Recap: West Branch outlasts Cascade in tough battle

October 13, 2018

It was Senior Night in West Branch on Friday, potentially the last time the 10 Bear Football seniors would be playing on Butch Pedersen Field. A field which has provided them ...

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Liberty Coach Interview: Butch Pedersen previews Cascade matchup

October 12, 2018

Prior to tonight's game against Cascade, Steven Grace caught up with Coach Pedersen to talk about the weather-shortened game from last week as well as this week's game. Thi...

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Hodge Assistant Minute: Luke Posivio

October 12, 2018

This week's Assistant Coach Minute is with JV assistant Luke Posivio. The lineman coach talks about his football experience, his coaching duties, and much more. The Assista...

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Corridor Drywall Player Profile: Evan O’Neil

October 12, 2018

This week’s Player Profile is with senior Evan O’Neil. The receiver and defensive back talks about the season so far and his future plans. Plus, he gets surprised by his t...

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GAME CAPSULE: West Branch vs. Cascade

October 11, 2018

LOCATION - Butch Pedersen Field at the Little Rose Bowl GAME TIME - 7:30 (CDT) RADIO/TV - The BearCast will be on the play-by-play call. If you cannot be at the game, le...

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Talking Bear Football

Podcast 64: Preview of big game vs Cascade

October 08, 2018

Jason, Matt, and Steven recap the Bears’ weather-shortened 28-0 victory over Northeast from Friday night, including discussion about what talks took place during the weather...

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Your Prep Sports

West Branch makes quick work of Northeast

October 07, 2018

Thunderstorms caused times changes, postponements and early endings to games around the state on Friday. By the time storms forced West Branch and Northeast to call it qu...

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Recap: Bears defeat Northeast in weather-shortened game

October 06, 2018

Friday night, Goose Lake played host to a District 4 matchup between West Branch and Northeast. Unfortunately, it also played hosted to a large weather system that wreaked hav...

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Coach Pedersen previews Northeast matchup, introduces manager crew

October 05, 2018

Steven Grace catches up with Coach Pedersen prior to tonight's game at Northeaster. Coach talks briefly about his team's victory over North Cedar and what he's expecting from ...

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Assistant Coach Minute: Kevin Braddock

October 05, 2018

Steven Grace catches up with assistant Kevin Braddock. The receivers and defensive backs coach talks about what it's like teaching his position groups and much more. The As...

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West Branch Times

WB delivers royal beating to Knights

October 05, 2018

After suffering a one-possession loss to Bellevue the week before, West Branch wanted to bounce back this week with a homecoming win. And it did, with a crushing victory over...

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Des Moines Register

The 50 greatest Iowa high school football coaches of all time

October 05, 2018

What makes a great high school football coach? It takes a lot of factors. Success? Certainly. Establishing a tradition? You bet. Character and influence? Yep. A...

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Player Profile: Drake Bloem

October 04, 2018

This week's Player Profile is with Drake Bloem. The senior lineman talks about the team's mindset and accomplishments so far this season, as well as where they're still improv...

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Back on the Road Again

GAME CAPSULE: West Branch vs. Northeast (Goose Lake)

October 04, 2018

LOCATION - Northeast HS Field, Gooselake IA 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 t...

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