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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 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...

The Football Season Continues

The Football Season Continues

Allie Gurrola, Writer

November 18, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

The journey for the Downey varsity football team continues to post season in CIF, and after coming short last year, the Vikings are seeking revenge. This season they finished with a 9-1 record, and took the title as the 2016 San Gabriel Valley League Champions.   “I'm really excited; yo...

Downey Girls Volleyball is Back

Nicole Najera, Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

    The Downey High School’s girls volleyball team took on Valley Christian at their first home game on Tues., Sept.13.The Lady Vikings came short against their opponent but put up a fight by taking the match into four matches.   Preparing for the match the Vikes got ...

Downey vs. Warren Rivalry Week

Downey vs. Warren Rivalry Week

Angelica Fregoso, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Spirit, Sports

Downey students flash their Viking spirit around campus on Oct. 23 because it was the renowned Viking Pride Day, the final day of Downey versus Warren rivalry week.   Students express their school spirit this week by dressing as the theme of each day of the week, which commenced with ...

The Rivalry Returns

The Rivalry Returns

Chelsea Mendoza, Staff Photographer

November 10, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Spirit, Sports

Bringing the crowd to their feet at Warren High School’s bleachers, were Downey High School students who came together on Oct. 23, to cheer on their fellow Viking varsity football players, with the hopes of continuing their five year win.   Daevon Vilgilant, senior, anxiously prepared his t...

Girls’ Volleyball Dominate Dominguez

Girls’ Volleyball Dominate Dominguez

Alyssa Vega, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 6, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Downey High School’s girl’s volleyball team competed against Dominguez High School on Tues., Oct. 20. The Lady Vikes defeated their opponent with a short match within three game periods.   Before the first match started, the varsity girls did their warm-up exercises to prepare for...

Going Hard in the Green

Going Hard in the Green

Bruno Braka, Staff Writer/Photographer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Competing against Warren High School in a double header, Coach Bean and the Downey High School’s girls golf team teed off on Sep. 29 and Oct. 1 at the Rio Hondo Golf Course. Both teams played for the number two spot in their league. Freshmen, Allison Letender has been interested in golf ever si...

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