West Branch

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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IHSAA postseason baseball assignments (Class 1A, 2A)

The Iowa High School Athletic Association released postseason assignments for the two smallest classes last week. The two larger classes should be rel ...

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Monticello’s Manternachs go 1-2 in 800, Matt wins 4 state titles

DES MOINES - Monticello's Matt Manternach heard the familiar voice of Iowa's state track meet announcer Mike Jay with 200 meters to go. The name Jay ...

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Monticello boys make it four straight 3,200 relay state titles

DES MOINES - The Monticello boys watched their girls' 3,200-relay squad run to a state record, and waited for their chance to complete the sweep. It ...

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