Rich Bontrager

The Trigger


The Trigger is...



Here's what they are saying about Rich Bontrager
(
past and present)


"Upbeat and intense"

- Dan Rowe (Former radio voice of Minnesota Vikings football)




“Rich Bontrager (The Trigger)  has a wealth of experience working in the broadcast industry, particularly in regard to sports-by-play, color commenting, and sports talk radio.”

- Jason Jacobs (Operations Director - Community First Broadcasting, Spirit Lake, IA)



3 year host and creator of "Vikings Training Camp Report"
Trigger conducted interviews and provided commentary on training camp progress.  This original show was aired and heard on five different Minnesota radio stations!







"The next best thing to being at the game yourself."

- Neil Lahammer (Sports Director KKAA & KCUE radio)








Creator and host of "Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Party
"
Trigger created this live broadcast event that aired on AM 1270 KWEB radio (now The Fan) and worked extremely close with the T-wolves front office, sales, and PR departments. 








"With promotions Trigger crosses all the T's and dots all the I's"

- John Froom (Former Timberwolves Sales Executive)








4 years Play-by-play or color commentary for the Rochester Honkers of the NWL
Trigger was part of the founding broadcast team that covered the Honkers of Northwoods summer collegiate league.
  







"One of the best versed media guys covering The Northwoods League Baseball"
- Dick Radatz Jr (President of NWL / former owner of Rochester Honkers)








Regular co-host of AM1270 KWEB sports radio live talk show "Vikings Tonight"

Trigger was one of several broadcasters that served as co-host with Lee Walky.  Regular guest included Vikings QB Brad Johnson, Everett Lindsey, Scottie Graham and more!








"Genuine flair and wit with his broadcast"
- Paul Pruitt (GM Austin Southern Minny Stars of Prairie League Baseball)








The Trigger has covered hundreds of sporting events!
Play-by-play for football, basketball and baseball.  Rich Bontrager spent four years straight covering the Minnesota High School Prep Bowl from the Metrodome, and provided court side coverage of the Minnesota Boys Basketball Tournament.  Trigger was the voice high school play-offs and championships for SE Minnesota
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"Tremendous creativity and enthusiasm"
- Dan Litzinger (Current owner and GM of Rochester Honkers Baseball of NWL)