The Downey Legend

Girls soccer beats Warren to secure league title

Girls soccer beats Warren to secure league title

Dinorah Acuña, Staff Writer

February 7, 2012

The girls soccer team battled it out against cross-town rival Warren on Jan 27 at the Justice Stadium at Warren High School. With the San Gabriel Valley League title on the line the girls knew they could not tie again in their second go against the Bears. The possibility of not winning the SGVL title...

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...

Girls soccer begins season on a bad note

Girls soccer begins season on a bad note

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor

December 16, 2011

During their first game of the winter season, the girls varsity soccer team lost against the Lakewood Lancers with a score of 0-3, at the Allen Layne Stadium, on Dec. 1.  Captains Jasmine Medrano and Alexandria Oropeza animated the girls as they headed to the field to face an ambitious opponent. “I...

Winter sports 2011 preview: vikings aim for CIF

Winter sports 2011 preview: vikings aim for CIF

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor

November 21, 2011

With the girls varsity volleyball winning their second consecutive CIF title and the boys varsity water polo team just falling short in the playoffs, the fall 2011 season came to an end on a high note. Now, the second stage of athletics continues with winter sports just around the corner. The girls...

It’s in the Neilan blood

It’s in the Neilan blood

Camerynn Chase, Staff Writer

May 31, 2011

Talent runs in the family with Brandi Neilan and her younger brother Garrett. Not only siblings but friends, the dynamic duo excels at any sport they attempt. Brandi set a fantastic example for Garrett early on by exhibiting great work ethic toward her sport of choice: soccer. She won First All CIF, First Drea...

Scholarships, a said way to get into college

Scholarships, a said way to get into college

John Franco, Sports Editor

April 14, 2011

With college only steps away, seniors around campus are already into their desired schools. Some may have gotten in with the basic traditional acceptances while others have been accepted in with full scholarships. The time is now here where colleges across the nation look for said students that are athl...

Girls’ soccer takes another hit

Girls’ soccer takes another hit

Irene Luna, Co-Editor-in-chief

December 15, 2010

The varsity girls’ soccer team faced a second loss at the Lakewood Lancers’ field on Thursday, Dec. 2. Though the girls won their first game against Santa Fe on Nov. 23 with a final score of 6-0, they also suffered two recent losses, one against Valley Christian and the other against the Lakewo...

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