David Paschall (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6524
E-mail: dpaschall@timesfreepress.com
David Paschall is a sports writer for the Times Free Press. He started at the Chattanooga Free Press in 1990 and was part of the Times Free Press when the paper started in 1999. David covers University of Georgia football, as well as SEC football recruiting, SEC basketball, Chattanooga Lookouts baseball and other sports stories. He is a Chattanooga native and graduate of the Baylor School and Auburn University. David has received numerous honors for his journalism, including various Tennessee state sports writing awards. In addition, he is in his fifth year on the voting board of the Harris Interactive College Football Poll and his ninth year on the voting board for the Heisman Trophy; he also serves on the voting board for the Biletnikoff and Lombardi awards. He is a past Southern League writer of the year, a former board member of the Football Writers' Association of America. Contact David at 423-757-6524 or dpaschall@timesfreepress.com.

Lookouts manager Tommy Watkins optimistic about season's second half

Published Jun. 21 2018

The Chattanooga Lookouts lost 10 of 13 games to close the first half of their Southern League schedule, but manager...

Former Vols kicker James Wilhoit returning to Chattanooga Christian School for kicking camp

Published Jun. 20 2018

Former University of Tennessee kicker James Wilhoit is returning to Chattanooga Christian School on Thursday to conduct another Wilhoit Kicking...

Four-star defensive ends commit to Alabama, Auburn

Published Jun. 19 2018

Alabama added a four-star defensive end to its top-rated class of commitments for the 2019 signing class Monday afternoon, while...


Lookouts players, officials always have an open ear

Published Jun. 19 2018

On May 27 the Chattanooga Lookouts had two runners thrown out at the plate during a 7-1 loss to Montgomery...

Lookouts finish Southern League season's first half as winners but not as division champs

Published Jun. 18 2018

The Chattanooga Lookouts had a winning first half in the Southern League, but they were never the same after the...

Massive offensive tackle Xavier Truss commits to Georgia

Published Jun. 17 2018

The Bulldogs have vaulted into the top five of the 247Sports.com composite team rankings for the 2019 football signing class.

Four-star quarterback John Rhys Plumlee commits to Georgia

Published Jun. 15 2018

Georgia picked up a quarterback commitment for its 2019 signing class Friday night.

NCAA makes changes to transfer, redshirt rules

Published Jun. 14 2018

NCAA rule changes announced Wednesday could be helpful to student-athletes looking for playing time.

Georgia signee Nadab Joseph headed to junior college

Published Jun. 12 2018

A second member of Georgia's top-ranked 2018 signing class will start his college football career at a junior college.

Zander Wiel is lone all-star starter for Chattanooga Lookouts

Published Jun. 8 2018

Chattanooga Lookouts outfielder Zander Wiel will play in right field and bat sixth in the 2018 Southern League All-Star Game.

Chattanooga Lookouts bouncing back attendance-wise in 2018

Published Jun. 7 2018

The Chattanooga Lookouts have dodged raindrops and threatening forecasts in addition to Southern League opponents two months into the season.

Seven Chattanooga Lookouts named to Southern League All-Star Game [photos]

Published Jun. 6 2018

The Chattanooga Lookouts led all North Division teams Tuesday with seven selections to the 2018 Southern League All-Star Game.


Chattanooga Lookouts consumed with NCAA baseball tournament

Published Jun. 5 2018

As his Chattanooga Lookouts were preparing for last Saturday's series finale in Birmingham, manager Tommy Watkins was sitting in the...

Chattanooga Lookouts savoring meaningful games in first-half stretch run

Published Jun. 4 2018

The Chattanooga Lookouts opened their final homestand of the Southern League's first half Sunday evening, whipping the Mobile BayBears 13-5...

SEC alters two transfer rules as spring meetings conclude

Published Jun. 1 2018

The Southeastern Conference's executive committee voted Friday to no longer require its graduate transfer athletes to sit out a year...

SEC likely to continue ban of stadium-wide alcohol sales

Published Jun. 1 2018

The Southeastern Conference does not allow stadium-wide alcohol sales at college football games or in other campus-held competitions.

Keeping quarterbacks a challenge in the SEC

Published May. 31 2018

When the 2017 Southeastern Conference football season kicked off, Jacob Eason was Georgia's starting quarterback, as was Quinten Dormady at...

SEC football scheduling difficult to alter

Published May. 30 2018

For more than 50 football seasons, Georgia would play its last big game in Sanford Stadium against either Auburn or...

Chattanooga's Finley Stadium nearing eighth consecutive surplus year

Published May. 30 2018

Finley Stadium is well on its way to operating in the black for an eighth consecutive year.

Georgia among 10 SEC teams in NCAA baseball tournament

Published May. 29 2018

The Southeastern Conference will have 10 representatives in the upcoming 64-team NCAA Division I Baseball Championship, matching a record the...