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.

This week our 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is junior basketball player Josh Fleming from Woodridge High School.  He says he got into basketball at an early age and has enjoyed it ever since.   “I’ve been playing it my whole life, one of my friends was…
Thursday, 29 November 2018 10:35

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/29/2018

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:17 - The news of General Motors closing down regional plants has been tough, especially for folks near Lordstown, Ohio. Senator Sherrod Brown has made his feelings known on this subject, and has appealed to President Donald Trump to get 7:34 - The holidays are stressful enough. It’s worse when…
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 10:22

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/28/2018

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:17 - The Ohio State Buckeyes sit at six in the AP Top 25, which makes them on the outside looking in for the college football playoff. Ray thinks the Bucks have a case for the playoff, while Tony believes their loss to Purdue and narrow win over Maryland may…
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 10:30

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/27/2018

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:17 - The counties of Summit and Stark will collide Thursday night at Tom Benson Stadium in Canton, as the Archbishop Hoban Knights take on the vaunted Massillon Tigers. Hoban head coach Tim Tyrrell previewed that matchup for the title. 5:50 - Speaking of championship weekend, Tim Stried from the…
Monday, 26 November 2018 10:58

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/26/2018

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:17 - Could you say the Bengals’ 35-20 loss to the Browns was “Hue-militating”? Ray and Tony kicked off Monday’s show talking about Baker Mayfield and the Browns taking it to former coach Hue Jackson. 9:57 - Who didn’t know the singers at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade lip-synced their…
This week our 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is Samuel Lord, a junior wrestler from Ellet High School.   He started wrestling at an early age, but now as a junior in high school, the grind and the discipline of the sport drives him and his teammates. “The…
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 10:31

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/21/2018

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:17 - Is Black Friday shopping not what it used to be? Are you shopping for yourself or others? Are you looking forward to Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday? WEWS News 5 consumer reporter Jonathan Walsh has you covered, from the big box stores to online shopping to gift…
Friday, 16 November 2018 09:34

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/16/2018

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:17 - We lost a great talent from yesteryear at the age of 85. Roy Clark could play the strings of a guitar and a fiddle better than anyone before and after him, and he even acted and told jokes. Ray and Tony talked about the glory days of Hee…
Friday, 16 November 2018 09:29

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-11-16-18 Featured

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 This week, new software designed to help local retailers compete against Amazon, the FCC taking aim at Robocalls, and smartphones you can fold up and put in your pocket. We'll also hear about weatherizing your home for the winter, technology to help infants learn, and a guy who wants to…
This week our 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is Logan Johnson a senior wrestler from Firestone.  Logan says that he got into the sport of wrestling at an early age and has loved it ever since.   A team captain and a letterman for the Falcons, Johnson…
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