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Downey Track & Field Relays Meet

Jaclyn Urzua and Eliseo Payan April 6, 2022

While doing a handoff in the girls varsity 4x200, senior Mikala Fletcher was second leg in the event receiving the baton from junior, Bryanna Anderson. “The 4x200 is a really fun event because it only happens on relay meets so it’s fun to do it when I get the chance,” Fletcher said. “This is my last high school track season and I’m pretty eager to finish strong.”

First Track Meet of the season

Arely Macedo, Photographer March 5, 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,...

Reaching new heights

Reaching new heights

Julia Ruiz, Sports Editor May 29, 2012

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...

Rizks run to success

Rizk’s run to success

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor April 23, 2012

Having been a member of the track and cross-country teams since her freshman year, senior Nisreen Rizk has proven her potential as a star athlete. Once a slow runner in the back group, she has worked her...

An invite for everyone

Joe Hill March 1, 2010

On Saturday, Feb. 20, the boys and girls track team hosted and competed in their first track meet of the season. The Downey All Comers meet is not only for the track athletes to compete against outside...

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