Beat/Position: High school sports, Raiders, 49ers, Giants
Phil Barber has authored or coauthored twelve books, including We Were Champions: The 49ers’ Dynasty in Their Own Words. A journalist who has covered sports, especially professional football, for twenty years, he has been a longtime regular contributor to the Sporting News, consulting with coaches and scouts to expose the chalkboard strategy underlying the sport of football. Now a reporter for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, he has approached the game from many angles. Barber previously spent seven years as a senior editor for NFL Publishing.
Recent Articles By PHIL BARBER
Published April 3, 2013
Josh Akognon to join Dallas team.
Published February 4, 2013
Team fell 5 yards short of a touchdown and one win short of Super Bowl perfection.
Published January 21, 2013
San Francisco is headed to the Super Bowl for the first time in 18 years.
Published December 28, 2012
Two title defenders now in the same league.
Published October 12, 2012
Jonny Gomes finally got his first at-bat of the American League division series.
Published September 20, 2012
Former Casa Grande High School star has been playing in China.
Published September 16, 2012
Doctors, trainers want to take concussion education and testing into schools.
Published August 26, 2012
Team finished in third place at the Little League World Series Sunday.
Published August 25, 2012
Despite an 10-run incredible rally, Petaluma falls to Tennessee in U.S. title game.
Published August 24, 2012
Team's success product of four years of dogged effort by players, coaches, parents.
Published August 23, 2012
The Petaluma National Little League All-stars walloped three home runs, including a grand slam, to beat Texas 11-1 Thursday in the LLWS and end the game on the 'mercy rule' after five innings.
Published August 22, 2012
For now, the parents of the Petaluma National all-stars live in a suspended world of baseball.
Published August 21, 2012
The Nationals knocked out the Mid-Atlantic champion 5-4.
Published August 19, 2012
Petaluma squad loses today's Little League World Series game 9-6.
Published August 16, 2012
The dreams of the Petaluma National Little Leaguers turn to reality today.
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