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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

  • Family ties are helping UCLA

    National Signing Day Live: Where are the top players going? How did UCLA and USC do? Feb. 1, 2017, 1:17 p.m. National Signing Day is the first day that a high school senior can sign a binding National Letter of Intent for college football. Here's a list of the biggest signings by our local colleges...

  • QB Niko Harris has a most unique signing ceremony -- in Italy

    National Signing Day Live: Where are the top players going? How did UCLA and USC do? Feb. 1, 2017, 1:17 p.m. National Signing Day is the first day that a high school senior can sign a binding National Letter of Intent for college football. Here's a list of the biggest signings by our local colleges...

  • Football: The last of the Owusu brothers signs with Vanderbilt

    It's the end of an incredible run for the Owusu family at Oaks Christian. Michael Owusu, a 6-foot-6 linebacker-defensive end, signed with Vanderbilt on Wednesday. The Owusu family has produced one top athlete after another, and all were great students, too. Brothers Chris and Francis went to Stanford...

  • Eric Scott making impact as recruiter at Nevada

    National Signing Day Live: Where are the top players going? How did UCLA and USC do? Feb. 1, 2017, 1:17 p.m. National Signing Day is the first day that a high school senior can sign a binding National Letter of Intent for college football. Here's a list of the biggest signings by our local colleges...

  • UCLA picks up important OL signee from Texas, Stephan Zabie

    National Signing Day Live: Where are the top players going? How did UCLA and USC do? Feb. 1, 2017, 1:17 p.m. National Signing Day is the first day that a high school senior can sign a binding National Letter of Intent for college football. Here's a list of the biggest signings by our local colleges...

  • Recruiting: Here's who said they'll sign with UCLA

    Recruiting: Here's who said they'll sign with UCLA

    National Signing Day Live: Where are the top players going? How did UCLA and USC do? Feb. 1, 2017, 1:17 p.m. National Signing Day is the first day that a high school senior can sign a binding National Letter of Intent for college football. Here's a list of the biggest signings by our local colleges...

  • Boys' basketball: Chino Hills wins its 59th consecutive game

    The state record for most consecutive wins in boys' basketball is 66 set by Compton. Chino Hills is getting closer. The Huskies won No. 59 in a row on Tuesday night, defeating Etiwanda, 93-72. The Huskies are 24-0 and 7-0 in the Baseline League. They trailed after the first quarter, 16-11. Then...

  • These football recruits have said they will sign with UCLA

    These football recruits have said they will sign with UCLA

    Here is a look at who has committed to UCLA’s 2017 football class: Player, position, height, weight, school, comment Martin Andrus, DT,  6-2, 280, Los Angeles HS Started his high school career on the junior varsity at Long Beach St. Anthony before he transferred. Austin Burton, QB, 6-3, 200, Winter...

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