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.


Friday, 08 September 2023 07:49

Golf Tips: Getting to the Green with a Chipper

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Golf Pro, Dan Dauk, joins Ray every Friday with tips and info for golfers. This week they talk about getting to the green with a chipper.  
Friday, 08 September 2023 07:46

Course Review: Windmill Lakes Golf Club

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Golf Pro, Dan Dauk, joins Ray every Friday to talk about local golf courses. This week they cover Windmill Lakes Golf Club.  
Friday, 08 September 2023 08:55

Bases & Balls 9.8.23

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Guardians Broadcaster, Jim Rosenhaus, joins the Ray Horner Morning Show every Friday to talk baseball in 'Bases & Balls!'. This week they discussed how Gavin Williams is doing, the surprising waiver claims, and more.   
There is a lot of talk about Terry Francona possibly stepping down as manager of the Cleveland Guardians. Brian Dulik, sports writer for the Medina Gazette, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about the possibility and what's next for the Guardians. They also discussed the Browns ahead of game one.   
The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital.  This week's athletes are from Barberton High School: Jenna Matheson is a starting midfielder for the Magics Girls’ Soccer Team.  She leads the team on and off the field by her play, effort and example.  She…
Wednesday, 06 September 2023 07:21

The Rare Disease that Killed Jimmy Buffett

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Jimmy Buffett lost his battle with Merkel Cell Skin Cancer over the weekend. Dr Jim Libecco, a Dermatologist in Fairlawn, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about  the rare skin cancer, prevention, detection, and more.   
Wednesday, 06 September 2023 07:05

Hey Bobby! 9.6.23

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Bobby DiBiasio of the Cleveland Guardians joined the Ray Horner Morning Show for his weekly episode of Hey Bobby! Bobbytalks about the waiver claims, the three new pitchers, and updates us on Triston McKenzie and Shane Bieber.
Tuesday, 05 September 2023 07:59

The State of Akron's Local Bussinesses

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Steve Millard, President & CEO of the Greater Akron Chamber, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show on Tuesday. They talked about how local businesses are doing, the workforce, hybrid work environments, economic challenges, and more.  
Friday, 01 September 2023 08:15

Film School: The Birds

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Film Study Professor, Joe Fortunato, joins Ray every Friday for Film School. This week they went back to 1963 to discuss the horror-thriller film, The Birds.  
Friday, 01 September 2023 07:40

Golf Tips: Fairway Woods & the Rough

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Golf Pro, Dan Dauk, joins Ray every Friday with tips and info for golfers. This week they talk about Fairway Woods & the Rough.  
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