The Downey Legend

Ditch the car, exercise those muscles

On Wednesday, Oct. 9, the dance team gathers on the field to support DUSD in raising awareness to make pedestrian safety a priority. “Personally, I did it because I’m grateful I can walk,” sophomore, Justine Muro said. “It’s something important, and many people ignore it.”

Vivian Buenrostro, Co-Editor-in-Cheif

October 22, 2013

Instead of sitting in the usual morning traffic, students and staff walked to school and around the track in the Allen Layne Stadium on Wednesday, Oct. 9, from 7- 7:40 a.m., to participate in the international event: Walk to School Day.   The first Walk to School Day took place in 1995, promoting...

Laying it out on the field

On May 9,during the CIF Champions vs. the Faculty, Mr. Glasser lifts his shirt and runs with excitement after scoring a penalty kick. With Glasser’s goal, he helped his team get one step closer to win

Gabby Sanchez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

May 21, 2013

The Allen Layne Stadium and its audience witnessed an intense soccer game on Thursday, May 9 where teachers and the CIF champion girls soccer team competed against each other on the field while displaying sportsmanship. Although a friendly game, the teachers ultimately sealed the deal with a tight score...

Girls soccer defeats La Mirada in CIF semi-finals

During half-time, seniors Francisco Gomez and Arya Givehchin pump up the crowd during the CIF girls soccer game against La Mirada on Tuesday, February 26.

Hanna Suarez, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2013

The varsity girls move ahead to the CIF finals after defeating the La Mirada Matadores on Tuesday Feb. 26 at the Allen Lane Stadium. For the many returning members of the team, this is their second chance at an opportunity to win a CIF title, and the athletes hope they can prove themselves champions...

Marching it out

Marching it out

Gabriela Sanchez, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 27, 2012

The Battle of the Bands presented a fierce, but friendly competition on Oct. 4, at the Allen Layne Stadium, where the marching band and color guard competed against rival Warren High School, and fought until the last note was played, in hopes of defeating the Bears and gaining the shiny trophy.   Excitement...

Gathering for the new spring competitors

Gathering for the new spring competitors

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor/Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 27, 2012

Thousands of students filled the Allen Layne Stadium on Apr. 20 looking down onto the track for the 2011-2012 Spring Sports Assembly, despite the ninety-degree weather. From boys’ tennis to girls’ lacrosse, Downey High School teams were proud to represent themselves for the current season with their...

Powder puff game ends with a tie

Powder puff game ends with a tie

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif

May 27, 2011

The Allen Layne stadium filled with cheering students and teachers on May 20 at 7:00 pm, as the 2nd annual powder puff game took place between the junior and senior class girls. The flag football game ended on a sour note for the girls, with a tie of 16-16, but it was an enjoyable game for most who ...

Boys varsity lacrosse put up a fight against Redondo

Boys varsity lacrosse put up a fight against Redondo

Wendy Mora, Staff Writer

April 4, 2011

Boys lacrosse ended the game with their heads held high, on March 30, against Redondo at the Allen Lane stadium, with the finishing score of 8-10. Redondo came out with the lead, but the boys know they put up a fight in the second half of the game. “The biggest challenge of the day was coming ou...

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