The Downey Legend

Cross Country couple taking victory

Two members of the DHS cross county team, Andres Velasco, 12, and Lisa Vasquez, 10, break the three mile record on September 7. “I wanted to make it my initial goal for this upcoming season,” Velasco said. “I wanted to leave Downey with a legacy.”

Brenda Lopez, Writer

October 25, 2012

It was during the summer practice of 2011 when Lisa Vasquez,10, and Andres Velasco ,12, came across each other; little did they know love wasn’t the only thing they would share. Velasco broke Downey’s record by five seconds at the Woodbridge Invitational meet with a time of 14:50. Vasquez’s record...

The team that will

Victor Duran

November 4, 2009

Having endured the heat of the day, the girls’ frosh/soph cross-country team took first place in an All Division race at the 36th annual Griffith Park Invitational on Sept. 26. Running in 90-degree weather, freshman Meghan Nevarez led her team up the treacherous hills of Griffith Park and placed...

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