Diamonds and Ice by Jeff Johnson

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 ... »

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 ... »

Meet the RoughRiders: Dylan McLaughlin

Name: Dylan McLaughlin

Number: 17

Position: Forward

Height/Weight: 5-foot-10, 187 pounds

Hometown: Lancaster, N.Y.

No ... »

Meet The RoughRiders - Hugh McGing

Name: Hugh McGing

Number: 16

Position: Forward

Height/Weight: 5-foot-8, 157 pounds

Age: 16

Hometown: Chicago, Ill.

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2 each from McLaughlin, Foley lift RoughRiders

WATERLOO — Dylan McLaughlin and Erik Foley had two goals each as the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders blasted Wat ... »

Wartburg’s Tranel brings ‘special’ talent to defense

WAVERLY — He was special as a special-teams player. As a linebacker, Gunner Tranel has been outstanding, if not special.

The ju ... »

The NBA is in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS – This isn’t going to be a first.

Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker already have gone head to head in an »

Detour to NAHL helps RoughRiders’ Jerry thrive

CEDAR RAPIDS – When someone tells you you’re not good enough, you can take it one of two ways. Casey Jerry took it the appropriate wa ... »