The Downey Legend

CIF Volleyball

CIF Volleyball

Sam Duque, Comic Artist

November 28, 2018


Filed under Comics, Fall Sports, Sports

DHS Water Polo

DHS Water Polo

Jazmyn Contreras, Comic Artist

November 28, 2018


Filed under Comics, Fall Sports, Sports

Girls Varsity Volleyball CIF Match

Nicole Alvarez, Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

On Oct 24. at Downey High school, Downey’s varsity girls volleyball team went against Xavier Prep for the CIF tournament. The game decided whether the lady Vikings would go on to the semifinals or lose their chance at the CIF championship.   San Bernardino's varsity team showed impr...

CIF Prelims-Track Edition

Allie Gurrola, Writer, Photographer

May 24, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

After a successful season, the Downey High School track team is getting ready to end with CIF Prelims. The Downey track team, varsity boys, varsity girls, frosh/soph boys and frosh/soph girls, were titled San Gabriel Valley League Champions and multiple athletes qualified for League Prelims and League F...

Boys Wrestling Goes to Masters

Boys Wrestling Goes to Masters

Allie Gurrola, Writer

April 5, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

After competing on Feb. 17 and 18, the boys varsity wrestling team was crowned CIF champions, along with individual winners, Jonathan Prata, 11, Dilan Ajtun, 11, Armando Padilla, 12, Roland Dominguez, 11, and Nicholas Arellano, 12, taking 3rd place.   Armando Padilla, 12, a four year...

Girls Water Polo CIF

Girls Water Polo CIF

Miranda Ramirez, Editor in Chief

March 7, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

On Wednesday, February 15, girls varsity water polo competed in their first round of CIF at Downey High School’s swimming pool against Woodrow Wilson High School.   Playing since her freshman year, Kaylinne Lopez, 11, expresses her pre-game excitement and nervousness.   ...

Boys Varsity Tennis Team

Boys Varsity Tennis Team

Miranda Ramirez, Co-Copy Editor

May 27, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

  Advancing to the semi-finals, the boys varsity tennis team defeated Oak Hills High School 14-4 on Monday, May 16 after school at the Downey High School tennis courts in the quarterfinals game.   During the CIF Semi-finals game on Wednesday, May 18 the boys lost 8-10 against Ro...

Downey Wrestling Beats Crosstown Rivals

Downey Wrestling Beats Crosstown Rivals

Amanda Davila, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Downey’s varsity wrestling team defeated Warren to continue their 3-0 streak, on Thurs., Jan. 7, as the boys left Warren High School with a victory of 51-15.   Downey’s wrestling team remained strong throughout the evening making it a successful night.   Not letting stress get to him, junio...

What started as CIF, ended in “what ifs?”

What started as CIF, ended in “what ifs?”

Vivian Buenrostro, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 7, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On Friday, Dec. 6, Downey’s varsity football team competed for the CIF Southeast Division title at the championship game against Crescenta Valley at Glendale High School. The Vikings lost the game 21-14, but it was the way our fellow Vikes lost that sparked the wave of controversy.   After...

Downey Vs. Paramount

Downey Vs. Paramount

Mia Dixon-Slaughter, Staff Writer

April 4, 2014


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Thurs., Mar. 20, the boys varsity tennis played in a tournament against Paramount High. The Vikings held their undefeated title after winning the game 11-7, with their strength evident in the single player games. The game began at 3 p.m. with the single player games taking place on the left side...

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