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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...

Legacy of league

Legacy of league

Irania Quintero, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

The journey to league title for Downey High School’s football team began on Oct. 30, 2014 as the football team took on Paramount High School at their home field.  With hard work and dedication dwelling in their hearts, Downey’s football team was determined to show how their efforts would pay off...

The rivalry in the water

The rivalry in the water

Mia Dixon-Slaughter, Writer/ Social Media Manager

November 13, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

On Thursday, Oct. 17, the Downey and Warren water polo teams attended the Downey pool for the varsity game vs. Warren. The tension was present around the pool as the players pulled on their caps, removed their robes and headed for the water in hopes of defeating the rival school. Although water polo...

An Ace for the Cure

An Ace for the Cure

Fatima Yataco, Business Manager

November 1, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Cross-town rivals the Warren Bears and the Lady Vikes came together on Thursday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m., in Downey’s gym; not only did the girls play volleyball but they also celebrated life at the annual Dig Pink game. The gym was filled with pink shirts, enthusiastic fans, and supporters of Breast...

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