The Downey Legend

Dig Pink Game

Michelle Salinas and Sebastian Romero

October 3, 2018

Filed under Sports, Video

Downey’s Girls Volleyball team faced Warren in the Dig Pink game on Sept. 18 to support Breast Cancer Awareness. Freshman, JV, and Varsity defeated Warren in all three games, but all the money went to the Side-Out Foundation.

Serena Williams: Right or Wrong?

Serena Williams: Right or Wrong?

Nicole Alvarez, Writer

October 2, 2018

Filed under News, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories

On September. 8, Serena Williams lost to Japanese tennis player, Naomi Osaka, in a heart racing match. Williams famously known as renowned tennis player, had people’s heart racing in this match for a different reason.   The Beginning of the Tension Umpire, Carlos Ramos, first called out ...

Downey vs. Warren Spring Sports

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager

May 21, 2018

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

They have been waiting for this moment all season, practicing endless afternoons, pushing themselves until a new personal record is reached. Downey versus Warren week for spring sports is an annual tradition in which baseball, softball, swim, track, boys tennis, and boys volleyball go against the rival...

Winter Sports CIF Highlights

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager

March 8, 2018

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Downey High School’s winter sports season has come to an end, but girls' water polo, girls' basketball, and boys' soccer all advanced in CIF.  The student athletes prepared for CIF all season and the time came to showcase their work.   Although winter sports after CIF will be done by March 3, the ca...

Winter Sports Coming to an End

Winter Sports Coming to an End

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager

February 26, 2018

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Downey Highs’ winter sports season is coming to an end as spring slowly approaches. Although many sport’s season are closing, there are many sports who are playing in CIF playoffs. Spring sports will begin as early as March, and in the meantime winter sports play to become CIF champions in th...

Downey Duals

Vanessa Carrillo, Co-Business Manager

December 15, 2017

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

On the morning of December 2, the varsity boys and girls wrestling team as well as the boys junior varsity team, competed in the Downey Duals.   The Downey Duals is a yearly tournament held at Downey, in which schools go against others as a team. Saturdays dual consisted of competing aga...

Winter Sports Recap

Valeria Ostorga, Writer

December 13, 2017

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

As winter sports begin their season, fall sports are finishing up their year. Football At the beginning of this month, varsity football ended their season at the CIF game Saturday, Dec. 2. The Vikings scored 14 points in the first quarter, seven in the second, and seven again in the third quart...

Fall Sports Season Coming to an End

Fall Sports Season Coming to an End

Alexis Gutierrez, Writer

November 17, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The fall sports season is wrapping up as teams finish their seasons and some advance to playoffs. Football Downey High’s varsity football team’s final game for their fall season was on Thursday, Nov. 2, at Gahr High school, with Downey winning with a score of 50-31.   The foot...

Downey Highs’ Reaction to World Series

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager

November 14, 2017

Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros fought for the World Series title in a series of seven games.  Dodger and Astros fans witnessed the historical game in which the Astros took home their first World Series title. Yet, these games also marked the return of the Dodgers in the World Series who...

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