April 13, 2001
COSTA MESA - The Costa Mesa High softball team gave up a 5-0 lead, but the Mustangs were able to spoil a Laguna Beach rally with a 6-5 Pacific Coast League victory at TeWinkle Park Thursday. Mesa senior Cara Molter scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning when Ann Marie Topps' sharp grounder scored her. Mustangs senior Ola Wallace earned two RBIs, stole three bases and scored a run. Costa Mesa (9-8-1, 3-1 in league) will resume PCL play when it faces Corona del Mar at TeWinkle Park April 24. Laguna Beach fell to 8-8, 2-2 in league.
February 9, 2000
LAGUNA BEACH - Two second-half goals by Costa Mesa High's girls soccer team enabled the Mustangs escape with a 2-2 Pacific Coast League tie with host Laguna Beach Tuesday evening. After the Artists jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first half, Sharon Day and Katie Roche scored to deadlock the contest. Day's goal came in the 42nd minute, while Roche's tally came in the 78th minute. Margaret Landeros had six saves for the Mustangs (8-3-8, 2-2-3 in league)
March 29, 2001
LAGUNA BEACH - The Estancia High girls swim team dropped a 136-32 Pacific Coast League decision to host Laguna Beach Wednesday afternoon. Jennifer Cassity was the Eagles' lone winner. She took first in the 50-yard freestyle with a personal-best time of 27.4. Cassity also teamed up with Somer Flaherty, Britta Pitti and Lauren Collier in the Eagles' second-place 400 freestyle relay team (4:50.3). She and Flaherty also joined Awryn Knott and Lucy Rodriguez in the 200 medley team for a third-place time of 2:26.
March 20, 2001
ALISO VIEJO - The Estancia High boys golf team needed help from its sixth golfer, but pulled out a Pacific Coast League win over Laguna Beach Monday at Aliso Viejo Golf Course's Valley Course, par 36. The Eagles and Artists battled to a 211-211 deadlock, but Estancia prevailed when Aaron Frankel edged out Laguna Beach's sixth golfer, 50-52. Jason Cassidy led the Eagles (3-1, 1-0 in league) with a 38, while Greg Rausch (40), Pete Baker (42), Nick Razzo (43)
September 13, 2000
Tony Altobelli LAGUNA BEACH - The toughest opponent for the Newport Harbor High girls volleyball team was itself in Tuesday night's 15-10, 15-6, 12-15, 15-7 loss to host Laguna Beach in both teams' season-opener. "At this point in the season, Laguna Beach is a better team than we are," Coach Dan Glenn said. "Right now we need to get better in all areas of our game. That's why it's good to play tough teams like Laguna Beach because then we know what we need to work on."
April 13, 2002
Times Community News, the division of the Los Angeles Times that publishes the Daily Pilot, has purchased a Laguna Beach weekly, the Coastline News. "We're very excited about Laguna Beach," said Thomas Johnson, Times Community News general manager and publisher of the Pilot. "The key to our success there will be to produce good quality community journalism, while remembering the charm and local ownership of the residents there." Johnson also pointed out that the combination of readers in both Laguna Beach and Newport-Mesa will be an attractive audience for advertisers.
January 28, 2000
Tony Altobelli CORONA DEL MAR - Nobody got hurt. That's the best news Coach Elbert Davis could receive as Corona del Mar High's girls basketball team easily handled visiting Laguna Beach, 67-27, in Pacific Coast League action Thursday night. "We've got Estancia and Costa Mesa to play still," Davis said. "I feel for Laguna Beach, because we've been there, but it's just hard to get up for a game like this. Our team played like that tonight." Kristen McCoy led the Sea Kings (18-4, 5-0 in league)