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Gordon “Gordy” Henderson, Jr. passes away

Gordon “Gordy” Henderson, Jr., 80, of Santa Maria, passed away Tuesday, March 12.

Henderson coached football for 57 years, including stops at Righetti, St. Joseph, Santa Maria, and this past fall, Orcutt Academy.

Friends and colleagues of Gordy expressed their condolences on social media.

Henderson was also a record-setting running back for Long Beach State in 1960.

Gordon “Gordy” Henderson, 1960
(Courtesy: Doug May)




Chance Dickman

Chance Dickman

Chance Dickman is our Sports Director. Chance is a proud native of Wisconsin and is very happy to be sharing his love for sports with the beautiful Central Coast!
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