West Branch

Week 7 prep football roundup

Luke Lenoch ran for 145 yards and two touchdowns and Mason Hays returned an interception 31 yards for a score a [...]

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A 5-setter goes Bears’ way

WEST BRANCH — The River Valley Conference showdown between 2A eighth-ranked West Branch and 3A seventh-ranked West Liberty looked like a five-set match from the get-go. With a standing-room-only ear-splitting crowd on Senior Night an [...]

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West Branch wakes up in second half, pulls away from Bellevue

WEST BRANCH — After a sloppy first half, Butch Pedersen had a few words for his team in the locker room.

“We got chewed out, but we deserved it,” quarterback Lucas Lamont said.

The Bears sure responded.

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Photos from North Cedar football

STANWOOD — The North Cedar football team battled West Branch last week in a Class 1A district football game.

The Bears held off the Knights, 42-28.

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Lenoch powers West Branch past North Cedar

STANWOOD — Entering last night’s game at North Cedar, Class 1A No. 4 West Branch’s defense had surrendered one lone field goal through three games.

The Bears knew they’d face a stiff test from Knights quart [...]

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Week 3 Roundup

Linn-Mar scored on its four four possessions and routed Clinton, 49-7, last night in a high school football game at Clinton.

Perrion Scott rushed for 147 yards — all in the first half — and scored four touchdowns as the Lions i [...]

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Week 1 roundup

There was more than one streak snapped on the opening night of high school football.

Cedar Valley Christian, an 8-player team in southeast Cedar Rapids, won its first game in program history last night at Farmington Harmony, 30-20.

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Brinkman contributes to Regina’s district win

MOUNT VERNON — Jake Brinkman has done a little bit of everything for Iowa City Regina’s baseball team.

He used his arm and bat to help the Regals to a successful postseason start.

Brinkman belted a three-run home run in t [...]

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Regina ready for postseason

Iowa City Regina has waited for this opportunity for almost a year.

The Regals have been focused on a state tournament trek since last season came to a halt.

Regina takes on Mid-Prairie in an Iowa High School Athletic Association Class [...]

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Predicament releases academic all-state picks

They have brains and brawn.

Fort-two wrestlers were named to The Predicament’s Academic All-State teams Friday, according to a news release from the statewide wrestling publication. Two teams and an honorable mention list include six [...]

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Three wrestlers, three medals for West Branch

 DES MOINES - West Branch qualified three wrestlers for the state tournament.None of them went home empty-handed from the Iowa High School Athletic Association Class 1A state wrestling tournament at Wells Fargo Arena. The Bears placed all three in [...]

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O's quest: Extend awesome autumn

Springville is, in the words of Claude Howard, "a community that gets behind its athletics, win or lose."

This fall, it's been pretty much win and win some more.How many schools could see their football season end in the UNI-Dome and the v [...]

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