Jim Linsdau

Sports Editor
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Jim Linsdau was selected as Athlete of the Year when a senior in high school and played one year of football in junior college. He turned his interests to the health sciences and writing and got his first job as a sports editor with the Placer Herald in the early ‘90s.
He spent several years as managing editor of his own bi-weekly newspaper and produced a publication called HSL Sports covering high school athletics.
Jim is married with a daughter attending Western Sierra Collegiate Academy.

Recent Work

Lincoln takes sixth in Mark Fuller Tourney

Pulling together to score 105 points, the Lincoln High wrestling team earned sixth place and two gold medals out of 20 teams in the annual Mark Fuller Tournament held at Lincoln ...

Wheatland, Natomas wins put Zebras above .500

The Lincoln High girls soccer team finished the first week of play with a 2-1 record, but hit a lull last week to finish 1-2. The Fighting Zebras found their stride Wednesday and ...

Basketball shines; cross-country earns academic honors

Lincoln High basketball continues to roll on. The boys picked up some more hardware at the Bret Harte Tournament in Angels Camp over the weekend and the Fighting Zebras girls impro ...

Lincoln rebounds from Roseville loss

The fans who showed up for the Lincoln High boys soccer preseason match against Roseville last Thursday were treated to a rare occurrence – the Fighting Zebras lost. Howev ...

California Indoor Championships Dec. 27-30

Placer Valley Tourism is teaming up with Courtside Pickleball Center in Rocklin to host the California Indoor Championships sponsored by HEAD Pickleball.  This event will t ...

Benzel thanks school, community for support

Longtime Rocklin High School football head coach Greg Benzel stepped down from the program after 19 years in service to it. Athletic director Ryan Spears made the announcement a ...