Horse events continue in Aiken with polo, harness races

The AIKEN TRIPLE CROWN continues with the annual USC AIKEN PACERS AND POLO match on Saturday, March 28, at Powder House Road Polo Field. (In case of rain, the event will move to Sunday, March 29).Gates open at 10...


...drive in Ryan Jones from third to give Augusta (30-32) a 2-0 lead.Jordan Luplow cut the lead to one when he drove in Tito Polo, but GreenJackets reliever Carlos Alvarado struck out two in the ninth for his ninth save.In the first game, Luplow, Connor...

Baseball, softball up for consideration for 2020 Tokyo Games

...sports, American football, bowls, bridge, chess, dance sport, floorball, flying disc, korfball, netball, orienteering, polo, racquetball, sumo, tug of war, underwater sports, waterski and wakeboard.Under the "Olympic Agenda 2020" reforms approved...

What Is It? A 1956 Buick

...Nailhead engine with varying horsepower ratings. I recall a TV commercial for this model featured a 1956 convertible used in a polo match with real horses. Presumably it was to show the handling prowess of the vehicle."During the mid-1960s, my family...

Three suspects wanted in theft from Augusta Mall

...captured on video taking the glasses and leaving the business. They took one pair of Oakley, one pair of Prada, one pair of Polo and two pairs of Ray-Bans, the report stated.Anyone with information can call RCSO at (706) 821-1080.

Police seek suspects in Thomson theft

...suspected thief was wearing a blue New York shirt, blue jeans and a gray hat. The other man was wearing a light blue or white Polo-type shirt and a black cap.Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to contact the Thomson Police Department at...

Pacers and Polo ends Triple Crown but starts season

...of rain in the forecast. The Pacers and Polo event will be held Sunday, March 30...edited to reflect the changes.Pacers and Polo is the third leg of Aiken's Triple Crown...We switched from harness racing to polo about 11 years ago."Gates open at 10...

Pacers and Polo postponed until Sunday

...third leg of the Aiken Triple Crown scheduled for Saturday has been postponed because of rain in the forecast.The Pacers and Polo event will be held Sunday. Gates open at 10:30 a.m. and the games begin at 1 p.m. at Powder House Field.Tickets are...

Polo carves its niche in Aiken

...Rinehart - former captain of the U.S. polo team - and his wife, Georgina, had a vision of Aiken as a professional polo player's haven. Fellow professional...becoming a joint founder of the Langdon Road Polo Club. Their "field of dreams" proved...

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Polo in Aiken has seen resurgence in recent years

...Carothers has seen Aiken grow and thrive around polo.When he first became active in the Aiken polo scene in the early 1980s, he would load his...matches on the weekends.Of course, at that time polo already had a deep place in the city's identity...

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