Wednesday, 02 January 2019 10:44

Ray Horner Podcast - 1/2/2019

:17 - In the NFL, the day after the regular season is called Black Monday, due to many coaches getting fired after scuffling seasons. The Browns are in a unique position where it’s a highly sought after job, but they also had some success with interim coach Gregg Williams. Where will they go? Who will they choose?

11:50 - In the first week (or so) of 2019, Ray will sit down with the mayors from the area to look back at 2018 and look ahead to the current year. Today, Cuyahoga Falls mayor Don Walters stopped by the studio to look back at 2018, from the continued growth of Portage Crossing to the opening of Front Street to automobile traffic.

28:28 - It’s day 11 of the government shutdown. Dr. David Beer, professor of political science at Malone University, mentioned what it’s all about and the repercussions that could come from it.

40:30 - With the new year beginning, many are looking to kick things off on a healthy path, from eating better to getting some exercise. Judi Christy from the Akron YMCA called in to talk about what The Y has to offer, whether you’re a newbie to a gym or a frequent visitor.

47:11 - Continuing the conversation of the Browns’ coaching search is the Orange & Brown Report’s Fred Greetham.

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Monday, 27 August 2018 16:40

Fred Thomas Previews Malone Football

Malone University football coach Fred Thomas spoke with Sam Bourquin ahead of the 2018 season.

The Pioneers open up the season with Concordia (MI) this Saturday,


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Friday, 11 August 2017 14:13

AUDIO Malone Pioneers Ready For 2017

The Malone Pioneers are getting ready for the 2017 football season, and second year head coach Fred Thomas spoke with Sam and Brad to talk about the upcoming campaign in Canton.


The Pioneers open up the season against Taylor September 2.

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Students have always been weary of starting their post-high school education at a community college, due to the question of whether all or most of their credits will transfer to their next school. Now, a pact between Stark State and Malone University will help the process.

Nathan Phinney, interim dean and provost at Malone University, called into the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss the transition. Phinney explained how students both past and present can have their credits easily transfer to Malone after receiving their associate’s degree.

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Monday, 11 January 2016 18:35

AUDIO Thomas Named Malone FB Coach

The Malone University Pioneers have a new head football coach.

Fred Thomas is the new man in charged of the football team after former coach Eric Hehman took a job at Olivet Nazarene University in Illinois.

Thomas joined the Sam Bourquin Show Monday to talk about the new position and how he plans to put his stamp on the program.

"It's been pretty busy," Thomas said. "We had our first team meeting yesterday, we start weight training soon, and we will hit the ground in recruiting."


Fred plans on recruiting the Canton area along with some of the other area Ohio athletes and some speedy kids out of Florida. He also said the revamping of Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium will be a selling point for recruits.

 "With effort and toughness, I think that will breed success," Thomas explained.

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