Lindsey Young (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6296
E-mail: lyoung@timesfreepress.com
Bio:
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 lyoung@timesfreepress.com.

Notre Dame postseason magic runs out in overtime against Livingston

Published Feb. 26 2017

It wasn't the dream finale he may have envisioned, but Saturday night's overtime loss to Livingston Academy in a Region...

East Hamilton girls come up just short against White County

Published Feb. 25 2017

If a basketball season was measured solely by the level of improvement from start to finish, the just concluded first...

Perry runs past Northwest Whitfield in 4A playoffs [photos]

Published Feb. 24 2017

Ryan Richards has been at this basketball coaching game long enough to realize that sometimes the other team is just...

Henry County rallies past Northwest Whitfield girls in GHSA playoffs [photos]

Published Feb. 24 2017

The Northwest Whitfield game plan was fairly obvious in Thursday night's GHSA Class AAAA second-round girls' playoff game against Henry...

Area boys' teams earning new rep in GHSA basketball playoffs

Published Feb. 23 2017

The statewide reputation of basketball in northwest Georgia is, well, meh.

Big Baylor rally falls short as MBA advances in D-II playoffs

Published Feb. 22 2017

Austin Clark has been coaching too long to be placated by any sort of moral victory, but Tuesday night at...

Baylor girls cruise past Pope John Paul II in playoffs' opening round

Published Feb. 22 2017

Pope John Paul II needed some divine intervention to compete with Baylor during Tuesday's Division II-AA girls' playoff basketball game...

Ringgold girls rise through adversity to make 3A sweet 16

Published Feb. 22 2017

Adversity can either tear a team apart or bring it closer together.

Calhoun boys prevail, girls lose in first round of GHSA Class AAA state

Published Feb. 19 2017

Both Calhoun High School basketball teams executed their game plans during a GHSA Class AAA first-round basketball playoff doubleheader Saturday...

Cold-shooting Heritage falls in girls' state playoffs [photos]

Published Feb. 18 2017

Friday was supposed to be the night when a girls' basketball program on the rise celebrated a new milestone.

Northwest Whitfield girls rolling as playoffs begin

Published Feb. 17 2017

Northwest (21-5) began its late-season hot streak after a 14-point loss at Heritage on Jan. 27. Clemmons let it be...

Dalton faces stiff challenge in Class 6A baseball

Published Feb. 14 2017

The Dalton High School baseball team returned to prominence a year ago, winning 24 games and reaching the Class AAAAA...

With three state champs, Sonoraville gives glimpse of wrestling future

Published Feb. 12 2017

Sonoraville, which brought just seven wrestlers to the state tournament, finished second to Bremen for the team title and took...

Heritage's Chuckie Thurman, Gilmer's Matthew Waddell steal the show at GHSA wrestling

Published Feb. 12 2017

MACON, Ga. — There were two matches involving Chattanooga-area wrestlers during the GHSA traditional championships that caught the attention of...

Four 6-AAAA teams in top seven after semis at GHSA traditional wrestling state tournaments

Published Feb. 11 2017

MACON, Ga. — A team state title at the GHSA traditional championships may be a long shot for northwest Georgia...

Jon Morgan, Alex Kelehear lead LaFayette boys' basketball team to 6-AAAA final [photos]

Published Feb. 10 2017

DALTON, Ga. — Jon Morgan stole the show in the first half of LaFayette's 44-43 Region 6-AAAA basketball semifinal victory...

Individual, team titles on the line at GHSA state traditional wrestling tournaments

Published Feb. 9 2017

Area 6-AAAA is recognized as one of the most talented and deepest high school wrestling leagues in Georgia. It's an...

Wilcox-led Heritage tops Gilmer to earn 6-AAAA semifinal spot

Published Feb. 8 2017

It's been an up-and-down last two weeks for the Heritage High School boys' basketball team, so it wasn't surprising that...

Surging Sonoraville sends seven to GHSA state wrestling, including four sectional champs

Published Feb. 5 2017

Sonoraville High School wrestling coach Randy Steward admits his team might not be state traditional tournament championship material this year....

Lifelong Falcon fans Stephen Hargis and Lindsey Young discuss the Super Bowl

Published Feb. 5 2017

Times Free Press sports editor Stephen Hargis and veteran sports writer Lindsey Young have been lifelong fans of the Atlanta...