Kelley Smiddie

phone: 423-757-6293

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.
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Rex Elmore Jr. has followed through on his notion of getting some of the old gang back together. Yes, the old gang. Not the over-the-hill gang.

Whether you get a kick out of winning, a kick out of socializing, or just a kick out of kicking something, adult kickball may be the thing for you.

If Chattanooga's Darnell Sweeney never plays center field in professional baseball again, his career offensive averages at that position will be hard to top.

Megan DeGan entered the 2014 Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon as the defending women's overall champion.

Things could not have started much worse for Chattanooga starting pitcher Andres Santiago in Friday's Southern League baseball game at AT&T Field.

TSSAA Division I coaches and athletic directors from high schools in the southeastern part of the state met Thursday at Chattanooga Christian School to discuss football classification proposals and the possibility of a split between public and all private schools.

With the first game of the 17th Tennessee-Georgia high school all-star doubleheader tied headed to the seventh inning, Dade County catcher Madison Lacy had one thing in mind.

The 17th version of the Tennessee-Georgia all-star high school softball series presented by Frost Cutlery will take place today with a doubleheader at Jim Frost Stadium starting at 6 p.m.

DAYTON, Tenn. — Near the end of his on-stage interview after Championship Sunday's weigh-in at the first BASSfest tournament, Jacob Wheeler said: "Dad, thanks for taking me fishing when I was little."

Husband and wife Cole and Ashley Rose have resigned their coaching positions at Boyd-Buchanan and have accepted jobs at other Chattanooga-area schools. Both now will be working for coaches they once played for.

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