The Downey Legend

During half time at the Powder Puff game, still with no score on the scoreboard, Head Coach Eduardo Preciado, 12, talks to the senior team in the locker room. “For my last year here, it was great,” Preciado said. “I love leading my warriors.”

Huffin’ and puffin’

Mireya Navarro, Staff Writer June 1, 2015

As the year comes to an end, juniors and seniors who volunteered to play for Powder Puff, took time out of their days to practice for the big game on Friday, May 8, at the Allen Lane Stadium.   The...

During a time-out against Jordan High School, seniors Joseph Ochoa and Miguel Aceves laugh and enjoy their home game. “Playing since middle school with Ochoa has created this strong brotherhood and chemistry that words cant explain,” Miguel Aceves said. “It’s more like family, willing to support and back each other up at all times.”

Running through the field with my woes

Mireya Navarro, Staff Writer March 30, 2015

Seniors Joseph Ochoa, Mikey Aceves, and Beto Leon have been playing on the same lacrosse team since the 6th grade and have been playing for Downey High’s varsity team since they were freshman. They have...

On Feb 6, at Downey high school, Mr. Nate Harris expresses his feelings about the Super Bowl, since he grew up being a Seahawk’s fan. “As a child, I remember having Seahawks and Largent posters in my room,” Harris said.

Super Bowl

Sophie Prettyman , Staff Writer February 20, 2015

The 49th annual Super Bowl was held on Sunday, Feb. 1, and millions of people all over the nation tuned in to root for their favorite teams. The New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks battled it...

Downey plays against Warren, at Justice Stadium on Feb. 3, where captain Joshua Hernandez (#8) goes for a header to pass the ball to another teammate. “It was late in the game, and I was trying to give the team an extra push for momentum,” Hernandez stated.

Bears defeat vikings

Sabrina Picou, Editor-In-Chief February 18, 2015

On Tuesday, Feb. 3, at 6 p.m., Downey’s boys varsity soccer team played against Warren at Warren’s home field. The final score was 2-0 with Warren defeating the Downey Vikings.   Warren...

At the all-comers meet on Jan. 24, Stephanie Puga, 11, Julian Briseno, 12, Bryan Majano, 12, Yasaman Peyvandi, 11, and Joselyn Alejos, 11, pose at the track. “We come out here to have fun and work hard,” Briseno said.  “Anything is more fun with friends.”

Let’s get this show on the track

Irania Quintero, Staff Writer February 6, 2015

On Jan. 24, Downey High’s track team hosted an all-comers meet on their very own track to get a feel for what their upcoming track season would look like.  Although the all-comers meet was an invitation...

On Friday, Jan. 16, at Downey, junior Charles Smith tries to intercept a pass from the opposing team, Warren. Luna showed off his abilities and determination as well as other players.

Ballin’ out

Vivian Buenrostro, Co-Editor-in-Cheif February 4, 2015

The Downey vs. Warren winter sports rivalry week came to a victorious end with a boys basketball game on Friday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m., at home in the gym. The Vikings took the win with a final score of 58-51.   First...

On Jan. 15, in the gym during a wrestling match against Warren, Angel Baez, 12, goes for a pin against a Warren wrestler. “Before each match I try to get into my zone, so I can just focus on the match,” Angel Baez said.

Victorious Vikes

Esther Rodriguez, Parents & Teachers Section Editor January 28, 2015

On Jan. 15, in the gym, the varsity wrestling team beat rival school, Warren High School, with a score of 35-25, winning eight out of 14 matches. The Vikings started out strong winning the first three...

At Downey High School, on Oct. 7, during the game vs. Dominguez, Downey the football team fights for the title of league champions. “All gas, no brakes,” senior Josh Flores (#26, running back) stated. “It’s a saying we have; it means we go hard and never quit for what we want.”

Legacy of league

Irania Quintero, Staff Writer November 14, 2014

The journey to league title for Downey High School’s football team began on Oct. 30, 2014 as the football team took on Paramount High School at their home field.  With hard work and dedication dwelling...

At the annual, Downey vs. Warren, Dig Pink volleyball game, Kimberly Schnars, 12, spikes a serve to intimidate her rivals. Schnars demonstrated her skills with her high jumps and powerful serves.

Dig pink

Irania Quintero , Staff Writer November 3, 2014

The thrill of the night on, Oct. 7, began when both Downey and Warren’s volleyball teams filed into Downey High School’s gym to “Volley for a Cure” in honor of supporting women fighting off breast...

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