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This week's athletes are from Copley High School.

 

Colleen is a junior defender and three-year starter for the Copley girls’ soccer team, ranked #1 in the state all year. The Copley girls have scored 96 goals this season while conceding only one. Colleen has played an integral role in allowing only 1 goal on the season and shutting out the last 16 opponents, both school records. She is determined, ruthless, tough, and disciplined as the center back on the field. Colleen has a contagious energy, forcing those around her to exceed expectations. She is an excellent student-athlete who gets it done on the field and in the classroom, carrying a 4.15 accumulative GPA.

Carter Noel is a 4-year letter winner for the Varsity Football Team at Copley High School.  He has been voted Captain for the past 2 seasons.  Carter is a model student who takes numerous AP and Honors level courses.  He has been instrumental in leading many volunteer activities within the school and with the football team. Carter is regarded among his teachers as a leader at the high school. Carter is also a four year varsity letterwinner for the boys lacrosse team. Carter currently has a 4.4 GPA. 

Wednesday, 19 October 2022 07:44

Hey Bobby! Season Review 10.19.22

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The season has come to an end for the Cleveland Guardians. Senior VP, Bobby DiBiasio, joined Ray to talk about the team, Tito, and what's to come.

Dr. Debbie Plate, from Cleveland Clinic Akron General, joined Ray. It's that time of the year to start getting vaccinated. What vaccines are available and which ones should you get? They talked about Covid vaccines, Flu shots, Pneumonia, and more. 

SummaCare Vice President, Anne Armao, joined Ray on Monday. Medicare open enrollement started over the weekend and goes through Dec. 7th. They talked about all things Medicare and making sure your plan meets your health needs. 

Ohio wins big again this week, as Honda announced a $4.4 billion dollar partnership with LG to make electric vehicle batteries in Fayette County. They're also expanding production at three Ohio plants, and hiring thousands of new employees.

On the flip side, there was a nationwide cyber scare this week, as a mercenary group of Russian hackers appeared to back their government's war of aggression against Ukraine, by launching denial of service attacks against the websites of a number of major US Airport websites.

Listen now for more details with Ohio Governor, Mike DeWine, Akron-Canton Airport CEO, Ren Camacho, CNET Editor, Ian Scherr, and the University of Akron's Center for Intelligence and Security Studies Director, Dr. Karl Kaltenthaler.


Please note:

**This podcast was updated on 10-24-22 to correct the location of the new Honda battery plant, to Fayette County.

Jeanne Destro is in for Ray Horner this week. Earlier this week, a Russian group hacked airports around the country. Luckily, they did not cause any major issues but what if they had? Jeanne talked with Professor of Cybersecurity at Stark State College, Glenn Goe. 

Friday, 14 October 2022 05:06

The Soft Scoop 10.14.22

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Listen to this week's Soft Scoop with Sandy Bennett. She'll keep you up to date with concerts and events. Brought to you by Red Wing Shoes. 

Thursday, 13 October 2022 08:22

Mayor Horrigan on Issue 10 and More

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Mayor Dan Horrigan talked with Jeanne Destro on the Ray Horner Morning Show. First, they talked about the officer involved in the shooting death of Jayland Walker. Then, they discussed the two options Akron has to establish a police oversight board and hold police accountable. Mayor Horrigan explains the differences between his proposal and Issue 10. If you want to know more about Issue 10, be sure to check out the interview with Shammas Malik from Wednesday, available on WAKR.net as well. 

The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital. 


This week's athletes are from Ellet High School.


Alessandra Pinto is a senior with a 3.5 GPA.  She plays soccer for the Ellet Lady Orange.  Alessandra is very involved, she writes for the school newspaper and is a member of the yearbook staff.  She has helped lead the soccer team to years of success while being a four-year starter for the varsity team.  The girls soccer team is experiencing another great season with Alessandra being a team captain.   Alessandra plays as a midfielder for the 12-win Lady Orange soccer team and plays phenomenally on both offense and defense.  She has 14 goals and 15 assists this season. 


Cameron Hinkle  has played football for three years at Ellet High School.  He is the starting inside Linebacker and leads the team in Solo and Total tackles on defense.  Cameron is an excellent student with a 3.8 GPA and is a leader both on and off the field.  Cameron is always willing to put in the work to create a better Ellet Community and help others. 

Shammas Malik, Ward 8 City councilman, candidate for Mayor, and proponent of voter Issue 10, joined Jeanne Destro. He said the proposal for issue 10 may look very familiar, that's because there is already something very similar in effect. What's the difference? This one is meant to be permanent. 

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