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 ends preseason on a winning note

In spite of suffering a couple losses in the Del Campo tournament last week to a couple top programs, the Lincoln High boys soccer team came home to wrap up the preseason in styl ...

No clear cut favorite as Zebras near league play

At 10-4, the Lincoln High boys basketball team still sits on top of the Foothill Valley League Standings, but a 1-2 finish at Del Oro’s Takayama “Tako” Memorial ...

Lincoln hosts invitational tournament this week

Although the Lincoln High girls team have the best preseason record among Foothill Valley League teams, Placer and Nevada Union have been the ones sharpening iron with iron. The F ...


No matter how you look at it, wintertime cold weather fishing presents some challenges. Of course we are blessed to have fairly mild seasons here in Northern California, as compare ...

Rocklin the top Division II team in the state

Rocklin High boys basketball woke Sunday morning to find they are the No. 1 Division II team in California. Rocklin improved to 10-1 on the season, winning the championship of t ...

Wildcats shake off loss for third at Madsen tourney

For a brief and unique period last week, Rocklin and Whitney ranked No. 1-2 in California Division II boys basketball. It was brief, as the Wildcats dropped to No. 4 after a loss ...