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Five Questions with Dallas Lopez

Five Questions with Dallas Lopez
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...

A week of town rivalry

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...

Powder puff game ends with a tie

Powder puff game ends with a tie
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...

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

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

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...

Vikings eat bear meat

Vikings eat bear meat
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...

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.
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...

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