Jeff Johnson
Multi-media sports reporter for SourceMedia in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, who has covered it all over the past 20-plus years. Particularly enjoy baseball and hockey.

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Xavier finds its game at right time

CEDAR RAPIDS – Somehow, someway, they got it together. At the perfect time, too.

This boys’ basketball season has been a challe ... »

Area boys’ basketball standings

Boys’ basketball

Standings

(Through Monday)

MVC MISSISSIPPI DIV. Conf. All

Dubuque Hempstead 10-6 14-7

Cedar R ... »

C.R. prep VanDraska named hockey all-star

CEDAR RAPIDS — Forward Tysen VanDraska of the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders has been named an all-star player in the Midwest High School Hockey L ... »

Iowa City West, Waverly-Shell Rock finish No. 1

CEDAR RAPIDS — It’s West and Waverly.

Iowa City West is the top-ranked boys’ basketball team in Class 4A in the final Ga ... »

Solon outslugs Marion, 42-32

MARION – They need more cowbell.

The Solon Spartans dressed in the Marion High School band room for their Class 3A substate semifinal ... »

Xavier continues to roll

MARION – One guy had a runny nose, another couple have strep throat. A fourth couldn’t talk very well.

“Got a bad voice, ... »

RoughRiders win at Dubuque, 1-0

DUBUQUE — Jiri Fronk scored in the third period, and Ryan Larkin made 29 saves as the Cedar Rapids RoughRider ... »

Williamsburg looks to continue special season

WILLIAMSBURG — He knows it sounds so cliche, but Dave Schlabaugh truly believes he knows what has made his Williamsburg Raiders so special t ... »

West rolls over Twin Cities opponent

IOWA CITY — You can get wrapped up in the hyperbole that sometimes is associated with the Iowa City West boys’ basketball program.

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Sioux City vaults past RoughRiders for 1st place in USHL

CEDAR RAPIDS — Back to second place.

The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders remain atop the Eastern Conferenc ... »

Kuster close to returning, Oglevie out for RoughRiders

CEDAR RAPIDS – One captain back in for the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders. Unfortunately, it’s also one captain back out.

Defenseman ... »

RoughRiders win yet again in extra time

URBANDALE — The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders played a game Friday night that went extra time. Which obviously ... »

Being from the 'lesser' MVC division doesn't phase Cedar Rapids Washington

CEDAR RAPIDS — It's considered the inferior of the two divisions in the Mississippi Valley Conference. The other one has three ranked teams, ... »

Thursday’s boys’ basketball district schedule

Boys’ basketball

Thursday

CLASS 2A DISTRICTS SEMIFINALS

Area

District 6

Osage (11-11) vs. Saint Ansgar (10-11) ... »

Prairie tabs Bliss to be head football coach

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Prairie has decided to run its varsity football program on a wing and a prayer. Well, that first part anyway.

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