The Downey Legend

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...

Downey Vs. Warren Week

Downey Vs. Warren Week

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Downey vs. Warren officially kicked off last week on Oct. 17 when girls tennis and boys water polo played against the Bears and again when girls volleyball played at home against the Bears in their annual Dig Pink game. However, the most anticipated game of Downey vs. Warren is the varsity football ga...

Downey vs. Warren Girls Volleyball

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief

October 20, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Taking the match 3-1 girls volleyball beat Warren 26-24 during Warren’s Dig Pink game on Tuesday, Oct. 3. “I couldn't have done it without my team,” Janice Yi, 12, said. “We were losing by 24-22 and we needed one point to win. But then we brought it back with the help of Sarah Shaddox one of th...

Girls Tennis Takes the Win Against Gahr

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

At Cerritos College, playing against Gahr High School, the girls tennis team defeated their opponents 93-70 on Monday, Sept. 25. Girls tennis played Warren away on Friday, Sept. 22. They tied matches 9-9, however once the scores were totaled it was revealed that Warren had prevailed 59-54. After winn...

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