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High School Basketball

High School Basketball

Boys Basketball (4-1) Breakers were cruising over Aliso Niguel late in the third period last Saturday, Dec. 7 when the Wolverines suddenly started to hit their shots. Laguna missed most of their opportunities and let the game slip to a 46-39 defeat in the championship of the third annual Godinez Grizzly Tournament at the Santa […]

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Talent-Laden Team Starts at the Top

Talent-Laden Team Starts at the Top

Ranked No. 1 in CIF’s Division I pre-season poll, Laguna Beach’s water polo team is riding a wave of expectations as high as Coach Ethan Damato’s squad is deep. A plethora of returning talent, including first team all-CIF, all Orange County and league MVP Makenzie Fischer joins three experienced transfers and two gifted freshmen to […]

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

  Girls Water Polo (1-0) Southern California’s top team opened their 17th season this past week with a 22-9 thrashing of Dana Hills on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the local community pool. Missing the team’s top player, Makenzie Fischer, who was with USA Water Polo’s Jr National Team, the Breakers were a little sloppy defensively […]

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Defense Sends Polo Back to CIF Semifinals

Defense Sends Polo Back to CIF Semifinals

Boys Water Polo (19-11, 4-0) Breakers opened their 29th trip to the playoffs with a pair of defensive wins to advance to the semifinals for the sixth consecutive year facing top seed Agoura this past Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Woollett Center in Irvine. Should the Breakers defeat the Chargers, the Division II finals will […]

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Runners Qualify for CIF Finals

Runners Qualify for CIF Finals

Both of Laguna Beach High School’s cross country teams finished second in their respective heats at CIF prelims last Saturday, Nov. 16, at Mt. SAC in Walnut to earn spots in the finals Saturday, Nov. 22, on the same course. Girls coach Steve Lalim rested junior Brenna Merchant and sophomore Pearl Shoemaker in preparation for […]

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Former Local Star Scores in NCAA Tournament

Former Local Star Scores in NCAA Tournament

Former Laguna Beach High soccer standout Marina Paul (’12), now a Georgetown University sophomore, scored a goal to help seal the Hoyas 2-0 win over LaSalle in the first round of the NCAA tournament last Saturday, Nov. 16, on Georgetown’s home field in Washington, DC. With the victory, the Hoyas are now 16-2-2 overall, tying […]

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LBHS Sports Update 11/15/13

LBHS Sports Update 11/15/13

Breakers Open CIF with Win Girls Volleyball (20-9, 10-0) Laguna rallied to edge Claremont (14-13) in a wild match on Tuesday at Dugger Gym in the first round of the SSCIF D-1A playoffs 21-25, 26-24, 25-19, 25-23. The # 2 seeded Breakers never found a hitting rhythm against the scrappy Wolfpack from the Sierra League.  […]

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Battling Injuries on Her Way to the Top

Battling Injuries on Her Way to the Top

Laguna Beach High’s Kira Hamilton overcame a season of injuries to capture the Orange Coast League individual championship Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Costa Mesa Tennis Center. Laguna’s top singles player was named OC Varsity player of the week after compiling a 44-4 tournament record in seven sets over four matches, beating second place Ashley Shelton […]

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Girls JV Shines Again at Mt. SAC Invitational

Girls JV Shines Again at Mt. SAC Invitational

On the heels of a second place finish at the OC Championships, Laguna’s JV cross country team finished third out of 23 teams in the JV national championship race at the Mt. SAC Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 26 in Walnut, Calif. Senior Monica White and junior Annie Brown were the only two runners to compete […]

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JV Girls Finish 2nd at OC Championships

JV Girls Finish 2nd at OC Championships

Girls Results The Division 4 Laguna Beach girls’ JV cross country team finished second out of 14 teams behind Division 1 Northwood of Irvine at the Orange County Championships on Friday, Oct. 18 at Irvine Regional Park. Senior Monica White led the all-junior JV team, finishing third overall out of 17 runners with a time […]

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

Girls Volleyball (11-9, 2-0) Breakers Sweeping Through League Laguna opened their conference play with a pair of sweeps taking Saddleback 25-8, 25-15, 25-14 last Thursday and stopping Estancia 25-16, 25-19, 25-19 on Tuesday, Oct. 8. In the Thursday, Oct. 3, match, Kelsey Paul led all hitters with 11 kills and the Breakers nailed the Roadrunners […]

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School Record Falls at Palos Verdes Invite

School Record Falls at Palos Verdes Invite

Led by junior Brenna Merchant’s new school record of 13:01, Laguna finished third at the Palos Verdes Invitational at Palos Verdes High on Saturday, Oct. 5.  Merchant’s time easily beat the 13:14 Natasha Strickland (’12) ran two years ago as a senior on the two-mile course. Merchant finished 13th out of 96 runners to pace […]

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High School Sports Update 10/11/13

High School Sports Update 10/11/13

Girls Volleyball (11-9, 2-0) Breakers Sweeping Through League Laguna opened their conference play with a pair of sweeps taking Saddleback 25-8, 25-15, 25-14 last Thursday and stopping Estancia 25-16, 25-19, 25-19 on Tuesday, Oct. 8. In the Thursday, Oct. 3, match, Kelsey Paul led all hitters with 11 kills and the Breakers nailed the Roadrunners […]

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School Record Falls at Palos Verdes Invite

School Record Falls at Palos Verdes Invite

Led by junior Brenna Merchant’s new school record of 13:01, Laguna finished third at the Palos Verdes Invitational at Palos Verdes High on Saturday, Oct. 5.  Merchant’s time easily beat the 13:14 Natasha Strickland (’12) ran two years ago as a senior on the two-mile course. Merchant finished 13th out of 96 runners to pace […]

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Breakers Win Cluster Meet

Breakers Win Cluster Meet

The CIF third-ranked Laguna Beach boys and seventh-ranked girls look poised to win their sixth Orange Coast League titles this season after winning the league cluster meet on Sept. 25 at Irvine Regional Park. League finals will be held Wednesday, Oct. 30 on the same course. The girls’ varsity placed their five scorers in the […]