The Downey Legend

A true comeback

A true comeback
June 14, 2011

A true comeback story, Downey Bible Club and Calvary Chapel united to bring back a Family Fun Night for Downey High School on June 3. The collaboration between the two organizations began when Calvary...

It’s in the Neilan blood

It's in the Neilan blood
May 31, 2011

Talent runs in the family with Brandi Neilan and her younger brother Garrett. Not only siblings but friends, the dynamic duo excels at any sport they attempt. Brandi set a fantastic example for Garrett...

Downey beats Warren by One

Downey beats Warren by One
May 11, 2011

The boys golf team prevailed against Warren High School in a nail-biting match on Thursday, April 28 at The Rio Hondo golf course. The entire team felt the immediate tension brought on by the Downey...

JSA makes history

JSA makes history
April 4, 2011

The Junior State of America chapter from Downey High hosted a Mini Convention that took place on Sunday, April 3 in the B building. The Mini Con was a small, one-day convention that lasted from 9AM to...

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...

How to save a life

February 16, 2011

The Pennies for Patients fundraiser started this year for Downey High School from Feb. 15-March 5. The campaign raises money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Every year a child is featured as the...

Normaneers paints the town pink

February 16, 2011

The Normaneers Club held a car wash on Sat., Feb. 5, in support of finding a cure for cancer. The car wash was set up to help the Normaneer girls raise a fifty-dollar per person pledge for the Susan...

Humanities club reaches out

In a small trip to the Downey Retirement Center, the Humanities Club helped and gave elderly people a reason to smile.
January 26, 2011

A new volunteer club started this month with a mission of giving back to the Downey community. The Downey High School Humanities Club was founded on Dec. 2 and held its first meeting on Tuesday, Dec....

Vikings collect items for toy drive

Vikings collect items for toy drive
December 15, 2010

In efforts to benefit the needy and underprivileged children during the holiday season, the 25th annual Holiday Toy Drive started on Nov. 29 and continued on through Dec. 17. “I just want to encourage...

Girls Volleyball clinches CIF title

Girls Volleyball clinches CIF title
November 23, 2010

The Lady Vikings made girl’s volleyball history on Nov. 20th at Cypress College by crushing the lady Gladiators of Troy High School during the CIF Finals. The Vikes won 3 to 0 against Troy with scores...

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Camerynn Chase