Friday, 23 October 2015 14:55

AUDIO Undefeated Salem Looking To Lasso Leopards

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Week 9 of the high school football season will feature a battle of two solid and well-coached teams who are looking to fine-tune their game before the playoffs begin. Ron Johnson, the head coach of Salem joined the Sam Bourquin Show to talk about the undefeated Quakers' matchup with the…
Friday, 23 October 2015 13:37

AUDIO Zavac: Thompson Signs, Cavs Ready To Go

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After a long wait, Tristan Thompson is now back in the fold for the Wine and Gold. Dave Zavac from Fear the Sword joined Brad Russell in the Average Sports Show to talk about how the 5-year-$82 million deal got done and now that the band is back together, the…
Stow-Munroe Falls senior football stud Jayson Gobble is the WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week for October 23rd-October 30th. The talented Gobble has run for 1,310 yards with outstanding yards per carry average of 8.34. He has rushed for 23 touchdowns and caught an additional 2 scores. "Jayson has…
This week's 1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week is Alexis Meffert from Lake High School in Uniontown. She is a standout soccer player for the Bluestreaks, and will be a four-year letter winner. Alexis recently broke the single season scoring record this year by scoring 30 goals, breaking the…
Athletic infractions and $10,000 in fines have been handed down to the Akron Public Schools, as a result of the Ohio High School Athletic Association's investigation into problems with eligibility at APS. Tim Stied with the OHSAA says that 16 ineligible athletes were found at five of seven APS high…
Thursday, 22 October 2015 14:11

AUDIO Zips' Men & Women Ready For Hoops

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The Akron Zips men's and women's basketball teams are getting ready for the 2015-16 season with the expectation of being competitive in the MAC.  The teams held their annual Media Day on the campus of the University of Akron inside the Student Union.    Men's basketball coach Keith Dambrot said…
Almost five years ago, then-Arizona congresswoman Gabby Giffords was shot in the face during a gathering in Tucson. Since then, her recovery has been slow, yet miraculous and promising. Gabby and her husband, Mark Kelly, will be at EJ Thomas Hall tonight to "spread their message of courage and hope."…
With John Kasich busy on a run for Washington D.C., an opening in Columbus, Ohio may be a possibility. Three Republicans may be in the running for governor in 2016, one of which is Green's own Mary Taylor. The Lieutenant Governor joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to address the…
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 19:23

AUDIO Scott Petrak Talking Manziel, Browns

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The Cleveland Browns have had their struggles as of late. One particular Brown has been under fire as of late...again.   Scott Petrak from the Elyria Chronicle Telegram joined the Sam Bourquin Show Tuesday to talk about the latest incident involving Browns backup quarterback Johnny Manziel.   Petrak says his…
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 19:08

AUDIO Embick, UA Ready For Sparty

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The University of Akron men's soccer team is up to their winning ways once again, and they will look to continue on the good path as they prepare to face Michigan State on Wednesday.   Head Coach Jared Embick joined the Sam Bourquin Show to talk about his team heading…
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