Eric Sondheimer

Columnist Varsity Times Insider

Eric Sondheimer is the prep sports columnist for the Los Angeles Times. He has been honored five times by the California Prep Sportswriters Assn. for best prep sports column. A graduate of Cal State Northridge, he joined the Daily News as prep editor in 1980. He left for 18 months in 1990 to be West Coast correspondent for the National Sports Daily. He returned to the Daily News in 1981 and joined The Times in 1997 covering high school sports.

Recent Articles

  • Boys' basketball: LaMelo Ball gets an impersonator

    Boys' basketball: LaMelo Ball gets an impersonator

    The greatest flattery is when someone impersonates you, so 15-year-old LaMelo Ball should feel good that a famous YouTube impersonator of NBA players decided to do a video of what it was like for Ball to score 92 points earlier this month. It wasn't exactly the way it happened. The impersonator...

  • Southern Section's Open Division playoffs take center stage

    Southern Section's Open Division playoffs take center stage

    Thanks to the “Killer Bs” — Bagley, Bol and Ball — high school basketball fans in Southern California are about to experience an excitement few others can equal. Marvin Bagley III, a 6-foot-11 junior; Bol Bol, a 7-1 junior, and the Ball brothers, senior LiAngelo and sophomore LaMelo, are attracting...

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