Rio Mesa’s Greg Vann is one of the best long jumpers in California

Greg Vann is looking ahead.

Greg Vann is not in Spain anymore. He’s back to riding the bus to track meets instead of flying to his destinations. Vann doesn’t need an airplane to fly high. “He likes to hang in the air,” said Rio Mesa High track and field head coach Brian FitzGerald about Vann’s long jump technique. “He stays […]

Rio Mesa pumped for state track finals

Rio Mesa High School Logo.

Title contenders from local high schools are preparing for this weekend’s CIF State Track and Field Championships at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Clovis. The California meet is a special event no matter where it’s held, from Sacramento City College to UC Berkeley to the Los Angeles Coliseum. “There’s not five divisions, like in Texas,” Rio […]

Selig powers Spartan track team

Blake Selig is a textbook case of not judging a book by its coverThe Rio Mesa High senior doesn’t look noticeably bigger or taller than when he first arrived on the Spartan campus four years ago. “He still doesn’t look like He- Man,” said Brian FitzGerald, Rio Mesa’s track and field head coach. “We tease […]