The Downey Legend

The Los Angeles Dodgers are Back for the 2023 Season

Jocelyn Gonzalez, Copy Editor April 20, 2023

The Los Angeles Dodgers are back! The Dodgers started their season on Opening Day which was March 30, 2023, against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium. For his first time, Julio Urias had the honor...

World Baseball Classic

Jocelyn Gonzalez, Copy Editor March 24, 2023

The World Baseball Classic is back! The tournament that consists of twenty nations has returned after a hiatus from 2017. Founded in 2006, there have been five World Baseball Classics. Due to the pandemic,...

The Downey Vikings baseball team has officially started its season. On February 16, 2023, they went up against Los Altos and won with a score of 4-1. As the team was pumped and the crowd was cheering, I interviewed players, coaches, and fans about how they felt during the game and how they think the rest of the season is going to play out. Warming up to be next to bat, Michael Reyes, 11, talked about how he thinks the rest of the season will play out. “We have a really strong team this year, everyone knows what they have to do so I see this season going very well.” Reyes stated, “I can’t wait to see how the rest of the season will play out.”

Downey Against Los Altos

Cesar Lopez, Writer March 7, 2023

Our Los Angeles Dodgers: NL West Champions!

Alanis Martinez, Copy Editor October 7, 2022

The 2022 Major League Baseball season has been an ecstatic and nerve-racking roller-coaster experience for the beloved Los Angeles Team, the LA Dodgers. The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the West National...

MLB Lockout is Now Over

Jocelyn Gonzalez, Copy Editor March 21, 2022

As of March 10, 2022, Major League Baseball (MLB) and Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) have officially ended the 2021-22 season lockout, which took place for 99 days. The lockout first...

NLCS 2021: Dodgers vs Braves

Jocelyn Gonzalez, Copy Editor October 24, 2021

These past days might have been either stressful or relaxing for baseball fans, especially for Dodgers and Braves fans, as the NLCS has determined who will advance to the World Series versus the Houston...

Downey vs Warren: Baseball Game

James Torrico, Writer May 16, 2017

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,...

From Cubs to Bears

Alessandro Esquivel, Co-Copy Editor November 16, 2016

On Saturday, Oct. 22, during game 6 of the League Championship Series, the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0, and made their historic entrance into the 2016 World Series. Cubs fans all over...

Gone too Soon: The Death of Jose Fernandez

James Torrico, Writer October 26, 2016

On the morning of September 25, on the shores of Miami, a boat was discovered capsized on a jetty. Among the wreckage of the vessel were three men who had lost their lives. Among those there was Miami...

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