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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Oliphant Street Stories: "Frenchy"

October 02, 2018

West Branch foreign exchange student Pascal Magneron (1983-1984) shares his own Oliphant Street Stories piece. Oliphant Street Field is to me the symbol of my strong link...

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Bears to wear pink socks for Breast Cancer Awareness month

October 01, 2018

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month for the month of October, the West Branch football team will be altering their game-day uniforms. Both the JV and Varsity te...

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Your Prep Sports

Schiele Sparks West Branch in Rout of North Cedar

October 01, 2018

It took Brett Schiele and his West Branch teammates a little time to get warmed up on Friday’s chilly matchup with North Cedar. Once Schiele provided a spark the West B...

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Talking Bear Football

Podcast 63: Bears get Homecoming victory

September 30, 2018

In this episode, Jason and Matt break down the Bears’ 52-14 Homecoming victory over North Cedar from last Friday night. The two also take a look at District 4 standings, tal...

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Cedar County Battle

Highlights, recap of Bears' Homecoming win

September 29, 2018

Friday night's game at the Little Rose Bowl was the first to be played on the recently renamed field, Butch Pedersen Field. Oh, and it was the Homecoming game as well. The tea...

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Liberty Coach Interview: Coach Pedersen recaps Bellevue, previews North Cedar

September 28, 2018

Prior to tonight's game against North Cedar, Steven Grace caught up with Coach Pedersen to talk about how the team is moving on from last week's loss and preparations for Nort...

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Hodge Construction Assistant Minute: Jason Pedersen

September 28, 2018

This week's Assistant Coach Minute is with JV coach Jason Pedersen. The offensive and defensive line coach discusses his coaching duties during both JV and Varsity games, his ...

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Corridor Drywall Player Profile: Jaden Hierseman

September 28, 2018

This week's Player Profile is with senior Jaden Hierseman. The offensive lineman talks about the team's game against Bellevue, what he's expecting vs. North Cedar, his duties ...

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Des Moines Register

The Register's 10 best Iowa high school football stadiums

September 27, 2018

Now officially named Butch Pedersen Field, West Branch’s home setup may be the most iconic in all of Iowa. The Little Rose Bowl garnered national attention in 2014, when it ...

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Video: Butch Pedersen Field naming ceremony

September 27, 2018

Wednesday evening, in front of the community of West Branch, the field at the Little Rose Bowl was renamed to Butch Pedersen Field. With his family, friends, and current and f...

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GAME CAPSULE: West Branch vs. North Cedar

September 26, 2018

LOCATION - Butch Pedersen Field at the Little Rose Bowl GAME TIME - 7:00 (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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A family thing

Oliphant Street Stories: All In The Family

September 26, 2018

As I sat at Oliphant Street Field on September 14 th watching my Dad get his 300th victory I couldn’t help reflecting on the last 36 years of his coaching profession. As ...

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Podcast 62: Bears suffer first loss, look to bounce back

September 24, 2018

On this episode, Jason and Matt recap the Bears’ 28-20 loss to Bellevue last Friday evening. The duo dive into that game from a commentary and statistical perspective as wel...

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