Please support the site by disabling your ad blocker.

West Branch Football

Perfect Effort

Latest News

IHSAA announces, documents changes to the football playoff system

January 26, 2018    Matt Chinander

The Iowa High School Athletic Association Thursday announced changes coming to the Iowa High School Football Playoffs se...

Read story

IHSAA announces Class and District assignments for 2018, 2019 seasons

January 26, 2018    Matt Chinander

The Iowa High School Athletic Association on Thursday announced changes destined for the 2018 and 2019 football seasons,...

Read story

West Branch Football Trivia Night 2018 scheduled for March 31

January 23, 2018    Matt Chinander

The 2018 Team Captains' parents are excited to announce the 9th annual West Branch Football Trivia Night! Come test y...

Read story

Coach Pedersen named National Football Coach of the Year for the 2016-17 school year

January 11, 2018    Jason Miller

Butch Pedersen has received many awards and achieved many things as a head football coach in his time on the West Branch...

Read story

Bo Bower, from walk-on to starter

December 27, 2017    KCRG

Iowa is known for taking two-star athletes or walk-ons, and making them into starters. Some have gone to the NFL. Senior...

Read story

Barnhart, Cornwell make The Gazette's 2017 All-Area Football Team

December 11, 2017    Matt Chinander

Sunday evening the Cedar Rapids Gazette announced their All-Area football team for the 2017 Iowa High School Football se...

Read story

2017 Schedule

Opponent Date and time or result
West Liberty logo West LibertyW 35-20
West Burlington logo West BurlingtonW 30-6
Jesup logo JesupW 47-0
Maquoketa Valley logo Maquoketa ValleyW 38-21
Bellevue logo #6 BellevueW 45-41
Durant logo DurantW 24-23
North Cedar logo North CedarW 49-7
Tipton logo TiptonW 30-20
Clayton Ridge logo Clayton RidgeW 38-12
Pleasantville logo PleasantvilleL 13-32

District 3 Standings

Team Record
West Branch logo West Branch7-0 (9-1)
Bellevue logo Bellevue6-1 (8-1)
Maquoketa Valley logo Maquoketa Valley5-2 (7-2)
Durant logo Durant3-4 (4-5)
Tipton logo Tipton3-4 (4-5)
Clayton Ridge logo Clayton Ridge3-4 (3-6)
North Cedar logo North Cedar1-6 (1-8)
Jesup logo Jesup0-7 (0-10)

Twitter Timeline

@wbbearsfootball 3 weeks ago
Five of the Bears' 2018-2019 opponents have been announced. Check them out... https://t.co/aKc2Flccwl
@wbbearsfootball 3 weeks ago
IHSAA announces, documents changes to the football playoff system https://t.co/Bw8GS9Ls29
@wbbearsfootball 3 weeks ago
IHSAA announces Class and District assignments for 2018, 2019 seasons https://t.co/Ajda3dAXKo
@wbbearsfootball 4 weeks ago
West Branch Football Trivia Night 2018 scheduled for March 31 https://t.co/stlYQGMAjv
@wbbearsfootball 1 month ago
If you have yet to pick up your 2017 Highlight Film pre-order, they are still available in the high school office!… https://t.co/BFkt6szkgd

Instagram Feed

    • Are you ready for the playoffs? Check out the full video on WestBranchFootball.com.<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BarC37UHmE5/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>
    • The Bears wrapped up a 9-0 regular season Friday night with a victory over Clayton Ridge. Check out the highlights on WestBranchFootball.com. Photos by @wbtimes<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/Bajc-rrHi3U/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>
    • IT’S GAME DAY! With a 9-0 record on the line, the Bears travel to Guttenberg to take on the Clayton Ridge Eagles. JV kick at 5, Varsity at 7:30! GO BEARS<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/Baedc4SnobS/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>
    • It was a special night for the seniors last night #PerfectEffort<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BaeA8K3Hlv_/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>
    • The Bears defeated Tipton last night to move to 8-0 and win the District 3 Championship. Check out the highlights and more from the game on WestBranchFootball.com<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BaPMH65H8ED/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>
    • The Bears improved to 7-0 last night with a 49-7 victory over North Cedar. Check out highlights, photos, and more on WestBranchFootball.com.

Photos by @wbtimes<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BZ8mAbeHLlf/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>
    • The Bears pulled out a close one last night in Durant, winning 24-23 on a late field goal. Check out the highlights and more on WestBranchFootball.com. 📸 by @wbtimes<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BZqz88BHraR/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>
    • IT’S GAME DAY! The Bears travel to Durant tonight for a District 3 battle with the Wildcats. Kickoff is at 7!<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BZozYwBHo0C/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>
    • Last night's win was career victory number 292 for Coach Pedersen, which places him in a tie with the great Ed Thomas. #iahsfb<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BZY4NqUHJ_x/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>
    • What a game last night at the Little Rose Bowl! The Bears defeated #6 Bellevue to remain unbeaten. Check out the highlights on WestBranchFootball.com<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BZY3_QvHcMT/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>
    • Videos, photos, and more from Friday night’s victory on WestBranchFootball.com.
📷 by @wbtimes<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BZIBFy6HJdW/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>
    • IT’S GAME DAY! The Bears travel to Maquoketa Valley (Delhi) tonight to take on the Wildcats in a big District 3 game. JV at 5, Varsity at 7:30 #iahsfb<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BZEjg1enzXM/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>

Supporters of this website & the BearCast

Thank you to those in the West Branch community who have pledged their support to this website, the podcast, and the BearCast. This wouldn't be possible without their great support.

Barnhart's Custom Services
Community State Bank
Cornerstone Realty
EMS Detergent Services
Herb N' Lou's
Hodge Construction
Liberty Communications
Main Street Sweets
Mexico Lindo
West Branch Times