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2017 Highlight Film

Highlight Film coverWe are excited to announce the 2017 West Branch Football Highlight Film! The film is the best way to relive the wonderful 2017 season, a season in which the Bears won a district championship, reached the playoffs for the 10th straight time and broke over a dozen school records, while coming together across all classes to accomplish those feats. The film will premiere in the West Branch High School auditorium on Friday, December 29th at 6pm.

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Latest News

Four Bears make the INA All-State team

November 21, 2017    Matt Chinander

The Iowa Newspaper Association's Class 1A All-State Football teams have been announced and for the 2017 season, four Wes...

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Records broken during the 2017 season

November 20, 2017    Matt Chinander

The 2017 West Branch Football season was one filled with not only team success but individual success as well. The team ...

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Team awards, 2018 captains announced at end-of-season banquet

November 13, 2017    Matt Chinander

Friday night at West Branch High School the football team and their families came together for a pot-luck meal and award...

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All-District Awards: Twelve Bears honored, Coach Pedersen named Coach of the Year

November 09, 2017    Matt Chinander

As the 2017 Iowa High School Football season gets closer to ending, districts across the state are announcing their pick...

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Relive this season with the 2017 Highlight Film

November 07, 2017    Matt Chinander

We are excited to announce the 2017 West Branch Football Highlight Film! The film is the best way to relive the wonderfu...

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Podcast 53: Recap of the 2017 season

November 05, 2017    Matt Chinander

In the final episode of Talking Bear Football for the 2017 season, Jason and Matt recap the Bears' 9-1, District Champio...

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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 1 day ago
You’ve heard “Cheese” as Jacob Graves’ nickname his whole career. Have you ever wondered the origins of the name? T… https://t.co/jMupG6sH2j
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There is still time left to pre-order the 2017 Highlight Film! Be sure to pick up a copy as a remembrance of this s… https://t.co/ZskYNyxqsW
@wbbearsfootball 3 weeks ago
Senior football players: Meet in the high school auditorium for Highlight Film interviews on December 3rd at 4pm. P… https://t.co/j1IQmHY01f
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Four Bears make the INA All-State team https://t.co/UKowEFG0Gz
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Records broken during the 2017 season https://t.co/pSfi6Nb52D

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    • 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>

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