Stories from Bob Padecky
Padecky: Wright keeps his focus as NFL beckons
Phil Wright estimates about a dozen or so agents have phoned him since his son, Cardinal Newman grad Scooby, and the University of Arizona stopped playing football last season.
Padecky: Goelz’s career at SSU worth a thousand victories
Longtime Sonoma State baseball manager John Goelz has reached the 1,000-win milestone.
Padecky: St. Clair a beautiful dichotomy of tough and soft
Remembering the wit, wisdom and kindness of 'gentleman giant' Hall of Famer Bob St. Clair.
Padecky: Former pitcher Dravecky lives in peace
The former Giant lost his pitching arm in fight against the spread of cancer.
Padecky: Fitchie an indefinable basketball coach
Go ahead, try. Try to put Tom Fitchie in a box. Try to define him neatly. Try to make Fitchie fit into one sentence.
Padecky: Santa Rosa man preps for climb of a lifetime
Scott Holder, an avid climber who has summitted numerous international peaks, sets his sights on Mount Everest.
Padecky: Windsor High School’s Kirkpatrick a gentleman football coach
The former Healdsburg High School football coach who came out of retirement to take over Windsor's program doesn't like taking any credit for himself.
Padecky: Casa Grande's jilted football recruit
Abandoned by his chosen college, Peter Parrick could only watch as his teammates signed letters of intent Wednesday.
Padecky: SCL soccer vote an imperfect decision with repercussions
This issue — while discussed and dissected to the most minute of detail by intelligent and thoughtful principals and athletic directors — will end badly for some.