Grizzlies Stun Breakers, End Win Streak

Baseball (7-10, 5-1)    The record league win streak of 53 games by Laguna Beach ended last Friday, April 15, with a 7-3 loss at Godinez. The Grizzlies tagged starter Ashton Goddard for 10 hits while the two Grizzly pitchers were able to silence the Laguna batters, limiting the...

Godinez Victory is # 53

Baseball (7-9, 5-0)      Blake Burzell struck out five for his third win of the season as Laguna cruised past Godinez 7-3 on Tuesday, April 12, at Skipper Carrillo Field. Laguna leads the all-time series with Godinez 21-1 and have won a Southern Section CIF public school record...


Girls Basketball (11-9, 3-1)

  Breakers hung with defending champion Estancia for the first half but foul issues allowed the host Eagles to cruise to a 49-25 win in Costa Mesa on Tuesday, Jan. 20. Breakers came back on Thursday to bury Calvary Chapel 53-32 at the Calvary Gym. Jackie Cenan and Alexandra...

Boys Basketball (11-11, 3-1)

  Calvary Chapel foiled a last second shot attempt by Laguna to upset the Breakers 49-48 last Friday, Jan. 23 at the Eagle Gym. The victory snapped a 26-game league win streak for Laguna dating back to 2012. The Breakers were playing without No. 3 scorer, Darin Richardson...


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LBHS Sports Update

Football Opens at Bolsa Grande Laguna’s 82nd varsity season opens Friday, Aug. 26, at Bolsa Grande High in Garden Grove with the beginning of the John Shanahan coaching era at the high school. Shanahan is the 17th head coach to direct the squad and expectations are high for...

Season Ends with a 31-17 Loss

Football2-8, 0-5 Following a familiar script, the out-manned Breakers dropped their fifth straight league contest 31-17 last Friday night with Godinez in a contest played at Segerstrom High School. Laguna finished league play winless on the field for the first time since 1999....


Girls Golf

Breakers open the season at The Ranch/Ben Browns on Wednesday, Sept. 7 with Crean Lutheran.

Girls Golf

New head coach Jon Hendrickson opens the Breakers season at The Ranch/Ben Browns on Wednesday, Sept. 7, with Crean Lutheran. League play will feature a home and away matches with Estancia, Calvary, Costa Mesa, and Saddleback. Laguna has captured the league title the past three seasons.


Breakers’ Soccer Teams Fail to Advance

Boys Soccer (10-7-5) After completing 80 minutes of regulation play and two 10-minute sudden-death periods without a score, the squad saw their season end in a shootout on Wednesday, Feb. 25, at Guyer Field to top-seeded William S. Hart from Newhall. The second round Southern...

Breakers Continue on Record Run

Girls Soccer (11-6-5) Laguna surprised the second-seed Hemet Bulldogs this past Tuesday, Feb. 24, with a 2-0 home victory at Guyer Field in the Southern Section CIF D-5 second round. Vassar bound Audrey Pillsbury recorded the first score 15 minutes into the second half off a...


Surfing & Bodyboarding

Levine Tops Against Dana Hills

With three to five foot waves and light offshore winds, the Laguna Beach High School surf team found some standout individual rides against the Dana Hills team at Salt Creek on Thursday, Oct. 8. Jake Levine was in the final heat of the day and scored the major win with a...

Girls Dominate in League Opener

By Scott Finn and Alisa Cairns, Special to the Independent The Laguna Beach High School surf team can hold their head high after the season opener against powerhouse San Clemente at T-Street last week. For the second week in a row, the freshmen trio in girls shortboard owned....



Girls Tennis (11-7, 10-0)

Breakers rolled to another undefeated league season with a 14-4 victory over second place Calvary Chapel on Oct. 18 and a similar easy 15-3 win over third place Estancia on the home courts Oct. 20. Their non-league matches with Saddleback this past Monday were rained-out....

Girls Tennis (9-7, 8-0)

Breakers extended their league match win streak to 109 with a pair of easy wins last week defeating Costa Mesa and Godinez by identical 17-1 scores. The regular season wraps on Oct. 24 and the league individuals are scheduled for Oct. 26 & 27 at the Costa Mesa Tennis Center....

Track & Field

Breakers Tooling Up for Major Meet

Track & Field Breakers competed in a non-scoring meet with El Dorado on Thursday, March 5, and traveled to Palos Verdes Saturday, March 7, for another meet. The squad ‘s next competition is the annual Trophy Meet here on March 21.


Girls Water Polo (2-0)

Breakers were back to full strength this week as they took on OC’s # 8 squad Los Alamitos this past Wednesday at Valley High School in Santa Ana and D-2 # 1 ML King on Friday, December 23 at the Laguna Community Pool. Coach Damato, Ari Fischer, and goalie Thea Walsh finished...

Breakers Shoutout Edison

  Girls Water Polo (1-0) Varsity shutout Edison 21-0 this past Tuesday, Dec. 13, hosting Edison at the Laguna pool and will face Division 1 No. 8 Los Alamitos on Wednesday, Dec. 21, at Santa Ana Valley High School. Laguna was off last week and with Coach Damato, Aria Fischer, and...