The Downey Legend

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...

Dodgers Clinch and Scully Retires

Allie Gurrola, Writer October 26, 2016

As predicted by fans, the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched a spot in the playoffs on September 25th against the Colorado Rockies. What was not expected was how emotional the game was. Because of  shortstop,...

The final season

The final season

Norma Flores, Sports Editor June 15, 2012

After CIF titles were won by the girls volleyball team during the Fall and the girls soccer team during the Winter, there were high expectations to what the Spring season held for the Downey Vikings. The...

Vikings easily take the win from Dominguez Hills

Vikings easily take the win from Dominguez Hills

Norma Flores, Sports Editor May 8, 2012

After seven innings of baseball, the Vikings dominated against Dominguez Hills in a 6-0 win on May 1, at 3:00 pm at the baseball field.  The game, although originally to be played at Dominguez Hills,...

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’...

Batting away Warren: 11-4

Batting away Warren: 11-4

John Franco, Sports Editor April 14, 2011

Baseball’s first game against Warren proved to be no joke on April Fools Day as the Vikes proved to be victorious with a score of 11-4, beating their cross-town rivals. The game began with a quick...

Scholarships, a said way to get into college

Scholarships, a said way to get into college

John Franco, Sports Editor April 14, 2011

With college only steps away, seniors around campus are already into their desired schools. Some may have gotten in with the basic traditional acceptances while others have been accepted in with full...

Baseball loses key double-header

Baseball loses key double-header

John Franco, Sports Editor March 18, 2011

As the 2011 baseball season is in the process of beginning, the boys played their first pre-season match against Long Beach Poly and unfortunately lost a double header 3-5, 3-5. The baseball team has...

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