Athletes can excel in the classroom too

One of our favorites, the Los Angeles Times’ Eric Sondheimer, loves to spotlight the good in high school sports. While he covers the Los Angeles and Orange County areas, we’re certain this his uplifting message will be appreciated by all, no matter where you are.

High school basketball loyalty

In our modern era where high school players will transfer from one school to the supposedly greener pastures of another to, (they hope) better their chances of a scholarship, get more playing time, etc. the Los Angeles Times’ Eric Sondheimer salutes those who chose to stay at their schools for four years and who were rewarded.

Staying true in high school football

Eric Sondheimer of the Los Angeles Times always, (in our opinion) has the right perspective when it comes to his reporting on high school sports. In his latest article he highlights a player on a team that has fallen on hard times, who also has the right perspective.

Hero of Chatsworth

The Los Angeles Times’ Eric Sondheimer has written yet another piece we’d love to share. This one about 94 year-old Chuck Hatfield, who helps out with the varsity baseball team, and much more.

High School Football Motivation for a Friday

It’s not an incredible play, or a fire-and-brimstone locker room speech – it’s better. Read the Los Angeles Times’ varsity beat writer Eric Sondheimer’s article about some youth high school football players who will be making a positive contribution to society in the years to come.

High school soccer as it should be

A couple of days ago we brought you the story of a high school basketball game gone wrong. Today we celebrate Friday with the flip-side. The Los Angeles Times’ Eric Sondheimer writes of Fremont High School (CA) soccer coach Roberto Gonzalez and the positive influence he brings to his players on and off the field.

Staying true to your school

We’ve brought you other articles by the Los Angeles Times’ Eric Sondheimer, and this is another great one. Nationwide, young students will be playing high school football this weekend. We’re especially cheering for those who chose not to chase greener pastures at glamorous transfer schools and instead decided to play all four years for their original school and community.