Black Polo Team Makes History By Winning Championship

Comments:  | Leave A Comment

PHILADELPHIA-The Cowtown/Work to Ride polo team, an all black team from Philadelphia has won the USPA National Interscholastic Championship.

RELATED: This or That Gary

Philly.com reports:

Lezlie Hiner started the Work To Ride program in 1994 as a way to help underprivileged children from Philadelphia. She designed it as a nonprofit that offers students riding lessons in exchange for labor around the barn

Cowtown/WTR became the first all-black team to win the national championship. The team, which entered the tournament as the second seed, includes brothers Kareem Rosser, 18, and Daymar Rosser, 16, of West Philadelphia, and Brandon Rease, 15, of North Philadelphia.

Read The Whole Story

RELATED STORIES

Black Hockey Players Accuse NHL Of Racism

Shani Davis Wins Gold In Men’s 1,000 Speedskating

Enhanced by Zemanta

Join the Conversation! Share on Facebook!

Tags: » »

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,458 other followers