The Downey Legend

Free money, anyone?

Free money, anyone?

Wendy Casillas, Business Manager, and Anna Cerojano, Public Relations

June 14, 2011

With college rapidly approaching, seniors are scrambling to find sources of free money to pay for school expenses. Scholarships are the greatest help students can receive in lessening their college tuitions. Whether for sports or academic achievement, every recipient has to earn their awards. The...

A homerun victory for softball

A homerun victory for softball

Brandon Pineda, News Editor

March 18, 2011

In a slaughtering outcome, the varsity softball team swung their way to victory against St. Josephs on March 10. The Lady Vikings defeated them with an extremely close score of 9-8. The match against them was the first time they had played on home ground this season. The Vikings had a grand total of...

I’d like to thank the Academy…

Brandon Pineda

March 7, 2011

In what appears to be one of the worst Oscar award shows in broadcasted history, a not profound and risky idea, allowing two young “hip” actors host, displayed a grande, repulsing presentation for the most important night for the movie business. The Oscars did not have a “bam”, out of the blue...

Girls tennis advances to CIF

Girls tennis advances to CIF

Sharon Kim, Parents Section Editor

November 5, 2010

The Girls’ Varsity Tennis team triumphed over the Pirates at Paramount High on Thursday, October 21 and won their long-coveted spot at CIF. Out of the two previous games that the ladies had played against the Pirates, they had won one and lost one. This last game would determine who would take second plac...

Athlete of the week

Eileen Castle

November 4, 2009

Katie Medina and Janette Rico, tennis players at Downey, are ranked the No.1 doubles team in varsity so far this season. Having only played tennis for a couple of months, Medina has excelled at tennis with the help of her partner Rico. ”I’m so proud of us,” said Medina. “All our hard work...

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