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Newbies No More

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 on the stage for the first time and showed off their improv skills. Following monthly one-on-one practices, th...

Laughing the night away

Laughing the night away

Mizhelle Cortes, Business Manager

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 paid the $5 fee, students, parents, and other supporters made their way to the dimly lit room, waiting...

Funding for a lifetime of laughs

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 senior Mario Galvan, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma last December. T-shirts supporting G...

Unpredictable comedy

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 a crowd full of laughter and joy. Captain and manager, Javier Nevarro,12, began by announcing some...

Teachers cracking jokes

Teachers cracking jokes

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Chief

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 the game, the Downey High Comedy Sportz vets played against newbs, and in the second half, DHS teachers...

Laughs for a cause

Laughs for a cause

Irene Luna, Editor in Chief

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 Open Mic Nite for students to showcase their talents and have fun doing it, as there was no prize being...

Comedic relief

Irene Luna

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 also on the team. Apodaca says being on the team is like “Whose Line Is It, Anyway?” It’s...

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 first CSz game introduced players David Apodaca, Bryce Calliwag, Pricila Lopez, Alex Gallardo, Giovanni...

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