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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Haas, Jacobsen spin tales at Junior Invitational's opening ceremony

GRANITEVILLE - The new guard met the old guard Tuesday night at the opening ceremony for the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley.
By John Boyette

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Kevin Kisner confident after falling short in playoff

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Kevin Kisner shot a final-round 64 while playing in the final group of the RBC Heritage, and he still lost. What’s a guy got to do to win on the PGA Tour?
By John Boyette

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Spieth can add jacket to collection

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Jordan Spieth earned the most famous garment in golf a week ago. Today, with a little help, he might slip on the loudest jacket in the game.
By John Boyette

Kisner is tied for second at RBC Heritage

HHILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Aiken's Kevin Kisner is tied for second place, three shots behind lead Troy Merritt in the RBC Heritage.
By John Boyette

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Ex-golf club owner ordered to pay $341,201

The former owner of Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Club has been ordered by a South Carolina judge to pay $341,201 to settle a lawsuit brought by a group of investors who put money into the private ...
By John Boyette

Monday, March 2, 2015

Jacobsen to speak at Junior Invitational

Former PGA Tour player Peter Jacobsen, now a golf analyst for NBC Sports and the Golf Channel, will be the keynote speaker for the fifth annual Junior Invitational at Sage Valley.
By John Boyette

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

Mount Vintage golf course under new management

KemperSports has been hired by the bank that owns Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Club to manage the facility and its amenities.
By John Boyette

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

Palace Malice has final workout in Aiken

Palace Malice held his final work in Aiken before heading to Florida to begin more intense preparations for a planned five-race campaign.
By John Boyette

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

Palace Malice will ship to Florida next week

Palace Malice will ship to Florida and resume training for his 5-year-old campaign under the supervision of Todd Pletcher at Palm Beach Downs.
By John Boyette

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

Palace Malice training plans altered

Palace Malice's training plans have been altered after the thoroughbred threw a horseshoe during a workout Wednesday.
By John Boyette

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

Palace Malice will work Friday morning

Horse racing fans only have a few more days to see Palace Malice in action at the Aiken Training Track.
By John Boyette

Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015

Dominguez wins spot in Masters

Matias Dominguez of Chile battled nerves and a four-hour rain delay to win the Latin America Amateur Championship on Sunday and earn a trip to the Masters Tournament.
By John Boyette

Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014

Masters badge to cost more

Masters Tournament patrons were notified by email this week that a series badge will cost $325 for 2015.
By John Boyette

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

Palace Malice pointing toward Breeders' Cup

Dogwood Stable and Three Chimneys Farm unveiled the colt’s racing plans for 2015 on Wednesday, and the campaign will begin with the Grade 3 Westchester Stakes in May.
By John Boyette

Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014

No. 23 Clemson dominates Gamecocks

CLEMSON, S.C. - Long after Clemson had walloped South Carolina to end its longest losing drought in the rivalry series, a countdown clock was still running.
By John Boyette

South Carolina quarterback struggles this time

CLEMSON, S.C. - Dylan Thompson couldn't replicate the magic he produced the last time he played at Memorial Stadium.
By John Boyette

Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Aiken holds 101st Blessing of the Hounds

The 101st annual Blessing of the Hounds - the formal start of the drag hunt season for the Aiken Hounds - was held in Hitchcock Woods on a chilly Thanksgiving Day morning.
By John Boyette

South Carolina's win over Clemson in 1984 was a classic in the series

The Gamecocks go for their sixth win in a row over the Tigers on Saturday, but success at Death Valley was anything but a given for South Carolina in the early 1980s.
By John Boyette

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Palace Malice returns to training

Palace Malice is back in training, and he's rarin' to go.
By John Boyette

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Gamecocks are bowl eligible with victory

COLUMBIA - South Carolina stumbled and bumbled its way to a win over South Alabama on Saturday.
By John Boyette
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