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.


Thursday, 21 March 2019 08:31

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/21/2019

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:17 - We began Thursday’s show hot on a gun debate. Basically, the debate boiled down to “why do we need military-style weaponry?” Ray and Jeanne asked that question, while Tony and Steffany took the other side. 20:50 - Speaking of age limits and bans, Cuyahoga Falls could be the…
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 10:16

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/20/2019

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:17 - As soon as we signed off yesterday morning, the Los Angeles Angels and Mike Trout agreed to a historic 12-year, $430 million to keep him in Anaheim. As with each one of these signings, what will this mean for the future of Francisco Lindor in a Tribe uniform?…
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 10:34

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/19/2019

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:17 - Since every day is apparently a holiday, today is Let’s Laugh Day! The panel discussed their favorite sitcom characters and how their humor can transcend generations. 10:12 - Author Tim Carroll stopped by the studio to discuss his new book (out today) World War II Akron. 18:30 -…
Monday, 18 March 2019 10:06

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/18/2019

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:17 - For the first time since 1997, the Buchtel Griffins boys basketball team is heading to states. Head coach Matt Futch brought some of his players in studio to preview their Thursday matchup in Columbus. 13:16 - Tony the producer is back from his week in California, and he…
Friday, 15 March 2019 09:47

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This week, using big data to fight opiod addiction, big data breaches—and what the government can do to stop them, the latest on efforts to restore net neutrality, and the race in space to provide internet access.  
This week our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Jess Vari a senior basketball player from Revere High School.  She says basketball is something that runs in her family with her older siblings and father all playing.    “It was just a family thing,” she said   …
Friday, 08 March 2019 12:58

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This week, more details on how Facebook is becoming an internet service provider, where to look for new tech jobs, our greatest cyber threat, and a new app that’s sure to be a hit with pet lovers.
Friday, 08 March 2019 09:39

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/8/2019

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:17 - Unlike most prominent Democrats, US Senator Sherrod Brown is not focused on a White House run. However, Ray and Tony feel he can still be a viable vice presidential candidate, but for which faction of the Democrat party? 12:15 - The documentary Leaving Neverland has been a big…
This week our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Savannah McGraw, a senior bowler from Coventry High School.  She says she got into bowling to have another challenge for herself and to compete alongside her friends.    “I just thought it would be cool and something to…
Thursday, 07 March 2019 10:14

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/7/2019

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:17 - It was announced last night that Alex Trebek is suffering from stage 4 pancreatic cancer, but plans on fighting through it. The panel discussed Trebek’s legacy a bit, as well as some of their favorite breakfast cereals to begin the show. 9:08 - It’s been a week since…
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