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

Time for a Hail Mary pass

He takes the snap. He drops back and – fades away. Yep, it’s time to prove old sports guys never die they just hang up their recorders and cameras and retire. I have ...

Lincoln shakes off holidays for 4-2 league win

The Lincoln High girls soccer team returned from winter break ready to play. The Fighting Zebras traveled to Oakmont Monday and handed the Vikings a 4-2 setback to begin Foothill V ...

Revolution Express season begins in February

The Revolution Express Track Club season begins in February and will run through July for boys and girls ages 7-18. The first practice is 6 p.m. Feb. 11 at Rocklin High School. ...

Lincoln turns up defense to turn back Calaveras

The Lincoln High boys basketball team is close to playing as well as head coach Robert Ash would like them to be, as the second season draws near. Without a clear cut favorite goi ...

Zebras rebound for third in annual Invitational

Although Grant proved too tall of an order for the Lincoln High girls basketball team in their annual Invitational Tournament last week, the Fighting Zebras came back to secure thi ...

Zebras’ Cook among area’s top wrestlers

Lincoln High’s Lucas Cook is not only big; he’s also a quick study. Cook said he was not that good until he began wrestling as a member of the Fighting Zebras wrestl ...