Lindsey Young (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6296
Lindsey Young is a sports writer at the Chattanooga Times Free Press who started work at the Chattanooga News-Free Press 24 years ago. He covers the Northwest Georgia prep beat and NASCAR. Lindsey's hometown is Ringgold, Ga., and he graduated from Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School. He received an associate's degree from Dalton Junior College (now Dalton State) and a bachelor's degree in communications from UTC. He has won several writing awards, including two Tennessee Sports Writers Association Prep Writer of the Year awards. Lindsey is married to Christine and has two children, Nicholas and Cody, and one step-daughter, Lacey. In addition to being an all-around sports fan, he is an avid bowler with five career 300 games and a high series of 801. Contact Lindsey at 423-757-6296 or

Gordon Lee tops sloppy Charlton County in Class A semis

Published May. 19 2017

Mike Dunfee's most often-quoted advice to his Gordon Lee baseball players is "Just keep playing the game and good things...

Gordon Lee, Charlton County going to game three again [photos]

Published May. 18 2017

Given the history between these two high school baseball programs, no one should be surprised the Class A public state...

Four area teams set for Georgia baseball semifinals

Published May. 17 2017

There are storylines aplenty surrounding the four northwest Georgia baseball teams still alive in the GHSA semifinal round of the...

Northwest Whitfield quarterback Luke Shiflett commits to MTSU

Published May. 17 2017

For the first time in several years, Luke Shiflett is looking forward to a rather casual summer.

Silverdale erupts to reach Region 3-A softball final

Published May. 16 2017

If Glen Woodard were worried after several early chances to score runs went by the way in Monday's Region 3-A...

Leonel Lugo's golden goal lifts Southeast Whitfield to first state soccer title

Published May. 14 2017

The way Leonel Lugo described his championship-winning kick made it seem like time slowed down for the Southeast Whitfield High...

North Hall sweeps Ringgold in Class AAA quarterfinals

Published May. 12 2017

North Hall (25-11) will host upstart Calhoun in next Wednesday's semifinal round. The Yellow Jackets defeated Lovett, 2-0, in Thursday's...

Gordon Lee bats come alive in state quarterfinals

Published May. 11 2017

Baseball coaches typically appreciate days off, but don't count Gordon Lee's Mike Dunfee among that group.

Jadyn Raschke's walk-off blast lifts Ooltewah in 5-AAA softball

Published May. 10 2017

The look on Jadyn Raschke's face said it all.

Ringgold bats awaken in 12-1 win over Appling, headed to quarters

Published May. 9 2017

The Ringgold High School baseball team unleashed two days of pent-up frustration Monday at Bill Womack Field.

Appling County-Ringgold High School state baseball series delayed

Published May. 5 2017

It was a gamble worth trying, Ringgold High School baseball coach Brent Tucker believed, but Thursday's attempt to get at...

Dalton, Calhoun earn GHSA baseball road sweeps

Published May. 4 2017

A season battling some of the best baseball teams in Georgia has paid off for Dalton in the Class AAAAAA...

High-scoring Kailey Burrell leads surprising Dade County girls' soccer team

Published May. 2 2017

Dade County High School girls' soccer coach Aaron Stanton began the year feeling a bit sorry for the team's three...

Stephens County rallies twice in extras to eliminate Northwest Whitfield

Published Apr. 30 2017

Game three of the GHSA Class AAAA first-round baseball series at Northwest Whitfield could have garnered first-class ratings as a...

Heritage breaks loose in 4A baseball sweep of Jefferson

Published Apr. 29 2017

Given his choice, Eric Beagles would prefer to pocket some of the runs his Heritage High School baseball team scored...

Northwest Whitfield, Coahulla Creek ride similar strengths to baseball playoffs

Published Apr. 28 2017

Northwest Whitfield and Coahulla Creek high schools are six miles apart, and while their athletic programs compete in different classifications,...

Young: Falcons should light the Lamp with their first draft pick tonight

Published Apr. 27 2017

The NFL draft starts tonight in Philadelphia, and for Atlanta Falcons fans (even the new bandwagon variety) the anticipation is...

Dalton takes control of region baseball race on Jantzen Calvo's clutch hit

Published Apr. 15 2017

Jantzen Calvo could feel the importance of the situation as the Dalton High School senior stood in the batter's box...

A look at Northwest Georgia's regional baseball races

Published Apr. 14 2017

A couple of days can make a world of difference in a tight baseball race.

North Murray edges Ringgold, 1-0, creates three-way tie for first

Published Apr. 12 2017

It's true there isn't much history associated with North Murray High School athletics, but it's safe to say Tuesday night's...