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Eric Sondheimer

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.
Southern Section football polls

After the first week of the high school football season, Corona Centennial made a jump from No. 7 to No. 3 in this week’s Southern Section Division 1 football poll. Mater Dei is No. 1 and St. John Bosco is No. 2. Here’s the link to complete rankings.

Birmingham shows off one-two duo in opening victory

Considering the dismal performance of City Section teams last week, Birmingham might have elevated itself to No. 2 behind Narbonne with its win over Harvard-Westlake. And the Patriots showed off an impressive one-two punch on offense.

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