The Downey Legend

Laughing the night away

During a Comedy Sportz game against Santa Fe on Fri., Feb. 28, Chris Dan Cruz, 12, pretends to choke and Brianne Gonzalez, 9, helps him. Chris Dan Cruz played in Drama Productions rendition of The Crucible by Arthur Miller.

Mizhelle Cortes, Writer/ Business Team

March 18, 2014

On Fri., Feb. 28, Downey High School’s Comedy Sportz team held one of its games, competing against Santa Fe High School, for an improv- based entertainment show in the school’s theatre. As guests paid the $5 fee, students, parents, and other supporters made their way to the dimly lit room, waiting...

Looking for laughs

Performing a skit as a photographer in bungalow T-1, junior, Alexiz Hernandez, pretends to snap pictures of sophomore Frida Munoz, as part of their audition for becoming a Comedy Sportz member on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Munoz received a callback, but did not become part of the Comedy Sportz team.

Gabriela Sanchez, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 4, 2013

Comedy Sportz held its auditions on Wednesday and Thursday, September 25-26, in T-1 after school, hoping to come across a handful of spontaneous and comical students to fill multiple slots in their exclusive club. The classroom was jam packed with students waiting for their shot to shine on stage...

A night of fright and murder

On Saturday, June 8, parents and students wait the drama production of The Musical Comedy Murder of 1940 at the Downey High Theater. This performance was their last production of the year, which was azailable for four nights.

Gabby Sanchez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

June 14, 2013

The 6th period Drama Production Class debuted The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 on Friday, June 7 and kept audience members at the edge of their seats as they tried to solve the murder mystery while also letting out some laughs throughout the night. The performance opened on an eerie note—a ma...

Unpredictable comedy

On Nov. 30, Comedy Sports members Hector Gonzalez,10, Javier Navarro,12, Justina Clark,12, and Jonathon Larson,12, come together to create a skit about pie in the theater to show students their love for humor. “The strongest factor is definitely the lifelong bonds all the players create with each other in order to be comfortable on stage with one another,” Narvarro said. “In Comedy Sports, we are family.”

Brenda Lopez, Writer

December 7, 2012

The Comedy Sportz High School League presented their second performance of the year on Nov. 28, as seniors Justina Clarkrose and Jonathan Larson and sophomore Hector Gonzalez took on their first game with a crowd full of laughter and joy. Captain and manager, Javier Nevarro,12, began by announcing some...

Teachers cracking jokes

Teachers cracking jokes

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif

June 21, 2012

Comedy Sportz games are typically filled with laughter, so the match on June 6, in the B-building theatre, was no exception; the only difference is DHS played against itself.  During the first half of the game, the Downey High Comedy Sportz vets played against newbs, and in the second half, DHS teachers...

A cultural change

Grupo  Comandante practices on October 17 at Mario and Marco Arroyo’s house for their next performence which would be on October 23. The boys practiced while family member watched and enjoyed the music coming from their backyard.

Wendy Mora, Writer

October 20, 2010

Marco Arroyo, Gonzalo Galvan, Mario Arroyo, and Luis Padilla have a love of Northeaña music and one common dream, they desire to meet in the future of becoming a famous band. These boys have been determined to meet their goal since March 2010 with the birth of Grupo Comandante. “Mainly it was the...

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