Kelley Smiddie is a sports writer who has worked at the Times Free Press for 12 years. He covers high school sports and softball.
Kelley’s hometown is Chattanooga, and he graduated from Brainerd High School and graduated Chattanooga State and UTC.
Contact Kelley at 423-757-6653 or email@example.com.
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JASPER, Tenn. — Tonight at South Pittsburg, Marion County will be playing just another football game, at least to hear coaches and players tell it.
No matter what statistic one chooses to look at from Thursday's District 7-AA high school football game at Signal Mountain, it will help reveal what a dominating performance Signal Mountain had against Sequatchie County. And the 58-3 final score is every bit indicative of how the game went.
Loretta Mattheiss, wife of Grace Academy boys' basketball coach Jon Mattheiss, suffered a stroke on Oct. 17 and is recovering in an intensive-care unit at a local hospital.
For the last three volleyball seasons, Sonoraville's Lady Phoenix can call themselves three-time GHSA Area 6-AAA champions and three-time state quarterfinalists.
Sonoraville earned the school's first berth in the GHSA state volleyball semifinals by winning 3-0 over Savannah Arts Academy in Class AAA Saturday at Sonoraville. Set scores were 25-16, 25-22, 25-17.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Christian Academy of Knoxville had the final degree of separation in the TSSAA Class AA volleyball state tournament.
Corky Whitlock, a radio play-by-play icon in Cleveland, had a stroke recently and is being cared for at St. Barnabas Nursing Home in Chattanooga.
Christian Academy of Knoxville defeats Signal Mountain 3-1 in the TSSAA Class AA volleyball state-championship match.
Baylor defeated Father Ryan 3-1 at Siegel High School in Murfreesboro on Friday in the TSSAA Division II-AA volleyball state-championship match.