The Downey Legend

NLCS 2021: Dodgers vs Braves

Jocelyn Gonzalez, Writer October 24, 2021

These past days might have been either stressful or relaxing for baseball fans, especially for Dodgers and Braves fans, as the NLCS has determined who will advance to the World Series versus the Houston...

Downey High Varsity Girls Volleyball Defeats Warren, Again

Kailani Fletcher and Kimberly Moreno October 16, 2021

Downey High’s Varsity Girls Volleyball team tasted success after beating Warren at home in the annual Dig Pink game that took place on September 28th, 2021. With that momentum, the Vikings headed...

Even though playing against Paramount High School may seem like it’s a rivalry at times, Tryse Redford, 12, continues to play football, the sport he loves, on October 8, 2021. In order to perform their best, Redford states, “We practice Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, take a break on Thursday, and come out Friday ready to play, simple.” After tonights win, score being 40-0, Redford is ready to, “Go home, eat, shower, and call bae.” The Downey Football team ends their seventh game of the season with a record of 6-1. The Downey Vikings plan on extending their six game winning streak at the homecoming game on October 15th against Dominguez High School.

Downey vs. Paramount Football Game

Denise Rodriguez, Photographer October 10, 2021

Downey’s cross-country athlete, Alyssa Tapanes, 12, is striving through her senior season and reflected on how she felt being athlete of the week. “I feel honored to be considered for it, especially since it’s being commemorated by the school. It’s just a nice feeling to be recognized for your efforts.” Tapanes stated. “Although I already strive to put out my best work for both my team and coaches, getting recognized for my accomplishments definitely helps motivate me to keep going.”

Athlete of the Week: Alyssa Tapanes

Jaclyn Urzua, Co-Copy Editor October 1, 2021

Preparing for a special annual event, Downey High School students are getting the school pumped up at the stage during snack, by hosting their yearly pep rally for the Dig Pink volleyball game. The volleyball players are ready to finally compete against their rival, Warren High School, but there’s  more importance to the game besides just winning. The volleyball players are playing to honor those who have fought and are continuing to fight the battle against breast cancer. To further create awareness for this occasion, the athletes, dance team, cheer team, and many other individuals are spreading their viking pride by wearing pink.

Dig Pink Pep Rally 2021

Ariel Lara, Photographer September 29, 2021

Jimmy Guerrero: Fastest Boy on Campus

Angelina Andrade, Writer September 27, 2021

One of the more popular reasons someone has for joining any extracurricular activity is more often than not the pure enjoyment of it, which is normally combined with the fact that it is something they...

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