West Branch

Catching up with former area athletes

A periodic look at where former Gazette athletes are now:Iowa colleges - Buena Vista sophomore Drew Beall of Anamosa earned Iowa Conference all-academ ...

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Tatum Koenig commits to Bradley

WEST BRANCH - Junior guard Tatum Koenig announced on Twitter on Wednesday that she will play women's basketball at Bradley University. Koenig average ...

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How they’re doing: Catching up with former area preps

Iowa colleges - Central football players Mitchell Boerm of Traer (North Tama), Corbin Blythe of Williamsburg, Brett Boddicker of Center Point (Center ...

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Iowa City Regina rolls over West Branch

IOWA CITY - From the first play from scrimmage, Iowa City Regina sent the message: there would be no rivalry upset on their home turf. The Regals sta ...

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Clayton Ridge grabs automatic playoff bid with overtime win at West Branch

WEST BRANCH - What a way to earn a playoff spot. Clayton Ridge's Jace Moore threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Sawyer Schmelzer in a thrilling, 33-27 ...

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West Branch’s Luke Lenoch hopes prolific running back career continues for awhile

WEST BRANCH - He knew.Butch Pedersen has coached a long time and won a ton of games in his career. The guy is as good as it gets in Iowa prep football ...

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Prep football roundup: Kehrli, Lenoch run wild in West Delaware, West Branch victories

Caleb Kehrli rushed for 212 yards and scored four touchdowns as Class 3A seventh-ranked West Delaware downed Center Point-Urbana, 48-15, Friday night ...

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Prep football rewind: Clear Creek Amana remains perfect with win over Wahlert

Clear Creek Amana continued its strong start and remained unbeaten. The question is whether it is the Clippers' best start. Co-head coach Matt Hughes ...

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No crying in linebacking — Bo Bower's return

IOWA CITY - You want to make this something grand. It's not often in the life of a football player where he's able to blow the dirt out of his nose an ...

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Pride pushing West Branch into another season

WEST BRANCH - There's no doubting or denying losing is hard. No amount of "we played a great game" numbs the pain from a loss in the playoffs, especi ...

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