Diamonds and Ice by Jeff Johnson

North Fayette Valley passes its way to 2A championship

CEDAR FALLS – A football team that considers ‘pass’ to be a true four-letter word used it Friday afternoon to become an eight- ... »

Washington’s future appears to be bright

CEDAR FALLS – His tears showed the hurt. His words showed fierce resolve.

“We’re a November football team,” tailb ... »

What position will Drew Cook play at Iowa?

CEDAR FALLS – If you watched Drew Cook play Friday afternoon, you could make a case for him being a quarterback or a tight end at the next l ... »

RoughRiders’ Reinke grows into fine player

CEDAR RAPIDS — When the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders selected Mitch Reinke two years ago in the »

Former RoughRiders Grosenick with shutout in NHL debut

Troy Grosenick’s debut in the National Hockey League could not have been any better.

The goaltender made 45 ... »

RoughRiders off to incredible start

CEDAR RAPIDS – So many numbers hit you like a puck in the choppers.

The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders are 13-1 after a 7-2 win Friday night ... »

Dubuque ends RoughRiders’ win streak at 10

CEDAR RAPIDS – They weren’t going to win the rest of ‘em.

As well as they’ve played the first quarter of the Unit ... »

Washington looks to get to 4A championship game

CEDAR RAPIDS – The semifinal round of the state football playoffs has never been a friend of Cedar Rapids Washington. It’s been more ... »

4 RoughRiders to represent USA in international tournament

Four members of the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders have been selected to play for a team representing the United State ... »

Metro/Iowa City trio make commitments to play D-I baseball

A trio of former players from the Metro and Iowa City have made commitments to play college baseball at the Division I level.

Former Iowa Cit ... »

RoughRiders win 9th straight

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Mitch Reinke, Jiri Fronk and Cal Burke scored as the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders won the ... »

Gernhofer gets winner in 1st game as RoughRider

CEDAR RAPIDS — He hasn’t even had one single practice with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders, yet.

Tyler Gernhofer learned Thursday ... »

Snitker helps out Washington in multiple ways

CEDAR RAPIDS – There is an irony in the way Reid Snitker is relayed offensive plays from the Cedar Rapids Washington football coaching staff ... »

Curti, RoughRiders off to strong start

CEDAR RAPIDS – There’s a reason Charlie Curti is among the official leadership group of the Cedar Rapi ... »

RoughRiders’ Kuster wins USHL honor

CEDAR RAPIDS — Clark Kuster of the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders was honored Monday as ... »

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