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, 26 January 2018 06:44

1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week: Matt Waskey

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This week, our 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is Matt Waskey, a junior bowler from East CLC. Matt says it was family that got him into the sport of bowling and gave him the foundation to enjoy the sport in high school. “My father got me into…
The kid out of Peoria, Illinois is headed to Cooperstown, by way of Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles, Baltimore, and, most notably, Cleveland. Jim Thome, the Indians’ all-time home run leader, is the newest member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, picked on his first try. Bob DiBiasio, VP of the…
Friday, 19 January 2018 06:12

1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week: Tyler Dawson

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Tyler Dawson of Springfield High School is this week’s 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week. Tyler is in his senior year at Springfield, and is a key member of the football and basketball teams. H recently knocked down two clutch free throws late to push the Spartans over…
Thursday, 18 January 2018 18:29

1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week: Madison Haywood

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Madison Haywood from Barberton High School is the female 1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week for January 19th-26th. Madison is a swimmer for the Magics, and is currently in her senior season. Though the team is not large, the Magics are competing at their highest level, and Madison is…
Monday, 15 January 2018 17:10

MOVIE REVIEWS - In Theaters Now

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Bunch of new movies for you this week, let's check them out!
Friday, 12 January 2018 07:40

AUDIO: Lenny Wilkens on Dr. King, LeBron

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It has been a half-century since Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. King’s message has resonated with the people for generations, and that continues to this day. On January 14th, the day before what would have been Dr. King’s 89th birthday, the Akron-Summit County Public Library…
Friday, 12 January 2018 07:13

1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week: David Heath

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This week's 1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week is David Heath from St. Vincent-St. Mary High School. David is a standout wrestler for the Irish, and he is having a spectacular senior season thus far. Wrestling won’t stop for David in high school, as he plans on donning the…
Thursday, 11 January 2018 19:24

1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week: Lexi Petit

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This week, our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Lexi Petit, a junor basketball player for Stow-Munroe Falls High School. Lexi says that team chemistry is one of her favorite things about playing basketball for coach Bob Podges at Stow, but also a key to success for…
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 08:34

AUDIO: Akron Mayor Eliminates Cabinet Positions

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It was announced Monday from the mayor’s office than Dan Horrigan will be eliminating three positions in his cabinet. Those positions are in communications, health and education, and community relations. Horrigan, the mayor of Akron, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss why he made this decision. With the…
Thursday, 04 January 2018 08:40

AUDIO: Dr. Libecco on Skincare In Chilly Temperatures

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2018 has been met with chilly weather all across the United States. In the Akron area, temperatures have frequently hovered in the single digits. With these temperatures, what are some tips for folks on how to beat manage during the cold? Dr. James Libecco, dermatologist at Allied Dermatology and Skincare…
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