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Stories from Bob Padecky

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.

Padecky: New Sonoma Stompers owner has big plans for this season

A 39-year-old tax attorney has energy that gives off sparks and ideas that, if gain traction, will lift the Stompers to heights never before realized by pro baseball in Sonoma County.

Padecky: When trophies are time machines

A lot of people turned out to see the Giants' championship trophies in Santa Rosa, and most of them had a story.

Bob Padecky: Callan tournament keeps a memory and a message alive

One by one the boys on the Petaluma High School basketball team rose from their bench seats Saturday afternoon.

Padecky: Scooby stays humble as Heisman talk gets louder (w/video)

Scooby Wright, the former Cardinal Newman star, now a sophomore linebacker at Arizona, is the only defensive player on various Heisman Watch lists.

Padecky: Cardinal Newman's Adams not running away from epilepsy fight

Two years before his world would change forever, the warning signs began but Steve Adams didn’t see them.

Padecky: Zebra in the rodeo

How high school football official and rodeo clown Martin Kiff came to that unique marriage is the story of one man's will to thrive, not just survive.

Padecky: Wisdom flying solo

Natalie Wisdom is the only female assistant coach for a men's team in NCAA basketball at the Division I or Division II level.

Padecky: Former Cardinal Newman star lifting Arizona's defense

Cardinal Newman graduate Scooby Wright, a sophomore middle linebacker at the University of Arizona, leads the Pac-12 in tackles.

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