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Bishop Garrigan High School

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"The Bear Facts" is a weekly radio program produced by the students of Bishop Garrigan High School. The show is produced under the umbrella of the BGHS Gifted and Talented Program, with Mr. David Burrow as its faculty producer.

"The Bear Facts" airs each Saturday at about 8:45am on KLGA Radio in Algona, Iowa, USA. Station frequencies are 1600 AM and 92.7 FM. The program has aired since the fall of 1992.

This site archives scripts of most "Bear Facts" broadcasts.  The archives are located on the Tripod web server.  Please note that the archived scripts are snapshots in time.  As such, they may contain outdated links.

Milestone "Bear Facts" Episodes
Old Episodes (1999 - 2004)
Old Episodes (2005 - 2011)
Old Episodes (1992 - 1998)
Old Episodes (2012 - 2015)

Recent "Bear Facts" Episodes

December 15, 2018- Audio download available in our audio archive
Speech Preview, Quiz Bowl, Food packaging,Basketball
December 8, 2018- Audio download available in our audio archive
Dance squad Championships, winter weather, Quiz Bowl, and ACT
December 1, 2018- Audio download available in our audio archive
State Danz, Quiz Bowl, 60th Anniversary
November 17, 2018- Audio download available in our audio archive
State champion cheerleaders, Football Recap, State solo dance, Conference quiz bowl, musical.
November 10, 2018- Audio download available in our audio archive
State champion cheerleaders, Football Recap, State solo dance, Conference quiz bowl, musical.
November 3, 2018- Audio download available in our audio archive
Bears Advance to State Football Quarterfinals, State Cheer, State Solo Dance, Quiz Bowl, Senate Page
October 27, 2018- Audio download available in our audio archive
State Cross Country, Football Playoffs, Quiz Bowl Success, State DECA
October 20, 2018- Audio download available in our audio archive
Quiz Bowl Wins Championship, All-State Music, Coach Wadle's 200th Victory, Mrs. Vaske Wins Award
October 13, 2018- Audio download available in our audio archive
Quiz Bowl, Band gets Division I, Fall Sports Playoffs
October 6, 2018- Audio download available in our audio archive
Football Success, State Band, Quiz Bowl
September 29, 2018- Audio download available in our audio archive
Band Day, Catholic Choral Festival, Holocaust
September 22, 2018- Audio download available in our audio archive
Volleyball, Confirmation, Eucharistic Ministers, Musical
September 15, 2018- Audio download available in our audio archive
Homecoming, Volleyball and Cross Country Success
September 8, 2018- Audio download available in our audio archive
Homecoming 2018: Lights, Camera, Action, New Track
September 1, 2018- Audio download available in our audio archive
Fall Sports Preview: New Playground, Homecoming
August 25, 2018- Audio download available in our audio archive
Summer Review:  Track, Golf, Quiz Bowl, Baseball, Softball

Spring 2018 "Bear Facts" Episodes

May 19, 2018- Audio download available in our audio archive
Last Show of School Year, Graduation Awards, State Track Qualifiers, Baseball/Softball Preview, National Quiz Bowl
May 12, 2018- Audio download available in our audio archive
Class of 2018,Dog Show, Music Awards
May 5, 2018- Audio download available in our audio archive
State FFA VP, World Food Prize, Honor Society, Student Council Elections
April 28, 2018 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Math team, Art Show, Mary's Place.
April 21, 2018 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Farwell Father Friedmann, Music success, State Math, Prom, New recording equipment
April 14, 2018 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Record Gala income, Music contest, Ben Degan wins all state Quiz Bowl, Field Trip Day
April 7, 2018 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Gala 2018, Quiz Bowl success, field trip day
March 24, 2018 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Comunity Quiz Bowl, Girls Basketball Awads, Track Preview
March 17, 2018 - Audio download available in our audio archive
 Three all state speech performers, State DECA, Music trip, Spring play
March 10, 2018 - Audio download available in our audio archive
 State Speech, Community Quiz Bowl, and GALA
March 3, 2018 - Audio download available in our audio archive
State Girls basketball, District Speech success, State Swimming, Pops Concert
Febuary 24, 2018 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Girls Basketball goes to STATE, Boys Basketball playoffs, Math Team success, district Speech
Febuary 17, 2018 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Jenna Boelter breaks school records, Math Team, Swim Team, FFA
Febuary 10, 2018 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Individual Speech, basketball playoffs
Febuary 3, 2018 - Audio download available in our audio archive
blessing of the throats, show choir earns 1, state speech
January 27, 2018 - Audio download available in our audio archive
show choir, one act play goes to state
January 20, 2018 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Haiti Trip, National Quiz Bowl, District Speech
January 13, 2018 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Track and chapel projects, Lobby renovations, Show choir, Diocesan music festival
January 6, 2018 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Basketball at top of conference, speech preview
December 24, 2017 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Bacha Benefit, Food Packaging, Math Team, Christmas Survey
December 16, 2017 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Math Team, Quiz Bowl Success, Speech Preview, Football All-Staters
December 9, 2017 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Danz Squad wins Two State Championships, Quiz Bowl Success, Basketball Undefeated, Winter Concerts
December 2, 2017 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Basketball preview, state dance, quiz bowl
November 18, 2017 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Quiz Bowl wins conference championship, all state choir, alumni mass
November 11, 2017 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Quiz B owl wins championship, dance success, and football and volleyball awards
November 4, 2017 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Eucharistic Ministers Installed, Quiz Bowl at Algona High, State Solo Dance
October 28, 2017 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Four choir members make all-state, Quiz bowl Seccess, Football 3rd straight undefeated season
October 21, 2017 - Audio download available in our audio archive
All-State Music Auditions, Quiz Bowl, Football District Champions
October 14, 2017 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Quiz Bowl Tournament, Band Earns Division One at State, Football, Volleyball
October 7, 2017 - Audio download available in our audio archive
1000th Episode, Band day results, Calendar drive results
September 30, 2017 - Audio download available in our audio archive
999th Episode, Algona Band Day, Catholic Choral Festival, New Drinking Fountain, More Homecoming Results
September 23, 2017 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Homecoming Recap, Marching Band
September 16, 2017 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Homecoming Preview, Saint Benedict Windows for New Chapel
September 9, 2017 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Homecoming Royal Court, Musical:  Little Shop of Horrors, New Faculty, Mr. Burrow Wins Award
September 2, 2017 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Fall Sports Preview, Calendar Drive
August 26, 2017 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Review of State Track and Golf, Summer Sports Honors

