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Downey High Girls Water Polo Wraps Up Their Season

Downey High Girls Water Polo Wraps Up Their Season

Gissel Delgado and Claudette De La Garza April 18, 2021

Being able to play a sports season during a pandemic was something that the seniors on the Downey High’s Girls Water Polo team didn’t believe could happen. As they finished their season strong with...

Fans Go Crazy with Dodger Merch

Jaclyn Urzua, Videographer December 2, 2020

Lakers Bring Home the Championship

Itzel Cabrales, Writer October 26, 2020

The Los Angeles Lakers won their 17th NBA championship game on Sunday, Oct. 11 against the Miami Heat in Florida with a score of 106-93. It was a tough game and season for both teams and their spectators....

Downey’s Dream Team

Vanessa Carrillo, Co-Editor-in-Chief April 5, 2020

  On April 1-2 Long Beach’s Press-Telegrams 2019-20 Dream team was released, twelve Downey wrestlers were named on the first team, second team, and honorable mention.    The first team...

Helping the Girls’ Varsity Wrestling team place 1st in CIF captain, Stephanie Carrillo, 12, shares her experience throughout her final season on the team. “I’m proud of myself for having made it this far, I’m proud of how far our team has come,” Carrillo stated. “Most importantly, I’m proud of what our future wrestlers will be able to look up to.”

Girls Can Do It, Too

Clarissa Arceo, Photographer March 5, 2020

While doing a handoff in the girls varsity 4x200, senior Mikala Fletcher was second leg in the event receiving the baton from junior, Bryanna Anderson. “The 4x200 is a really fun event because it only happens on relay meets so it’s fun to do it when I get the chance,” Fletcher said. “This is my last high school track season and I’m pretty eager to finish strong.”

First Track Meet of the season

Arely Macedo, Photographer March 5, 2020

With a four-year sweep against Warren High School,  Kaylie Lara, 12, started her freshman year at junior varsity and shortly after joined the higher level of competitiveness: varsity. “Making CIF playoffs division two would be my favorite memory because it was a surreal experience, I never thought I’d be there.” Lara stated, “I have been playing basketball for so long that it makes me sad because I blinked and now I am playing my last basketball game.”

Downey Vs. Warren Girls Basketball

Jaylene Cardona, Business Manager February 20, 2020

The Commissioner of the CIF Southern Section, Rob Wigod, came to Downey High School to talk to the 1,300+ student-athletes about “Pursuing Victory with Honor” on February 13. “I came to talk to all student-athletes to make them aware of the strong impact you [they] have on any younger/upcoming student-athletes,” Wigod said. “If a child comes to your game and sees the determination and persistence in your performance, what do you think that child will do? They would want to be like you one day.”

CIF: Victory with Honor Assembly

Arely Macedo, Photographer February 20, 2020

Having a passion for basketball, Kiki El, 10, leaves everything on the court contributing to the win against the Warren Bears. “When I was young, I naturally found myself loving and doing well in this sport, and throughout the years I saw how well my passing abilities were,” El said. “Although teamwork and communication is the most important ability to have.”

JV Basketball

Jaylene Cardona, Business Manager February 11, 2020

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