Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usSat, 20 Dec 2014 20:02:02 EDTSat, 20 Dec 2014 20:02:02 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss'Cats close down Fort Dodgehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/580868.htmlThe Bobcats haven't taken much time this season to practice closing out double-digit leads. Simulating the late-game scenario never seems to stick anyway.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTDodgers deny MHS uprisinghttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/580869.htmlWith an array of capable outside shooters, Marshalltown's offense can heat up in a hurry. But when the shots stop falling and the lack of a true post presence becomes more evident, the Bobcats can fall out of sync quickly.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTIowa, UNI ready for Big Four showdownhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/580870.htmlDES MOINES - Iowa coach Fran McCaffery put together the most ambitious non-conference schedule of his tenure this season. It might have all been for naught if the Hawkeyes can't beat Northern Iowa in Des Moines on Saturday.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTPagel to promote book at Hy-Vee todayhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/580871.htmlFormer star safety for the University of Iowa football team Derek Pagel will be at the Marshalltown Hy-Vee from 3-5 p.m. today promoting his book Growing Up Hawkey.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTTwo Spartans carry Grundy Center past Mustangshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/580873.htmlGRUNDY CENTER - Katie Lindeman and Alyssa Mathews combined to score 37 points to lead the Grundy Center girls' basketball team to a 41-32 victory over East Marshall Friday in an NICL West Division contest.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT