Take in some softball this summer with a new Midwest league; Documentary shares the life of a dirt track racing legend

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
Photo of Charlotte Kainz courtesy of Wendy Schneider

We talk about the new Northwoods Softball League, plus the Madison Mallards and Night Mares with Samantha Rubin, Aaron Moore and Kathryn Renolds. Then, director Wendy Schneider joins us to talk about “Angels of Dirt.” Flat track announcer Scottie Deubler joins to explain more about the sport.

Featured in this Episode

  • Northwoods Softball League to debut this month

    The new Northwoods Softball League is a for-profit women’s summer collegiate softball league set to debut in mid-June. Teams are coming to La Crosse, Madison, Mankato, Minn. and Minot, N.D. We talk with the league’s commissioner Kathryn Reynolds, plus general manager Samantha Rubin and Night Mares head coach Aaron Moore.

    Official site of Madison Night Mares

    Hear more about the Madison Night Mares on Wisconsin Life.

  • ‘Angels of Dirt’ is an introduction to the sport of the dirt track racing and the fearless girls and women who love it

    Angels of Dirt” won the audience choice award for best documentary at the Wisconsin Film Festival. We get a behind the scenes look at film production with the director, plus learn more about dirt track racing and women like Charlotte Kainz who’ve pushed it forward.

Episode Credits

  • Jill Nadeau Host & Executive Producer
  • Samantha Rubin Guest
  • Aaron Moore Guest
  • Kathryn Reynolds Guest
  • Wendy Schneider Guest
  • Scottie Deubler Guest
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Jeff Robbins Technical Director