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Stories from Bob Padecky

Padecky: Scooby stays humble as Heisman talk gets louder (w/video)

Scooby Wright, the former Cardinal Newman star, now a sophomore linebacker at Arizona, is the only defensive player on various Heisman Watch lists.

Padecky: Cardinal Newman's Adams not running away from epilepsy fight

Two years before his world would change forever, the warning signs began but Steve Adams didn’t see them.

Padecky: Zebra in the rodeo

How high school football official and rodeo clown Martin Kiff came to that unique marriage is the story of one man's will to thrive, not just survive.

Padecky: Wisdom flying solo

Natalie Wisdom is the only female assistant coach for a men's team in NCAA basketball at the Division I or Division II level.

Padecky: Former Cardinal Newman star lifting Arizona's defense

Cardinal Newman graduate Scooby Wright, a sophomore middle linebacker at the University of Arizona, leads the Pac-12 in tackles.

Padecky: SSU program pitches hope

Seawolves athletes are a big part of university’s ‘Ticket to Success,' a program designed to create awareness of a life after high school to kids who had not been previously exposed to it.

Padecky: How is a parent showing love by striking a child?

Adrian Peterson said he took a switch to his 4-year-old son because he loved him, but that doesn't look like love.

Padecky: NFL is too big to fail (w/video)

We’ll know if NFL has decency if things have changed in a year.

Padecky: Sonoma Academy freshman not letting running successes go to her head

Rylee Bowen is poised to take her place among the great female runners from the Redwood Empire — and perhaps exceed all of them. But her success is not going to her head.

Padecky: Former Casa standout recalls early days with Jeter (w/video)

Matt Ruoff saw glimpses of Derek Jeter’s future greatness when the two were teammates in the early 1990s.

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