Diamonds and Ice by Jeff Johnson

SICL proves its worth

The feeling is one of being unappreciated. They don’t think the South Iowa Cedar League gets nearly the love it should.

“As coa ... »

Limited minutes, big production for Kennedy’s Manning

CEDAR RAPIDS — His coach wondered how much better a night it could have been.

Brendon Manning has few regrets, mind you. That’s ... »

Sometimes the postseason can produce whackiness

It’s kind of kooky, but you get kooky sometimes when it comes to the boys’ basketball postseason.

Iowa City High lost eight gam ... »

Williamsburg’s Klein a hero in return to old school

IOWA CITY – You expected there to be a crowd around Adam Klein.

When you’re the star of the game, everyone wants to slap you on ... »

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


(Through Monday)


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.

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 ... »

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