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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Boyd-Buchanan's 48-45 boys' high school basketball victory Tuesday at Sale Creek was every bit the defensive struggle the final score indicates.
Arts & Sciences' Jamani Greer and Kiara Suttles recently signed scholarship papers and will continue their softball careers at Southern University in Baton Rouge, La.
For 39 seasons Lookout Valley's Joe Galloway sat in the shadow of the bench while his basketball teams played in the spotlight. But on Friday, it was Coach's turn to bask in the limelight for a while.
Thanks to a surplus of skilled receivers on both teams, the passing games at Cleveland and East Hamilton have really caught on.
McCallie had some stretches Thursday at East Hamilton that the players would just as soon forget about. But ultimately they had enough good stretches -- particularly the one at the end -- to come away with a 68-65 victory over the Hurricanes.
Bradley Central's Bearettes have a mission this high school basketball season not only to make a return trip to the Class AAA state tournament but to get there with their full complement of players. Then they'll take their chances.
BENTON, Tenn. — Big plays right before halftime are often big factors in the outcomes of football games. and that was the case in Friday's TSSAA Class 3A playoff game at Polk County.
Last week, Silverdale Baptist Academy's football players were faced with the difficulty of trying to put perhaps the most painful loss in the high school program's nine-year history behind them. Having 14 seniors helped.
Meigs County senior Morgan Boggess has accepted a softball scholarship offer and will sign Friday with Austin Peay State University.