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

Hot Wolverines closing in on rare region baseball title

Published Apr. 15 2018

Things weren't very rosy for the Dade County High School baseball team a month ago.

Calhoun rises to 2nd in 6-AAA with 11-inning win against Bremen

Published Apr. 14 2018

The Calhoun High School baseball program has a history of coming through in the toughest of situations, but Friday night's...

Dade County alone in second place in 7-AA after 8-4 win

Published Apr. 11 2018

The linescore of Dade County's 8-4 win over Pepperell on Tuesday couldn't be correct, right?

Gordon Lee gets impressive playoff tuneup win over Heritage

Published Apr. 10 2018

There may be more important games ahead, but Monday night's nonregion 2-0 win over Class AAAA power Heritage may prove...

Ringgold baseball team rolls on with 'loose' 15-8 win at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe

Published Apr. 6 2018

The advantages of having a veteran-stocked high school baseball team were evident Thursday night at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe.

Ringgold completes wild week with big rally against Bremen [photos]

Published Mar. 31 2018

The fact that the Ringgold High School baseball team just finished a perfect week in Region 6-AAA would hardly qualify...

Pitching, defense carry Gordon Lee past Darlington

Published Mar. 29 2018

As the top-ranked Class A public school baseball team in the state, these are tumultuous times for the Gordon Lee...

Five key questions for the 2018 Atlanta Braves

Published Mar. 25 2018

A look at the biggest things facing the Atlanta Braves face as they prepare to open the 2018 season:

A position-by-position look at the 2018 Atlanta Braves

Published Mar. 25 2018

If 2016 was the tear-down season and 2017 was the transition year, what does that make 2018 for the Atlanta...

Resilient Warriors respond with win at Sonoraville [photos]

Published Mar. 24 2018

So far this season, every time Johnny Burch has needed his Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe baseball team to rally from something negative,...

Basketball coaches Jim Case, Mike Duffie resign at Dalton High School

Published Mar. 16 2018

Dalton High School principal Steve Bartoo announced Thursday night in a news release that the school's varsity basketball coaches, Jim...

Area Georgia baseball teams retain lofty preseason goals

Published Mar. 15 2018

Expectations heading into the 2018 season were unusually high for a group of northwest Georgia high school baseball teams, and...


Lance Dockery leads Heritage past Northwest Whitfield in Region 6-AAAA baseball

Published Mar. 15 2018

After making a game-saving catch in one inning and hitting a walk-off home run in the next, Lance Dockery was...

Former Fort Payne coach Paul Ellis set to take over LaFayette football program

Published Mar. 14 2018

On a day when many of the nation's students participated in a walkout, Paul Ellis was already urging students at...

Nathan Camp overcomes adversity to lift Ringgold to win at Calhoun

Published Mar. 14 2018

Under most circumstances and with almost any other pitcher on the mound, Brent Tucker would have paid a visit just...

Former Calhoun star Olico Dennis gets his shot after long rehab

Published Mar. 9 2018

When Olico Dennis walks off the football field for the last time, he wants it to be on his terms.

Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe overcomes chilly temps, miscues to get past Dade County

Published Mar. 9 2018

In some years past, Johnny Burch would have taken the "W" and ran with it.

Cole Wilcox shines in front of pro scouts in 10-0 Heritage win

Published Mar. 7 2018

At this point in his high school baseball career Cole Wilcox doesn't get caught up in too many moments, although...

Prep Notebook: AT&T Field will host third annual Children's Fund Classic on Saturday

Published Mar. 2 2018

AT&T Field, home of the Chattanooga Lookouts, will host its first games of the year Saturday when six northwest Georgia...

Jeremy Elston, Marquis Hinton propel Tyner to 3-AA boys' basketball title

Published Mar. 1 2018

E'Jay Ward admits he has been a bit hard on Marquis Hinton.