Condors Back with Fox Sports 970: Bartl and Holt Return as Broadcast Team

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors announced today that Fox Sports Radio 970am, along with iHeartRadio and AmericaOne, will serve as the official broadcast home for all 72 Condors contests for the upcoming 2012-13 season. Broadcast duo Kevin Bartl (@KevinBartl) and Ryan Holt (@BroadcastHolt) will call all the action for the 15th Anniversary campaign.

Fox Sports Radio 970am, owned by Clear Channel Communications,

fox sports 970has carried the Condors for the past two seasons and will broadcast every game this season, in its entirety, beginning with the Condors Countdown pre-game show, 15 minutes prior to every broadcast. 

In addition, the station will carry a one-hour Condors radio show,
Condors Insider, every Thursday night from 6-7 p.m. with Bartl and Holt serving as the hosts. It will feature exclusive interviews with the team, highlights from the past week’s games, and ridiculous banter that you have come to expect from Condorstown!

“We’re excited to continue our partnership with Fox Sports Radio 970am, iHeartRadio, and Clear Channel Communications,” said Condors Team President Matthew Riley. “Not only is it great for fans to listen to games in the car, or online, but with the app it gives them the ability to listen wherever on their phones.”

“As Bakersfield’s only sports station, we’re proud of our association with the Condors,” said Clear Channel Operations Manager and Program Director Kenn McCloud. “We are happy to once again bring the games on the air and on iHeartRadio to Condorstown.”

Fox Sports Radio 970am is available on the dial, online at, or through the iHeartRadio App on your smartphone so that you can take in all the exciting action of Condors hockey no matter where you are!

Holt, 24, begins his second campaign in Condorstown and will serve as the play-by-play voice for all home and road games this season. Originally from North Weymouth, Mass., he previously worked for the Corpus Christi (TX) IceRays (NAHL) and Worcester Sharks (AHL).

Bartl, 37, enters his 10th season behind the mic in Condorstown and will provide color commentary for all home contests this season. The long-standing Condors broadcaster is a two-time broadcaster of the year and served as the television broadcaster for the 2011 ECHL All-Star Classic held in Bakersfield.

AmericaOne will once again serve as the official pay-per-view video provider of the ECHL, streaming all 72 Condors games online
Enjoy some great season ticket holder benefits – specific seat location, season ticket holder entrance, early ticket exchange and invitation to team events,  plus many more – without having to commit to the entire 36-game home schedule. Condors Mini-Plans are your ticket to all the fun of the 2012-13 season. Click here for more information or call 324-PUCK(7825) and speak to a ticket representative.


Why come to a Condors game by yourself and pay full price for tickets when you can come with as few as nine (9) of your closest friends or colleagues and save money on box office prices. For as little as $8 a ticket you can enjoy the hard-hitting, pulse-pounding excitement of Condors hockey. To reserve your group for some of the best nights in Condorstown (maybe the one right below?!) call 324-PUCK (7825).


Opening Night in Condorstown will have a championship feel as the Stanley Cup Champion LA Kings Ice Crew Girls, Street Team, and mascot Bailey will be on hand as the Condors host the Las Vegas Wranglers at 5 p.m. 

The festivities will begin at 2 p.m. with inflatables, games, and more out on the plaza in front of Rabobank Arena. In addition, the first 2,000 children, 12 & under, will receive a LA Kings Stanley Cup Champion pennant to hang on their wall. For more information or to book your mini-plan including opening night, please call 324-PUCK (7825).

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