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Latest Articles by Jeff Johnson
Minor League Sports Feb. 14, 2023 8:42 am114d ago
The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders acquired forward Jack Musa from Madison in a significant USHL trade last week. Musa was Madison’s leading scorer, a two-year USHL player and commit to college hockey power Boston University.
High School Basketball Feb. 11, 2023 1:58 pm117d ago
Cedar Rapids Washington’s boys’ basketball team has only a so-so 11-8 record, but it has won 8 of 9 games, including a come-from-behind 65-56 win Friday night at Iowa City West. Warriors are making a case to get a higher seed in whatever Class 4A substate they are placed.
High School Basketball Feb. 10, 2023 12:22 pm118d ago
Jesup’s Jack Miller scored 50 points in a win Monday night over North Tama. He had 32 in the first half, didn’t play the final four minutes or so of the game.
Iowa Hawkeyes Feb. 8, 2023 5:24 pm119d ago
Iowa baseball’s Keaton Anthony was the Big Ten Freshman of the Year last season and a consensus freshman All-American. He was a rare MLB draft-eligible redshirt freshman who wasn’t taken. The Georgia native decided to return to the Hawkeyes and will play first base and do some pitching this season.
High School Basketball Feb. 8, 2023 11:38 am120d ago
Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s boys’ basketball team improved its unbeaten record to 17-0 Tuesday night with a hard-fought 55-48 win over Iowa City West. This was the closest game Kennedy has had this season and shows with Kareem Earl back from the injured list, West will be a force in the postseason.
High School Basketball Feb. 7, 2023 11:21 am121d ago
The Iowa High School Athletic Association revealed district and substate brackets Monday for Class 1A and 2A.
Minor League Sports Feb. 6, 2023 3:44 pm122d ago
The Iowa Heartlanders lost their first 20 ECHL games this season away from Xtream Arena. That streak came to a halt this past weekend, with the club winning back-to-back games Wheeling.
High School Basketball Feb. 6, 2023 1:44 pm122d ago
Cedar Rapids Kennedy remains No. 1 in Class 4A in the latest boys’ basketball rankings, released by the Iowa High School Athletic Association. The Cougars have a huge three-game week: Tuesday night against Iowa City West, Thursday night against Iowa City High and Saturday at No. 4 West Des Moines Valley.
Minor League Sports Feb. 6, 2023 10:32 am122d ago
The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders lost three games in three days this weekend, including a ... rough ... 3-2 overtime loss Sunday to Green Bay at ImOn Ice.
High School Basketball Feb. 2, 2023 11:53 pm125d ago
North Linn outscored Dunkerton in the fourth quarter to rally past Dunkerton, 60-46, in a battle of top-10 teams in Class 1A. North Linn is second, Dunkerton sixth.
Iowa Prep Sports Feb. 2, 2023 4:18 pm126d ago
This week’s episode of the Prep Basketball Podcast begins with a look at the Iowa high school girls’ basketball regional brackets in 3A, 2A and 1A. Who are the favorites to advance to state?
High School Basketball Feb. 2, 2023 4:57 pm125d ago
Six-foot-8 sophomore forward Davis Kern is third in the Mississippi Valley Conference in scoring at 19 points per game. He already has scholarship offers from Northern Iowa and South Dakota State, the latest in a long line of kids from Linn-Mar who will play Division I college basketball.
Iowa Basketball Feb. 2, 2023 11:36 am126d ago
Mount Vernon High School grad Austin Ash walked on to the Iowa Hawkeyes basketball team his freshman year. He didn’t play much in his five-year Iowa career, but had the desire to see if he could be an important player somewhere. That somewhere turned out to be The Citadel in Charleston, S.C.
High School Basketball Jan. 31, 2023 11:25 pm127d ago
There’s a reason Cedar Rapids Kennedy is the top-ranked boys’ basketball team in Class 4A. The Cougars have a pair of all-state guards, some size, some athleticism, a deep bench ... and Jace Scott on Tuesday night. He scored 10 big points in an 89-46 win over No. 7 Waterloo West.
Minor League Sports Feb. 1, 2023 3:42 pm127d ago
The home field at Veterans Memorial Stadium will change from Perfect Game Field to PG Cares Field for the 2023 season, it was announced Tuesday. Perfect Game scouting service was created in Cedar Rapids as a baseball club and has provided naming rights at Memorial Stadium since 2009.