Stories from Bob Padecky
Bob Padecky: Career in sports reaches finish line
Terrific, people say. Now you get to do what you want to do. There's only one problem — I was already doing it.
Padecky: Mendocino football star rises above personal tragedy
The Mendocino football standout lost his mom when he was 12, while his father battled a vicious stomach tumor. Yet Carter has chosen to stay positive and embrace life.
Padecky: El Molino's LaForge ready for next challenge — right now
The soccer star is graduating early so she can start college at St. Mary's in Moraga.
Padecky: Craighead takes the adventurous path to Sochi
Ex-SRJC athletic trainer is off to train the U.S. Olympic bobsled team.
Padecky: It's time to bring the Egg Bowl back
Stopping the annual game in 2011 may have been an overreaction.
Padecky: A painful conclusion to Casa's pursuit of football perfection
Miramonte took something the Gauchos wanted and they weren't going to give it back.
Padecky: Casa Grande faces Miramonte's scoring machine
Offensive fireworks likely Saturday as Matadors can light up scoreboard.
Padecky: Heisman vote murky due to possible charges
Winston has my vote, but I'll be sliding my ballot under the door without looking, not wanting to see what happens next.
Padecky: Casa Grande digs deep to dominate second half against Montgomery
The Gauchos pulled out a 42-13 win after leading by only a point at halftime.
Padecky: Doling out lessons, and scholarships, 63 years later
Football coach asked members of the 1950 SRJC football team to speak to current players.
Padecky: Montgomery's Franci far from forgotten
The Vikings former coach is still revered by those he coached just last year.
Padecky: Montgomery's in a no-lose situation this Saturday
The Vikings have undergone a remarkable turnaround.
Padecky: No close call this time — Casa Grande at the top of its game
Assumption that this NCS playoff game would be too close to call proven wrong.
Padecky: Analy too talented for Petaluma
Petaluma knew what was coming, but couldn't stop Kerr Johnson from scoring on first play.
Padecky: Ex-NFLer Robinson weighs in on Dolphins locker room
Former Raider, Cardinal Newman grad Jerry Robinson says the Miami situation is extreme.
Padecky: Windsor man bowls 300 at 82
A perfect game in bowling isn't easy, but one senior made it seem so.
Padecky: Final, perfect step for new NBL champion
Casa Grande Gauchos are the 2013 NBL football champions, a perfect 10-0.
Padecky: Casa Grande's Porchivina is as tough as they come
The Casa Grande running back is ready to face Cardinal Newman Friday night.
Padecky: Spring league allows Cardinal Newman grad to keep dreaming
Ex-standout pursues his NFL aspirations in National Spring Football League.
Padecky: For Galloway, shaping young men is finest reward
St. Vincent football coach Gary Galloway has been a steadying force at the school for the past 30 years.
Padecky: Ex-Seawolf finds his place among Ducks
Brian Crow played two seasons at Sonoma State before sitting out a year.
Padecky: Cardinal Newman gets a roller coaster recovery
Sets up big matchup with Casa Grande in regular season finale next week.
Padecky: El Molino girls have earned their share of respect
The Lions' girls soccer reached the playoffs this season for the first time in 15 years.
Padecky: Casa Grande grad finding ways to compete
An injury cut Makana Garrigan's playing days short, but he's found his niche.
Padecky: He's 11 years old, and he can race
Penngrove's Buddy Kofoid is a child beating adults on many race tracks.
Padecky: Analy football seeking stage to show team's strength
Analy and Casa Grande coaches are discussing the possibility of showdown next season.
Padecky: A family's toughest battle
Off the field, Maria Carrillo's Jay Higgins is helping his wife Sonya deal with leukemia.
Padecky: SRJC slowly returning to winning ways
Lenny Wagner is building the Bear Cubs for long-term success.