Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Blogsen-usSun, 20 Apr 2014 20:06:47 EDTSun, 20 Apr 2014 20:06:47 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssArea athletes ready themselves for annual Drake Relays.http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2239/Area-athletes-ready-themselves-for-annual-Drake-Relays..htmlThe annual Drake Relays will kick off next week at Drake Stadium, as well as some other locations in West Des Moines and Waukee. <P> There will be several area athletes competing in high school events at the prestigious event.Sat, 19 Apr 2014 04:34:21 EDTWhy doesn't the women's game get any love?http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2233/Why-doesn't-the-women's-game-get-any-love?.htmlWhy do women's sports not get much love <P> The TV ratings for the NCAA men's and women's basketball championship games were released shortly after the conclusion of both games. <P> And the difference may not shock you. But it should.Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:56:35 EDTDate night turns into daughter nighthttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2217/Date-night-turns-into-daughter-night.htmlI didn't think it was going to be that hard. But it certainly was. <P> The other night, my sister-in-law volunteered to watch my wife and I's nearly 16-month-old daughter so we could have date night.Mon, 24 Mar 2014 03:03:04 EDTWarmer weather brings out motivationhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2207/Warmer-weather-brings-out-motivation.htmlWasn't today just wonderful. No snow, no rain, no winter coats. <P> My 15-month-old daughter was loving not having to put on her coat before we went outside. <P> And with the change in temperature comes motivation.Tue, 11 Mar 2014 01:10:01 EDTMHS football team gets what it wants with non-district gameshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2205/MHS-football-team-gets-what-it-wants-with-non-district-games.htmlThe Iowa High School Athletic Association released statewide high school football schedules for the 2014 and 2015 seasons Friday morning and the Marshalltown gridders got what they wanted for non-district games.Sat, 8 Mar 2014 03:53:15 EDT