Former Southeast Missouri State sprinter Miles Smith has advanced to the semi-finals in the Olympic Trials 400-meters. He will run in the semi-finals tonight at, 9:25 p.m.

Running in the first heat of four, Smith finished fourth and just missed the automatic qualifying spot by being edged at the finish line for third place.  His race will be televised on the USA Network. 

Another feel good story from the weekend in Eugene, Oregon, 40 year Jeff Hartwig who finished 11 th at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996, and attended Francis Howell came in with a second place finish in the pole and will be headed to China.