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Padecky: Herzog thrilled to be a head football coach again
St. Vincent this week announced that Herzog, the former Casa Grande coach, is the Mustangs’ new leader.
Padecky: Sebastopol's Averbuck played for Cal's Newell, now gets his award
This Sunday, at halftime of the Cal-Stanford basketball game, Ned Averbuck will receive the eighth annual Pete Newell Award.
Padecky: Qualls' trip to Super Bowl only part of his journey
The Casa Grande graduate and Eagles rookie played in only six of the team's regular-season games this season and won’t find out until Saturday if he’ll be activated for the Super Bowl — but his story doesn't start there.
Padecky: SSU soccer player alive, thanks to coaches
After senior Courtney Shoda fell face-down on the pitch during a practice, Sonoma State’s coaches worked quickly to help save her life.
Padecky: Baker Mayfield is a Heisman Trophy winner but he's certainly no role model
The Oklahoma QB became the latest in a line of troubled Heisman Trophy winners.
Padecky: Youth football team turns to technology for safety
The Petaluma Panthers will be wearing helmets outfitted with sensors that can track player impacts.
Padecky: Petaluma girls come home with junior racquetball world titles
Heather Mahoney, an eighth-grader at Kenilworth Junior High, won gold in 12-and-under singles. Ava Naworski, a sixth-grader at Corona Creek Elementary, won gold in 10-and-under doubles,
Padecky: Paul Maytorena gives up coaching job but not his love of baseball
PETALUMAA couple times, when explaining what was going on, Paul Maytorena reached with his right hand and tapped the back of his head.
Padecky: After Tubbs fire, Raiders great saying goodbye to Santa Rosa
Legendary wide receiver Cliff Branch lost his house on Stonefield Lane and with it, a wealth of memorabilia from his playing days.
Padecky: Gomes brings his own brand of relief to firefight
The former big leaguer raced back to his roots upon hearing of the devastation.
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