Recap: Bears shut down high-flying Osage in playoff win

October 27, 2018

For the first round of the 2018 Iowa High School Football State Playoffs, the Bears made the two+ hour trek to Osage to take on the 7-2 district 3 champions in the Green Devil...

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Liberty Coach Preview: Butch Pedersen talks Osage matchup

October 26, 2018

Prior to tonight's game in Osage, Steven Grace caught up with Bears' head coach Butch Pedersen. Coach talks about his team's week 9 win at Beckman and previews tonight's first...

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Hodge Construction Assistant Minute: Randy Sexton

October 26, 2018

Prior to tonight's game against Osage, Steven Grace caught up with Junior High coach, Randy Sexton. The long-time coach and teacher discusses the 7th and 8th grade football se...

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Corridor Drywall Player Profile: Javier Zamudio

October 25, 2018

This week's Player Profile is with Bear offensive and defensive lineman, Javier Zamudio. The senior talks about the season so far, his transition from kicker to lineman, what ...

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West Branch Times

School plans $400K to build new press box, concessions

October 25, 2018

A new, bigger press box at the Little Rose Bowl and a new concession stand by the high school ball fields could go up by next year, according to school leaders.  ...

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GAME CAPSULE: West Branch vs. Osage

October 25, 2018

LOCATION - Osage High School GAME TIME - 7:00 (CDT) RADIO/TV - The BearCast will be on the play-by-play call. If you cannot be at the game, let us bring the game to you ...

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West Branch Times

Bears blaze trail to playoffs

October 24, 2018

Next to Bellevue, Beckman Catholic scored more points against West Branch than any other football team this season, mostly by finding openings in the defensive secondary which...

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Your Prep Sports

Taking a Closer Look at the Playoff Openers for Area Teams

October 24, 2018

West Branch is gearing up for a deep postseason push in its 11th consecutive playoff appearance following opening round losses the past two seasons. The Bears bring a fou...

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Your Prep Sports

Athlete of the Week: Cornwell Has West Branch Offense Clicking Entering Playoffs

October 23, 2018

With Beau Cornwell at quarterback the West Branch offense has enjoyed plenty of impressive performances over the past two seasons. Led by Cornwell the Bears have eclipsed...

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Oliphant Street Stories: Nathan Anderson

October 23, 2018

Below is an editorial submitted to us as part of the Oliphant Street Stories series here on the website. I have been reading the various stories submitted about the wonde...

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Talking Bear Football

Podcast 66: Bears defeat Beckman, face Osage in playoffs

October 21, 2018

On this episode of the Talking Bear Football podcast, Jason and Matt breakdown the Bears’ 48-24 victory over Beckman from last Friday night. They also invite Steven Grace go...

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Your Prep Sports

West Branch Offense Impressive in Win Over Dyersville Beckman

October 21, 2018

In its final tune-up before the postseason West Branch had its offense hitting on all-cylinders. Class 1A sixth-ranked West Branch rolled up 563 yards of offense in a 48-...

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Recap: West Branch defeats Beckman 48-24, enters playoffs

October 20, 2018

West Branch traveled to Dyersville Friday night to take on a Distrct 4 foe, the Beckman Blazers, in a week-nine shootout. On a beautiful night in the northeast part of the sta...

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Playoffs

Bears qualify for playoffs, will play at Osage this Friday

October 20, 2018

Heading into West Branch's week nine matchup with Beckman, the chance of the team qualifying for the playoffs was nearly guaranteed thanks to a great record and tough schedule...

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