The Downey Legend

Finding a cure together

On Friday, March 1, senior, Mario Galvan shares his story about battling cancer during the March Madness fundraiser for Relay for Life. Galvan was Homecoming King and a member of the varsity football and varsity soccer teams.

Norma Flores, Sports Editor

March 15, 2013

4,000 plus students, divided into two assemblies, were rounded up in the gym during second period on March 1 to begin fundraising for Relay For Life. The event, on June 1-2, works toward trying to find a cure for cancer.   Last year Downey High School came together for a common purpose –to...

Spreading pink beyond the campus

Moments before the beginning of the Downey vs. Warren Dig Pink volleyball game, on Sept. 27 in the gym, the Lady Vikes come together for their ritual huddle. Throughout the years, the team has been able to raise a total of $17,000 in support for finding a cure for breast cancer.

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor/Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2012

No longer just a school event, the annual Dig Pink girls’ volleyball match has spread out much farther over the years, reaching out to the entire Downey community. The girls hosted their game on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7:00 p.m. in the gym, where a flood of pink greeted attendees. The Lady Vikings played...

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