Monday, 19 October 2015 09:35

UAtoZ - October 17 Segments

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Thursday, 29 October 2015 09:30

UAtoZ - October 24 Segments

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Thursday, 29 October 2015 08:55

AUDIO: Big Chuck Previews Ghoulardifest

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A local television staple lives on as an annual gathering. While Ghoulardi hasn't been on TV in a half-century, his image lives on.

Big Chuck Schodowski joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to promote this weekend's annual Ghoulardifest. Big Chuck looked up to Ernie Anderson in their days at WJW in the early 1960s, and eventually took over the late-night slot on TV 8. Anderson eventually became a high profile announcer for ABC TV for three decades.

Ghoulardifest is going on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at La Villa Banquet Center in Cleveland.

Wednesday, 28 October 2015 15:49

AUDIO Tigers and Bulldogs Renew Rivalry

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The War of 1894 will be taking place yet again at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, and with the Massillon Tigers and McKinley Bulldogs getting ready to tussle, both coaches expect to see 100% effort from their young men Saturday afternoon.

Nate Moore, the head coach of the Tigers joined 1590 WAKR to talk about the rivalry, his team battling through adversity throughout the season, and what it's going to take to stop McKinley's playmakers.


 Moore said that by containing McKinley dual-threat QB Dominique Robinson and limiting touches for other Bulldog playmakers, the Tigers should be alright.

"The quarterback is a good athlete, he has a good arm, so we have to stay disciplined defensively," he said.

For McKinley, head coach Dan Reardon says his team is playing good football and will have to maintain focus in a rivalry game and not let the emotion surrounding it cloud them from executing.


Tuesday, 27 October 2015 17:43

AUDIO Massillon, McKinley Primed For Showdown

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It's Week 10 of the high school football season and Massillon and Canton McKinley are ready to hit the gridiron this weekend once again.

Chris Easterling from the Massillon Independent joined the Sam Bourquin Show to break down the matchup and talk about what's at stake for both teams in addition to bragging rights.


 McKinley has their playoff spot locked up, while Massillon needs a win to keep their season alive. The Tigers are coming off a tough loss to the Irish of St. Vincent-St. Mary, while McKinley is coming off a win over the Green Bulldogs.

Easterling says that both quarterbacks Seth Blankenship of the Tigers and Dominique Robinson of the Bulldogs will dictate this game, and whoever makes the most crucial throws and the fewest mistakes will lead his team to a victory at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.


Tuesday, 27 October 2015 16:00

AUDIO Bulls,Cavs Ready To Tangle Tonight

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The Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers will get the NBA season started later tonight and both teams are excited to start fresh and get to the elusive NBA Championship.

Dave Daniels from joined the Average Sports Show to talk about the matchup from the Bulls perspective, saying that the long and short tem success of Fred Hoiberg's squad depends on the health of key players such as Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah.


 The Cavs and Bulls will tip things off on your home for the Wine and Gold, 1590 WAKR.

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 14:52

Meet the Candidates: Akron Municipal Court

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Dave Lombardi and Jon Oldham are running for the Akron Municipal Court bench currently occupied by Lombardi. Both candidates talked to Jasen about their qualifications and their ideas for the court.

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 14:43

Meet the Candidates: Stow Muni Court Clerk

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The race for Stow Municipal Court clerks has been among the most hotly contested local races of the year. Democrat Diana Colavecchio, independent Kevin Coughlin, and Republican Don Robart all sat down with Jasen to talk about their ideas for the court and the highly negative tone of the campaign.

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 15:09

AUDIO Benedictine,Hoban Primed For Battle

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It will be a clash of the titans in Week 10 of the high school football season as Archbishop Hoban High School and Cleveland Benedictine will tee it up on the gridiron Saturday night.

Benedictine coach Joe Schaefer joined the show to talk about the matchup with Hoban, saying that they have athletes to defend all over the field.


 The Bengals are 9-0 on the season, along with the Hoban Knights, so both teams will be facing a huge test prior to the playoffs, which start next week.

Schaefer said his team has been doing well along both lines, offensively and defensively, and that play in the trenches is crucial to his team's success.

For Archbishop Hoban, Tim Tyrell says that defensively, his team needs to be sure to keep everything in front of them and stay disciplined with all of the athletes at the quarterback, receiver, and skill positions for Benedictine.


The Louisville Leopards are riding high heading into the final week of the high school football season after their defeat of the previously undefeated Salem Quakers.

Head football coach John DeMarco joined the Sam Bourquin Show to talk about the 48-10 dominating win, his team coming together, and the seniors who got a chance to exit Leopard Stadium for the final time as winners.

"We wanted to jump on them (Salem) early, turn mistakes into points, which we did," DeMarco said.


 The Leopards are in first place in the NBC conference heading into their final game of the 2015 season against Canton South. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. 

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