The Downey Legend

Injuries on the rise

Due to the injury Jeremy Villa, 12, sustained during the football game vs. Norwalk, he could not play in the CIF finals. “I’ve learn that everyone has to play the game like it’s their last,” Villa said “ Coach Davis has always said this before ever game.”

Vivian Buenrostro, Co-Editor-in-Cheif

December 7, 2012

It is very clear that the competition amongst student athletes has increased over the years, but unfortunately the numbers of sports injuries have increased as well. Today some high school athletes are suffering from career ending injuries before they even graduate high school.   Football,...

Viking football goes down in history

During the CIF Finals game against La Serna on Dec. 1, Tristan Esparza, 11, and Jason Thomas, 10, attempt to catch the ball to prevent La Serna from scoring a touchdown. The Vikings were successful in blocking the opposing team from scoring and won the game 33-25.

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

December 3, 2012

On Saturday Dec. 1, Downey varisty football defeated La Serna with a score of 35-27, becoming the newest CIF Champions. The school came together on the Cal State Fullerton field as alumnis and current students, family members in the stands, and even friends at home watching the game updates on Facebook...

The team of champions

Cole Hundtoft

March 1, 2010

On Feb. 13th Downey’s Varsity Wrestling team trekked to El Camino Community College to face off against Quartz Hills High School and came back with a CIF Championship. Quartz Hills proved to be Downey’s biggest challenge, barely winning with the final score 28-24. Since Downey’s wrestlers obliterated...

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