Diamonds and Ice by Jeff Johnson

Carlson, RoughRiders proud of their USHL record

CEDAR RAPIDS – Mark Carlson isn’t afraid to show how impressed he is by this one.

Notorious for never over praising anything or ... »

Cougars survive Washington rally

CEDAR RAPIDS – Hey, look at it this way. Hanging on is still better than not hanging on.

“Our intensity level completely droppe ... »

Boys’ Basketball Standings

Boys’ basketball


(Through Sunday)


Dubuque Hempstead 1-0 3-0

Iowa City ... »

Iowa City with pair of teams ranked No. 1

It’s very early, but Iowa City is staking its claim as the boys’ basketball capital of the state.

Iowa City West remains atop T ... »

Riders’ record-setting road streak comes to end

SIOUX CITY — Max Kalter scored the go-ahead goal with 2:34 left, and the Sioux City Musketeers ended the Ceda ... »

RoughRiders rally, set USHL record with 12th straight road win

FARGO, N.D. — The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders rallied twice in regulation and ended up beating the Fargo For ... »

UhBo and Tichy help Linn-Mar brush past Washington

MARION — UhBo did it again Friday night. With a little help from Tichy.

The guard combo of Nic Uhlir and Jordan Bohannon took over in ... »

Solon’s Pershing relishing first head coaching job

CEDAR RAPIDS – Jason Pershing’s most notable former pupil was Marcus Paige.

He didn’t tutor the North Carolina All-Ameri ... »

Shortage of players doesn’t prevent Riders from continuing to win

CEDAR RAPIDS - It’s unfair to say they didn’t miss a beat with a large chunk of their team gone. The C ... »

Ordman getting acclimated to new school, new program

IOWA CITY – The drive home from practices and games is five or 10 minutes now. It’s not a half hour.

“No highway,” ... »

4 Riders on hiatus

CEDAR RAPIDS — You can look at it as a double-edged sword.

Captain Andrew Oglevie, assistant captain Charlie Curti and teammate ... »

Iowa City West back on top in boys’ hoops poll

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Iowa City West tops the first Gazette boys’ basketball poll of the season in Clas ... »

Bloomington rallies past RoughRiders

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders had their first fight of the United States Hockey League season Saturday night. That wasn’ ... »

Fronk makes immediate impact for RoughRiders

CEDAR RAPIDS — Some guys just have the knack. »

RoughRiders trade 3rd-year winger Marsh to Sioux Falls

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders announced Thursday they have traded forward »

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