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December 5, 2008
The Laguna Beach High boys? cross-country team just missed making the podium Saturday at the 2008 CIF State Cross-Country Championships. The Breakers finished in fourth place in the Division IV race at Woodward Park in Fresno and missed making the podium (top three teams) by five points. Laguna finished with 153 team points. Morro Bay, which took third place, had 148 points. Big Bear, which also won the CIF Southern Section Division IV title on Nov. 22 where Laguna finished second, captured the state title in the division.
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By Mike Sciacca | December 1, 2006
This "podium" thing is getting to become custom for the Laguna Beach High boys' cross-country team. And that's a very good thing. For the third consecutive year at the CIF State Cross-Country Championships at Woodward Park in Fresno, the Breakers boys reached the awards podium by finishing among the top three teams in Division IV. Laguna finished second Saturday to champion Big Bear in the Division IV race. In the girls' Division IV race, Laguna placed 12th.
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By By Mike Sciacca | December 2, 2005
In a year plagued by injury, Laguna boys are thrilled to finish third at state meet.A year after winning it all, the Laguna Beach High boys' cross-country team once again reached the podium at the State Cross-Country Championships at Woodward Park in Fresno -- but not as champion. Laguna, which captured the 2004 Division IV state title, finished in third place this year. Led by a ninth-place finish by Alex Crawley, the Laguna girls' squad placed 12th out of 23 teams in Division IV. BOYS Finishing as high as third was "entirely unexpected," Breakers coach Dave Brobeck said.
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By Mike Sciacca | July 26, 2012
A second chance. A lifelong dream. Jennifer Kessy took advantage of one and made the other come to fruition. Kessy, a Laguna Beach resident, and teammate April Ross are in London for the 2012 Summer Olympics. The rising duo is one of two teams representing the U.S. in women's beach volleyball. The other is Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings, who have won Gold at the last two Summer Games and are going for an unprecedented three-peat. Kessy said that competing at the Olympics has been a longtime quest.
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By Matt Szabo | August 21, 2009
Recent Laguna Beach High graduate Annika Dries helped lead the United States junior women?s national team to a third-place finish at the FINA Junior Women?s Water Polo World Championships, completed Saturday in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. The United States was undefeated until suffering a 12-11 shootout loss to the Netherlands in the semifinals Aug. 14. But Team USA rebounded with an 11-8 victory over Hungary in the bronze-medal match. Dries, who scored 13 goals in the tournament, was one of two Americans named to the all-tournament team.
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By Mike Sciacca | September 5, 2008
First year coach Steve Lalim says the potential is there for the Laguna Beach High girls? cross-country team to have a special season in 2008. The Breakers begin their new campaign Sept. 13 at the Laguna Beach Invitational. ?We are very young but we are deep with talent,? he aid. ?I think this year?s team has an opportunity to do something really special. ?I expect us to compete at a very high level. It?s going to be a fun ride.? Lalim said that summer workouts, which ended Aug. 29, went ?
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By Mike Sciacca | August 16, 2012
A week-long trip to Mammoth has become an annual bonding ritual for the Laguna Beach High girls' cross-country team. The 2012 Breakers recently returned from the getaway, which included high-altitude training, and are preparing for their upcoming season, one that includes several outstanding competitions. Laguna hopes the season culminates in late-November with another trip to the CIF State Meet at Woodward Park in Fresno. Woodward Park is familiar ground to the girls' program, which last year earned a sixth-place Division IV State finish.
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By Mike Sciacca | December 5, 2013
A season-long goal came to fruition Saturday for the Laguna Beach High girls' and boys' cross-country teams. The Breakers had set their sights on reaching the CIF State Championships in Fresno, and both teams achieved that goal. Both, also, wanted to make the podium, a spot reserved for the top-finishing teams in each division at State. The Breakers can put a check mark in that box, as well. Both Laguna teams ran to a runner-up State finish in the Division 4 final, each earning second place and a coveted trophy presentation spot on the podium at Woodward Park.
