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.





Kernels fall in extras

BURLINGTON — Miguel Hermosillo singled home Erick Salcedo with two outs in the 12th inning to give Burlington a 2-1 win over the ... »

Meet The Kernels - Fernandez

Name: Jorge Fernandez

Number: 32

Position: Catcher

Bats/Throws: Switch/Right

Height/Weight: 6-foot-3, 188 pounds

Age: ... »

Meet The Kernels - English

Name: Tanner English

Number: 2

Position: Outfield

Height/Weight: 5-foot-10, 160 pounds

Age: 22.

Hometown: Murrells In ... »

A look at local, area baseball players in pro ball

Since the 2014 season ended, the Metro lost a couple of professional baseball players.

Former Linn-Mar prep and University of Iowa pitcher wa ... »

Dubuque sweeps the RoughRiders

CEDAR RAPIDS – You can’t say they didn’t leave it all on the ice. Excuse the double negative there.

The ... »

RoughRiders on verge of elimination after Game 2 loss to Dubuque

CEDAR RAPIDS – It seems like eons ago, especially at this point.

The 2014-15 United States Hockey League season began September 27 for ... »

Meet The Kernels - Curtiss

Name: John Curtiss

Number: 45

Position: Pitcher

Throws: Right

Height/Weight: 6-foot-5, 210 pounds

Age: 22

Homet ... »

Meet The Kernels - Clay

Name: Sam Clay

Number: 11

Position: Pitcher

Throws: Left

Height/Weight: 6-foot-2, 190 pounds

Age: 21

Hometown: ... »

Kernels’ Theofanopoulos tough to spell, has been tough to hit

CEDAR RAPIDS – He might have the longest last name in the minor leagues. It’s sort of difficult to pronounce and very tough to spell. ... »

RoughRiders look to turn it around in Game 2

CEDAR RAPIDS — At this point, you’ve got to wonder if the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders wonder.

T ... »

Kernels lose for first time, in extras to Peoria

CEDAR RAPIDS — The dream is over. Dang it.

The Cedar Rapids Kernels won’t be the first minor-leag ... »

Meet The Kernels - Cederoth

Name: Michael Cederoth

Number: 30

Position: Pitcher

Throws: Right

Height/Weight: 6-foot-6, 214 pounds

Age: 22

H ... »

Game 1 goes to Dubuque

DUBUQUE — The fire-alarm lights at Mystique Ice Center kept flashing during the third period Tuesday night.

On and off, they’d ... »

Meet The Kernels - Cam Booser

Name: Cameron Booser

Number: 25

Position: Pitcher

Throws: Left

Height/Weight: 6-foot-3, 225 pounds

Age: 22

Note ... »

Charges reduced against former C.R. Wash prep Puk

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Charges against former Cedar Rapids Washington prep A.J. Puk and another Florida baseball player were reduced from a fel ... »