Padres hope beloved coach can win one more battle

The gymnasium at Marcos de Niza High School filled with students and staff at a special assembly to cheer on football coach Paul Moro who was recently diagnosed with advanced lung cancer.

The gymnasium at Marcos de Niza High School filled with students and staff at a special assembly to cheer on football coach Paul Moro who was recently diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. The state’s all-time winningest high school football coach, Moro joined the Padres in 2016. “The school and surrounding community are devastated by the news of his illness and are standing behind him as he faces this journey,” said Jennifer Liewer, TUHSD director of community relations. (Billy Hardiman for Wrangler News)