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

Ex-Bradley Central star Jay Person joining football Mocs

Published Jun. 10 2019

The football transfer train keeps rolling into Chattanooga, and this time it's bringing one of the area's own to town.

Three Northwest Georgia stars get MLB draft call

Published Jun. 5 2019

Andre Tarver has a tough choice to make over the next few weeks after being selected by the San Diego...

Veteran coach Lorenzo Ward to lead Rusty Wright's UTC defense

Published Jun. 4 2019

There has been a common theme in Rusty Wright's process of filling out his first University of Tennessee at Chattanooga...


Chattanooga Lookouts hang on to post 5-4 win over Mobile BayBears

Published Jun. 4 2019

The Chattanooga Lookouts extended their win streak to three games Tuesday night, but not before the Mobile BayBears made the...

Mocs add three FBS transfers to program

Published May. 29 2019

At the end of his first spring practice as head coach of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team,...

Gordon Lee wins second straight GHSA baseball title

Published May. 22 2019

The Trojans from Chickamauga are state champions again, thanks to a strong showing at the plate when it mattered most.

Veteran high school basketball coach Jerry Jones dies

Published May. 22 2019

Longtime local high school basketball coach Jerry Jones has died after battling a lengthy illness.

Gordon Lee, Schley County split GHSA Class A public state-finals doubleheader

Published May. 20 2019

Gordon Lee and Schley County will have to decide the GHSA Class A public school baseball championship Wednesday at 4...

Ringgold baseball coach Brent Tucker steps down after 12 years and 302 wins

Published May. 20 2019

Brent Tucker has resigned as head baseball coach at Ringgold High School after 12 years and more than 300 wins.

Gordon Lee baseball team goes for second straight state title

Published May. 19 2019

Power ratings and seedings often get torn apart in the GHSA Class A public school baseball playoffs, but not this...

Mocs' season ends with 2-1 loss to Southeast Missouri State in NCAA softball regional

Published May. 18 2019

UTC was eliminated at the NCAA softball regional in Oxford, Mississippi.

Josh Groce replaces Greg Ellis as Gordon Lee football coach

Published May. 17 2019

There's always pressure when a career assistant finally gets his shot at being a head football coach.


Ole Miss erupts early to put Mocs away in NCAA softball regional matchup

Published May. 17 2019

A poor start that only got worse led to the UTC softball team's 12-0 loss to host Ole Miss.

Quick start propels Bradley Central to Region 3-AAA baseball title

Published May. 15 2019

The standing-room-only crowd at Soddy-Daisy High School was ready to erupt at the beginning of Wednesday night's Region 3-AAA baseball...

Gordon Lee sweeps Bowdon to earn another GHSA Class A public baseball title trip

Published May. 14 2019

Despite winning the GHSA Class A public school baseball championship a year ago, there is still an edge — a...

One bad inning does in Lookout Valley in Region 2-A baseball

Published May. 13 2019

The season ended maybe a bit too soon for Lance Rorex and his Lookout Valley High School baseball team, but...

Mocs travel to Ole Miss for NCAA softball regional Friday

Published May. 12 2019

UTC will play in a four-team regional hosted by No. 11 overall seed Ole Miss as the NCAA softball tournament...

Nine-run first inning propels Mocs to SoCon softball title

Published May. 12 2019

The UTC softball team came out with a vengeance in the deciding game of the Southern Conference tournament.

Aly Walker's late blast lifts Mocs into SoCon softball tournament's title round

Published May. 10 2019

With two outs, a runner on and her team down a run in the sixth inning of the Southern Conference...

Celie Hudson regroups to pitch Mocs past Western Carolina in SoCon softball tournament

Published May. 9 2019

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga had to defeat a trio of opponents in Thursday's 2-1 winners-bracket semifinal victory against...