2016 - 2017 "Bear Facts" Episondes

May 20, 2017 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Senior Awards, State Track, Summer Sports Preview, Art Show, National Quiz Bowl
May 13, 2017 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Class of 2017, Fine Arts Awards, Adopt-a-Highway Project Celebrates 25th Anniversary
May 6, 2017 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Student Council Elections, Honor Society, Conference Art Show, Math Team & Quiz Bowl Awards
April 29, 2017-Audio download available in our audio archive
Goodbye Ferjaks, Track Victories, Service Day, Grandparents Day
April 15, 2017-Audio download available in our audio archive
Band and Choir Successful at Music Contest, School Board Wins Award
April 8, 2017-Audio download available in our audio archive
3-2-1 Quiz Bowl, Every Fifteen Minutes, Record Breaking Gala, Music Contest, Field Trips
April 1, 2017-Audio download available in our audio archive
Gala 2017, Pickleball Tournament, Coach Wadle named Coach of the Year, Quiz Bowl
March 25, 2017-Audio download available in our audio archive
Spring Play, Quiz Bowl, Golf Preview
March 18, 2017-Audio download available in our audio archive
All-State Speech Qualifiers, Math Team, Track Preview
March 11, 2017-Audio download available in our audio archive
Dance Wins Nationals, Community Quiz Bowl, Mary's Place, Trapshooting
March 4, 2017-Audio download available in our audio archive
National Dance, District Speech Success, More Math Team Success, Mary's Place
February 25, 2017-Audio download available in our audio archive
District Speech, Quiz Bowl Success, Danz Squad Goes to Nationals
February 18, 2017-Audio download available in our audio archive
Math Team Success, Quiz Bowl, Danz Spring Show, Student Council Goes To Des Moines, Jenna Boelter's 1000th Point
February 11, 2017-Audio download available in our audio archive
Math Team, Speech Success, Spring Play, Basketball Playoffs, Student Council
February 4, 2017-Audio download available in our audio archive
State Large-Group Speech, Math Success, School Board Honor, Intramural Basketball
January 28, 2017-Audio download available in our audio archive
Catholic Schools Week, Speech Gets Straight 1's, Anti-Abortion Rally
January 21, 2017-Audio download available in our audio archive
Andrew Thilges goes to Haiti, District Speech
January 14, 2017-Audio download available in our audio archive
Snow Day, Math Team, Quiz Bowl, Sadie Hawkins Dance, Intramural Basketball
January 7, 2017-Audio download available in our audio archive
Math Team, Honor Band, Intramurals Starting, National Dance Competition, and Speech
December 24, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Merry Christmas
December 17, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Math Team, Christmas Concerts, and Speach Preview
December 10, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Quiz Bowl Succcess, Packaging Food, Volleyball Awards, and Wrestling
December 3, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Conference speech, Quiz bowl, State dance, Basketball preview, Football awards
November 26, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Thanksgiving, Garrigan Plays in Class-A Championship Football Game, Quiz Bowl Wins Conference Championship, State Dance
November 19, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Thanksgiving, Garrigan Plays in Class-A Championship Football Game, Quiz Bowl Wins Conference Championship (Program did not air due to technical difficulties.)
November 12, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Football Goes to the Dome, State Dance Champion, Quiz Bowl Success, Musical, All-State Music
November 5, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
State Solo Dance, Volleyball Season ends, Football Advances in Playoffs, Quiz Bowl, Eucharistic Ministers
October 29, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
All-State Music, Quiz Bowl, Football Finishes Perfect Season, Volleyball Playoffs
October 22, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
All-State Music, Quiz Bowl, Football Finishes Perfect Season, Volleyball Playoffs
October 15, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Home Quiz Bowl Tournament, Regional Volleyball, District Cross Country
October 8, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Band, Football, CROP Walk
October 1, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Confirmation, Band Day, Quiz Bowl Season Begins, Catholic Coral Festival, Adopt a Highway, Rosary Month, Guitar, New Baseball Dugout
September 24, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
New teachers, Band, Allstate choir, Renaissance fair
September 17, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Homecoming Recap, CYO Volleyball, Mrs. McGregor Wins Excellence in Education Award
September 10, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Homecoming 2016, New Football Record, Play cast
August 27, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Improvements to the School, Baseball Awards, Dance Camp Honors, National Quiz Bowl , Volleyball Preview

