The Downey Legend

“We’re coming back as champions.”

Bruno Braka and Cintia Macias

February 10, 2016

As the wrestling team heads into their first CIF match on Feb 6, they are undefeated. Pablo Ochoa, 12, along with others such as Jonathan Prata, 10, have carried their team to three straight undefeated seasons. Hoping to win CIF again this season, the Vikings will give it their all to succeed.

Legacy of league

At Downey High School, on Oct. 7, during the game vs. Dominguez, Downey the football team fights for the title of league champions. “All gas, no brakes,” senior Josh Flores (#26, running back) stated. “It’s a saying we have; it means we go hard and never quit for what we want.”

Irania Quintero, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

The journey to league title for Downey High School’s football team began on Oct. 30, 2014 as the football team took on Paramount High School at their home field.  With hard work and dedication dwelling in their hearts, Downey’s football team was determined to show how their efforts would pay off...

Vikings, what is our profession

In the 100-yard backstroke, sophomore Michael Kim breaks a league record with a time of 1:04, at the San Gabriel Valley League finals, on April 25, at the Cerritos College Aquatics Center. The boys swim team won the league title, defeating Paramount High School for the first time in five years.

Norma Flores, Sports Editor

May 15, 2013

After a five-year drought, the boys swim team was able to take the title of San Gabriel Valley League Champions on April 25 after they defeated the Warren Bears at the Downey Aquatic Center at 3:00 pm.   The team began the season with high goals and expectations for league. The boys had a...

Queens of the court

Queens of the court

Hanna Suarez, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2012

Girls varsity tennis played in their league tournament, on Oct. 24-25 at Warren High school; resulting in four team members placing high ranks and even moving on to CIF. Doubles partners Elizabeth Aceves, 10, and Jessica Angell, 10, placed at third, while Tara Kazimi, 9, and Erin Freeman, 11, earned...

Girls soccer CIF Division 5 Champions

Dinorah Acuña, Writer

March 19, 2012

The third time was a charm for the Lady Vikes’ girls soccer team as they defeated La Serna 2-1 in overtime on March 3 at Mission Viejo High School to win the CIF Division 5 Championship. It was the girls’ third trip to the final match, having lost in 2008 against Oaks Christian and in 2011 in penalties...

Girls volleyball defends CIF championship title

Girls volleyball defends CIF championship title

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor

November 21, 2011

The girls varsity volleyball team defended their CIF title as they defeated the Whittier Christian Heralds 3-2 at the CIF Division 2-A Final on Sat. Nov. 19 atCypressCollege. Supporters from both teams filled the stands as Whittier Christian fans brought an immense amount of energy; however, it was the...

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