Word With A Champ Interviews
Native Voice One – Koahnic Broadcast Corporation
The Annenburg National Native Voice Studios
Albuquerque, NM

WWC Lynn Hart 10.13.14


Native American day in South Dakota is Monday, October 13, 2014. That was no small feat accomplished by Yankton Sioux Tribal member, Lynn “Smokey” Hart. Lynn single handedly addressed the late great Gov. George Mickelson and lawmakers to make changes for recognition of American Indians. South Dakota is the first state to recognize Native American Day and one of the last four states in the Union to recognize Martin Luther King Day annually. Hart, a veteran Marine discusses taking steps 24 years ago in 1990, changing the face of the nation, with his home state first, South Dakota, USA

WWC NSU Wolverine Marching Band 10.06.14


The Northern State University Wolverine Marching Band, from Aberdeen, South Dakota, provided quite a show for the annual Marching Band Day in Menno, SD. They were a great influence for all of the high school marching band members competing. We had the opportunity for an interview with the three drum majors, two gals and a very charismatic future Marine. Their enthusiasm expresses the opportunities, fun and potential scholarships in their field of entertainment around sports.

WWC Mark Ulmer 09.29.14


Mark Ulmer is a farmer from South Dakota by trade and a outlaw tractor pull competitor by passion. Mark visits with us about a sport that traditionally started with actual draft horses testing and competing against one another. As the world of agricultural moved into mechanical devices, the competition continued and increased two machines with 5000 hp pulling 60,000 pounds. Mark considers the details and fun of a family sport that is entertaining to people across America.

WWC Dave Navrkal 09.22.14


Dave Navrkal won the bull riding Championships in the Badlands and Great Lakes Circuit .Dave retired after about a decade and a half to continue success in the work world of America. His work ethic continued through the sport of rodeo and into real life where he provides paychecks for families in our United States of America.

WWC Matt Sharping 09.08.14


Matt Sharping is an entrepreneur that has put together Phenom Genetics Bucking Bulls and Jerrod Allens’s Home for Wounded Warriors Benefit. Matt produces the Pro Auro NYA Bull Riding at his hometown in Arlington, Minnesota, USA with over $54,000 and added money and prizes. Mr. Sharping took the time to visit about his creative and ambitious efforts in this very worthy program serving our brave fighting men and women that were injured fighting for our freedom’s in America.

WWC Dylan Lehr 09.01.14


Our guest today on Word With A Champ is Dylan Lehr. Dylan has set goals academically and athletically and his dreams are coming true after graduating from a small high school now attending college on a full ride academic and athletic scholarships. A versatile background in sports provided Dylan options and he choose America’s sport of baseball. Dylan will attend the University of Sioux Falls in South Dakota this fall his freshman year. We wish Dylan success and who knows maybe we will see him on television in major-league baseball.

WWC Nate Jestes 08.25.14


Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association bullfighter,Nate Jestes from Douglas, Wyoming is our guest on Word With Champ for NV1 Radio Network. Nate comes from a background of aviation and has a unconventional start in the sport of rodeo. An American Indian sport of lacrosse prepared him for a career that is growing by leaps and bounds in success. Nate takes the opportunity to share some insight in his sport and attitude of a winner.

WWC Darla Hoover 08.18.14


Our guest today on Word With A Champ is Darla Hoover, a lady that is a pick up man in the sport of rodeo. We met Darla at a rodeo sanctioned by the Minnesota High School Rodeo Association, in Alexandria Minnesota up. A nontraditional job for a woman. They tend to the safety of cowboys and livestock during rodeo competitions all over the country.

WWC Jacoby Johns 08.11.14


6X Indian National Finals Rodeo qualifier, Jacoby Johns is our guest on this weeks episode of Word With a Champ for NV1 Radio Network. Jacoby is fun loving Seminole Indian cowboy that has dominated the Eastern Indian Rodeo Association bareback bronc riding competition based in Florida. The unconquered Seminole Tribe has developed the sport of all Indian rodeo in their part of the world and represent much success involving many tribal members including many of the Johns Family. We had the privilege of visiting Jacoby in Plentywood, Montana as he is following his dream of Competing in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.

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