The Downey Legend

Injuries on the rise

Due to the injury Jeremy Villa, 12, sustained during the football game vs. Norwalk, he could not play in the CIF finals. “I’ve learn that everyone has to play the game like it’s their last,” Villa said “ Coach Davis has always said this before ever game.”

Vivian Buenrostro, Co-Editor-in-Cheif

December 7, 2012

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,...

Five Questions with Makayla Taylor

February 6, 2012

Q:  How have sports influenced your life and what have they taught you? A:  “Sports are my life; volleyball is my life. Sports have taught me a lot like responsibility, how to win and lose, and how to be a team player.” Q:  How did you tear your ACL? A:  “I tore it in a soccer game...

Four vikings in CIF’s 2011 team of the year

Four vikings in CIF's 2011 team of the year

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor

January 18, 2012

With a second consecutive CIF title under their belt, the girls varsity volleyball team received further recognitions as the CIF Division 2A acknowledged both senior Heather Schnars and Coach Andrea Sims as Player and Coach of the Year respectively on Dec. 12, 2011. Captain Heather Schnars’ achievements...

Girls volleyball defends CIF championship title

Girls volleyball defends CIF championship title

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor

November 21, 2011

The girls varsity volleyball team defended their CIF title as they defeated the Whittier Christian Heralds 3-2 at the CIF Division 2-A Final on Sat. Nov. 19 atCypressCollege. Supporters from both teams filled the stands as Whittier Christian fans brought an immense amount of energy; however, it was the...

Girls volleys for a cure

Girls volleys for a cure

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor

November 2, 2011

The girls varsity volleyball team stood up to Breast Cancer in a city derby on Tuesday, Oct. 18 beating the Bears 3-1. The stands were decked out in pink as spectators from both schools supported, not only their respected teams, but also the cause: Breast Cancer awareness. Viking alumni Sierra Campos...

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