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Meet Me By The Bayou

Meet Me By The Bayou

Sebastian Cornejo, Business Manager

October 24, 2018

The Vikings faced Dominguez High on Oct. 5 and won the Homecoming pink game with a score of 56-20. The following day, the Homecoming dance took place at the Rio Hondo Country Club for the third consecutive year, this year’s theme being Mardi Gra, “Meet Me By The Bayou”.   At the halftime show, the Homecoming queen r...

Downey Vs. Warren Week

Downey Vs. Warren Week

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2017

Downey vs. Warren officially kicked off last week on Oct. 17 when girls tennis and boys water polo played against the Bears and again when girls volleyball played at home against the Bears in their annual Dig Pink game. However, the most anticipated game of Downey vs. Warren is the varsity football ga...

From the field to the dance floor

From the field to the dance floor

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

November 13, 2012

The Viking football team defeated Dominguez 28-12 at the Homecoming Game on Oct. 26, in order to qualify for the San Gabriel Valley League Championship with an overall record of 5-3 and a league record of 2-1. Pressure was even higher due to a loss to Paramount, 21-17, the previous week.   Similar...

Making it impossible to say no

Making it impossible to say no

Sara Cabrera, Parents and Teachers Editor

October 25, 2012

Students have come up with a variety of ways to ask their crushes, boyfriends, or girlfriends to Homecoming, which will be held on Oct.27 at the Rio Hondo Country Club. Since the beginning of October, there has been a mass amount of balloons and flowers with crowds of people gathering around posters...

Homecoming was not all fun and games for the Vikings

Homecoming was not all fun and games for the Vikings

Hanna Suarez & Norma Flores, Writers

November 2, 2011

It was a bittersweet Homecoming night for the varsity football team as Paramount defeated the Vikings with a 42-28 lead.  Both teams played hard during the first quarter but the Pirates took a 21 point lead by the second quarter. Jabari Ruffin scored a touchdown for Downey moments before the clock ended...

11 memorable aspects of 2011

11 memorable aspects of 2011

June 14, 2011

As the school year comes to an end, students across campus begin to reminisce on the memorable moments that made 2011 unique. 11. Black-Light Assembly- Once the month of Feb. arrived, ASB began to prepare for the annual Black-Light Assembly. In order to add a different vibe, they based it on the remake...

Homecoming 2010: City Night Lights

Homecoming 2010: City Night Lights

Sharon Kim

October 18, 2010

On October 15, students flocked into the gym after a victorious football game against Gahr for the “City Night Lights” homecoming dance. The week prior to the dance, both students and ASB worried about the minimal attendance of the dance, as only 90 tickets were sold up to that point. In atte...

Up, up, and away

Yvette Trujillo

November 4, 2009

Downey High had its first ever Black light Homecoming Dance, on Oct. 23, in the gym. “I’m very excited about this year’s Homecoming because there’s that different element,” said ASB student Elena Ortiz. The idea for the theme was taken from the Pixar film “Up” because of all the brigh...

Victory is ours!

Cassandra Meuret

November 4, 2009

A homecoming slaughter took place Friday, October 23rd as the Vikings Varsity Football team showed the Paramount Pirates who will be conquering the field with a win of 41-14. Friday’s game began slow and unpredictable with no touchdowns in the first quarter giving both Downey and Paramount an equal o...

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