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Women’s softball league, companion to Northwoods League, might have La Crosse franchise at Logger Field



You could call it a modern version of “A League of Their Own.”

The Northwoods Baseball League, which includes the La Crosse Loggers, is putting together a similar women’s softball league.

Loggers owner Dan Kapanke made that announcement to the La Crosse park board on Thursday, with the suggestion that La Crosse’s Logger Field could become home to a franchise in a women’s league of college softball players.

The Loggers joined the Northwoods League, which has farm clubs for minor league baseball teams, in 2003. Twenty-five college baseball players who were on the Loggers roster in recent years eventually moved up to the major leagues.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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  1. Lucenut

    February 17, 2023 at 10:05 am

    Make it support itself. 7 dykes will show up to the games, make them foot the bill.

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