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February 26, 2010
LAGUNA BEACH ? Laguna Beach trailed Fountain Valley until late in the third period of Saturday?s Division II National Junior Basketball boys? game at Thurston Middle School. Once the Breakers took the lead, however, they never let it go and went on to earn a 42-37 victory to bring their perfect record to 11-0. George MacCabe kept Laguna Beach within striking distance, forcing himself under the basket twice for timely lay-ups. He went on to score a game-high 19 points, but by the end of the second period, Laguna Beach still trailed, 24-21.
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By Michael Sciacca | March 14, 2008
The 2008 Orange County Boys Volleyball Championships, considered the county?s premiere tournament, opens today at three area high schools. Laguna Beach is one of 24 county teams among the 32-team tournament. Edison, Fountain Valley and Newport Harbor will play host to the 32-team event that is composed of eight pools of four teams split into two divisions. Edison and Fountain Valley will host Division I bracket play both today and Saturday; Newport Harbor will host the Division II competition on both days.
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December 22, 2006
Jonathan Martinez scored an unassisted goal in the first half and Laguna made it stand in a 1-0 victory against visiting Fountain Valley at Guyer Field on Dec. 15. Erik Haug had 10 saves in the match, as the Breakers turned away a talented Barons team. Previously, Laguna had dropped a 3-2 nonleague match at Tustin on Dec. 14. Martinez and Brennen Healy scored goals and Haug had eight saves. Laguna played Valley Christian of Cerritos on Wednesday, dropping a 3-1 decision.
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By Mike Sciacca | March 16, 2007
The Laguna Beach High boys' volleyball team will play twice today as the Orange County Championships gets underway with pool play action at three county schools. Thirty-two teams will be split into two divisions. The Division I half of the tournament bracket will be played at Edison and Fountain Valley. The Division II bracket will be played at Newport Harbor. Both divisions are broken down into four pools consisting of four teams. All matches are best-of-three. The Division II finals will begin at 5:30 p.m. Monday with the Division I final to follow, both at Edison High.
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September 19, 2008
The 30th edition of the Dave Mohs Tournament begins today at six local high schools. Sixty-four prep girls? volleyball teams are entered into the three-day event that continues Saturday and concludes with Monday?s championship-round action. The teams are split equally into two divisions. ?It will be a high-level tournament featuring teams from Southern California, Arizona and Utah,? Edison Coach Trent Jackson said. Laguna Coach Lance Stewart agrees. ?It?s probably the strongest field of teams they?
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October 31, 2008
Laguna Beach?s Brian Lopes won the men?s competition at the Jeep 48Straight Mountain Bike Series dual slalom event at The Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo on Saturday. The event marked the finale of the 2008 Jeep mountain bike season, where athletes competed for a share of a record $100,000 cash purse and for the season champions, the keys to a new Jeep Grand Cherokee. The overall 2008 season champions were Eric Carter of Temecula for the men and Melissa Buhl of Chandler, Ariz.
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March 14, 2008
TODAY Baseball (4 p.m.) Laguna at Valley Christian (doubleheader) JV Baseball (3 p.m.) San Juan Hills at Laguna Boys? Volleyball (3 p.m.) Laguna vs. Fountain Valley (at OC Championships) (5 p.m.) Laguna vs. JSerra (at OC Championships) Frosh/Soph Volleyball (3:30 p.m.) Laguna at Orange Lutheran ? SATURDAY Boys? Volleyball (9 a.m.) Laguna vs. San Clemente (at OC Championships)
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By Matt Szabo | June 26, 2009
LAGUNA NIGUEL ? Laguna Beach High?s Chris Lavery and Benito Romeo made it to the boys? 18 doubles finals at the 11th annual Laguna Niguel Junior Open tennis tournament June 19. Lavery, a senior-to-be, and Romeo, a junior-to-be, advanced to the final against Patrick Lipscomb and Matthew Miller of Irvine before narrowly falling, 7-6, 4-6 and 5-10 in the tiebreaker. On the way to the final, Lavery and Romeo defeated brothers Joshua Barnard and Jacob Barnard, 1-6, 6-1, 10-7. Then, they beat top-seeded Kevin Law of Highland and Ryan Olson of Redlands, 6-2, 6-1. Romeo and Lavery have been training this summer with Coach Jimmy Gleason, the girls?
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By Mike Sciacca | December 15, 2006
The Laguna Beach High girls' soccer team dropped a 3-0 decision Tuesday to Laguna Hills in a physical nonleague match at Guyer Field. The Breakers, who came into the match on a three-game win streak, trailed 2-0 at the half. Coach Bill Rolfing said his team started strong and controlled the match for the first 20 minutes and managed to get off several close but unsuccessful shots on goal. "Our goal for the second half was to win that half and we were successful as again we continued fine combination passing," Rolfing said.
