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Bishop Garrigan earns first state title for Coach Wadle


By Greg Grabianowski

Sports Editor


CEDAR FALLS—November 16 might have just have become the most favorite day for the Bishop Garrigan Golden Bears football team to play.

The black-and-gold earned the school’s first football state title on Nov. 16, 1985 under the direction of head coach Larry Weier and repeated that feat on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023 with a 39-30 victory over second-ranked Bedford.

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