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Downey Vs. Warren 2019

November 15, 2019

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The Vikings Get the W

The Vikings Get the W

Sofia Carrillo, Comic Artist November 28, 2016

From the start, the ladies in the varsity basketball team were confident for the win against Paramount on Feb. 11. “To be honest, no [Paramount was not a strong opponent],” Victoria Lopez, 11, said, “but I respect that they never give up.”

The Paramount Pirates Walk the Plank

Melissa Hernandez, Staff Writer February 24, 2016

  Downey High’s varsity girls basketball team competed against the Paramount Pirates at Paramount High on Feb. 11 at 5:15 PM. The girls scored a victory in their last conference game with...

“We’re coming back as champions.”

Bruno Braka and Cintia Macias February 10, 2016

As the wrestling team heads into their first CIF match on Feb 6, they are undefeated. Pablo Ochoa, 12, along with others such as Jonathan Prata, 10, have carried their team to three straight undefeated...

On Dec. 5 at Glendale high school, senior Justin Huff (5) hurdles over one of Crescenta Valley’s players for a touchdown. “Seeing that play right in front of my eyes was so unreal, it was one of the memorable plays of the game,” said Stephany Gonzalez.

What started as CIF, ended in “what ifs?”

Vivian Buenrostro, Co-Editor-in-Cheif January 7, 2015

On Friday, Dec. 6, Downey’s varsity football team competed for the CIF Southeast Division title at the championship game against Crescenta Valley at Glendale High School. The Vikings lost the game 21-14,...

Every Wednesday afterschool, Warren High School transfer, Daniela Figueroa, 12, works on building a reading printer, in her engineering class, for the school to use. “All these new engineering classes are the only reason why I moved to Downey High School,” Figueroa stated.

Bears to Vikings

Carlos Garcia, Staff Writer October 29, 2014

At the beginning of the school year, construction at Downey High School was finally completed with new buildings including the D building, where the Project Lead the Way Engineering program is underway....

On Wed., Feb. 12, Roberto Astorga, 12, heads for the goal during the game against Dominguez High School. Downey took the win with a final score of 4 to 0.

Downey vs. Dominguez

Mia Dixon-Slaughter, Co-Editor-in-Cheif February 24, 2014

On Wed., Feb. 12 at 3 p.m., the boys varsity soccer team played against Dominguez High School, in order to advance to the CIF playoffs, after previously tying with Dominguez in a game earlier in the season. The...

In the 100-yard backstroke, sophomore Michael Kim breaks a league record with a time of 1:04, at the San Gabriel Valley League finals, on April 25, at the Cerritos College Aquatics Center. The boys swim team won the league title, defeating Paramount High School for the first time in five years.

Vikings, what is our profession

Norma Flores , Sports Editor May 15, 2013

After a five-year drought, the boys swim team was able to take the title of San Gabriel Valley League Champions on April 25 after they defeated the Warren Bears at the Downey Aquatic Center at 3:00 pm.   The...

On April 12, Mario Galvan, 12, and brother, shaves Mr. Zegarra and Mr. Houts hair off in front of the entire student body at the Allen Lane Stadium. “Our wife’s don’t know about this,” Zegarra said, “but they will know once we get home.”

A season of accomplishments

Norma Flores , Sports Editor April 16, 2013

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...

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