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, 21 September 2022 08:10

Dr. Barton on the Resurgence of Polio

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Dr. Hazel Barton is a Professor of Biology at the University of Akron. Polio has been detected in wastewater in parts of the country. Dr. Barton joined Ray to talk about how that can be. They talked about keeping up with vaccinations, how Polio spreads, the dangers of the virus,…
Wednesday, 21 September 2022 06:51

Hey Bobby! 9.21.22

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Bobby DiBiasio of the Cleveland Guardians joins Ray every Wednesday. This week they talked about the front office, Chris Antonetti, the series against the Twins, and more.  
Dr. Debbie Plate of Cleveland Clinic Akron general, joined Ray to discuss the dangers of Meningitis in teens. They discussed warning signs, spread, and more.
Monday, 19 September 2022 09:13

Anne Bitong Talks Akron Marathon

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President and CEO of the Akron Marathon Anne Bitong joined Ray to talk about the upcoming event this weekend.
Great news for people in the Akron area who are having trouble getting online at home, because they either don't have a computer, or an internet connection. Now, they can get both, for free, from the Akron Summit County Public Library. Listen now, for details from library Technology Director, Ryan…
Friday, 16 September 2022 09:27

Bases and Balls 09/16/2022

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Guardians broadcaster Jim Rosenhaus joined Ray for another edition of Bases and Balls. This week, Ray and Rosey discussed the crucial stretch the Guardians face as they try to maintain their division lead.
Friday, 16 September 2022 09:07

Film School with Joe Fortunato: Fatal Attraction

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On this week's session of film school, film study professor Joe Fortunato joined Ray to discuss the classic film, Fatal Attraction.
Even if you’re deep inside a forest, high atop a mountain, or walking on the moon; there is always some form of plastic nearby. From the buttons on your shirt, to the laces on your shoes; you are literally wearing it wherever you go. You talk into it through your…
The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital.   This week's athletes are from Archbishop Hoban High School.   Lauren Tonsing: Lauren is a two-year varsity captain on the Hoban girls soccer team. She has helped lead the Knights to a 7-2 record…
Thursday, 15 September 2022 09:23

Hey, Bobby! 09/15/2022

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On this week's edition of "Hey, Bobby!", Cleveland Guardians Senior VP Bobby DiBiasio joined Ray to talk about the new rule changes implemented by the MLB, and reminisce about former Cleveland slugger Joe Carter.
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