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Stories from Bob Padecky


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.


Padecky: SSU program pitches hope

Seawolves athletes are a big part of university’s ‘Ticket to Success,' a program designed to create awareness of a life after high school to kids who had not been previously exposed to it.


Padecky: How is a parent showing love by striking a child?

Adrian Peterson said he took a switch to his 4-year-old son because he loved him, but that doesn't look like love.


Padecky: NFL is too big to fail (w/video)

We’ll know if NFL has decency if things have changed in a year.


Padecky: Sonoma Academy freshman not letting running successes go to her head

Rylee Bowen is poised to take her place among the great female runners from the Redwood Empire — and perhaps exceed all of them. But her success is not going to her head.


Padecky: Former Casa standout recalls early days with Jeter (w/video)

Matt Ruoff saw glimpses of Derek Jeter’s future greatness when the two were teammates in the early 1990s.


Padecky: Plenty of questions remain on football, concussions

Analy grad and former NFL player Ben Lynch says he suffered at least five concussions in his pro career.


Padecky: Modesto marathon athlete pushes running limits

Champion of 2013 24-Hour race set for 'training run' in Santa Rosa Marathon.


Padecky: Petaluma grad Marsh itches to keep kicking

With his college career behind him, the former Trojan waits hopefully for an NFL call.

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