Passing the baton

Johnson enters last season at the helm

Mikey Owens of the MCHS track and field team releases a throw during the discus event at a Southern League meet held in Atwater in 2019. Owens is an athlete to watch on this year’s team. File photo

Doug Johnson is ready to pass the baton.

After three decades of guiding young runners, jumpers and throwers at Mariposa County High School, Johnson, the Grizzlies head track and field coach, will officially retire at the end of his team’s 2021 season.

The longtime leader has seen his sport st...

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