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By Mike Sciacca | February 13, 2014
Before the Orange Coast League girls' water polo season got underway last month, Laguna Beach, for many a good reason, was dubbed the odds-on favorite to sprint away with the league championship. Well, that league season came to a close Wednesday and the Breakers not only met those odds, they obliterated them. The top-ranked team in CIF Southern Section Division 1 stepped on the pedal early against visiting Costa Mesa, steadily built an insurmountable lead, and accelerated to a 23-1 victory that capped another undefeated run (4-0)
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By Matt Szabo | April 16, 2010
A few years ago, American Express launched an advertising campaign that asked ?Where?s Andy?s Mojo?? It didn?t work out so well, as Andy Roddick lost in the first round of the U.S. Open that year. Don?t look now, but the Laguna Beach High tennis team is starting to get some of its mojo back. The Breakers did lose a pair of nonleague matches this week. On Monday, they lost at Cerritos, 9-9 (69-66 on games) in a rematch of last year?s Division IV final. Then on Wednesday, they suffered a 13-5 loss to Mater Dei at Los Caballeros in Fountain Valley.
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March 5, 2010
On Sunday in Tustin, a National Junior Basketball championship series Division I girls? game went down to the wire. After Laguna Beach led for most of the game, Fountain Valley turned it on late and pulled out a 27-25 victory. Cheyann Pendergrass had 11 points, three rebounds, three steals, one assist and one block for the Fountain Valley Lions. Jenna Miramontez also played well and led the team in points (12) and rebounds (eight). Lions Coach Melisa Duffey was proud of the win and the team.
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February 26, 2010
LAGUNA BEACH ? Laguna Beach trailed Fountain Valley until late in the third period of Saturday?s Division II National Junior Basketball boys? game at Thurston Middle School. Once the Breakers took the lead, however, they never let it go and went on to earn a 42-37 victory to bring their perfect record to 11-0. George MacCabe kept Laguna Beach within striking distance, forcing himself under the basket twice for timely lay-ups. He went on to score a game-high 19 points, but by the end of the second period, Laguna Beach still trailed, 24-21.
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By Matt Szabo | June 26, 2009
LAGUNA NIGUEL ? Laguna Beach High?s Chris Lavery and Benito Romeo made it to the boys? 18 doubles finals at the 11th annual Laguna Niguel Junior Open tennis tournament June 19. Lavery, a senior-to-be, and Romeo, a junior-to-be, advanced to the final against Patrick Lipscomb and Matthew Miller of Irvine before narrowly falling, 7-6, 4-6 and 5-10 in the tiebreaker. On the way to the final, Lavery and Romeo defeated brothers Joshua Barnard and Jacob Barnard, 1-6, 6-1, 10-7. Then, they beat top-seeded Kevin Law of Highland and Ryan Olson of Redlands, 6-2, 6-1. Romeo and Lavery have been training this summer with Coach Jimmy Gleason, the girls?
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October 31, 2008
Laguna Beach?s Brian Lopes won the men?s competition at the Jeep 48Straight Mountain Bike Series dual slalom event at The Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo on Saturday. The event marked the finale of the 2008 Jeep mountain bike season, where athletes competed for a share of a record $100,000 cash purse and for the season champions, the keys to a new Jeep Grand Cherokee. The overall 2008 season champions were Eric Carter of Temecula for the men and Melissa Buhl of Chandler, Ariz.
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September 19, 2008
The 30th edition of the Dave Mohs Tournament begins today at six local high schools. Sixty-four prep girls? volleyball teams are entered into the three-day event that continues Saturday and concludes with Monday?s championship-round action. The teams are split equally into two divisions. ?It will be a high-level tournament featuring teams from Southern California, Arizona and Utah,? Edison Coach Trent Jackson said. Laguna Coach Lance Stewart agrees. ?It?s probably the strongest field of teams they?
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March 14, 2008
TODAY Baseball (4 p.m.) Laguna at Valley Christian (doubleheader) JV Baseball (3 p.m.) San Juan Hills at Laguna Boys? Volleyball (3 p.m.) Laguna vs. Fountain Valley (at OC Championships) (5 p.m.) Laguna vs. JSerra (at OC Championships) Frosh/Soph Volleyball (3:30 p.m.) Laguna at Orange Lutheran ? SATURDAY Boys? Volleyball (9 a.m.) Laguna vs. San Clemente (at OC Championships)
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By Michael Sciacca | March 14, 2008
The 2008 Orange County Boys Volleyball Championships, considered the county?s premiere tournament, opens today at three area high schools. Laguna Beach is one of 24 county teams among the 32-team tournament. Edison, Fountain Valley and Newport Harbor will play host to the 32-team event that is composed of eight pools of four teams split into two divisions. Edison and Fountain Valley will host Division I bracket play both today and Saturday; Newport Harbor will host the Division II competition on both days.
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By Mike Sciacca | March 16, 2007
The Laguna Beach High boys' volleyball team will play twice today as the Orange County Championships gets underway with pool play action at three county schools. Thirty-two teams will be split into two divisions. The Division I half of the tournament bracket will be played at Edison and Fountain Valley. The Division II bracket will be played at Newport Harbor. Both divisions are broken down into four pools consisting of four teams. All matches are best-of-three. The Division II finals will begin at 5:30 p.m. Monday with the Division I final to follow, both at Edison High.
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