Diamonds and Ice by Jeff Johnson

Fronk with winner as Riders rally for 5-3 win over Chicago

BENSENVILLE, Ill. — Jiri Fronk scored with 4:50 remaining to help give the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders a 5-3 ... »

United States Hockey League Power Rankings

These are the second rankings, as released through USA Hockey Magazine. The Gazette’s Jeff Johnson is one of the voters.

The »

A teacher of young men

CEDAR RAPIDS – The last guy who wants to talk about Mark Carlson is Mark Carlson.

The Cedar Rapids Roug ... »

RoughRiders give Carlson his 500th win

CEDAR RAPIDS – The plan was to honor him by having him substitute for one of his guys as player of the game, throwing a couple of t-shirts i ... »

Meet The RoughRiders - Logan Von Ruden

Name: Logan Von Ruden

Number: 4

Position: Defense

Height/Weight: 6-foot, 206 pounds

Age: 18

Hometown: Northfield, Min ... »

Kuster’s OT winner lits RoughRiders

BENSENVILLE, Ill. — Clark Kuster scored his first goal of the season with 1:48 left in overtime to give the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders a 2-1 w ... »

Edleman returns to football after year away

PELLA – Jacob Edleman quit football at one point in his Central College career. He wanted to golf instead.

For real.

 ... »

RoughRiders name Kuster, Oglevie co-captains

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders have named forward Andrew Oglevie and defenseman Clark Kuster ... »

On verge of playoffs, Independence fires its football coach

One week after its biggest win in years, and on the verge of its first playoff berth since 1985, the Independence football program has lost its hea ... »

Meet A RoughRider - Mitch Reinke

Name: Mitch Reinke

Number: 8

Position: Defense

Height/Weight: 5-foot-11, 167 pounds

Age: 18

Hometown: Stillwater, Min ... »

Potential high NHL draft pick, Riders’ Foley focuses on present

CEDAR RAPIDS – It was a surprise.

Erik Foley figured his hockey season was well over last April. Then he got an unexpected phone call ... »

It’s a whole-new playoff system

CEDAR RAPIDS – His Mountain Dew and NoDoz are at the ready. It's going to be a long Friday night for Todd Tharp.

The assistant execut ... »

Meet The RoughRiders - Matt O’Donnell

Name: Matt O’Donnell

Number: 13

Position: Defense

Height/Weight: 5-foot-9, 177 pounds

Age: 19

Hometown: Founta ... »

Meet The RoughRiders - Andrew Oglevie

Name: Andrew Oglevie

Number: 10

Position: Forward

Height/Weight: 5-foot-9, 177 pounds

Age: 19

Hometown: Fullerton, Ca ... »

Chili Davis among new Kernels HOF members

CEDAR RAPIDS — One of the most popular local ballplayers from the 1970s is in the 2015 induction class of the Cedar Rapids Professional Base ... »

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