The Downey Legend

An Ace for the Cure

Scoring multiple points for the Downey team, Kimberly Schnars, 11, takes part in the fourth annual Dig Pink volleyball game in the Downey High School gym. “I feel honored to be in the presence of breast cancer survivors and I know that when I leave, I made a difference,” Schnars said.

Fatima Yataco, Business Manager

November 1, 2013

Cross-town rivals the Warren Bears and the Lady Vikes came together on Thursday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m., in Downey’s gym; not only did the girls play volleyball but they also celebrated life at the annual Dig Pink game. The gym was filled with pink shirts, enthusiastic fans, and supporters of Breast...

Volleyball victory over cross-town rival

With a final score of 25-11, the varsity volleyball girls take the win against Warren on Wednesday, Oct. 8. “It’s always a good feeling to beat our hometown rivals,” Borlongan said.

Moises Martinez, Writer/ Community Editor

October 18, 2013

The Downey’s Girls volleyball team took on Warren on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the Warren gym, as their second league game of the season. The game, played on Warren’s home turf at 5:30 p.m., proved to be a short match for the Lady Vikes who won in only three game periods. The gym was packed with attendees...

Counselor, teacher, coach, friend

In the beginning of November, counselor, Mrs. Sanders took maternity leave, leaving English teacher, Mrs. Sims in charge of her responsibilities guiding students in their academic paths.  “Baby steps,” Mrs. Sims said, “I have to learn everything all over again like a student.”

Joey Flores, News Editor

December 7, 2012

Starting in November, English teacher Andrea Sims is substituting as counselor for her friend, Nicole Sanders, who is out on maternity leave. She will cover for Sanders for two to three months in bungalow seven.   Sims is the varsity girls volleyball coach, an English teacher, and now a temporary...

Girl’s varsity volleyball clobbers Warren

Cole Hundtoft

November 4, 2009

The Girls’ Varsity Volleyball team faced off against cross-town rival Warren, on Oct. 20, at the Bears’ turf and kept them from winning a single round. Tension was high in Warren’s gym before the teams came out to warm-up. “We were either going to do really good or really bad,” senior...

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