2017 Round Robin Volleyball Tournament (formerly King & Queen of the Beach) is now open for sign ups 

The 2017 Laguna Round Robin Tournament will take place on Oct 21 and 22. The men’s section opens on Sat, Oct 21 at 8:30 a.m. for check in, while men’s “B” will be on Sun, Oct 22, at 8:30 a.m. The women’s section will open on Sun, Oct 22 at 8:30 a.m., while women’s “B” will be on Sat, Oct 21, at 8:30 a.m. 

There will be Gatorade, bananas, and prizes.

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Volleyball players play in the fading light

These are fun, competitive tournaments in a round robin format. You’re guaranteed six games with six partners in pool play. The Open divisions are for strong players (but the Social division is still competitive.) Two rounds of seeded round-robin play are followed by single elimination playoffs.  Partners are earned via the playoffs. 

Youth players 14+ are welcome in the Open with a CBVA “A” rating or higher. Youth players 14+ are welcome in the Social divisions, but not beginners or low intermediates.  

The Tournament is sponsored by Skyloft and the City of Laguna Beach. Skyloft (422 S Coast Hwy) will be running special promotions during the tournament.

Sign up by paying with PayPal to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or visit www.CBVA.com. If you sign up and the roster is full, you will be notified and automatically moved to the wait list. Entry is $30 online, $45 day of the tournament.   

The tournament director reserves the right to move players based on level of play.

Orange Coast League Girls Cross Country:

LBHS Varsity takes first place


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Varsity Girls Race (l-r) - Sydney Schaefgen, Jessie Rose and Hannah Konkel

TOW Elementary wants retired staff and alumni 1967 – 2017 to join a 50-year anniversary event

TOW Elementary wants retired staff and alumni 1967 – 2017 to join in celebrating its a 50-year anniversary celebration of education during the Back-to-School Bonanza event on Oct 6 from 3 – 6. The celebration will take place on the school fields.

These outfits are likely what the well-dressed teachers of 1967 were wearing

Guests will check in to get a button, “class of” badge, buy a 50th T-shirt and sign the memory book. At 5 p.m., Principal Michael Conlon will offer a few remarks and a birthday cake will be served.

The annual Back-to-School Bonanza features food, drinks, games, silent auction and live music. The fundraiser helps support field trips and speakers and fund classroom supplies. Click on tinyurl.com/TOW50 to respond to the invitation.

OC High School Beach Volleyball Championships yield clean sweep for LBHS on Sept 29,30

For the second time, Main Beach in Laguna was the site for The OC High School Beach Volleyball Championships, held this year on Sept 29 and 30. Competing with some of the best teams from high schools all over the county for the titles, LBHS took home 1st and 3rd place medals, completing a clean sweep.

This is also the second time the Breakers have taken home the 1st place medals.

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l-r, 1st and 2nd place teams, Josh McManus, Cameron Garcia, Geste Bianchi, Ayrton Garcia

Ayrton Garcia and Geste Bianchi (LBHS) took home the 1st place medals, beating out Josh McManus and Cameron Garcia (LBHS) in dramatic fashion, winning the 3rd, and decisive, game 16-14 in the late afternoon sun.

Laguna Beach High School made it a clean sweep on the podium when Enzo Sadler and Sam Burgi won the 3rd place game over Erik Weisinger and Jack Colby from Los Alamitos HS.

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