Stories by John Boyette

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Aiken Training Track losing stable

Darley America, owned by Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed, announced Wednesday that it would move its string of horses training at the Aiken Training Track by the end of September.
By John Boyette

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Spurrier confident despite roster uncertainty

Steve Spurrier hasn't settled on a quarterback, his defense is untested and there are plenty of new faces in the South Carolina football program. Yet he remains confident.
By John Boyette

Sunday, July 26, 2015

South Carolina snaps streak at junior event

AIKEN - Ashley Czarnecki helped South Caro­lina snap a five-match losing streak in the Georgia-South Carolina Girls' Junior Chal­lenge Match at Palmetto Golf Club.
By John Boyette

Monday, July 20, 2015

Road Hole at St. Andrews wreaked havoc on field

Perhaps no other three words can strike more fear in a golfer, and it's the place where British Open hopes often die. Grand Slam dreams, too.
By John Boyette

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Reed welcomes Monday finish; Kisner fails to make cut

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Former Augusta State star Patrick Reed completed a 2-under-par 70 in the second and is eight shots behind leader Dustin Johnson. Aiken native Kevin Kisner failed to make ...
By John Boyette

Friday, July 17, 2015

Jones exhibit on display at St. Andrews

At this week's British Open, a special exhibit from Emory University in Atlanta is on display in the fan zone at St. Andrews.
By John Boyette

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Kisner opens with 71 at British Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Kevin Kisner got the dream start he wanted in the first round of the British Open.
By John Boyette

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Kisner learning his way around St. Andrews

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - The first thing Kevin Kisner did when he arrived late Monday was to walk around the Old Course with a couple of wedges in hand and scope out the birthplace of golf.
By John Boyette

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Documents show financial, legal issues at Mount Vintage

Mount Vintage Plantation in Edgefield County had been the only golf club in the area other than the Augusta National to host a professional tournament but the course has been troubled by financial ...
By John Boyette

Monday, June 29, 2015

Palace Malice pointing for Saratoga

Palace Malice is headed for Saratoga Springs, N.Y., and hopefully some better racing luck.
By John Boyette

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Auburn golfer wins Palmetto Amateur

AIKEN - Ben Schlottman posted 4-under-par 66 in Saturday's final round, and 54-hole leader Austin Langdale had a rough day, and the combination was enough for Scholttman to win at historic ...
By John Boyette

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Palace Malice to resume training

Palace Malice will be at the site of his two greatest triumphs this weekend, but the Aiken-trained colt won't be racing.
By John Boyette

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Whitfield prepares to step back in to the ring

Ray Whitfield didn't put his boxing career on hold nearly five years ago to pursue another position or chase another dream. The Augusta resident did it to save the Augusta Boxing Club.
By John Boyette

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Aiken colt takes 3rd in Belmont park course

The 5-year-old son of Curlin came in third Sunday in the $100,000 Diablo Stakes at Belmont Park, but Dogwood Stable president Cot Campbell was OK with that after his prized colt's nine-month layoff.
By John Boyette

Monday, May 4, 2015

Paralyzed golfer tells youths to never give up on dream

AIKEN - When Dennis Walters was lying in a hospital bed after an accident in 1974, he thought his dream of golf career was over.
By John Boyette

Saturday, May 2, 2015

South Aiken's Carter wins Southern Cross

AIKEN - South Aiken junior Jake Carter made par on the second playoff hole Saturday to win the individual portion of the 41st Southern Cross high school golf tournament.
By John Boyette

Friday, May 1, 2015

First black golfer to win PGA Tour event, dies

Pete Brown, the first black golfer to win a PGA Tour event, died Friday morning at Doctors Hospital, family friend Ramona Harriet said. He was 80.
By John Boyette

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Palace Malice scratched from comeback race

Palace Malice has been scratched from Saturday's Grade 3 Westchester Stakes at Belmont Park.
By John Boyette

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Kinhult wins Junior Invitational at Sage Valley

Marcus Kinhult of Sweden secured a one-shot victory in the fifth annual Junior Invitational at Sage Valley. 
By John Boyette

Friday, April 24, 2015

McIlroy surprises juniors at Sage Valley

GRANITEVILLE - One by one, the young hotshots tried their hand at outdriving the No. 1-ranked golfer in the world. But Rory McIlroy withstood the challenges.
By John Boyette
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