West Branch

23 area players will take part in Shrine Bowl

CEDAR FALLS — Twenty-three former Gazette-area preps will battle on the UNI-Dome turf Saturday as part of the Iowa Shrine Bowl all-star footb ... »

How they’re doing

Iowa colleges — UNI senior Holly Salzbrenner of Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon-Lisbon) earned third team Capital One Academic All-American honor ... »

Butteris looks to build Bears program

WEST BRANCH — J.J. Butteris has the vision of taking the West Branch wrestling program to new heights.

His first year as a high school ... »

Morgan returns; DNH handles West Branch

CEDAR RAPIDS — For the first time in nearly two months, Dike-New Hartford played with a full deck.

“We had to adjust a l ... »

Bears block Durant, advance to state

WILTON — The blocks that show up in the stats are the ones that lead directly to a point.

The ones that don’t are just a ... »

Dike-New Hartford overpowers West Branch

WEST BRANCH -- Trent Johnson made just one mistake in a record-breaking performance for Dike-New Hartford as the Wolverines beat West Branch 35-18 ... »

Area playoff football capsules

Area capsules for the second round of the high school football playoffs:


West branch advances

CLARENCE — On a festive night at North Cedar Middle School, the West Branch Bears arrived dressed simply as a volleyball team.

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Area football playoff roundup

Derrick Kuehner rushed for 152 yards and four touchdowns and Josh Mackey added 139 yards and three TDs as No. 5 North Fayette Valley opened the Cla ... »

Lenoch sneaks up on huge season for West Branch

WEST BRANCH — Luke Lenoch was the right guy at the right time in the right place. Outside of his teammates and coaches, nobody saw it ... »

Week 9 prep football roundup

Cedar Rapids Washingto ... »

Week 7 prep football roundup

Luke Lenoch ... »

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 lik ... »

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 ... »

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.