The Downey Legend

Dig Pink Game

Michelle Salinas and Sebastian Romero

October 3, 2018


Filed under Sports, Video

Downey’s Girls Volleyball team faced Warren in the Dig Pink game on Sept. 18 to support Breast Cancer Awareness. Freshman, JV, and Varsity defeated Warren in all three games, but all the money went to the Side-Out Foundation.

Downey vs. Warren Spring Sports

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager

May 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

They have been waiting for this moment all season, practicing endless afternoons, pushing themselves until a new personal record is reached. Downey versus Warren week for spring sports is an annual tradition in which baseball, softball, swim, track, boys tennis, and boys volleyball go against the rival...

Downey vs. Warren Girls Volleyball

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief

October 20, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Taking the match 3-1 girls volleyball beat Warren 26-24 during Warren’s Dig Pink game on Tuesday, Oct. 3. “I couldn't have done it without my team,” Janice Yi, 12, said. “We were losing by 24-22 and we needed one point to win. But then we brought it back with the help of Sarah Shaddox one of th...

Girls Tennis Takes the Win Against Gahr

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

At Cerritos College, playing against Gahr High School, the girls tennis team defeated their opponents 93-70 on Monday, Sept. 25. Girls tennis played Warren away on Friday, Sept. 22. They tied matches 9-9, however once the scores were totaled it was revealed that Warren had prevailed 59-54. After winn...

Downey Girls Volleyball is Back

Nicole Najera, Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

    The Downey High School’s girls volleyball team took on Valley Christian at their first home game on Tues., Sept.13.The Lady Vikings came short against their opponent but put up a fight by taking the match into four matches.   Preparing for the match the Vikes got ...

Vikings Routed by the Bears

Vikings Routed by the Bears

Alyssa Vega, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 29, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Downey’s boys varsity volleyball team competed against cross-town rival, Warren High, ending in a loss on Tuesday, April 26 at Downey’s gymnasium.   In preparation of the boys’ match, the crowd cheered and the excitement amped up the Downey Vikings. Despite their efforts, the Vikin...

Caught up in the net

Caught up in the net

Vivian Buenrostro, Writer

March 27, 2013


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The classic Downey vs. Warren rivalry tension was present during the varsity boys volleyball game on March 21. Entering the gymnasium with four wins and only two losses, the Viking’s felt confident going against the Bears. However, Downey underestimated their opponent and ended the night with a loss...

Fall sports take it all

Fall sports take it all

Norma Flores, Sports Editor

November 15, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Although the regular season has come to an end for fall sports, the various teams ability to excel has permitted them to move on to playoffs and have the opportunity to participate in the Southern California CIF in the first weeks of November.   It is no surprise that with two prior CIF titles...

The sweet taste of victory

The sweet taste of victory

Rodas Hailu and Brenda Lopez

October 26, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

As the school year commences, the Downey Vikings have successfully dominated their eternal enemy, the Warren Bears, in unprecedented wins in four fall season sports.   For as long as can be remembered, the Downey Vikings have had a bitter relationship with the Bears across town, always striving...

Spreading pink beyond the campus

Spreading pink beyond the campus

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor/Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

No longer just a school event, the annual Dig Pink girls’ volleyball match has spread out much farther over the years, reaching out to the entire Downey community. The girls hosted their game on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7:00 p.m. in the gym, where a flood of pink greeted attendees. The Lady Vikings played...

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