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

Western Sierra enters league play with confidence

MAHENY PARK – The Western Sierra Collegiate Academy lost it’s final preseason game at home Friday against University Prep 55-0, but the optimism among the Wolves remain ...

Former Jessup player takes over golf program

ROCKLIN – As the 2018-19 men's golf season tees off this week, William Jessup University welcomes the return of Matthew Robinson as the new head coach. Tim Hovancsek was ...

Lincoln opportunities turn into big mistakes

ANTELOPE – After giving up a 14-0 lead and trailing 20-14, the Lincoln High football team had a chance to score from Center’s 2-yard line with 30 seconds remaining in t ...


We had just started our second pass downstream when one rod started shaking and line started peeling off with a familiar zzz-zz-zz sound. “It’s a fish!” I shoute ...

Lincoln girls team has an eye on league title

It was not long after Lincoln High girls co-head coach Eric Souto finished saying the Zebras could shoot better than their record 227 at Turkey Creek Golf Club that the team turned ...


The Lincoln High Fighting Zebras have entered the 2018 sports campaign almost with a vengeance, winning big and often. Cross-Country The stock for runners Destiny Everett and Sae ...