The Downey Legend

Girls basketball and soccer featured in CIF’s Dream Team

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor

April 3, 2012

Girls athletics dominated the 2011-2012 winter sports season as the varsity water polo, soccer, and basketball teams competed in their respective CIF divisions.  After the girls basketball team reached quarterfinals for the first time since 1995 and the girls soccer team won the CIF Division 5 championship...

Girls soccer CIF Division 5 Champions

Dinorah Acuña, Staff Writer

March 19, 2012

The third time was a charm for the Lady Vikes’ girls soccer team as they defeated La Serna 2-1 in overtime on March 3 at Mission Viejo High School to win the CIF Division 5 Championship. It was the girls’ third trip to the final match, having lost in 2008 against Oaks Christian and in 2011 in penalties...

Soccer star in the making

Soccer star in the making

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor

March 19, 2012

After scoring a goal in every CIF Division 5 playoff match, senior Claudia Lopez left her mark in the Viking’s varsity soccer team as one of the team’s best. Her passion, hard work, and natural talent for the European game helped lead her and her team to win the CIF Championship title. “Claudia...

Girls’ soccer takes another hit

Girls’ soccer takes another hit

Irene Luna, Co-Editor-in-chief

December 15, 2010

The varsity girls’ soccer team faced a second loss at the Lakewood Lancers’ field on Thursday, Dec. 2. Though the girls won their first game against Santa Fe on Nov. 23 with a final score of 6-0, they also suffered two recent losses, one against Valley Christian and the other against the Lakewo...

Lady vikes against the elements

Cole Hundtoft

February 1, 2010

The battlefield was strewn with rainwater as the Lady Vikes came to fight Warren on a rainy, Jan. 26th night. The Varsity Girls’ Soccer team clashed with Warren throughout the night, but sadly tied our rivals with a score of 1-1. Both teams wrestled with and against the weather as temperature dropped in...

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