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Five Questions with Dallas Lopez

Five Questions with Dallas Lopez

Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor

May 2, 2012

Q1: What is the Powder Puff Football Game? A1: Basically, it’s a group of girls, juniors and seniors, who volunteer to play football. It’s a fun and competitive game that allows us to positively represent the class that corresponds to them. In this instance the guys are cheerleaders, so definitely...

A week of town rivalry

Sergio Villegas, staff writer

November 2, 2011

As students all around geared up for the Downey versus Warren football game, the entire school held a spirit week from Tuesday, Oct. 11 through Friday, Oct. 14. These days were designed for students to demonstrate their school spirit and to get students to anxiously await this big event. Tuesday, Oct....

Powder puff game ends with a tie

Powder puff game ends with a tie

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif

May 27, 2011

The Allen Layne stadium filled with cheering students and teachers on May 20 at 7:00 pm, as the 2nd annual powder puff game took place between the junior and senior class girls. The flag football game ended on a sour note for the girls, with a tie of 16-16, but it was an enjoyable game for most who ...

Boys’ Volleyball faces a heartbreaking loss to Warren: 0-3

Boys' Volleyball faces a heartbreaking loss to Warren: 0-3

John Franco, Sports Editor

May 11, 2011

With every second on the clock seeming to move slower and slower, the boys volleyball team faced a tough, heart breaking loss against their cross town rivals with a final score of 0-3. Quickly into the first out of three periods, the Viking’s had the lead of 4-1. With the crowd rooting and cheering them on, t...

Boys Basketball strives, but falls short in CIF

During the second CIF game in Viking territory, Damilola Adefeso, 12, aims for a clear shot as he jumps in the air.  The team’s overall record of 26-3 placed their statewide ranking up to 100 this year.

March 4, 2011

The varsity basketball team played hard in their first round of CIF against Fountain Valley High School on Feb. 18, wining with a score of 44 to 33. Fountain Valley Barons and Vikings were neck and neck in the first quarter. Downey gained the upper hand in the second quarter with a three-pointer from Garrett...

Vikings eat bear meat

Vikings eat bear meat

Roy Mendoza Copy Editor

November 23, 2010

It was a victorious night on Nov. 11 as the Viking football team dominated the Warren Bears with the total score of 27-16, leading Downey another step closer to attending CIF. Excitement was felt all over the place as students and staff began entering the crowded Allen Layne Stadium. Vikings of all ...

Vikings trump gladiators at homecoming game

Junior quarterback, Dallas Lopez, jumps up to catch the ball during the homecoming game on October 15 at Allen Layne Stadium.  The Vikes beat their opponent Gahr High 42 to 23.

Roy Mendoza, Co-Editor-in-Chief/Copy Editor

October 20, 2010

It was an anticipating night as students and staff walked into the Allen Layne Stadium  on Oct 18th for the 2010 homecoming game. The varsity guys were pumped and ready to go when it came to playing their upcoming rival, Gahr. Players took no time to waste and got into the game with high hopes and a positi...

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