Diamonds and Ice by Jeff Johnson

Cascade’s Rea has breakout season temporarily set back by injury

CEDAR RAPIDS – He’s having a breakthrough season in the minor leagues, but one that’s taking a temporary detour.

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Kernels finally lose to Beloit

BELOIT, Wis. — The streak is over.

Shawn Dunkierk had a run-scoring single with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the B ... »

Family atmosphere entices Lohaus to join UNI

IOWA CITY — He’s still playing baseball for the Iowa City West Trojans, can’t give that up. But Tanner Lohaus is full-bore bas ... »

C.R. Washington announces Decker as new boys’ hoops coach

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Washington has reached to the college ranks again for its new head varsity boys’ basketball coach.

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Iowa City West’s Lohaus commits to UNI

IOWA CITY — For the Northern Iowa Panthers, two Lohauses is better than one.

Iowa City West junior forward Tanner Lohaus said Tuesday ... »

Kernels fall at Peoria

PEORIA, Ill. — Steve Bean hit a grand slam in the sixth inning to help the Peoria Chiefs past the Cedar Rapids Ke ... »

Schlabaugh steps down at Williamsburg

Dave Schlabaugh has resigned as head boys’ basketball coach at Williamsburg, he confirmed Tuesday.

Schlabaugh led the Raiders to a 24- ... »

Kernels pick up a win and loss

PEORIA, Ill. — The Cedar Rapids Kernels won one and lost one Monday night.

They took the completion of a ... »

Coe ramping up its athletics facilities

CEDAR RAPIDS – You’ve got to keep up with the Joneses. Or the Wartburgs, the Dubuques and the rest of the Iowa Conference here.


Coe loses twice, sees record-breaking baseball season end

LA CROSSE, Wis. — The Coe Kohawks just needed to bat .500 Sunday, if you will. They couldn’t do it.

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Iowa Hawkeye recruit Pemsl has more knee surgery

DUBUQUE — Dubuque Wahlert junior center and University of Iowa basketball commit Cordell Pemsl had knee surgery recently and could be away f ... »

College friends are Kernels teammates

CEDAR RAPIDS – Tyler Kuresa dove to his right and made a great stab of a ground ball in the sixth inning Sunday afternoon at Veterans Memori ... »

Kernels beat Quad Cities in 13 innings

CEDAR RAPIDS – Jake Mauer has a gunslinger’s mentality when it comes to coaching third base. Perhaps calling him a riverboat gambler ... »

Memorial Stadium comes in low on MWL ballpark’s list

CEDAR RAPIDS — Baseball America Magazine revealed its list of top ballparks in the minor leagues last ... »

Quad Cities improves its baseball-best record by smashing Kernels

CEDAR RAPIDS — Professional baseball’s best team continued to do its considerable thing Friday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium.