Diamonds and Ice by Jeff Johnson

RoughRiders on verge of elimination after Game 2 loss to Dubuque

CEDAR RAPIDS – It seems like eons ago, especially at this point.

The 2014-15 United States Hockey League season began September 27 for ... »

Meet The Kernels - Curtiss

Name: John Curtiss

Number: 45

Position: Pitcher

Throws: Right

Height/Weight: 6-foot-5, 210 pounds

Age: 22

Homet ... »

Meet The Kernels - Clay

Name: Sam Clay

Number: 11

Position: Pitcher

Throws: Left

Height/Weight: 6-foot-2, 190 pounds

Age: 21

Hometown: ... »

Kernels’ Theofanopoulos tough to spell, has been tough to hit

CEDAR RAPIDS – He might have the longest last name in the minor leagues. It’s sort of difficult to pronounce and very tough to spell. ... »

RoughRiders look to turn it around in Game 2

CEDAR RAPIDS — At this point, you’ve got to wonder if the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders wonder.

T ... »

Kernels lose for first time, in extras to Peoria

CEDAR RAPIDS — The dream is over. Dang it.

The Cedar Rapids Kernels won’t be the first minor-leag ... »

Meet The Kernels - Cederoth

Name: Michael Cederoth

Number: 30

Position: Pitcher

Throws: Right

Height/Weight: 6-foot-6, 214 pounds

Age: 22

H ... »

Game 1 goes to Dubuque

DUBUQUE — The fire-alarm lights at Mystique Ice Center kept flashing during the third period Tuesday night.

On and off, they’d ... »

Meet The Kernels - Cam Booser

Name: Cameron Booser

Number: 25

Position: Pitcher

Throws: Left

Height/Weight: 6-foot-3, 225 pounds

Age: 22

Note ... »

Charges reduced against former C.R. Wash prep Puk

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Charges against former Cedar Rapids Washington prep A.J. Puk and another Florida baseball player were reduced from a fel ... »

Hip-hip Jorge!!

CEDAR RAPIDS — This was not the Felix Jorge everyone saw last season for the Cedar Rapids Kernels, and that was a good thing.

The Domi ... »

Who’s in net?

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders will indeed have a goaltender start Game 1 of their ... »

Kernels drop Beloit to move to 4-0

CEDAR RAPIDS – The Cedar Rapids Kernels are in the midst of a special, unprecedented 140-0 season.

Get y ... »

Riders rally past Chicago, earn home-ice advantage

CEDAR RAPIDS — They were in third place for less than 24 hours.

The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders comple ... »

Granite, Larson hope to be healthy, productive

CEDAR RAPIDS – Zack Larson and ... »