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January 29, 2010
Pitz helps Team USA to bronze Laguna Beach High junior Taylor Pitz competed at the Quiksilver International Surfing Assn. World Junior Championship, which ended Thursday in New Zealand. Pitz was one of four surfers on the girls? Under-18 national team. She helped Team USA, coached by Laguna Beach resident Ian Cairns, to a third-place finish and bronze medal. Pitz finished in 11th place in individual U-18 girls? competition. For more extensive coverage of the event, see next week?
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By Mike Sciacca | November 30, 2007
Another successful season for the boys? and girls? cross-country teams at Laguna Beach High came to an end Saturday when the Breakers ran at the CIF State Cross-Country Championships at Woodward Park in Fresno. ? Girls? CIF State Final Laguna just missed out on reaching the podium for the first time since a third-place finish in 1992, as the Breakers finished in fourth place with 176 points. Oaks Christian claimed the division state title with 149 points, finishing ahead of division favorite St. Mary?
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By Mike Sciacca | August 16, 2012
A week-long trip to Mammoth has become an annual bonding ritual for the Laguna Beach High girls' cross-country team. The 2012 Breakers recently returned from the getaway, which included high-altitude training, and are preparing for their upcoming season, one that includes several outstanding competitions. Laguna hopes the season culminates in late-November with another trip to the CIF State Meet at Woodward Park in Fresno. Woodward Park is familiar ground to the girls' program, which last year earned a sixth-place Division IV State finish.
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By Mike Sciacca | July 26, 2012
A second chance. A lifelong dream. Jennifer Kessy took advantage of one and made the other come to fruition. Kessy, a Laguna Beach resident, and teammate April Ross are in London for the 2012 Summer Olympics. The rising duo is one of two teams representing the U.S. in women's beach volleyball. The other is Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings, who have won Gold at the last two Summer Games and are going for an unprecedented three-peat. Kessy said that competing at the Olympics has been a longtime quest.
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By Matt Szabo | August 21, 2009
Recent Laguna Beach High graduate Annika Dries helped lead the United States junior women?s national team to a third-place finish at the FINA Junior Women?s Water Polo World Championships, completed Saturday in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. The United States was undefeated until suffering a 12-11 shootout loss to the Netherlands in the semifinals Aug. 14. But Team USA rebounded with an 11-8 victory over Hungary in the bronze-medal match. Dries, who scored 13 goals in the tournament, was one of two Americans named to the all-tournament team.
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December 5, 2008
The Laguna Beach High boys? cross-country team just missed making the podium Saturday at the 2008 CIF State Cross-Country Championships. The Breakers finished in fourth place in the Division IV race at Woodward Park in Fresno and missed making the podium (top three teams) by five points. Laguna finished with 153 team points. Morro Bay, which took third place, had 148 points. Big Bear, which also won the CIF Southern Section Division IV title on Nov. 22 where Laguna finished second, captured the state title in the division.
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By Mike Sciacca | September 5, 2008
First year coach Steve Lalim says the potential is there for the Laguna Beach High girls? cross-country team to have a special season in 2008. The Breakers begin their new campaign Sept. 13 at the Laguna Beach Invitational. ?We are very young but we are deep with talent,? he aid. ?I think this year?s team has an opportunity to do something really special. ?I expect us to compete at a very high level. It?s going to be a fun ride.? Lalim said that summer workouts, which ended Aug. 29, went ?
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By Mike Sciacca | December 1, 2006
This "podium" thing is getting to become custom for the Laguna Beach High boys' cross-country team. And that's a very good thing. For the third consecutive year at the CIF State Cross-Country Championships at Woodward Park in Fresno, the Breakers boys reached the awards podium by finishing among the top three teams in Division IV. Laguna finished second Saturday to champion Big Bear in the Division IV race. In the girls' Division IV race, Laguna placed 12th.
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By By Mike Sciacca | December 2, 2005
In a year plagued by injury, Laguna boys are thrilled to finish third at state meet.A year after winning it all, the Laguna Beach High boys' cross-country team once again reached the podium at the State Cross-Country Championships at Woodward Park in Fresno -- but not as champion. Laguna, which captured the 2004 Division IV state title, finished in third place this year. Led by a ninth-place finish by Alex Crawley, the Laguna girls' squad placed 12th out of 23 teams in Division IV. BOYS Finishing as high as third was "entirely unexpected," Breakers coach Dave Brobeck said.
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