Spring 2016 video interview with Coach Pedersen

We recently sat down with Coach Butch Pedersen to catch up with him and the team on everything that's going on this offseason. Coach touches on some uniform updates, Little Rose Bowl improvements, new additions to the coaching staff, expectations for this coming year, and so much more. Check out the video interview below. ...

Read Story By Matt Chinander May 23, 2016

Podcast 30: An interview with Coach Pedersen

Matt sits down with Butch Pedersen for an exclusive offseason interview with the head coach. The two discuss 2015 and 2016 seasons, new coaching staff, new QB, receiver, and running back candidates, and much more. Be sure to check out the video portion of the interview coming soon ...

Read Story By Matt Chinander May 22, 2016

Team to wear new purple-accented home jerseys this season

This upcoming season, the football team will be wearing some very cool new home jerseys. The Nike-made jerseys feature the standard red, black, and white West Branch Bears color scheme. But, this jersey has a twist: a purple accent. Along the front neck line of the jersey is a purp...

Read Story By Matt Chinander May 21, 2016

Spring 2016 clothing now available to order

Start gearing up for the 2016 season with some new clothing from the football department. Fans can purchase this upcoming season's clothing online through EliteSports. The "Brothers Destruction" design is printed on short and long sleeve t-shirts, performance tees, and sweatshirts....

Read Story By Matt Chinander May 10, 2016

BOE wants new class to build press box

The West Branch Board of Education last week directed School administrators to pursue a new industrial tech course specifically to build two structures in the 15-year facilities plan. ...

Read Story By West Branch Times May 6, 2016

Spring football meeting information

Attention players: This season's Spring Football Meeting will be Sunday, May 15th at 1:00pm in the High School Auditorium. Any student-athlete planning to go out for the 2016 season needs to attend this meeting and bring a parent. Those attending will receive and/or go over the ...

Read Story By Matt Chinander April 27, 2016

Bower working to regain starting spot for Hawkeyes

Younger players on the Iowa football roster aren’t the only ones jockeying for position today at the Hawkeyes’ annual spring practice at Kinnick Stadium. A one-time starter looking to work his way back into the lineup will attempt to make an impression on coaches as well in the 1 ...

Read Story By QC Times April 24, 2016

Trivia Night round-up and video message from the Captains

The entire football team would like to thank those who participated in the annual West Branch Football Trivia Night last night at the Brick Arch Winery. It was another fun and exciting event that ended up raising over $4,300 for the football team to use toward practice equipment and m...

Read Story By Matt Chinander April 10, 2016

Coach Pedersen interviewed about "deep" season schedules

Saddle up your horses because there is a new trail (or two) to blaze in 2016 or 2017. Earlier this year, the Iowa High School Athletic Association released the groupings for the next two years of football. West Branch will be facing: Durant, Maquoketa Valley, Jesup, Bellevue, Tipto...

Read Story By Jason Miller March 3, 2016
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2016 Season Schedule
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    08/26
    7:30pm
  • vs West Burlington
    09/02
    7:00pm
  • @ Jesup
    09/09
    7:00pm
  • vs Maquoketa Valley
    09/16
    7:00pm
  • @ Bellevue
    09/23
    7:00pm
  • vs Durant
    09/30
    7:00pm
  • vs North Cedar
    10/07
    7:00pm
  • @ Tipton
    10/14
    7:00pm
  • vs Clayton Ridge
    10/21
    7:00pm
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  • See more of the new jerseys at WestBranchFootball.com<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BFtuzt5iwsK/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>
  • Check out the team's new home jerseys right now on WestBranchFootball.com. Purple?!<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BFrhjmACwmj/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>
  • Congrats to our Trivia Night winning team, Bower Power #threepeat<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BEBV_LEiwjI/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>
  • It all begins August 26 at West Liberty. See WestBranchFootball.com for the full 2016 schedule<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BCRVL7vCwlk/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>
  • We are counting down the top game photos from the 2015 season. Check out WestBranchFootball.com for them all.<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BB_DIgGCwmM/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>
  • Remember those skydivers from Military Appreciation Night? Yeah, their jump is in the Highlight Film as a bonus DVD feature. Be there Sunday to see it.<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BA26rhDCwi-/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>
  • Sunday. 3:30pm. High School Auditorium. Don't miss it. More info in bio link.<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BAyYyR6iwhs/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>
  • The 2015 Highlight Film premieres January 24th... don't miss it. More info on the website (see link in our bio)<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/_hQAmpiwg3/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>
  • 2015 Highlight Film production underway!<br/><br/><a style='color:white;' href='https://www.instagram.com/p/-xW4t6Cwks/' target='_blank'>Click Here to View Photo or Video on Instagram</a>
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