Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/category.detail/nav/5010/Local Sportsen-usWed, 25 May 2016 08:44:40 EDTWed, 25 May 2016 08:44:40 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssBobcats knocked back in season openerhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/601944.htmlThe learning curve is steep with the Marshalltown softball team, which showed through in an 8-0 loss to Newton on opening night at home. The Bobcats (0-1) tallied six errors, which scored three of Newton's (1-0) eight runs.Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTTenth-ranked Tigers trip up MHS, 5-1http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/601945.htmlThe Bobcats held the Tigers in check in the second half, keeping the pressure on and limiting the quality scoring chances the Tigers saw.Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTCyclones to face Vandy in SEC/Big 12 Challengehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/601946.htmlAMES - The Iowa State men's basketball team will face Vanderbilt in the 2017 SEC/Big 12 Challenge. The Cyclones and the Commodores will meet on Jan. 28, 2017, in Nashville.Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTIowa, Irish to clash in Big Ten/ACChttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/601947.htmlIOWA CITY - The University of Iowa men's basketball team is paired with Notre Dame as part of the 2016 ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The Hawkeyes and Fighting Irish will meet in South Bend, Ind., on Nov. 29.Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTBobcats break through in 10 innings at Newtonhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/601948.htmlNEWTON - It was a bit of dj vu for the Marshalltown baseball team, which found itself in extra innings for the second-straight night.Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT