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Gregory R. Norfleet/West Branch Times
West Branch senior offensive lineman Andrew Black hits Jesup senior running back Cole VanBrocklin for a five-yard loss in the first quarter Friday at the Little Rose Bowl. Black collected seven tackles and pushed the J-Hawks backward 13.5 yards as part of a defense that held the visitors to 65 total yards and no points.

West Branch shuts out J-Hawks, 47-0
by Gregory R. Norfleet · Sports · September 14, 2017
Jesup couldn’t go anywhere.

Netters seek consistency after loss to WL
by Norv and Mary Coblentz · Sports · September 14, 2017
The Bears volleyball team fell in three sets to the sixth-ranked Class 3A West Liberty Comets at West Liberty Sept. 5.

UNI Hall of Fame inducts Panozzo, ‘77-78 wrestlers
by Gregory R. Norfleet · Sports · September 14, 2017
Joe Panozzo almost threw the letter away.

WB runners help ‘Hawks win Noelridge Park race
by Norv and Mary Coblentz · Sports · September 14, 2017
West Branch runners helped City High’s junior varsity boys cross country team finish first Sept. 7 at Noelridge Park.

Whaley helps earn 18 points for Little Hawks
by Gregory R. Norfleet · Sports · September 14, 2017
Iowa City High School’s girls swimming team beat visiting Dubuque Hempstead 130-56 Sept. 7 at Mercer Aquatic Center.

Jr. High takes two from Tipton
Sports · September 14, 2017
West Branch Middle School’s junior high football teams traveled to Tipton to face the Tigers and returned with two wins.

JV volleyball falls to Comets
Sports · September 14, 2017
West Branch High School’s junior varsity volleyball team lost two games to West Liberty in recent action.

Two-touchdown win over Jesup by FS football
Sports · September 14, 2017
West Branch’s freshman-sophomore football team beat the visiting Jesup J-Hawks 21-7 Friday at the Little Rose Bowl.

Nowhere to fly: Falcons fall to Bears
by Gregory R. Norfleet · Sports · September 07, 2017
Even when West Branch did things wrong on Friday, it turned out right.

One set close, but No. 9 Wilton prevails
by Norv and Mary Coblentz · Sports · September 07, 2017
In their first conference match of the season, the West Branch Bears fell Aug. 31 to ninth-ranked Wilton at West Branch in three sets.

Varsity, JV cross country win at IMS
by Norv and Mary Coblentz · Sports · September 07, 2017
The City High boys cross country team, with five West Branch runners, participated in the Iowa Mennonite School Early Bird Meet in rural Kalona Aug. 29. The varsity and the junior varsity team each won.

Football equals entrepreneur?
Sports · September 07, 2017
West Branch resident Kelly Thomas sent an e-mail to school leaders and Head Football Coach Butch Pedersen about an interesting observation: Like her husband, many former Bears football players went into business for themselves.

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