The Downey Legend

Girls Tennis Takes the Win Against Gahr

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

At Cerritos College, playing against Gahr High School, the girls tennis team defeated their opponents 93-70 on Monday, Sept. 25. Girls tennis played Warren away on Friday, Sept. 22. They tied matches 9-9, however once the scores were totaled it was revealed that Warren had prevailed 59-54. After winn...

Super Bowl TV Spot Trailers

Chris Tellez, Podcaster

February 10, 2017


Filed under Podcast

With the Super Bowl airing an amazing game, new amazing movie trailers also aired, today we discuss the movie movies on the rise.

The Vikings Get the W

The Vikings Get the W

Sofia Carrillo, Comic Artist

November 28, 2016


Filed under Comics

The Rivalry Returns

The Rivalry Returns

Chelsea Mendoza, Staff Photographer

November 10, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Spirit, Sports

Bringing the crowd to their feet at Warren High School’s bleachers, were Downey High School students who came together on Oct. 23, to cheer on their fellow Viking varsity football players, with the hopes of continuing their five year win.   Daevon Vilgilant, senior, anxiously prepared his t...

5 Questions with Giovanni De Loera

5 Questions with Giovanni De Loera

Mireya Navarro, Staff Writer

February 2, 2015


Filed under Five Questions With...

Senior Giovanni De Loera has been offered four football scholarships by different universities this year, due to the attention he has received playing football at Downey High. Q1:      What schools have offered you scholarships? A1:      Wing State University, Western New Mexico University,...

Legacy of league

Legacy of league

Irania Quintero, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

The journey to league title for Downey High School’s football team began on Oct. 30, 2014 as the football team took on Paramount High School at their home field.  With hard work and dedication dwelling in their hearts, Downey’s football team was determined to show how their efforts would pay off...

A future with Fresno State

A future with Fresno State

Sabrina Fuentes, Staff Writer

February 26, 2014


Filed under News, Top Stories

Senior Arturo Gomez signed with Fresno State for the 2014 football team, on Feb. 5, in the Downey High School Theatre. Gomez is part of a group of 22 other players who were also selected for the team. Gomez was surprised and said it still had not hit him. “It feels great and unreal,” Gomez...

The past and present champions of Downey High

The past and present champions of Downey High

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor

February 25, 2013


Filed under News

Since the CIF Championship football team has been history in the making, Coach Jack Williams, Stay Gallery Founder Valentin Flores Rogel, the Booster Club, and the Downey Alumni Association hosted Alumnight on Feb. 21 at 6:00 p.m. to promote the team and show their appreciation to the CIF Champions of...

Injuries on the rise

Injuries on the rise

Vivian Buenrostro, Writer

December 7, 2012


Filed under Sports

It is very clear that the competition amongst student athletes has increased over the years, but unfortunately the numbers of sports injuries have increased as well. Today some high school athletes are suffering from career ending injuries before they even graduate high school.   Football,...

Viking football goes down in history

Viking football goes down in history

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

December 3, 2012


Filed under News

On Saturday Dec. 1, Downey varisty football defeated La Serna with a score of 35-27, becoming the newest CIF Champions. The school came together on the Cal State Fullerton field as alumnis and current students, family members in the stands, and even friends at home watching the game updates on Facebook...

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