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Prior to wrestling season, Jessica Gudino, 12, practices for the upcoming wrestling match that will take place on Dec 3. “We will just face each hardship ,” Gudino stated. “Push through it despite any odds.”

The Girls Are Ready To Kick Off Their First Wrestling Season

Melissa Estrada, Section Editor November 18, 2016

At the end of last year, the first ever, all girls wrestling team was created at Downey High School and is now made up of about 25 members led by Coach Soto. Since then, the athletes have been practicing...

During the CIF game on Dec. 5, Michelle Avedissian is quick to act when player, Darrian Franklin, 11, is injured on the field, and both Kiefer Enslin , 11, and  Camercon Carr, 11, watch over him to make sure he is ok.  “Coach A is a very nice and cool person,” Franklin stated. “She helped me when both of my legs cramped up during the game.”

Coaching in a “boys world”

Sophie Prettyman, Staff Writer January 14, 2015

This year, Ms. Michelle Avedissian, more commonly known around campus as Coach A, began working at Downey High as a sports medicine teacher, athletic trainer, and permanent substitute teacher.   Avedissian’s...

On Sunday, Nov.16, from 5-7p.m., The Habit, located next to Downey High School, has its pre-opening to raise funds for school athletes. The restaurant was filled with longs lines to help, since all the money raised that night was donated to DHS.

Might become a habit

Mia Dixon-Slaughter , Co-Editor-in-Cheif December 15, 2014

On Sunday, Nov. 16, the newly built restaurant, The Habit, that now neighbors DHS, held a fundraiser at their grand pre-opening. A percentage of the proceeds went to the Downey athletics program, but the...

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