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December 16, 2005
Laguna boys' basketball team plays in championship semifinals tonight.Playing in its second consecutive tournament, the Laguna Beach High boys' basketball team got off to a hot start at the Garden Grove Tournament by winning its first two games. On Monday, Laguna defeated Westminster, 51-37. Jeff Clark led a balanced Breakers scoring attack with 13 points. Nathan Pickett added nine points, and Brian Delino and Bobby Monroe each scored eight. Brendan Finnerty played "outstanding" defense, Laguna coach Bret Fleming said.
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By Mike Sciacca | December 15, 2006
The Laguna Beach High boys' basketball team opened play Monday in the Garden Grove Tournament and posted a 60-44 victory over Sunny Hills. Guard Cheyne Martin poured in a game-high 33 points and Brian Delino scored 12 for the Breakers, who won for the sixth time in their first seven games of the season. "We didn't play real crisp, but we hope to play well tonight against Garden Grove," Laguna Coach Bret Fleming said. The Breakers then took on host Garden Grove on Wednesday, posting another easy win, 68-34.
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By Mike Sciacca | January 4, 2008
Laguna Beach?s girls? basketball team earned a seventh-place finish at the Garden Grove Tournament by defeating Santa Ana, 49-40, in their tournament finale Saturday. In the seventh-place game, the Breakers led by as many as 19 points in the fourth quarter to coast to the win. Three Breakers scored in double figures with Emily LaRose getting 15 points, Tess Grogan 14 and Lauren Kelly 12. Emily Writer and Samantha Garner each scored four points and Garner also hauled in 19 rebounds.
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By Mike Sciacca | October 3, 2008
As victories go, this one wasn?t half bad. The Laguna Beach football team picked up its first win of the season last Friday by defeating visiting St. Monica, 37-7, at Guyer Field. Tonight, the Breakers will try to build on momentum gained from that triumph when they host undefeated Garden Grove. Kickoff is 7 p.m. Against St. Monica, Laguna (1-3) raced to a 31-0 halftime lead in just the second meeting between the schools. The teams? only other meeting came in the 1953 season.
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By Cindy Frazier, cindy.frazier@latimes.com | July 2, 2010
Laguna Beach and Garden Grove detectives arrested two people in Garden Grove on Thursday after allegedly discovering 4,000 ecstasy pills in their car with an estimated street value of $40,000, Laguna Beach Police Lt. Jason Kravetz said. One of the suspects is a 16-year-old Garden Grove resident who police allege is a juvenile gang member with ties to a violent group. His name is being withheld because he is a minor. The other arrestee is identified as 21-year-old Lam Dinh Nguyen of Fountain Valley.
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By Matt Szabo | October 9, 2009
Coach Jonathan Todd said the Breakers missed their senior middle linebacker Ethan Quirarte (elbow) in the game, but the Laguna Beach defense was doing a good job stopping a potent Garden Grove offense on Oct. 1 at Garden Grove. Then, with the Breakers down, 7-6, late in the first half of the nonleague game, misfortune hit. ?I thought we were doing well,? Todd said. ?We were running and passing and mixing it up. Then, we had a touchdown called back and we didn?t make it on fourth down.
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By Mike Sciacca | November 24, 2012
GARDEN GROVE - For the first time this season, the Laguna Beach High football team met its match. And then some. The Breakers had their bid to reach the CIF Southern Section Southern Division championship game halted Friday by Garden Grove as the Argonauts pulled away to a 35-21 semifinal victory. The loss, the first of the year for Laguna, prevented the No. 2-seeded Breakers (11-1-1) from reaching their first division final in 50 years and only fifth title game appearance all-time.
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By Mike Sciacca | November 29, 2012
Another magical season has come to a close for the Laguna Beach High football team. The Breakers had their bid to reach the CIF Southern Section Southern Division championship game halted Nov. 23 by Garden Grove as the host Argonauts pulled away to a 35-21 semifinal victory. The loss, the first of the year for Laguna, prevented the No. 2-seeded Breakers (11-1-1) from reaching their first division final in 50 years and only fifth title game appearance all-time. They also were upended in the semifinals for the second straight year.
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March 19, 2010
Laguna Beach kids from second to eighth grade practiced and competed from December to February in Laguna?s new flag football league. ?This was the first year we brought this league to Laguna and we had great success,? said Chris Herry, the league?s organizer and assistant coach at Laguna Beach High, in a release. Herry had more boys signed up to play than he had teams with coaches. There were four elementary division teams that competed against one another and four junior high teams competing against one another.
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By Mike Sciacca | September 22, 2006
The Laguna Beach High football team will be looking to get back into the win column tonight when it travels to Santa Ana to take on Segerstrom. Kickoff for the nonleague game is 7 p.m. Laguna suffered its second loss of the season when the Breakers fell to visiting Santiago of Garden Grove last week, 33-6. The Breakers' two losses — to Corona del Mar and Santiago — have come against teams ranked in the Southern Division top 10 poll. Against Santiago, Laguna fell behind, 33-0, after three quarters before senior Marshall Thomas took in a 13-yard touchdown pass from sophomore Andrew Paddon to put the Breakers on the scoreboard.
