The Downey Legend

Comedy Sportz, the interactive game-show is broadcasted in the Downey High School theater where red team player, senior, Ryan Gutierrez, reenacted a dancing couple in love with fellow teammate, senior, Beatrice Medina. “Now that I'm on the team, it feels amazing being a part of something I didn't know about at first but now see how big of a world Comedy Sportz is,” Gutierrez, said.

Newbies No More

Cintia Macias , Co-Photo Editor February 26, 2016

After preparing for a semester in T-1, Comedy Sportz ‘newbies’ finally performed on stage in front of a live audience on Feb. 12. Players, Ryan Gutierrez, Jennifer Ruiz, and Brock Marz took...

During a Comedy Sportz game against Santa Fe on Fri., Feb. 28, Chris Dan Cruz, 12, pretends to choke and Brianne Gonzalez, 9, helps him. Chris Dan Cruz played in Drama Productions rendition of The Crucible by Arthur Miller.

Laughing the night away

Mizhelle Cortes, Writer/ Business Team March 18, 2014

On Fri., Feb. 28, Downey High School’s Comedy Sportz team held one of its games, competing against Santa Fe High School, for an improv- based entertainment show in the school’s theatre. As guests...

On March 29, Comedy Sportz members Bryce Caliwag, 12, Miguel Meza, 11, and Marco Arroyo, 11, sit together in the theatre to play the game of Speed Date. The Blue Team beat the Red Team in this Relay for Life fundraising game.

Funding for a lifetime of laughs

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor/Co-Editor-in-Chief March 29, 2013

In addition to their usual routine of comedy and improv, the Comedy Sportz High School League held a special game against each other on March 27 for Relay for Life, donating the proceeds in respect to...

On Nov. 30, Comedy Sports members Hector Gonzalez,10, Javier Navarro,12, Justina Clark,12, and Jonathon Larson,12, come together to create a skit about pie in the theater to show students their love for humor. “The strongest factor is definitely the lifelong bonds all the players create with each other in order to be comfortable on stage with one another,” Narvarro said. “In Comedy Sports, we are family.”

Unpredictable comedy

Brenda Lopez, Writer December 7, 2012

The Comedy Sportz High School League presented their second performance of the year on Nov. 28, as seniors Justina Clarkrose and Jonathan Larson and sophomore Hector Gonzalez took on their first game with...

Teachers cracking jokes

Teachers cracking jokes

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif June 21, 2012

Comedy Sportz games are typically filled with laughter, so the match on June 6, in the B-building theatre, was no exception; the only difference is DHS played against itself.  During the first half of...

Laughs for a cause

Laughs for a cause

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif March 21, 2012

In an effort to fundraise for the TLC program, the Comedy Sportz team held Open Mic Nite before their game on Friday, March 9, at 5:30 p.m., in the B-building theatre.  Never before had there been an...

Comedic relief

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif April 30, 2010

Since his freshman year, eleventh-grader David Apodaca has been on the Comedy Sportz team and has become manager of this year’s team. He got the position of manager through his brother, Matt, who was...

Actletic courage

Larissa Hernandez March 31, 2010

Dimmed lights, eight chairs, and witty actletes filled the stage as the team went against Irvine at the first Comedy Sportz game of the season in the school’s new theatre on March 3rd. This month’s...

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