TRACK: Memorial’s Smith wins 800 at TSU

Published 12:19 am Sunday, March 18, 2018

HOUSTON — Ny’reonna Smith of Memorial won the girls’ 800-meter race in the Texas Southern University Relays on Saturday.

Smith ran 2 minutes, 26.8 seconds in the event, with teammate Amaria Joubert coming in 10th. The Memorial girls also had a top-10 finish in the 4×100-meter relay (eighth).

The Memorial boys racked up two third-place finishes in the 4×100 (41.34) and sprint medley relay. Ireon Brown came in fifth in the 200 meters (21.99) and the Titans were fifth in the 4×400.

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I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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