Local Little League baseball gained their second all-time major league player this past month as Michael Brady made a brief appearance with the Oakland Athletics after getting called up by the A’s from the Nashville Sounds (Pacific Coast League). He was called up on June 17 and...

All-Stars Survive Until the Final Round

Laguna Beach Little League played a tough game in the all-stars final against Aliso Viejo, but unfortunately lost 11-1 at Woodfield Little League Park Saturday, July 1. Corwin Allard, on the mound nearly the entire game, pitched with heart and managed three strikeouts against a...


Boys Basketball (18-10, 7-3) Earns Second Place

Laguna completed the regular season with a 57-38 win over Costa Mesa on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at home and a 63-36 rout of Saddleback on Thursday, Feb. 9. Breakers advanced to the 3AA playoffs hosting Pioneer (Del Rio # 3 19-8) this past Wednesday, Feb. 15, with the winner advancing to...

Sports Briefs

It’s Adult Basketball Time at The Club Sign-ups will open Tuesday, Feb. 20, for the fifth season of the adult spring basketball league at the Boys & Girls Club, Canyon Branch. Games are to be played for nine weeks on Mondays or Wednesdays at 7:15 or 8:15 p.m. and start in...


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Laguna Cyclist Places First

Laguna Beach High School freshman, Massimo Lucidi placed first in the 15-16 junior cycling race on May 24 at the Barry Wolf Grand Prix Criterium in Thousand Oaks. He is now eligible to compete in USA cycling’s nationals next month in Lake Tahoe where he will be racing for...

Mountain Bike Team Finishes First Season

A little rain did not discourage the Laguna Beach Interscholastic Mountain Bike Team from finishing the last race of the season in Temecula at just over 10 miles with a 1,300-foot climb. One high school student finished 30th out of 100, and of the nine middle school students...


When Student Safety is on the Line, No Price is Too High

By Amy Orr Head injuries make headlines. From Hollywood movies like Concussion to articles online and in the New York Times, brain degeneration is a serious subject. As knowledge grows about the lasting effects of repetitive head impact, football programs look for ways to...

2018 Football Schedule

Next fall’s schedule features Laguna playing four schools for the first time. Opponents are listed with enrollment and series history. Breakers were 5-6 last season, but finished second in the Orange Coast League to advance to the Division 12 playoffs. In the new four-team...


Girls Golf (9-9, 8-0) Orange Coast League Champions

BellaRose Robinson was Laguna’s top golfer in the SSCIF Southern Division individual tournament held on October 24 at Anaheim’s Dad Miller Course. The senior finished tied for 79th in the 128-player field. The team division playoffs are October 30.  

Girls Golf (9-9, 8-0)

Breakers captured their final Orange Coast League title with a 219-275 win over Estancia on Thursday, Oct. 12. This past week Melissa Cruz from Calvary Chapel shot a 110 to outscore BellaRose Robinson to capture the league championships. Laguna scores: BellaRose Robinson, 85;...



Boys Soccer    Daniel Richards’ eighth season leading the Breakers began at Dana Hills on Wednesday, Nov. 29. Breakers are home on Friday, Dec. 1, with Brea-Olinda and on Dec. 6 with Los Amigos. Match time is 5 p.m.   Girls Soccer     A new coach for the season starts at the...

Soccer Star Advances to National Team

  Reilyn Turner, a 10th grader at Laguna Beach High School, has earned a spot in a pool of 40 top athletes tapped to play for the U.S. National Soccer Team for girls under 16. Reilyn scored once during a 4-0 victory in the second of two matches in Germany during a training...


Softball (7-11-1, 1-5)

Laguna’s season is nearing completion as the Breakers lost a pair of contests last week losing 14-3 at Estancia (11-9, 3-3) and 17-1 at home to Calvary Chapel (7-8, 5-1).  

Softball (7-9-1, 1-3)

Laguna split their league games last week, losing 12-6 at Costa Mesa on Wednesday, April 19, and defeating Saddleback 26-1 on Friday, April 21, at Thurston. The squad faced a must-win contest on Wednesday, April 26, to keep their playoff hopes alive.  

Surfing & Bodyboarding

LBHS Dominates Surf Competition

By Coaches Alisa Cairns and Scott Finn Laguna Beach High School had a great day at the Scholastic Surf Series Event #1 at 9th Street in Huntington Beach. For this event LBHS had a bye in team competition so we went straight into the individual competition where we dominated each...

Surf Opens League With Win Against Newport

The Laguna Beach High School surf team came out of the gates firing against  Newport Harbor High for the league opener with a win 94 to 75 Friday, Oct. 6. While flat surf forced the cancellation of non-league events earlier, swell conditions had improved at 56th Street in...



Breakers closed out their dual meet season swamping Saddleback on Wednesday, April 26, at the Laguna pool. The boys won 132-32 while the girls prevailed 92-38. League finals were Thursday, May 4, at Costa Mesa with the girls prohibitive favorites while the boys are in a fight...


Laguna returned to the pool this past week to finish the dual meet portion of the schedule with a home matchup with Saddleback on Wednesday, April 26. League finals are Thursday, May 4, at Costa Mesa.  


Boys Tennis (2-3)

Laguna won five singles matches in an 13-5 loss to JSerra on Thursday, March 15, on the local courts. The squad was hoping to play Dana Hills on March 20 before the eight-match league schedule got underway.

Boys Tennis (2-2)

Laguna played three matches last week starting with a 10-8 win over Mission Viejo on Tuesday, March 6, on the local courts. Laguna’s top singles players won their matches easily as Mason Libby took both of his 6-2, 6-0 and Andrew Johnson won 6-0, 6-1, 6-1. The following day,...

Track & Field


Track & Field   Coaches Award: Callista Helms, Piper Warner, Laura Biachi, Jessica Berk, Noah Kilburg, Chris Hynson, Eric Cortellessa, Carter Sokolovic. Distance: Evie Cant, Zach Falkowski, Sebastian Fisher Throws: Evelyn Kilburg, Kyle Juergens Sprints & Hurdles:...

Track & Field

The track squads competed in the Division 3 preliminaries last Saturday, May 13, at windy Scott Field at Estancia High after decades at the Division 4 level. The bump in classification makes Laguna the third smallest school of the 118 in Division 3. Breakers should return to the...


Girls Water Polo (10-0)

Laguna Survives Scare, Capture 5th Holiday Cup Breakers played their first overtime contest since 2013 as they edged Mater Dei 12-11 on Saturday evening at Newport Harbor. The win captures their fifth straight Holiday Cup title and their 12th in-season tournament crown in the 13...

Girls Water Polo (6-0)

Breakers took care of fifth-ranked Los Alamitos on Wednesday, Dec. 20, with a 12-7 win over the Griffins (5-2) in a “home” match in the full size Capistrano Valley High School pool. Sophia Lucas scored five goals with Molly Renner and Claire Kelly each scoring twice. Evan Tingler...