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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...

Boys Wrestling Goes to Masters

Boys Wrestling Goes to Masters

Allie Gurrola, Writer

April 5, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

After competing on Feb. 17 and 18, the boys varsity wrestling team was crowned CIF champions, along with individual winners, Jonathan Prata, 11, Dilan Ajtun, 11, Armando Padilla, 12, Roland Dominguez, 11, and Nicholas Arellano, 12, taking 3rd place.   Armando Padilla, 12, a four year...

Girls Water Polo CIF

Girls Water Polo CIF

Miranda Ramirez, Editor in Chief

March 7, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

On Wednesday, February 15, girls varsity water polo competed in their first round of CIF at Downey High School’s swimming pool against Woodrow Wilson High School.   Playing since her freshman year, Kaylinne Lopez, 11, expresses her pre-game excitement and nervousness.   ...

First Girls Wrestling Match

First Girls Wrestling Match

Genevieve Gaubert, Photographer

December 19, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Starting off their first season, the girls wrestling team competed against North View, Del Oro,  Bell Gardens, and Birmingham on Sat., Dec. 3. The team had been learning new moves and drilling non stop at practices to get ready for their matches.   This is the first girls wrestling tea...

The Girls Are Ready To Kick Off Their First Wrestling Season

The Girls Are Ready To Kick Off Their First Wrestling Season

Melissa Estrada, Writer

November 18, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

At the end of last year, the first ever, all girls wrestling team was created at Downey High School and is now made up of about 25 members led by Coach Soto. Since then, the athletes have been practicing in order to ensure that they have a successful first season.   As this is their f...

Last Basketball Game of the Year

Last Basketball Game of the Year

Amanda Davila, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The quarterfinals of the CIF basketball game took place at Downey High School on Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 7 PM. After four quarters of the game, Downey came out short with a 36-51 defeat against John W. North High School in the quarterfinals.   As the time was quickly coming to an end, basket...

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