The Downey Legend

Swim’s road to finals

Swim's road to finals

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

May 11, 2011

After countless hours of preparation, the boys and girls swim team strove to win a medal in the league finals on May 5 against Warren, Paramount, and Gahr. It had been a tough time for the Downey swimmers according to various members on the team. Prior to any of the final events hosted, the Vike...

Downey beats Warren by One

Downey beats Warren by One

Camerynn Chase, Staff Writer

May 11, 2011

The boys golf team prevailed against Warren High School in a nail-biting match on Thursday, April 28 at The Rio Hondo golf course. The entire team felt the immediate tension brought on by the Downey vs. Warren rivalry the second they walked onto the course. “There was this intense pressure because...

Baseball loses to Lynwood: 2-3

Baseball loses to Lynwood: 2-3

John Franco, Sports Editor

May 11, 2011

Baseball’s second game against Lynwood proved to be unsuccessful with a heartbreaking loss of 2-3 on Tuesday, May 3. Even though the Vikes beat the knights in a prior game earlier in the season with 5-0, they were not able to repeat that win. With a strong lineup from the home team, included Yamel ...

Boys’ Volleyball faces a heartbreaking loss to Warren: 0-3

Boys' Volleyball faces a heartbreaking loss to Warren: 0-3

John Franco, Sports Editor

May 11, 2011

With every second on the clock seeming to move slower and slower, the boys volleyball team faced a tough, heart breaking loss against their cross town rivals with a final score of 0-3. Quickly into the first out of three periods, the Viking’s had the lead of 4-1. With the crowd rooting and cheering them on, t...

Boys’ Tennis 2011

Boys’ Tennis 2011

John Franco, Sports Editor

April 1, 2011

The San Gabriel Valley League is experiencing game changes this year, especially for the tennis teams. The Vikes are now at 2-6 in the first round of competitions. The next two rounds are key for championship placement in the league and the boys hope to beat down their opponents, granting them at least...

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