The Downey Legend

Spring Sports

Jessica Arellano and Monica Luna March 16, 2022

As many athletes prepare to head into their spring season of 2022, there is much to hear about how athletes feel, how they have prepared, and what they expect. Many athletes are seniors whose last season...

Wrestler’s experience with CIF

Denise Rodriguez, Photographer March 11, 2022

Once again, the wrestling team makes Downey High School proud by making it to the California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section (CIF-SS). CIF was founded in Los Angeles in 1914 in order to standardize...

Jimmy Guerrero: Fastest Boy on Campus

Angelina Andrade, Writer September 27, 2021

One of the more popular reasons someone has for joining any extracurricular activity is more often than not the pure enjoyment of it, which is normally combined with the fact that it is something they...

Downey High School Girls Volleyball Returns

Kailani Fletcher, Writer September 15, 2021

Distance learning undoubtedly left an indelible mark on every student at Downey High School, but a unique experience belongs to student-athletes. The protocols of first semester lead many fall sport teams...

Downey Cross-Country (Great Cow Meet)

Jaclyn Urzua, Videographer September 14, 2021

Lakers Bring Home the Championship

Itzel Cabrales, Writer 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

Loren Sapiter, Videographer May 19, 2020

Bell Flower sports lover Diego Santizo shares how Covid-19 has hindered his favorite activity.

Covid Cuts Sports Short

Enrique Jimenez, Podcaster May 15, 2020

The Commissioner of the CIF Southern Section, Rob Wigod, came to Downey High School to talk to the 1,300+ student-athletes about “Pursuing Victory with Honor” on February 13. “I came to talk to all student-athletes to make them aware of the strong impact you [they] have on any younger/upcoming student-athletes,” Wigod said. “If a child comes to your game and sees the determination and persistence in your performance, what do you think that child will do? They would want to be like you one day.”

CIF: Victory with Honor Assembly

Arely Macedo, Photographer February 20, 2020

Track and Field: The Love for Running

Diego Martinez and Xenia Pena 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,...

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