Matt Spatz

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Born and raised in Berea, Matt Spatz is a die hard Guardians, Cavs, Buckeyes and, of course, Browns fan -- once when Spatz was a kid, Browns CB Thom Darden stole a french fry from him at the McDonald's in Berea (true!).  A graduate of Otterbein University in suburban Columbus, Spatz has worked at radio stations in Columbus, OH; Canton, OH; Youngstown, OH; and Roanoke, VA, in addition to here at 97.5 WONE.  Spatz and his wife, Lisa, stay busy with their 4 kids and beloved four-legged friend, Walter. 
Spatz of course loves all the great rock here on 97.5 WONE, with his favorites being Rush, AC/DC, The Rolling Stones, Tom Petty and Queen!  "Spatz & Amanda In The Morning," 5:30 - 10:00 weekdays!
Tuesday, 05 April 2022 11:24

Spatz & Amanda at the Rock Hall

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Spatz & Amanda had their annual broadcast from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 1st and got to talk all things Rock Hall with the man himself, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame CEO Greg Harris! Listen to their converation here: 
Thursday, 03 March 2022 14:49

C'mon, let's play ball!

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It's been a long time since baseball was America's pastime -- can you say, "Hello NFL?!?!" -- but is this latest work stoppage the proverbial nail in Major League Baseball's coffin? It's early March.  Baseball is supposed to be here for us to remind us winter IS almost over;  sunshine…
Thursday, 18 March 2021 11:34

Cleveland Continues To Be Hollywood...Higgins!

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When fans talk about Cleveland Browns wide receivers, fans love to talk about Odell Beckham, Jr. -- and why wouldn't they?  It's not every day that Cleveland is blessed with a bona fide superstar, right?  But with questions about OBJ's health -- not questioning his work ethic or desire to…
Wednesday, 10 March 2021 09:13

Forever HIS Town

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While so many of us were fans, Barry Gabel from Live Nation (formerly Belkin Productions) had a much deeper relationship with Michael Stanley.  Not only was Barry instrumental in bringing Michael's music to life in so many great concerts over the years, but Michael was his dear friend. Thanks for…
Wednesday, 03 March 2021 15:32

The Browns Need a New Head Coach...Again?

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Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski emerged from his well-deserved winter hibernation on Tuesday and promptly said the Browns need...better coaching in 2021?!?!  This is the same guy who was just named the NFL's 2020 Coach of the Year in his first year as a head coach, right?   But I absolutely…
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 16:08

Play Ball!

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Opening Day for the Tribe is just a little more than a month away -- show of hands: who could use a little spring right about now?  Governor DeWine is indicating that it is likely that pro ballparks in Ohio will be at 30% capacity to start the season.  That…