in the state and we really played some competitive tennis against them...

Boys Tennis

Breakers move up from Division 4 to Division 3 of five tennis divisions.

Track & Field

High School Track & Field

Godinez edged Laguna 135-132 in the Orange Coast Track championships held at Laguna on Thursday, May 7. Breakers won four events and a relay but appeared to leave points on the table by not entering anyone in the triple jump despite having the athletes available. Laguna winners:...

Locals Compete in OC Track Meet

Twenty boys and girls aged 5 to 14 participated in the Orange County Track and Field Championships at Laguna Hills High School on May 3. Half of the local contingent placed in the top four of their respective age division events and are moving on to the Southern California...


Girls Water Polo (27-0, 4-0) Defends its Title

The nation’s top girls water polo squad closed out the regular season undefeated with a pair of wins last week starting with a 21-1 win over Estancia on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at the Eagle’s pool to complete their 11th straight undefeated league season. Angelique Begay led the squad...

Girls Water Polo Captures a Record 4th So Cal Title

Girls Water Polo (25-0, 3-0) Last week, Aria Fischer and Thea Walsh led the Breakers to another in-season tournament sweep with a 5-0 run at Irvine’s Woollett Center to take the 22nd annual So Cal Championships. The 32-team tournament featured the top 31 varsity teams a...