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, 08 February 2018 09:37

AUDIO: Mayor Neugebauer on Nexus Settlement

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For the last three years, the city of Green has been in a battle with Nexus over construction of a pipeline in the town. On Wednesday night, that fight came to an end after a 4-3 decision in city council. Gerard Neugebauer, the mayor of Green, called in to the…
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 10:17

AUDIO: Mayor Kline on Downtown Stow Developments

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The city of Stow has its share of restaurants are retail complexes, whether it is in the Stow-Kent area off Route 59 or the area near Graham Road and Hudson Drive. But those areas are on the outskirts of town. What about actual downtown Stow? Sara Kline, the mayor of…
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 09:26

AUDIO: Mayor Judge on Barberton Road Repairs

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The city of Barberton continues to tweak and improve their city, and a major part of that is fixing the streets. Through federal grants, Barberton has received over $8 million for road improvements. Bill Judge, the mayor of Barberton, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss the grant. Judge…
Friday, 02 February 2018 07:24

1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week: Lauren Lucas

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Lauren Lucas from Norton High School is the female Student Athlete of the Week for February 2nd-9th. Lauren is a senior at Norton, and is a member of the Panther basketball team. Brian Miller’s girls are having a terrific season, going on a terror in their conference, and Lauren is…
Friday, 02 February 2018 07:17

1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week: Connor Kerr

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Connor Kerr of Mogadore High School is this week's 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week. Connor is a soft-spoken junior who lets his play do the talking on the court, as he along with his teammates have the Wildcats 8-0 in PTC play. “It's all about hard work,"…
Monday, 29 January 2018 10:52

AUDIO: Joey Arrietta on Future of Akron Racers

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A sad day for softball fans in the area, as the Akron Racers may be no more, at least in 2018. Joey Arrietta, who ran the Racers from top to bottom, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to sort through the news, which caught her by surprise a few weeks…
Monday, 29 January 2018 10:29

AUDIO: Mayor Horrigan on Downtown Development

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2018 is nearly a month old, and the mayor of Akron, Dan Horrigan, addressed some of the needs and visions in the community on the Ray Horner Morning Show. Topics discussed: *The Akron Racers not playing in 2018, and how that will affect Firestone Stadium and the area of South…
 This week's 1590 WAKR Female student athlete of the week is Anyah Parker from Woodridge High School. Anyah is a senior standout player on the Bulldogs basketball team. She looking to continue her athletic and acedemic career at The University of Toledo after graduation. Parker started playing basketball with her…
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…
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