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 (2-2-4, 0-1) Breakers opened league play last Friday, Jan. 8, with a tough 2-0 loss to defending league champion Godinez. The scheduled match on Jan. 6 with Saddleback Valley Christian was rained out. Breakers played this past Wednesday, Jan. 13, at Costa Mesa (4-4-1)...


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...


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

LBHS Surfers and Team Take Top Honors

By  Scott Finn and Alisa Cairns  Scholastic High School competitive season has concluded and the final overall ratings are in, with Laguna Beach High School surfers and the team taking top honors. Trophies were awarded to the top teams as well as the top five Individuals in each...

Local Surfers Finish Strong

  Over 275 competitors from Santa Cruz to Mexico competed in head-high surf at San Onofre’s Church beach for the WSA West Coast Championships May 14-15. The contest was the final event of the season, with the top seven event finishes contributing to overall season...


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...


Boys Tennis (1-0)

The 2017 team opened their season with an 11-7 victory over San Juan Hills this past Tuesday, Feb. 28, on the local courts. No details on the individual performances were provided.  

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...

Track & Field

Track & Field

Girls 5th at CIF The Laguna girls recorded their best finish in over 30 years in the Southern Section CIF Division IV finals, held Saturday, May 23, at Cerritos College. Breakers competed in Division 4, limited to schools under 1,030 students and had the highest finish for a...

Track & Field

The girls qualified in seven events but the boys just missed in the Southern Section D4 preliminaries held on Saturday, May 16 at Carpinteria High School. The enrollment based division limited to schools under 1.030 students Coco Putnam led the way with two individual events and...


Girls Water Polo Awards

Laguna’s championship girls water polo squad held their annual post-season banquet on Thursday, March 16, at the Woman’s Club. Breakers varsity finished 31-0 as clearly the nation’s top team while the talented JV squad went 21-5 with losses only to ranked varsity teams. The JV...

Playoffs Conclude With One Heartbreak, One Title

  Winter sports wrapped up with drama, heartbreak and finally a historic title victory with the Laguna Beach High School girls’ water polo team crowned by a fourth title Saturday, Feb. 25, while the girls’ soccer squad’s playoff hopes stopped in the quarter-final with a...