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Downey High School Girls Volleyball Returns

Kailani Fletcher, Writer September 15, 2021

Distance learning undoubtedly left an indelible mark on every student at Downey High School, but a unique experience belongs to student-athletes. The protocols of first semester lead many fall sport teams...

The Commissioner of the CIF Southern Section, Rob Wigod, came to Downey High School to talk to the 1,300+ student-athletes about “Pursuing Victory with Honor” on February 13. “I came to talk to all student-athletes to make them aware of the strong impact you [they] have on any younger/upcoming student-athletes,” Wigod said. “If a child comes to your game and sees the determination and persistence in your performance, what do you think that child will do? They would want to be like you one day.”

CIF: Victory with Honor Assembly

Arely Macedo, Photographer February 20, 2020

Downey Goes To CIF

Vanessa Carrillo, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2019

With Downey High’s winter season coming to an end, girls basketball, soccer, and wrestling all make it to California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section (CIF-SS).   Girls varsity...

CIF Volleyball

CIF Volleyball

Sam Duque, Illustrator November 28, 2018

DHS Water Polo

DHS Water Polo

Jazmyn Contreras, Illustrator November 28, 2018

Girls Varsity Volleyball CIF Match

Nicole Alvarez, Co-Editor-In-Chief November 13, 2018

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...

CIF Prelims-Track Edition

Allie Gurrola, Writer May 24, 2017

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...

After competing in CIF, Masters and winning State, Jonathon Prata, 11, comes back to school to celebrate his accomplishments with his team and school. “The thing I enjoyed most about this season,” Prata said, “was taking CIF individuals with my teammates.”

Boys Wrestling Goes to Masters

Allie Gurrola, Writer April 5, 2017

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,...

In the final minutes of the game Alejandra Villa, 12, strikes again and makes another goal for Downey. She has made half of the season’s goals for Downey; the final score was 9-6.

Girls Water Polo CIF

Miranda Ramirez , Editor-In-Chief March 7, 2017

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...

Singles player, Justin Park, 11, values the family environment the tennis team gives him. “It’s believing in your teammates that has to be the most important thing to do as a whole group,” Park said.

Boys Varsity Tennis Team

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief May 27, 2016

  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...

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