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.

Tuesday, 03 August 2021 07:55

Helpful Hints For Dealing With High Heat

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Temperatures in Akron last week were moderately nice, but with it being August, the weather is heating up once again. The temperatures this week will hovering in the 80's, and it is slated to head back into the 90's next week. Dr. Aaron Lear is a sports medicine doctor at…
The Delta variant of COVID-19 is raging through the population, with upwards of 85% of the cases in the United States being this strain of the virus. This is causing concern across the country, from the medical facilities to the upcoming school year. Dr. Richard Londraville is a biologist at…
Show me the money! Esports is big business now, and the University of Akron is making sure their students can prove they have what it takes to do the many jobs associated with it, by offering an Esports Business Certificate. Find out why, with U-A Management professor, Dr. Seungbum Lee, and…
This week, how the same voice technology that powers your interactions with Siri and Alexa, also allows marketers to gather data about you like your age, weight, birth control use, and more. Sound creepy? Well, it is, according to author, Joseph Turow, as he found out when he wrote his…
The All-American Soap Box Derby is back this week, and the Akron Marathon returns next month. Akron, like many other towns large and small, is slowly but surely returning to normal. Akron mayor Dan Horrigan joined the Ray Horner Morning Show for his weekly Thursday visit to talk about a…
Delayed a year and without spectators, the 2020 Toyko Olympics are indeed happening in 2021. That year off is very trying for the athletes trying to stay in peak performance. If there is anyone who knows about peak performance, it is Akron's own Butch Reynolds, who set records in the…
Wednesday, 21 July 2021 09:44

Bases & Balls with Jim Rosenhaus - 7/21/2021

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Time now for Bases & Balls, a weekly segment with WAKR's Ray Horner and Tribe broadcaster Jim Rosenhaus! Rosey and Ray looked at the grueling road trip the Indians had to start the second half, Daniel Johnson's impact, the timetable when fans can see Shane Bieber and Aaron Civale pitch…
After a year hiatus due to the pandemic, the All-American Soap Box Derby is back at Derby Downs. Racers from all around the country will compete in the events, though it is restricted to JUST the United States for this year due to travel concerns. Mark Gerberich is the CEO…
Tuesday, 20 July 2021 12:43

Hey Bobby! - 7/21/2021

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Time now for Hey Bobby!, a weekly Cleveland Indians segment with VP Bob DiBiasio and WAKR's Ray Horner. Today, Bobby and Ray went back to 2016 to remember Rajai Davis's home run in the World Series and how loud Progressive Field was, the impact of Bradley Zimmer and Daniel Johnson,…
As employers begin to head back into their workplaces, whether it is full-time or in a hybrid situation, it is best for some to get a refresher course on proper workplace etiquette. Nancy Holland is a member of Akron City Council, but she is also a labor attorney by trade.…
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