The Downey Legend

Marquess carries Vikings through to quarterfinals

Crystal Fresquez

June 2, 2010

In the second round CIF match, the Viking boys’ volleyball squad overcame the hosting Temple City Rams, by a tally of 3-2. “So many emotions were going through my mind on the way to the game; I was nervous and excited,” senior David Rivera said. “Nervous due to all that was on the line that...

External expressions

Crystal Fresquez

April 30, 2010

At the age of sixteen senior Bradley Merritt found himself attracted to a form of expression that requires a bit of passion, a hint of courage and a lot of sting: tattoos. Merritt got his first tattoo days before his seventeenth birthday that eventually led to his newfound hobby tattoo design. After...

Not so brave after all

Crystal Fresquez

March 31, 2010

Boys’ Varsity Lacrosse defeated their cross-town rival the Bosco Braves 21-1 at Allen Lynne Stadium on March 8th. With the Braves as their opponent the guys knew they had to bring their “A game” in order to beat Bosco. “Going into the game I was excited and hyped but at the same time nervo...

Uprising Ladies

Crystal Fresquez

March 31, 2010

Girls’ Lacrosse fell short against opponent Mira Coasta losing 8-6 at home on Mar. 24th. Although this outcome seems less than worthy, it is definitely an improvement for the program compared to last years 16-0 loss against the Mustangs. “Mira Coasta smashed on us last year and this year it wa...

Starting from scratch

Crystal Fresquez

March 1, 2010

The 2008-2009 Boy’s Volleyball CIF Champions work towards another championship title as they build a new team from the ground up. Boy’s Volleyball graduated six key players last year: Matthew Taylor, Mathew Black, Alex Mendiola, Davion Matthews, Tyler Cronwell, and Leo Billon—leaving only one returning...

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