The Downey Legend

“To my Downey Cheerleading Teammates”

*Disclaimer: This story aims to cover all sides of this issue fairly, this publication does not favor any party cited, mentioned, nor quoted
Maya Mercado-Garcia, Photographer February 18, 2021
Amberly Somano, compelled to make an IGTV video - voiced her concerns towards events hosted by the Downey Cheerleading team.
On Fri., Sept. 20 at the Allen Layne stadium, varsity cheerleader Jessie Herrera,10, performs a routine during the halftime. “It’s crazy, at practices, in class, on my way home, I see all the routines in my head,” Herrera said.

Leaving it on the mat

Vivian Buenrostro, Co-Editor-in-Cheif February 25, 2014

Downey High School’s very own cheer squad has taken part in what they call a “Downey sweep” during this year’s competition season. With a consistent ranking of either first or second place in their...

Cheer’s secret weapon

Eileen Castle December 2, 2009

Enrique Curiel takes a stand and bends the stereotypical image of what a cheerleader at Downey High is. It has been 7 years since Downey had a male cheerleader, and Curiel is the perfect candidate to break...

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