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The Downey Dirt Devils

The Downey Dirt Devils, a travel baseball team for kids ages 10-12, were honored by the City Council last week after qualifying to compete in a pair of […]

SPORTS BRIEFS: Downey alumnus up for Player of the Year

DOWNEY – Former Downey High School standout softball player Katie Medina currently attends the University of Florida on a softball scholarship and is their starting shortstop. Katie graduated […]

Downey Bocce Club

Two Downey bocce teams earned first and second place at an annual tournament hosted by the Downey Bocce Club on April 12 at the Barbara J. Riley Center. […]

SPORTS BRIEFS: Downey’s Miguel Soto named Coach of the Year

DOWNEY – Downey High School wrestling coach Miguel Soto has been selected as the 2015 Long Beach Press-Telegram’s Wrestling Dream Team Coach of the Year. Coach Soto was […]

Warren High’s JV baseball team wins Dick’s Sporting Goods Tournament

Warren High’s JV baseball team used strong pitching, great defense and timely hitting to beat Crescenta Valley, 4-0, on April 4 and win the Dick’s Sporting Goods Tournament. […]

SPORTS BRIEFS: Warren soccer players named to Dream Team

DOWNEY – The Long Beach Press-Telegram has released its annual Dream Team selections for girls’ soccer. Several Warren Bears were selected to the First and Second Team Dream […]

SPORTS BRIEFS: Warren High softball off to hot start

DOWNEY – The Warren High School softball team currently has a 9-3 record after participating in the Diamond Bar Springfest Tournament last weekend. The Bears went 3-1 in […]

SPORTS BRIEFS: Baseball preseason heats up

Baseball teams stay busy as league matchups scheduled to begin in two weeks.

SPORTS BRIEFS: Wrestlers make Dream Team

Several area wrestlers named to Press-Telegram’s Dream Team; Miguel Soto is Coach of the Year.

Downey middle schools athletic programs have returned

After a four-year hiatus, athletic programs have returned to Downey middle schools. All four junior high schools hosted Opening Day festivities Monday, as Doty Middle School traveled to […]

SPORTS BRIEFS: CC cruises past Saddleback

Calvary Chapel softball scores 16 against Saddleback to improve record to 3-1.

Wilfelife Q&A

Q: I’ve seen several pictures over the years of anglers hoisting oversized sturgeon out of the water and dragging them back to the dock for pictures. Isn’t it […]

Practice, dedication are Raul Hernandez’s keys to success

DOWNEY – “Take me out to the ballgame, take me out with the crowd…” is a line we’re all too familiar with. Baseball takes skill, practice, and not […]

Razorbacks start registration next week

DOWNEY – The Downey Razorbacks will hold registration for the 2015 season at its annual “Back to Football Night” this Wednesday, March 11, at 7 p.m. at the […]

The Downey Dirt Devils are raising money to compete in two national tournaments.
Baseball team qualifies for national tournament

DOWNEY – The Downey Dirt Devils, a travel baseball team for kids ages 10-12, are fundraising after qualifying to compete in two national tournaments, including a World Series […]

Laite Saleapaga’s not-so-secret to success: training

DOWNEY – Speed, strength, focus, resiliency, are just a few of the many characteristics that define a runner. However, it takes a lot of practice and patience for […]

SPORTS BRIEFS: Lady Bears advance in basketball playoffs

Bears beat La Quinta, 68-22, to advance in CIF playoffs; boys soccer also advances.

Downey High School’s varsity cheer squad

Downey High School’s varsity cheer squad came in second place at the Dallas NCA Cheer Competition last month, missing out on first place by less than a point. […]

SPORTS BRIEFS: Warren High boys soccer wins SGLV title

Bears host Ventura in opening round of CIF playoffs Friday afternoon.

The life of a Warren High athlete

Divesh Patel balances life as a varsity tennis player and AP student.