Stories from Bob Padecky

St. Vincent this week announced that Herzog, the former Casa Grande coach, is the Mustangs’ new leader.
This Sunday, at halftime of the Cal-Stanford basketball game, Ned Averbuck will receive the eighth annual Pete Newell Award.
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.
After senior Courtney Shoda fell face-down on the pitch during a practice, Sonoma State’s coaches worked quickly to help save her life.
The Oklahoma QB became the latest in a line of troubled Heisman Trophy winners.
The Petaluma Panthers will be wearing helmets outfitted with sensors that can track player impacts.
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,
PETALUMAA couple times, when explaining what was going on, Paul Maytorena reached with his right hand and tapped the back of his head.
Legendary wide receiver Cliff Branch lost his house on Stonefield Lane and with it, a wealth of memorabilia from his playing days.
The former big leaguer raced back to his roots upon hearing of the devastation.