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.

Wednesday, 10 March 2021 08:35

Indians Radio Week, Day 3

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Day 3 of Indians Radio Week is here, though the interviews are conducted on one end from the Tribe's spring training facility in Goodyear, Arizona, and the other end on West Market Street in Akron, Ohio. Ray Horner had a good chat with hall of fame broadcaster Tom Hamilton about…
Cases, hospitalizations, and deaths from COVID-19 may be down compared to December of 2020, but some who have had the virus months or even a year ago are still experiencing aftereffects. Dr. Brian Bauman is with Summa Health Systems, and he joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about…
The CDC on Monday announced new guidelines for fully vaccinated folks, which include some freedoms to have small gatherings and see family. Dr. Debbie Plate from Cleveland Clinic Akron General has appeared on the Ray Horner Morning Show weekly throughout the pandemic, and she talked on Tuesday about those guidelines…
Tuesday, 09 March 2021 08:15

Indians Radio Week, Day 2

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It's Day 2 of Indians Radio Week, and unfortunately, Ray Horner is unable to be in Goodyear, Arizona for spring training due to the pandemic. But it does not mean Ray won't bring you the latest on the 2021 Cleveland Indians, even if it is over the phone. VP from…
Monday, 08 March 2021 08:53

Indians Radio Week, Day 1

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Indians Radio Week in 2021 is much different, as Ray Horner is not out in Goodyear, Arizona with the Cleveland Indians. But Ray, the Indians, and everyone else has had to make adjustments, so radio week will be virtual this year. Curtis Danburg is part of the Indians' marketing department,…
One full year into the pandemic, and vaccine distribution has been ramped up as cases are going down. However, medical professionals urge folks not to let their guards down, even after they get their vaccines. Dr. Cliff Deveny is the president and CEO of Summa Health Systems, and he provided…
Sewage happens, and they're using it at the University of Akron to track COVID-19. Also at U-A, a computer science student and tech startup entrepreneur, talks to us about using Artificial Intelligence in a new way, to make video games more immersive and engaging. We'll also hear from CNET's Brian…
Friday, 05 March 2021 07:17

Tribe Spring Training Schedule on WAKR

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Spring Training Schedule on WAKR 3/6 - Tribe vs. White Sox (3:05pm) 3/10 - Tribe vs. Angels (3:05pm) 3/12 - Tribe vs. Dodgers (3:05pm) 3/13 - Tribe vs. Giants (3:05pm) 3/17 - Tribe vs. Reds (4:05pm) 3/18 - Tribe vs. Cubs (4:05pm) 3/20 - Tribe vs. White Sox (4:05pm) 3/21…
For our Student Athlete of the Week program, we head to the east side of town and visit Ellet CLC. Rachel Wenzel is a two-sport athlete at Ellet. She excels on the field for both the soccer and basketball teams. As a sophomore, she started every game and received first…
Some states have already done away with their statewide mask mandate, and perhaps others may follow suit. But in Ohio, such measures are not on the radar for now, even though cases of COVID-19 are down and vaccine distribution is up. Akron mayor Dan Horrigan joined the Ray Horner Morning…
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