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By Mike Sciacca, | July 16, 2010
Annika Dries is doing what she loves best. She's going at a hectic pace, but the former Laguna Beach High athlete will tell you she wouldn't want it any other way. Six days a week, Dries' world revolves around women's water polo, a sport she began playing with Laguna Beach Water Polo Club and continued at Laguna Beach High, where she earned all-league and All-CIF honors. Now, she's playing at Stanford University and again this summer is on the USA Water Polo Women's Senior National team.
By Mike Sciacca | July 4, 2013
The title of Pro Men's champion of the Victoria Skimboards World Championships of Skimboarding still belongs to a rider from Laguna Beach. This year's title was won by recent Laguna Beach High graduate Blair Conklin who captured the Pro Men's division for the first time. Conklin, 18, emerged victorious from a highly-competitive field. He defeated Bill Bryan (fourth place), a 14-time world champion, in the semifinals, then got past Brandon Sears in Sunday's final at Aliso Beach Park in Laguna Beach.
By Mike Sciacca | July 18, 2013
Corey Brown is excited about the prospects for his first Laguna Beach High football team. Summer football arrived at Guyer Field last week and the Breakers already have competed in two passing tournaments starting with a seven-on-seven tournament July 11 at JSerra. Irvine High, followed Wednesday with a tournament at Irvine High. Brown, in his first year as head coach of the Breakers, was glad to have the summer session arrive. "Finally," he said. "We have been preparing for summer camp and fall camp since the first week of January, beginning with strength and conditioning.
By Matt Szabo | January 15, 2010
David Koning was born with hypoplastic left-heart syndrome. He said he was dead for six minutes as a toddler before being revived and he literally has half a heart. He also has cerebral palsy and suffers from seizures. Yet, he wants children to know that there is always hope. That?s the idea behind the event that Koning, 22, said he?s put together on Monday. The Laguna Beach High volleyball team manager has set up a ?Changing Children?s Lives? event at the Los Angeles Clippers game that day. The Clippers play the New Jersey Nets at 12:30 p.m., which happens to be Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Thanks to Koning?
July 4, 2008
Laguna Beach High boys’ soccer Coach Patrick Coyne will begin instruction Monday of a boys’ soccer camp at Laguna Beach High’s Guyer Field. The camp is open to boys ages 4 to 14, and the cost is $125 per player. The registration fee includes player evaluation, certificate and a Laguna Beach High camp T-shirt. Players will be divided on the field according to age group. The camp runs from 9 to 11:30 a.m. daily through July 11. “For the younger players, there will be a lot of grass-roots development with a big emphasis on fun,” Coyne said.
June 5, 2009
Annika Dries has already proven herself in water polo on the high school stage. Now, she?s doing it on the international stage. The Laguna Beach High senior played with the U.S. women?s senior national team Sunday, in a FINA World League preliminary match against Canada at Corona del Mar High. Dries, 17, is the youngest player on the team. She scored the final goal of the first quarter, helping the U.S. to a 4-0 lead in what would become a 10-5 win. She is next traveling with the team to Russia for the FINA Super Final, which begins Tuesday with Team USA taking on Italy.
November 21, 2008
Laguna Beach High?s Benito Romeo reached the semifinal round of the 16th annual Laguna Niguel Jr. Tennis Tournament in the Under-16 division last weekend before having to withdraw from the event due to a wrist injury. The sophomore didn?t drop a set en route to making the semifinals of a tournament he won a year ago in the Under-14 division. An X-ray revealed that Romeo had fractured a small wrist bone. ?It is really unfortunate that Benito will have to be in a wrist brace and stop playing for four to six weeks, but we are counting on him being back in playing shape by the beginning of the upcoming high school tennis season,?
December 12, 2008
A recreational soccer camp for community youth ages 4 to 13 will be held Dec. 22 to 24 at the Laguna Beach High soccer field. The three-day camp, which runs from 9 a.m. to noon, is $100 per camper. The cost includes a T-shirt, player evaluation and competitive play in a fun environment. ?Kids will have a lot of fun learning various skills and taking part in drills,? Laguna Beach High boys? soccer coach Patrick Coyne said. ?It should be a great time.? For information, e-mail paddyjoecoyne@hotmail.
July 18, 2008
A Laguna Beach High girls? summer cross-country training camp for returning players and incoming freshmen gets underway Monday. The camp, under the direction of Coach Steve Lalim, offers training for the upcoming CIF Southern Section season and runs through Aug. 29. Practices will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. daily each week for the following days and sites: Monday through Wednesday at El Morro School , Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Laguna Beach...
January 17, 2003
WHAT HAPPENED: The board approved payments totaling $812,984 from the General Obligation Bonds. WHAT IT MEANS: The payments cover various construction and engineering costs for work performed at El Morro Elementary, Top of the World, Thurston Middle and Laguna Beach High schools. WHAT HAPPENED: The board denied a proposed addendum to the independent contractor agreement with Constant and Dickey Inc. to increase the contract amount by an additional $14,134.
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