Ray Horner Morning Show

wakr rayRay has been the WAKR Morning host for since 2000 after a successful career in the Erie , Pennsylvania market as a Host and Operation Manager for WAKR/ WZPR / WMDE radio in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Ray won the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Sportscaster of the year two times and is currently the play-by-play voice of Hiram College Athletics. Ray has been involved in Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Akron Children's Concert Society, Akron Public Schools, and The Embrace Care Clinic. Ray loves baseball, outdoor activities and spending time with his four children, Elizabeth, Rocco, Ava and Gia. Ray, his wife, Melissa and the children live in Wadsworth, Ohio.


Monday, 15 April 2024 07:15

Akron RubberDucks Season

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Ken Babby, owner of the RubberDucks, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. With the season now in full swing, he talked about the excitement ahead, the ballpark, and more.  
Imagine a future where virtually everything you touch is infused with Artificial Intelligence; not just your smart phone, but also your TV, your car, your air conditioner, the forklift at the factory where you work, and more. But that's not an imaginary scenario. According to the authors of the new…
Friday, 12 April 2024 07:59

Film School: Some Like It Hot

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Film Study Professor Joe Fortunato joins the Ray Horner Morning Show every Friday to discuss classic films. This week they covered 'Some Like It Hot', 1959 Comedy and Crime film.   
Golf Pro, Dan Dauk, joins Ray every Friday with tips and info for golfers. This week, they focused on the Augusta National Golf Course, host of the 2024 Masters. They discussed the competition and more. 
Dr. Justin Dunn, Cardiologist with SUMMA, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. He talked with Ray about weight loss drugs, their impact on heart health, and more.   
Senator Sherrod Brown joined Ray on the Ray Horner Morning Show. They talked a little baseball and, more importantly, more money coming into East Palestine from Norfolk Southern.  
The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital.This week's athletes are from Wadsworth High School. Jessie Crookston is a senior and leader of the Softball team. She is a 4 year starter and Letter winner, 3x All-Suburban League and All-Medina County Team, and 2x…
Wednesday, 10 April 2024 07:14

Women's Basketball Popularity Rising

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Scott Callaghan, former Women's Basketball Coach, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. Women's Basketball viewership is on the rise. Ray and Scott discussed why popularity is rising and discussed Women's Basketball Star, Caitlin Clark.  
Wednesday, 10 April 2024 06:53

Horner's Corner: Joey Arrietta

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Each month, Ray Horner will sit down and conduct in person interviews with Akron dignitaries of the past and present. This month, Ray sat down with Joey Arrietta, Owner/GM of the Akron Racers. 
Tuesday, 09 April 2024 07:43

Donny Osmond is Coming to Akron!

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Donny Osmond joined Ray on the Ray Horner Morning Show. They talked about his career and his upcoming show at the Akron Civic Theatre on July 6th.  
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