The Downey Legend

Spring Sports Highlights

Nicole Alvarez, Writer

April 5, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The Downey High School spring sports of 2019 include lacrosse, baseball, and swim. The Vikings have brought multiple wins home with minimal losses, keeping Downey as a competitive team to beat.   Downey’s Varsity and JV Baseball team have been on a winning streak with their most recent games. Con...

JV Lacrosse

JV Lacrosse

Eliza Vargas

March 29, 2019


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Spring Sports Commence

Vanessa Carrillo, Business Manager

March 8, 2019


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With winter sports coming to an end with CIF-bound basketball, wrestling and soccer teams, spring sports begin their season, after having many practices and scrimmages.   Downey’s softball team start their season. With the first few scrimmages, the girls come out strong and won against We...

Downey vs. Warren Spring Sports

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager

May 21, 2018


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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...

CIF Prelims-Track Edition

Allie Gurrola, Writer, Photographer

May 24, 2017


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After a successful season, the Downey High School track team is getting ready to end with CIF Prelims. The Downey track team, varsity boys, varsity girls, frosh/soph boys and frosh/soph girls, were titled San Gabriel Valley League Champions and multiple athletes qualified for League Prelims and League F...

Downey vs Warren: Baseball Game

James Torrico, Writer

May 16, 2017


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On April 25 your Downey Vikings took on the Warren Bears in at Yanez Field in a baseball match-up that required extra innings to settle it. It was a pitching match-up that saw Downey send Andy Hurtado,12, to the mound. Warren got out to an early lead by scoring two at the top of the 3rd inning. Then...

MLB Season coming faster than a fastball

James Torrico, Writer

April 5, 2017


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On November 2, 2017, the longest championship drought in sports was finally broken when the Chicago Cubs won the world series for the first time since 1908. That date also marked the end of the 2016 MLB season. America’s pastime is finally coming back for the 2017 season. With spring training on its way...

Boys Varsity Tennis Team

Boys Varsity Tennis Team

Miranda Ramirez, Co-Copy Editor

May 27, 2016


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  Advancing to the semi-finals, the boys varsity tennis team defeated Oak Hills High School 14-4 on Monday, May 16 after school at the Downey High School tennis courts in the quarterfinals game.   During the CIF Semi-finals game on Wednesday, May 18 the boys lost 8-10 against Ro...

Vikings Routed by the Bears

Vikings Routed by the Bears

Alyssa Vega, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 29, 2016


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Downey’s boys varsity volleyball team competed against cross-town rival, Warren High, ending in a loss on Tuesday, April 26 at Downey’s gymnasium.   In preparation of the boys’ match, the crowd cheered and the excitement amped up the Downey Vikings. Despite their efforts, the Vikin...

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