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Stories from Bob Padecky
Padecky: Retired ref Dardis lives life by his own rules
At 77, the well-known former football referee is entering the last days of his life.
Padecky: Santa Rosa MMA fighter earns valuable spot on card in Las Vegas
The Contender Series gives fighters like Jordan Williams a chance to earn a contract with UFC if they win.
Lower Lake High star athlete led life of pain away from sports
'If it wasn’t for sports,' said Lower Lake star Hokulani Wickard, 'I don’t know where I’d be.' An Honor Roll student, he'll represent the school Wednesday at The Press Democrat’s All-Empire sports award ceremony.
Padecky: Yes, bowlers are athletes, as we’ll see in Rohnert Park this weekend
In 2010, Kelly Kulick became the first woman bowler to win a men's tournament. She'll join other women competing at Double Decker Lanes in Rohnert Park this weekend.
Padecky: Herzog thrilled to be a head football coach again
St. Vincent this week announced that Herzog, the former Casa Grande coach, is the Mustangs’ new leader.
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