Sports Briefs

February 26, 2015 Pro football ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions released running back Reggie Bush halfway through the 4-year deal he signed …

King, former major leaguer, dies

February 25, 2015 Jim King, who played 11 seasons in the in the major leagues, including one with the St. Louis Cardinals, died Monday at age …

Wells brothers lead Torpedo swim team

February 25, 2015 HEBER SPRINGS — Independence County Youth Athletic Association Torpedo Joseph Wells won three events and finished second in individual point totals in the …

Weather cuts into Lyon sports schedule

February 25, 2015 Poor field conditions caused by a winter storm has cut into Lyon College sports schedules again. Lyon’s softball schedule this weekend at Williams …

Day corrected for dinner at BHS

February 25, 2015 In Tuesday’s Guard, the Meet the Pioneers Baseball/Softball dinner was listed under the wrong day in the “Sports calendar.” The event, which includes …

Valley Springs sweeps titles

February 25, 2015 MELBOURNE — Valley Springs basketball teams swept the 3A 1-East District Tournament championships Monday. The Lady Tigers slipped slipping by the Bergman Lady …