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, 30 August 2023 07:12

Discovering Heart Defects & Treatments

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Bronny James revealed that doctors have discovered a heart defect, the cause of his recent cardiac arrest. Dr. Justin Dunn, Cardiologist with SUMMA, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. They discussed discovering heart defects, the connection to athletes, treatments, and more.  
Tuesday, 29 August 2023 07:19

COVID-19 is on the Rise in Akron

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The Summit County Health Commissioner, Donna Skoda, joined the Ray Horner Mornign Show on Tuesay morning. Covid is on the rise in Akron. Donna discussed the uptick, vaccines, masks, and more.  
Monday, 28 August 2023 07:14

Bob Barker Passed Away at 99 Years Old

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Bob Barker, Price Is Right host and animal activist, passed away over the weekend at the age of 99 years old. Rich Heldenfels, retired writer for the Akron Beacon Journal, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show Monday morning to discuss the loss.  
Most people have figured out by now, that when you watch an opinion show on Fox TV; you get a right wing, conservative point of view, and the same thing goes on the left, for MSNBC. Social media has also been overtaken by spin, and whether you’re on Facebook, X…
Friday, 25 August 2023 08:40

Bases & Balls 8.25.23

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Guardians Broadcaster, Jim Rosenhaus, joins the Ray Horner Morning Show every Friday to talk baseball in 'Bases & Balls!'.  They talked about  Arias, Freeman, and Rocchio battling it out on the field, the possibility of Terry Francona retiring, and more!    
Friday, 25 August 2023 08:15

Film School: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

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Film Study Professor, Joe Fortunato, joins Ray every Friday for Film School. This week, Ray and Joe go back to 1986 with the comedy-romance, Ferris Bueller's Day Off.  
Friday, 25 August 2023 07:49

Golf Tips: Putter & Putting Styles

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Golf Pro, Dan Dauk, joins Ray every Friday with tips and info for golfers. This week Dan covers putter styles.   
Friday, 25 August 2023 07:40

Golf Course Review: Portage Country Club

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Golf Pro, Dan Dauk, joins Ray every Friday to talk about local golf courses. This week, Dan reviews Portage Country Club in Akron.  
Ohio State's football season kicks off Labor Day Weekend. Paul Keels, voice of the Buckeyes, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. Paul and Ray discussed defense, the quarterback battle, and being on the road with the Buckeyes.   
There is a lot of excitement on the campus of the University of Akron as students get back to school. President of the University of Akron, Dr. Gary Miller, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. He spoke about campus life, housing, and why students come from all over the world…
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