The Downey Legend

Spring Sports Commence

Vanessa Carrillo, Business Manager

March 8, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

With winter sports coming to an end with CIF-bound basketball, wrestling and soccer teams, spring sports begin their season, after having many practices and scrimmages.   Downey’s softball team start their season. With the first few scrimmages, the girls come out strong and won against We...

MLB Season coming faster than a fastball

James Torrico, Writer

April 5, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

On November 2, 2017, the longest championship drought in sports was finally broken when the Chicago Cubs won the world series for the first time since 1908. That date also marked the end of the 2016 MLB season. America’s pastime is finally coming back for the 2017 season. With spring training on its way...

A season of accomplishments

A season of accomplishments

Norma Flores, Sports Editor

April 16, 2013


Filed under News

As the spring season for athletics is well under way, ASB hosted a rally to present the different sports to the student body on April 13, during second period, in the Allen Layne Stadium.   The rally began with a performance by drumline as the students were seated. The freshman were seated on the vis...

Reaching new heights

Reaching new heights

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor

May 29, 2012


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Winning CIF never seemed possible for senior pole vaulter Andrew Gonzalez, but it became a reality when he placed first in the CIF Division I Final on May 19. “I never expected to win,” Gonzalez said. “I knew I would be a contestant but winning never seemed to be in reach. There is so much competition...

Varsity softball annihilates Dominguez

Varsity softball annihilates Dominguez

Irene Luna, Editor-in-chief

May 8, 2012


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Dominguez did not stand a chance against the varsity softball team, as the girls garnered yet another home win with a final score of 23-0 on May 8.  At this game though, the senior players were given the opportunity to take a rest from playing in this game late in the season, but other girls decided...

Vikings easily take the win from Dominguez Hills

Vikings easily take the win from Dominguez Hills

Norma Flores, Sports Assistant

May 8, 2012


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

After seven innings of baseball, the Vikings dominated against Dominguez Hills in a 6-0 win on May 1, at 3:00 pm at the baseball field.  The game, although originally to be played at Dominguez Hills, proved to be too much for them. From the start, Downey took control of the game. The home team was...

All in it together

All in it together

Kathy Ochoa, Staff Writer and Photographer

April 24, 2012


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Downey’s varsity girls lacrosse put up a fight against Peninsula on Wed., April 18 in the Allen Layne Stadium. Preparing for the season came naturally, but games required not only strong plays and shots but as well teamwork. With the season soon coming to an end, the team learned new ways to improve...

Second time was not the charm

Second time was not the charm

Marilyn Ramirez, Co-Copy Editor

April 24, 2012


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The boys volleyball team entered the gymnasium ready for their second chance in defeating cross-town rival, Warren High School, on Apr. 19. The team had every intention of winning this match to secure their advancement into league, however, they were not prepared for the defeat ahead, with a final score...

Varsity swim crush the Lancers

Norma Flores, Sports Assistant

April 3, 2012


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

After an easy win against St. Joseph’s by the girls varsity swim team, and a loss by the boys against St. John Bosco, the Vikings searched to redeem themselves against the Bell Gardens Lancers on March 29, at 3 p.m., at the Downey Aquatic Center. The meet started promptly with the medley relays,...

Boys varsity volleyball’s defeated by the Bears

Hanna Suarez, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 3, 2012


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The varsity boys volleyball team faced a defeat at Warren on Thurs., March 22, with their second loss against the Bears 0-3 for the second time. The crowd was left on the edge of their seats only to be disappointed by the consistency of Downey’s plays. The team seemed to be pumped for the game as they...

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