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Padecky: A quarter-century of smiles for Santa Rosa coach
Santa Rosa High School is honoring its longtime cross country coach at a meet this Saturday.
Padecky: NBA great shares words of wisdom with SSU players
Five-time NBA champion Bill Cartwright never had to say a thing to get another player’s attention.
Padecky: High school coaching carousel becoming the norm
This season of upheaval in Sonoma County football is likely to become the norm.
Padecky: Herzog's exit as Casa Grande coach shocks parents, players
"And those boys who were crying, it was the big boys crying …," says the mother of a former Gauchos player about the tears shed in the locker room after the teens heard of football coach Trent Herzog's dismissal earlier this week.
Padecky: Football brings life-changing opportunities for Casa Grande player
For Dylan Korte, an ordinary day became a most extraordinary one, from being just another kid in class to one who will receive a free college education.
Padecky: Casa Grande grad gets another shot at football in unexpected spot
Peter Parrick landed at Alabama A&M after his first college offer suddenly vanished and a new offer showed up on his Twitter feed.
Padecky: Hall of Fame voters need to recognize Tim Raines
The former Expos star didn’t get the necessary support in nine previous years on the ballot, and this is his 10th and final chance.
Padecky: Cotati’s Kelly Faszholz finds her rewards in UFC octagon
First woman from Sonoma County to make it to UFC is the personification of dedication, obsession and love of sport.
Padecky: Cardinal Newman's opponent shows class in wake of loss
'They played good enough to win the state championship and I wouldn't be surprised,' the St. Bernard's coach said after the game.
Padecky: Cardinal Newman grad chronicles Raiders' resurgence
Paskal is one of two writers for raiders.com. The 2009 graduate of Cardinal Newman knows and has interviewed everyone great and small in the organization, spending most of his time with the players.
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