Stories from Bob Padecky
Padecky: Wright’s perseverance pays off with selection in NFL draft
Former Cardinal Newman star Scooby Wright waited anxiously for his name to get called in the NFL Draft, but his belief in himself never wavered.
Scooby Wright's Draft Day pool plunge
After Scooby Wright finally got word he’d been drafted Saturday by the Cleveland Browns, the Cardinal Newman grad celebrated in Santa Rosa with a pool plunge.
Padecky: Analy softball star takes command of her life
Despite a 13-1 record and 1.22 ERA, Saja Spearman-Weaver has chosen not to play college softball.
Padecky: Don’t be afraid to play like a girl
Women athletes have often found success before the men, so why shouldn’t they receive equal pay?
Padecky: Examining CTE in women’s soccer
Brandi Chastain will donate her brain to researchers after she dies.
Padecky: How Curry's amazing shooting is changing basketball
The star point guard's ability to shoot and make it from any area code has reduced the size of the basketball court.
Padecky: Warriors put Petaluma man in front row for fan frenzy
Golden State P.R. director Dan Martinez used to be shocked by the attention the team gets on the road, but not anymore.
Padecky: Mitts mended with care at tiny Cotati shop
Over her 40 years in business, 74-year-old Fran Fleet has repaired the mitts of players big and small. Take a peek inside her shop.
Padecky: Moll wants NFL to understand his hurt
The Sonoma Valley High School grad knew it was meant as a compliment when they said he could ‘play with pain.’