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

Persistent Calhoun rallies past Coahulla Creek for key 6-AAA softball win

Published Sep. 18 2018

Like the trains that repeatedly rattle their way just across the street from where they play, the Calhoun Lady Yellow...

Big third quarter lifts Calhoun past upset-minded North Murray

Published Sep. 15 2018

Calhoun football coach Hal Lamb reminded his team after Friday night's 34-10 win at North Murray that it has a...

Christian Heritage rallies from 26 down to stun LaFayette

Published Sep. 8 2018

There is no truth to the rumor Christian Heritage's game plan Friday night was to lull LaFayette to sleep in...

Emma Langston pitches one-hitter as Gordon Lee rises to 10-0

Published Sep. 7 2018

Two things Dana Mull's Gordon Lee High School softball teams always have stressed are making an opponent earn its runs...

Dalton overcomes key player losses to defeat Northwest Whitfield [photos]

Published Sep. 1 2018

If handling adversity is a major ingredient in building a great football team, the Dalton Catamounts added a heavy dose...

Volleyball title contender Gordon Lee sweeps Lookout Valley

Published Aug. 31 2018

There's a bit more pep in the step of the Gordon Lee High School volleyball team this year, and for...

Sonoraville raps out 17 hits, remains unbeaten in 6-AAA softball [photos]

Published Aug. 29 2018

Already halfway through the region portion of the softball schedule, Sonoraville has established itself as the team to beat in...

Practice makes perfect for LFO in 42-0 win over Gordon Lee

Published Aug. 25 2018

The power of a good week of practice was on full display Friday night at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School.

Sale Creek smashes, passes way to volleyball sweep at Red Bank [photos]

Published Aug. 24 2018

It was a rare night when both high school volleyball coaches left the court pleased with their teams.

Tonight's area high school football previews

Published Aug. 24 2018


Prep football coaches go to great lengths to build team chemistry

Published Aug. 24 2018

For the 15th consecutive season, Mark Mariakis took his football team away for camp. For the 15th consecutive time, the...

Rachel Gibson homer caps Heritage rally in 5-3 win over Ridgeland

Published Aug. 22 2018

With regular-season results carrying much more weight this year in Region 6-AAAA softball, every game, as Tanner Moore said Tuesday,...

Gibbs tallies three TDs as Dalton completes win over Ringgold [photos]

Published Aug. 21 2018

DALTON, Ga. — As the expected focal point of the Dalton High School football offense, Jahmyr Gibbs no doubt had...

Tyis Love TD returns lift Dalton to shortened 21-10 win over Ringgold [photos]

Published Aug. 18 2018

Dalton High School football coach Matt Land wasn't kidding when he said the most impactful aspect of the Catamounts this...

Tonight's area high school football previews

Published Aug. 17 2018


Calhoun regroups to rout Ridgeland in Corky Kell Classic

Published Aug. 17 2018

A game of what-could-have-beens turned into a second-half nightmare for the Ridgeland Panthers on Thursday night at Barron Stadium.

Coahulla Creek team believes it has made great strides

Published Aug. 17 2018

Coahulla Cree Colts 2018 preps football season preview.

Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe Warriors try to build on surge to 5-5

Published Aug. 17 2018

Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe Warriors 2018 preps football season preview.

Heritage Generals must go to war with 18 new starters

Published Aug. 17 2018

Heritage Generals 2018 preps football season preview.

Gordon Central hopes to take bigger step forward

Published Aug. 17 2018

Gordon Central Warriors 2018 preps football season preview.