The way the school year began for Laguna Beach High athletics and the way it ended were one and the same: on fire.
Sporting events came to a near halt in October, resumed with full force in November and went on — as usual — the latter-half of the school year.
Below is a listing of key highlights that were reported to the Coastline Pilot during the past year.
The big story in the fall wasn’t a result of what took place in athletics.
Rather, it had to do with Mother Nature.
Fallout from the fires and windy conditions that ravaged Orange, San Diego and Los Angeles counties in mid-October affected outdoor athletic practices and events for more than a week. Some games were postponed or rescheduled while others were canceled altogether.