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Downey High Girls Water Polo Wraps Up Their Season

Downey High Girls Water Polo Wraps Up Their Season

Gissel Delgado and Claudette De La Garza April 18, 2021

Being able to play a sports season during a pandemic was something that the seniors on the Downey High’s Girls Water Polo team didn’t believe could happen. As they finished their season strong with...

Showcasing one of his many abilities, senior Christopher Benitez is a self-taught musician; apart from guitar, he also learned how to play the piano. “It was a really hard experience learning it all on my own,” Benitez stated. “But after awhile of learning the guitar it felt amazing because I was able to add more to what I was learning.”

Surpassing Asthma: Christopher Benitez

Jessica Garcia , Photographer December 14, 2018

Growing up in a well kept home, senior Christopher Benitez was also born with severe asthma. For the last eighteen years of his life, he has kept himself from doing things he has liked to do, participating...

DHS Water Polo

DHS Water Polo

Jazmyn Contreras, Illustrator November 28, 2018

Downey vs. Warren Spring Sports

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager May 21, 2018

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...

Stefanie Chavez

Winter Sports Coming to an End

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager February 26, 2018

Downey Highs’ winter sports season is coming to an end as spring slowly approaches. Although many sport’s season are closing, there are many sports who are playing in CIF playoffs. Spring sports...

Downey vs. Warren Girls Volleyball

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief October 20, 2017

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...

Five Questions with Alex Perez

Five Questions with Alex Perez

Esther Rodriguez, Parents & Teachers Section Editor October 4, 2013

A swimmer for Commerce Aquatics since the age of six, junior Alex Perez, is also a 5-time participant of the Junior Olympics.   Q1. What do you like most about water polo? A1. Just the teamwork...

At the Downey vs. Warren game on Jan.8, Maritza Acuna,11, goes for the ball before her opponent. Downey scored 1-0 in the second half of the game.

Tis’ the season to fight, fight, fight!

Hanna Suarez, Norma Flores, Editor-in-Chief, Sports Editor January 15, 2013

“We got a lot of our hard work in,” senior defense Angie Aguilar said. “Our entire pre-season was leading up to this moment.”With last years CIF title still on their mind, the team strives for...

A lose ball of a counter attack sends Olivia Aguirre, 11, Alex Perez, 10, and Meghan Nevarez, 12, to try to regain possession of the ball as they take on the Whittier High School Cardinals in the Downey Aquatics Center on Dec. 11. The lady vikes kept their winning strike, as the final score was 11-9.

A continuous momentum

Norma Flores, Sports Editor December 21, 2012

After a third place win at the Los Altos tournament, the girls water polo team played against the Whittier High School Cardinals on Dec. 11 in the Downey Aquatics Center, at 3:00 p.m. The game began...

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