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By Mike Sciacca | January 17, 2013
In the past few years, the Laguna Beach High football program has come up with several "firsts. " On Monday, the Breakers added another one to an already impressive list. Five members of the football team have been selected to the 2012 All-CIF Southern Section Southern Division Football Team. It's the most players, in a single year, in school history that Laguna has placed on a Southern Section team. The previous high had been two Laguna players named All-CIF in a single season named All-CIF, and that happened on five occasions.
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By Mike Sciacca | November 29, 2012
Another magical season has come to a close for the Laguna Beach High football team. The Breakers had their bid to reach the CIF Southern Section Southern Division championship game halted Nov. 23 by Garden Grove as the host Argonauts pulled away to a 35-21 semifinal victory. The loss, the first of the year for Laguna, prevented the No. 2-seeded Breakers (11-1-1) from reaching their first division final in 50 years and only fifth title game appearance all-time. They also were upended in the semifinals for the second straight year.
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By Mike Sciacca | November 24, 2012
GARDEN GROVE - For the first time this season, the Laguna Beach High football team met its match. And then some. The Breakers had their bid to reach the CIF Southern Section Southern Division championship game halted Friday by Garden Grove as the Argonauts pulled away to a 35-21 semifinal victory. The loss, the first of the year for Laguna, prevented the No. 2-seeded Breakers (11-1-1) from reaching their first division final in 50 years and only fifth title game appearance all-time.
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By Mike Sciacca | November 21, 2012
The team with the most victories in a single season in Laguna Beach High football history is a step away from achieving another milestone. The No. 2-seeded Breakers face their next challenge Friday in what already has become a memorable season when they battle No. 3-seeded Garden Grove in a CIF Southern Section Southern Division semifinal game. To the winner, goes a spot in the division championship game Dec. 1 at Angel Stadium. Friday's kickoff is 7 p.m. at Garden Grove High.
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September 1, 2012
GARDEN GROVE - A year ago this time, the Laguna Beach High football team was about to embark on what would become a record-setting year and one of the best in the program's history. Friday in Garden Grove, the 2012 Breakers picked up where their predecessors left off. Laguna again assaulted the school record book on the opening night of their season, a night that for the most part, couldn't have turned out much better than a 62-14 victory over host Bolsa Grande. The Breakers scored early and often, took an insurmountable lead by halftime, then rode out a running clock in the second half, to one of its biggest wins in school history.
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September 15, 2011
Laguna Niguel-based HeARTS for Healing Guild will be honored at the National Philanthropy Day Orange County celebration in November. It has been chosen as an outstanding philanthropic group for its efforts in advocating and raising money for community art programs to help people dealing with abuse, illness or grief. The 22 guild members in May raised $42,000 to support Art & Creativity for Healing, Inc., and in 2010, they hosted a Girls' Night Out that raised $16,000 for its art programs.
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July 9, 2010
Police seize 4,000 Ecstasy pills Laguna Beach and Garden Grove detectives arrested two people in Garden Grove on July 1 after allegedly discovering 4,000 ecstasy pills in their car with an estimated street value of $40,000, Laguna Beach Police Lt. Jason Kravetz said. One suspect is a 16-year-old from Garden Grove who police allege is a juvenile gang member with ties to a violent group. The other suspect is identified as 21-year-old Lam Dinh Nguyen of Fountain Valley.
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By Cindy Frazier, cindy.frazier@latimes.com | July 2, 2010
Laguna Beach and Garden Grove detectives arrested two people in Garden Grove on Thursday after allegedly discovering 4,000 ecstasy pills in their car with an estimated street value of $40,000, Laguna Beach Police Lt. Jason Kravetz said. One of the suspects is a 16-year-old Garden Grove resident who police allege is a juvenile gang member with ties to a violent group. His name is being withheld because he is a minor. The other arrestee is identified as 21-year-old Lam Dinh Nguyen of Fountain Valley.
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March 19, 2010
Laguna Beach kids from second to eighth grade practiced and competed from December to February in Laguna?s new flag football league. ?This was the first year we brought this league to Laguna and we had great success,? said Chris Herry, the league?s organizer and assistant coach at Laguna Beach High, in a release. Herry had more boys signed up to play than he had teams with coaches. There were four elementary division teams that competed against one another and four junior high teams competing against one another.
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By Matt Szabo | November 27, 2009
In a back-and-forth game, just a few plays would make the difference. The Laguna Beach High football team kept up with Beckman for nearly all of the teams? CIF Southern Section Southern Division first-round playoff game on Nov. 20. But, in the end, the Patriots got the fourth-quarter stops they needed as they pulled out a 35-28 win, ending Laguna?s season. The Breakers finish with a final record of 5-6. ?It was a shootout,? Laguna Coach Jonathan Todd said of the game against Beckman.
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