The Downey Legend

Downey Goes To CIF

Vanessa Carrillo, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2019

With Downey High’s winter season coming to an end, girls basketball, soccer, and wrestling all make it to California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section (CIF-SS).   Girls varsity soccer started off the CIF winter wins with their game on Feb. 6 against West Ranch High at their away ...

Boys Wrestling Goes to Masters

Boys Wrestling Goes to Masters

Allie Gurrola, Writer

April 5, 2017

After competing on Feb. 17 and 18, the boys varsity wrestling team was crowned CIF champions, along with individual winners, Jonathan Prata, 11, Dilan Ajtun, 11, Armando Padilla, 12, Roland Dominguez, 11, and Nicholas Arellano, 12, taking 3rd place.   Armando Padilla, 12, a four year...

Reaching new heights

Reaching new heights

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor

May 29, 2012

Winning CIF never seemed possible for senior pole vaulter Andrew Gonzalez, but it became a reality when he placed first in the CIF Division I Final on May 19. “I never expected to win,” Gonzalez said. “I knew I would be a contestant but winning never seemed to be in reach. There is so much competition...

Five Questions with Nurse Laura

Five Questions with Nurse Laura

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

May 8, 2012

Q1: What is your professional background? A1: I went to Cal State San Bernardino for my Bachelors in nursing. From there, I went to Cal State Long Beach for my Health Credential, which is what I needed to work as the Downey High School nurse.  Eventually, I went back to school to get a Masters degree...

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