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Lakers Bring Home the Championship

October 26, 2020

The Los Angeles Lakers won their 17th NBA championship game on Sunday, Oct. 11 against the Miami Heat in Florida with a score of 106-93. It was a tough game and season for both teams and their spectators....

Covid Cancels Cheer

May 19, 2020

Track and Field: The Love for Running

March 19, 2019

Speed, technique, and endurance on the track has united those who enjoy sports. The constant training, discipline, and attention to physical health are costs many are willing to pay. At Downey High,...

First Girls Wrestling Match

In the Downey High School gym on Saturday, Dec. 3, Haylie Leon competes with a San Francisco opponent during the second match of the day. “Going into my match I was pumped up and ready to work my hardest,” Leon said. “I was just a little bit nervous and I expected the match to be somewhat tough but it all worked out at the end.”
December 19, 2016

Starting off their first season, the girls wrestling team competed against North View, Del Oro,  Bell Gardens, and Birmingham on Sat., Dec. 3. The team had been learning new moves and drilling non...

Downey Girls Volleyball is Back

October 19, 2016

    The Downey High School’s girls volleyball team took on Valley Christian at their first home game on Tues., Sept.13.The Lady Vikings came short against their opponent but put up...

Last Basketball Game of the Year

Junior, Justin Reyes, plays on varsity during the quarterfinals of the CIF basketball 

game that took place at Downey High School on Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 7 PM. “We 

had a great season and I am excited to see what happens next year,” Reyes says.
March 8, 2016

The quarterfinals of the CIF basketball game took place at Downey High School on Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 7 PM. After four quarters of the game, Downey came out short with a 36-51 defeat against John W....

5 Questions with Giselle Hernandez

JV soccer player, Giselle Hernandez, 11, was born without her left arm, but does not let that stop her from doing what she loves best: playing soccer. “I was born without an arm, so I had to get used to doing things differently,” Hernandez says. “It motivates me because I like to challenge myself at times.”
March 7, 2016

DHS soccer player Giselle Hernandez, 11, plays a pivotal role on the JV team as defense, and the attitude she utilizes reflects the one she has gained throughout her life while overcoming the adversity...

Controversial Doritos Commercial

February 24, 2016

During the fiftieth Super Bowl, Sunday, Feb.7, an unexpected Doritos commercial aroused some controversy from pro-choice advocates. The commercial was one of three who entered to win the grand prize of...

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