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

Thunder douses the Lodi Flames 15-7

In Thursday’s second round of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I Water Polo Playoffs, Rocklin defeated No. 5 seed Lodi 15-7. Seeded No. 4, the Thunder was the home team ...

Everett, Williamson qualify for sections

The playoffs have arrived and the Lincoln High football team entered the CIF Sac-Joaquin Division II bracket as the No. 9 seed, but lost in the opening round to Tracy Friday. Mean ...


Come on, fess’ up. We’ve all had those days on the water. Skunked; aka the striped kitty, nada, zilch, lockjaw, … these are just a few of the terms to describe c ...

Lincoln Hills cleans up at Fall Classic

The Lincoln Hills pickleball players had an impressive run of posium finishes at the third annual Fall Classic held at Rusch Park in Citrus Heights played last weekend. Several pl ...

Gabe Thomas: from Zebra to Wolverine

Former Lincoln High Fighting Zebra Gabe Thomas is now a Sierra College Wolverine. Thomas has gone from being a great defender in Lincoln to being a solid starter in Rocklin. &ldqu ...

Whitney runs to victory in league championship

Although Rocklin High’s boys held an edge running 5,000-meter cross-country events, Whitney High teamed up to take the 5k Sierra Foothill League title in last week’s ra ...