The Downey Legend

Boys basketball start the league with a loss

At the Downey vs. Warren basketball game, Dakari Archer, 12, blocks Michael Onyebalu, 12, from making a two point shot in, at the DHS gymnasium.
January 12, 2013

As the first league game of the season, varsity basketball took a loss against Warren High School, 49-45, on Jan. 9, at 7:00 p.m. Their next game versus Schurr will take place at home on Jan. 11, at 7:00...

Scoring the final shot

February 29, 2012

The varsity boys basketball team came up short 67-73 against the Rancho Cucamonga Cougars during the first round of CIF on Friday, Feb. 17, in the Downey gym. The Vikings struggled in the first half, but...

Winter sports leave their mark in CIF

February 29, 2012

Four Viking athletic teams wrapped up their 2011-2012 winter season as CIF finalists. Varsity wrestling, varsity girls water polo, varsity boys and girls basketball, and varsity girls soccer were all present...

Boys basketball triumphs over Lakewood

Boys basketball triumphs over Lakewood
December 16, 2011

The boys varsity basketball team went against the Lakewood Lancers and came out victorious on Dec. 9 with a score of 48-35 at the gym. Though the game had a slow start, the Viking’s aggressive defense...

Winter Sports Season’s MVP

March 4, 2011

This year's Winter sports saw many talented players, but a few stood out among the rest. Sports player’s Dami Adefeso, Rayana Villalpando, Brandi Neilan, Mike Samayoa, Robert Chism, and Meghan Nevarez...

Boys Basketball strives, but falls short in CIF

During the second CIF game in Viking territory, Damilola Adefeso, 12, aims for a clear shot as he jumps in the air.  The team’s overall record of 26-3 placed their statewide ranking up to 100 this year.
March 4, 2011

The varsity basketball team played hard in their first round of CIF against Fountain Valley High School on Feb. 18, wining with a score of 44 to 33. Fountain Valley Barons and Vikings were neck and...

Boys basketball gains SGVL title; advances to CIF

Boys basketball gains SGVL title; advances to CIF
February 16, 2011

After claiming victory against the Warren Bears on Feb. 11, the Boy’s Varsity Basketball team proudly held the title of the 2011 San Gabriel Valley League Champions. Right into the first quarter,...

Bear beatdown

February 1, 2010

The Boys Basketball team came off a heartbreaking league game loss against the Lynwood Knights in order to defeat the cross town rival Warren Bears, with an official score of 49-44 on Wednesday, Jan. 27...

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