2015 - 2016  "Bear Facts" Episodes

May 21, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Art Awards, State Track, Golf Playoffs, Graduation Awards, National Quiz Bowl
May 14, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Class of 2016, Fine Arts Awards, Baseball & Softball Preview
May 7, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Choir singing at Mayo, Baccalaureate, Bear Facts and Quiz Bowl Awards
April 30, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
State Music, Grandparents Day, Glow Run, Class of 2020
April 23, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Prom, Student Council Elections, Music has perfect day
April 16, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Gala 2016, Trapshooting, Student Council Elections
April 9, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Gala 2016 - "Rio Revealed", Film Crew Visits Garrigan, Publications
April 2, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Gala, Track Preview, Field Trip Day
March 19, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
All State Speech, Spring Play, Music Trip, Field Trips
March 12, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
State Speech, National Quiz Bowl, and Golf Preview
March 5, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Bryce Capesius finished treatment, District speech has perfect day, Trapshooting preview
February 27, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Gene Meister tribute, Danz squad spring show, Pops concert
February 20, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Girls finish basketball season, Quiz bowl, New gym is paid for
February 13, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Basketball playoffs, quiz bowl, state speech, Lent
February 06, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Catholic schools week, state speech, math team, and signing day
January 30, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Speech Earns Straight 1's at District, Quiz Bowl, Catholic Schools Week
January 23, 2016-Audo download available in our audio archive
Large group speech, Senior retreat, Math team, Sadie's Hawkins
January 16, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Packaged Meals Arrive in Mississippi, Math Team, Mission Trip to Haiti, Publications, Website
January 9, 2016-Audio download available in our audio archive
Semester test, Quiz Bowl, NHS
December 19, 2015-Audio download available in our audio archive
Merry Christmas!!!!!!!!!
December 12, 2015-Audio download available in our audio archive
Double-win for quiz bowl, more Danz Honors
December 5, 2015-Audio download available in our audio archive
Weather, Quiz Bowl, Speech, Danz Squad, and Basketball
November 28, 2015-Audio download available in our audio archive
Fall Sports Awards, Boys Basketball, Wrestling
November 21, 2015-Audio download available in our audio archive
Quiz Bowl Wins Conference Championship, Football All-District Awards, Girls Basketball Preview, Chapel Named after Presentation Sisters
November 14, 2015-Audio download available in our audio archive
Quiz Bowl, Danz Squad, ITEDs, Little Kids
November 7, 2015-Audio download available in our audio archive
Madrigal, Cheer championships, Math team, Danz Squad state champion, Volleyball finishes season, Football adnvances in playoffs.
October 31, 2015-Audio download available in our audio archive
Football finishes perfect regular season, Volleyball regionals, Football playoffs, Quiz Bowl wins tournament.
October 24, 2015-Audio download available in our audio archive
All State Choir, Quiz Success.
October 17, 2015-Audio download available in our audio archive
Quiz Bowl, Archery Tournament, Calendar Drive.
October 10, 2015-Audio download available in our audio archive
Football sets defensive record, Tornado Alley winner, State Band, Quiz Bowl season begins
October 3, 2015-Audio download available in our audio archive
Football ranked #1, Band Day, Madrigal, Confirmartion
September 26, 2015-Audio download available in our audio archive
More homecoming, top work place in Iowa 925th episode
September 19, 2015-Audio download available in our audio archive
Homecoming 2015, Fall sports success, All Iowa Dance
September 12, 2015-Audio download available in our audio archive
Homecoming 2015, Retirement party for preist and sister, ACT scores
September 5, 2015-Audio download available in our audio archive
Fall Sports preview, Marching Band, Cheesecake Sales
August 29, 2015-Audio download available in our audio archive
Golf Wins State Championship, Baseball Wins CYO, Spring & Summer Sports Re-Cap, Dedication of New Gym, Homecoming Royalty

Audio downloads for the current show and selected past shows are available in our audio archive.

Some broadcasts are streamed live from KLGA on algonaradio.com.

bghs@bishopgarrigan.org
Bishop Garrigan High School
1224 N. McCoy
Algona, Iowa 50511
United States

Phone = 515/295-3521
Fax = 515/295-7739 


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