Awards

Three Bears earn Academic All State honors from the IFCA

January 14, 2019

The Iowa Football Coaches Association has announced their honorees for Academic All State for the 2018 football season and three Bears have been selected. Bear seniors John Hatfield, Brett Schiele, and Zach Thompson...

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Your Prep Sports

Remembering The Top Stories From 2018

December 31, 2018

Butch Pedersen has had a lot of seasons filled with memorable moments and big wins in his 30 plus years leading the West Branch football program. ...

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Three Bears honored on DSM Register's All-Iowa team

December 28, 2018

Earlier this month, the Des Moines Register introduced their 2018 All-Iowa football teams. Making the team were three West Branch Bears: Jaden Hierseman, Beau Cornwell, and Ta...

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Bear quarterback Beau Cornwell selected to Shrine Bowl team

December 27, 2018

West Branch quarterback, Beau Cornwell, has announced that he has been selected to play in the 2019 Iowa Shrine Bowl. The announcement came via a Tweet from Cornwell earlier t...

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The Gazette

The 2018 Gazette all-area football team

November 30, 2018

The Cedar Rapids Gazette reports their all-area football team for the 2018 season. ...

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Highlight Film 2018 to premiere December 9th

November 29, 2018

The 2018 West Branch Football Highlight Film is set to make its premiere on December 9th in the West Branch High School Auditorium. The film will begin at 3pm and lasts just o...

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2018 All-State Football teams selected, announced

November 20, 2018

The Iowa Print Sports Writers Association has selected and announced their All-State picks for the 2018 football season. Three Bears are honored in the selections on both seco...

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Your Prep Sports

The 2018 Area Football Team

November 19, 2018

With four area teams reaching the postseason some of the best football in the state was once again played within the Your Prep Sports area. For the third year in a row Yo...

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Many Bears receive All-District awards

November 19, 2018

At the 2018 Football Banquet many team awards were announced, including Class 1A District 4 awards, voted on by the coaches of the six teams in the district. Congratulation...

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Team awards announced at 2018 Football Banquet

November 18, 2018

Sunday evening at West Branch High School was the Football Team Banquet to recognize and celebrate the wonderful accomplishments of the 2018 team. In attendance were coache...

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West Branch Times

West Branch finishes in Final Eight

November 12, 2018

Bears Head Football Coach Butch Pedersen hugged and consoled his players after Friday’s 31-21 quarterfinal loss to defending state champion Van Meter. Trying to give hi...

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Podcast 68: 2018 Season Recap Extravaganza

November 04, 2018

Jason, Matt, and Steven get together to recap the Bears’ season-ending loss to Van Meter in the second round the playoffs. The trio also celebrate the incredible 2018 season...

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Recap: Bears fall to Van Meter in second round of playoffs

November 02, 2018

The Bears' 2018 season came to an end Friday evening in Van Meter at the hands of the defending state champs, the Bulldogs. West Branch got down 21-0 early and couldn't recove...

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Hodge Construction Assistant Coach Minute: Mike Quinlan

November 02, 2018

Jason Miller chats with Mike Quinlan for this week's Assistant Coach Minute interview. The former coach and current BearCast color commnentator talks about his coaching histor...

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