Tag: track and field

For alumnus Tyrone Smith, a third trip to the Olympics

Posted by on July 14, 2016

A decade ago, Tyrone Smith was in the process of completing one of the top careers by a student-athlete at Missouri S&T, one that saw him earn three All-America awards in the long jump and finish as the national runner-up on two occasions.

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Running his own race

Posted by on March 1, 2016

When 400-meter hurdler Chayce Boyce steps up to the starting line during a track meet, he’s not thinking about the spectators in the stands or even the runners he is competing against. He’s focused only on running his own race. His mental mantra ‘Just run your race; don’t focus on anyone else’ has gotten him […]

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S&T Olympian finishes 15th in long jump at Beijing

Posted by on August 18, 2008

Former Missouri S&T All-America performer Tyrone Smith narrowly missed earning a berth in the finals of the long jump competition Saturday, finishing in 15th place overall in the qualifying rounds of the event at the XXIX Olympic Games.

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