Smith family’s performances produce ‘gold record’ status

by Charles Choate
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GOLD FAMILY – Corey Smith Jr., left, took home a gold medal in the latest KHSAA State Track and Field Championships. With Smith’s win in the triple jump, he became the third member of his family to capture a state gold medal. Smith’s father, Corey Smith Sr., right, won the long jump 29 years ago, and still holds the state record. Smith’s sister, Sharika, won 14 state gold records and still holds state records in the 200 meter run and triple jump. (Photo by Charles Choate)