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This week, our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Cuyahoga Falls High School senior swimmer Marissa Kassinger. Kassinger says it was a joy working with her teammates with the Black Tigers. "We really push ourselves to be our best, and it's showing in the pool. " she…
Firestone High School Freshman Swimmer Jackson Gallagher is the WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week for February 24th-March 3rd. Jackson recently dropped 20 seconds off his personal best in the 20 IM in a meet in Canton for a time of 2:36. "I knew I had a good time…
Friday, 24 February 2017 07:10

1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week: Jen Johnston

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This week’s WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Jen Johnston of Green High School. Bowling has been a long-time passion for Jen, and she is a star bowler for the Bulldogs. From an early age, she was interested in bowling, and she was encouraged by her father to…
Friday, 17 February 2017 06:31

1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week: Tree Paw

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This week, our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Tree Paw, a junior bowler from North High School. Tree says she came into bowling somewhat by accident, but has grown in her appreciation for the sport and her teammates. “One day they just announced it (bowling tryouts),…
Friday, 17 February 2017 06:29

1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week: Jakari Desphy

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This week's 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is Jakari Desphy from Walsh Jesuit High School. Jakari is a junior goalie on the Warriors hockey team, and is having a terrific season so far as they get ready for state tournament play. Since age two, Jakari has loved…
Highland High School junior basketball player Collin Rittman is the WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week for February 10th-17th. Collin had a three-game stretch recently where he averaged over 32 points per game in keying a great run by the Hornets. "Yeah, I was making the shots, but my…
Our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Landry Carneal of Lake High School. Landry is a three-sport athlete for the Blue Streaks, where she competes in soccer, swimming, and track. During the winter, she is a star swimmer, where she holds school records for the 200 medley…
Friday, 03 February 2017 07:22

1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week: Megan Murray

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This week's 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Megan Murray from Coventry High School. Megan is a basketball standout for the Comets of Coventry, and began her career shooting hoops way back in the third grade. On the court, she is deadly from behind the three-point line,…
Friday, 03 February 2017 07:12

1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week: Tariq Vinson

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This week our 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is Tariq Vinson, a senior basketball player at Buchtel High School. Vinson says the season has gone pretty well so far for the Griffs, and his coaches and teammates make that atmosphere of going to practice each day an…
Friday, 27 January 2017 06:17

1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week: Kelsey Hosey

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Norton High School Girls Basketball sophomore Kelsey Hosey is the 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week for January 27th-February 3rd. The sophomore has been an important player in the teams outstanding 12-3 start. "She is a real good player and choice, such a talented young player," said Norton…
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