Spartans’ Nizdil wins high jump

Nizdil, headshot.

A group of Rio Mesa athletes, competing as the Spartan Track Club, competed at the Simplot Games in Pocatello, Idaho, one of the top indoor meets events in the nation, with some of the best athletes from more than 20 states and Canada competing. Junior high jumper Raegan Nizdil won her event with a clearance […]

Rio Mesa beats Westlake, 50-32

Rio Mesa High School Logo.

Ashley Ontiveros paused to catch her breath before answering a reporter’s question. It was understandable considering the fast style of play of the Rio Mesa High girls basketball team. The flu bug going around the Spartans locker room didn’t help. Rio Mesa shrugged off the effects of the flu in the Spartans’ 50-32 win Saturday […]

Rio Mesa’s Ramirez leads Masters meet qualifiers

One year later, Joseph Ramirez found redemption. After what he termed a “horrible” performance in the CIF-SS Coastal Division wrestling championships in 2011, the Rio Mesa senior thrived with a second chance Saturday. Ramirez polished off a 4-1 showing at 220 pounds to place fourth in the 2012 championships and earn a trip to next […]