West Branch

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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High school to college: How they’re doing

Iowa colleges - Luther's Moran Lonning of Decorah was named MVP of the all-Iowa Conference women's basketball team and Coe's Aleena Hobbs of Cedar Rap ...

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Video: First day of girls' state basketball full of close games

DES MOINES - Fans were treated to a number of close games on the first day of the girls' state basketball tournament at Wells Fargo Arena on Monday. ...

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Defending-champion Unity ousts West Branch

DES MOINES - It was a simple pep talk, Anna Kiel said. Not a chew-out session. "No, no, nothing like that," Kiel said. "Our coaches are good at const ...

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Iowa girls' state basketball tournament pairings

Forty teams have booked their spots at next week's girls' state basketball tournament in Des Moines. Here are the pairings and schedules for all five ...

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Buzzer-beating putback ends West Branch's 44-year state tournament drought

TIPTON - Haley Poula wasn't expecting the ball, but she saw that Tatum Koenig's desperation 3 wasn't going to make it. Poula snatched it out of the ai ...

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