February 26, 2010
Steve Astor has been named the interim boys? volleyball coach at Laguna Beach High, Athletic Director Mike Churchill said Tuesday. Astor, 25, has been an assistant to Coach Lance Stewart for four years. Churchill, Astor and Laguna Beach High Principal Don Austin would not comment on the permanent status of Stewart, who has been coaching the Breakers since 2004 after an earlier stint from 1988-90. ?I?m handicapped as far as what I can say,? Churchill said. ?My official comment is, ?
July 12, 2002
Mike Sciacca Seven Laguna Beach athletes returned home this week from Louisville, Ky. after participating in the boys' Junior Olympics for indoor volleyball. The 23rd annual event attracted teams from throughout the nation as well as Puerto Rico. Nick Aronoff, a senior this fall at Laguna Beach High, played for the Long Beach Club 17's team that finished second and won the silver medal in the 17 Open Division. It was the second consecutive year that Aronoff played on a silver medal team.
July 31, 2009
Breakers alumni coming The third annual Laguna Beach High basketball tournament will be at the Breakers? gym at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. All money raised will go toward the boys? basketball program. A raffle is scheduled to take place that will feature tickets to Angels and Lakers games. There will also be lunch, and a bounce-house for children. Laguna Beach is also expected to have an official jersey retirement. Teams from the 1970s to the current varsity squad are expected to be competing.
January 17, 2003
Breaker girls earn water polo ranking Two of Laguna Beach High's winter athletic teams have gained notice in CIF Southern Section poll voting. The girls' water polo team, which turned in a strong nonleague season, came in at No. 5 in the latest Division II poll. The division is headed by Pacific Coast League rival Corona del Mar, whom the Breakers host on Wednesday. Rounding out spots 2-4 were Canyon of Anaheim, PCL foe University and Villa Park.
December 27, 2002
Laguna Beach High's girls' water polo team is making its name known in its first full season playing at the Division II level. The Breakers, tournament tested in the third month of the season, entered the winter break with a No. 5 ranking in the latest CIF Southern Section Division II poll. It is the team's first year in Division II, having made the jump from Division IV. Pacific Coast League rival Corona del Mar heads the poll at No. 1. The Sea Kings were followed by No. 2 Villa Park.
November 14, 2008
Laguna Beach High recognized eight female student-athletes by holding a ?mock? signing day on campus Wednesday morning. The athletes ? seniors Taylor Dodson, Annika Dries, Piper Obradovich, Alexandra Palmer, Andrea Reigel, Natasha Schulman, Chelsea Wild and Sarah Zuziak ? have committed to four-year schools on athletic scholarship. Laguna Beach Athletic Director Mike Churchill said he was told by the parents of the eight girls that each intended to sign her actual National Letter of Intent later.
April 25, 2008
TODAY Baseball (3:15 p.m.) Laguna vs. Calvary Chapel (at Orange Coast College) JV Baseball (3:15 p.m.) Calvary Chapel at Laguna Boys? Volleyball (5 p.m.) Costa Mesa at Laguna JV Volleyball (3:30 p.m.) Costa Mesa at Laguna ? MONDAY Track & Field (1:30 p.m.) Orange Coast League prelims (at Orange Coast College) Boys? Golf (TBA) Orange Coast League finals Boys? JV Volleyball (4:30 p.m.)
June 20, 2008
Laguna Beach High seniors Dana Hutchinson and Pierre Masson have been named the school?s Female and Male Athletes of the Year, respectively, for 2007-08. The two were selected by the school?s athletic boosters, Athletic Director Mike Churchill said. Hutchinson was a powerful force on the girls? volleyball team that won a second straight CIF Southern Section championship last fall. The University of Arizona-bound athlete concluded her prep career in late May by being selected as the girls?