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JV Basketball

JV Basketball

Jaylene Cardona, Business Manager

February 11, 2020

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Andre Lucas, Writer

February 4, 2020

On Jan. 26 at approximately 10 a.m., a Sikorsky S-76b helicopter crashed in Calabasas, Calif., killing retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant as well as his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven other passengers on board. From postponed NBA games to lighting Los Angeles City Hall purple and gold, tributes ...

Winter Sports Coming to an End

Winter Sports Coming to an End

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager

February 26, 2018

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...

Last Basketball Game of the Year

Last Basketball Game of the Year

Amanda Davila, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

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...

The Paramount Pirates Walk the Plank

The Paramount Pirates Walk the Plank

Melissa Hernandez, Staff Writer

February 24, 2016

  Downey High’s varsity girls basketball team competed against the Paramount Pirates at Paramount High on Feb. 11 at 5:15 PM. The girls scored a victory in their last conference game with a landslide win of 56-19.   The game began with Downey winning opening tip-off and scor...

Basketball Season Continues

Basketball Season Continues

Amanda Davila, Staff Writer

January 21, 2016

Playing against Cal High, on Tuesday, Jan. 5 at 7 p.m., Downey’s boys varsity basketball team add another win to their 13-2 streak making them 14-2.   Cal High made the first points of the night causing the crowd to cheer with supportive words for the DHS players on the court; the bo...

5 Questions with Ayla Pruneda

5 Questions with Ayla Pruneda

Mia Dixon-Slaughter, Co-Editor-in-Cheif

March 11, 2015

  Junior Ayla Pruneda talks about her basketball career that began her freshmen year at Downey High when she made the varsity girls basketball team.   Q1: What made you get into basketball? A1: I always loved the sport and being competitive. I had a mentor that pushed me outside...

Downey athletics receive $1,000 check from Walmart Neighborhood Market

Downey athletics receive $1,000 check from Walmart Neighborhood Market

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

January 18, 2013

Following the first half of the boys varsity basketball game on Jan. 9, the Walmart Neighborhood Supermarket presented Downey athletics with a $1,000 check to support the character that sports help build in athletes. Marketing representative Chris Melle assures that the money is intended to affect...

Tis’ the season to fight, fight, fight!

Tis’ the season to fight, fight, fight!

Hanna Suarez, Norma Flores, Editor-in-Chief, Sports Editor

January 15, 2013

“We got a lot of our hard work in,” senior defense Angie Aguilar said. “Our entire pre-season was leading up to this moment.”With last years CIF title still on their mind, the team strives for that same satisfaction. As for the girls on the basketball courts, they came up short in their fi...

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