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Fall Sports Season Coming to an End

Fall Sports Season Coming to an End

Alexis Gutierrez, Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The fall sports season is wrapping up as teams finish their seasons and some advance to playoffs. Football Downey High’s varsity football team’s final game for their fall season was on Thursday, Nov. 2, at Gahr High school, with Downey winning with a score of 50-31.   The foot...

Racing to success

Racing to success

Gabriela Sanchez, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 26, 2013


Filed under Student Life

AP student and track and field runner, junior Mario Garcia juggles the hectic life of a 4.6 GPA student and high school athlete. Ranking as one of the top members of his eleventh grade class, Garcia maintains focus on his future, hoping that his above average grades and responsibility of holding a spot...

Fall sports take it all

Fall sports take it all

Norma Flores, Sports Editor

November 15, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Although the regular season has come to an end for fall sports, the various teams ability to excel has permitted them to move on to playoffs and have the opportunity to participate in the Southern California CIF in the first weeks of November.   It is no surprise that with two prior CIF titles...

Cross Country couple taking victory

Cross Country couple taking victory

Brenda Lopez, Writer

October 25, 2012


Filed under Student Life

It was during the summer practice of 2011 when Lisa Vasquez,10, and Andres Velasco ,12, came across each other; little did they know love wasn’t the only thing they would share. Velasco broke Downey’s record by five seconds at the Woodbridge Invitational meet with a time of 14:50. Vasquez’s record...

Rizk’s run to success

Rizk’s run to success

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor

April 23, 2012


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Having been a member of the track and cross-country teams since her freshman year, senior Nisreen Rizk has proven her potential as a star athlete. Once a slow runner in the back group, she has worked her way to becoming one of the top runners.   “Some people are just naturally fast, but...

Getting a grip on self-control

Getting a grip on self-control

Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor

November 21, 2011


Filed under Student Life

Freshmen and sophomore students fill the gym on Nov.16 to watch a video production, “Get a Grip”. The video gave the students information on how to use self-control in everyday discussions. After settling down the lively crowd and after a quick shout-out to the girls varsity volleyball team, the...

Flashback to the 50s

Flashback to the 50s

April Rios, Staff Writer and Photographer

October 12, 2011


Filed under News

Dressed in 50s attire, students and staff came together in the gym on September 23 to greet the fall sport teams during the yearly fall rally. The assembly presented by Ralph Regalado as Elvis and Karla Torrencillas as Lucy featured fall sports, various performances and class competitions.   The...

Making it to the finish

Making it to the finish

Irene Luna Co-E.I.C.

November 5, 2010


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Held at Cerritos Regional Park, the cross-country San Gabriel Valley League cluster meet was on Oct. 14 at 3 p.m and varsity boys strode for the finish against rival schools Warren, Gahr, and Paramount. Warren came first, winning the meet, as the Vikes came in fourth place. Moises Martinez performed th...

The team that will

Victor Duran

November 4, 2009


Filed under Sports

Having endured the heat of the day, the girls’ frosh/soph cross-country team took first place in an All Division race at the 36th annual Griffith Park Invitational on Sept. 26. Running in 90-degree weather, freshman Meghan Nevarez led her team up the treacherous hills of Griffith Park and placed...

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