Barry Faulkner is an award-winning writer who covered sports for Times Community News from 1986 until he left TCN in 2017. He was the assistant sports editor; covered UC Irvine, Vanguard University and Orange Coast College; and wrote a periodic column. He became sports editor of the Huntington Beach Independent in 1986, and a full-time Daily Pilot sportswriter in 1990.
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