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Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 8, 2014 | No comments

LISBON - Avenge and advance.Lisbon's Nick Williams did both and enjoyed some redemption.Williams recorded a 5-1 victory over English Valley's fourth-ranked Sheldon Ealy, claiming the 120-pound title at the Iowa High School Athletic Association Class 1A sectional Saturday at Lisbon. He was one of three ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | November 15, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR FALLS – The music blared and the walls vibrated.The song “Livin’ Part of Life” by Eric Church echoed in the hall every time someone opened the BGM locker room.The top-ranked Bears loved the life they were living Friday after handling No. 3 Wapsie Valley, ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | November 15, 2013 | No comments

IOWA CITY - The resumes are impressive.They have been an NFL all-pro, NCAA Division I athletes, standouts for prep football state title teams that continued to play in college and head coach of other programs. Iowa City Regina coaches have merged vast knowledge of the game with ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | November 14, 2013 | No comments

BGM has waited for this moment for an entire year.The Bears were not satisfied with just reaching the state semifinals for the first time in school history last season, and they were not happy with the performance.Not only does BGM get another shot at semifinal ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | November 9, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR FALLS - A sweet season came to a bitter end.No need for the BGM Bears to hang their heads.The ninth-ranked Bears watched a momentuous football season come to an end with a lopsided 40-18 loss to No. 2 Wapsie Valley in the Iowa High ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | November 8, 2012 | No comments

At one time the BGM football program had run out of ammunition.Now, the Bears are reloading every year.They will take their biggest shot in program history when they face second-ranked Wapsie Valley in an Iowa High School Athletic Association Class A state football semifinal today ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | November 13, 2010 | No comments

CEDAR FALLS — Many Iowa prep football teams would have gladly trade places with West Branch Saturday.Dike-New Hartford likely isn’t one of them.As many teams’ seasons ended before reaching playoff contests at the UNI-Dome, the Wolverines extended its season for one more game with a ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | November 13, 2010 | 1 comment

West Branch returns to the Class 1A state semifinals for the second straight season, facing an unranked Dike-New Hartford squad with a state finals berth on the line.The Bears (11-0) reached the semifinals with wins over Clayton Ridge (35-13), Wapsie Valley (28-9) and North Cedar ...

Author: Angie Holmes | February 11, 2010 | 2 comments

WINTHROP — At one time the Lisbon Lions were regulars at the State Duals tournament.Heck, they were fixtures in the finals from 1987-91, placing third in 1992. This year’s Lions provided a blast from the past.Ninth-ranked Lisbon caught fire halfway through the meet to win ...

Author: Angie Holmes | February 8, 2010 | No comments

East Buchanan is attempting to claim its first state duals berth, but if the Bucs are going to end their season in Cedar Rapids they will have to earn it.The third-ranked Bucs host a competitive Class 1A regional dual at Winthrop, featuring No. 9 Lisbon, ...

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