The Downey Legend

Winter sports leave their mark in CIF

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor

February 29, 2012

Four Viking athletic teams wrapped up their 2011-2012 winter season as CIF finalists. Varsity wrestling, varsity girls water polo, varsity boys and girls basketball, and varsity girls soccer were all present in their respective CIF divisional playoffs. Varsity wrestling entered their first round of...

Vikings take the win from the Paramount Pirates

Vikings take the win from the Paramount Pirates

Norma Flores, Sports Editor

February 7, 2012

The girls varsity water polo team took the win against the Paramount Pirates, on Jan 26, at the Downey Aquatics Center. The game began at 3: 15. Each team lined up on opposite sides of the pool, and the sprinters raced for the first possession of ball, which went to Downey. The ball was moved around...

Viking water polo defeats the Lancers

Viking water polo defeats the Lancers

Roy Mendoza, Co-Editor-in-Chief/Copy Editor

December 16, 2011

Varsity girls water polo took home yet another victory on Dec. 6 as they beat Lakewood High School at the Downey Aquatic Center 10-5. Due to their recent winning streak, the girls entered the pool with high expectations. Last year, they played against Lakewood and endeavored an intense game, including...

Girls Water polo reign over Gahr: 13-2

Preparing to block her rival against Bell Gardens, Janel Madrigal stops the competition from scoring at the Downey City Pool on Jan. 17.  Vikings conquered Bell Gardens with a final score of 11-7.

John Franco, Sports Editor

January 25, 2011

For a opening of the 2011 Girls water polo season, the team play their first San Gabriel Valley League match on Thursday, January 13. They proved to be victorious with a final score of 13 to 2. The game began with an immediate goal, followed by 3 more goals quickly into the game. “I pretty much wa...

Preview: winter sports

Preview: winter sports

John Franco Sports Editor

November 23, 2010

With fall sports scooting out the door, the upcoming winter sports hopes to follow the accomplishments left by the various teams that played during the beginning season. Several sports including Girls Tennis, Boys Water polo, and Girls Volleyball have made it to CIF championships, and placed in hig...

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