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I’m a Texas boy born and raised, but couldn’t be more excited to be here in Huntsville, Alabama! The chance to cover SEC football is a dream come true, so I jumped at the chance to be a part of the WHNT News 19 Sports Team.

Back home in Texas I attended West Texas A&M University where I majored in Mass Communications/Broadcasting. After graduating, my first job in TV was in my hometown of Amarillo. A photographer job at KFDA, where I actually met and worked with Ryan Cody.

After about a year of working in Amarillo, I accepted a Weekend Sports Anchor Job at KWES in Midland, Texas. Then two years later my good friend Ryan gave me a call about a job, and now I’m here in Huntsville!

Football has and always will be my passion, that’s why I feel this is the perfect job. Playing and covering high school and college ball in the state of Texas was great, but the level of passion for SEC football here in north Alabama is a different world that I can’t wait to be a part of. That said, I love anything and everything about all sports!

If you have any cool story ideas, or just want to talk a little sports, feel free to email me any time at chase.horn@whnt.com!


Recent Articles
  • Nick Saban delivers classic rant of first day of spring football

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (al.com) – Nick Saban rejected the notion that Alabama is going to return to a “ball-control” offense after the Crimson Tide lost to Clemson in the national title game. During a fiery rant, Saban said what transpired in the only defeat of the 2016 campaign won’t push Alabama to adopt a conservative approach under new offensive coordinator Brian Daboll. In the 35-31 loss, the Tide had a nine-minute time of possession deficit and squandered a 10-point lead in the […]

  • Auburn quarterback transfering from program

    AUBURN, Ala. (al.com) – Backup quarterback Tyler Queen announced his plans to transfer from Auburn Tuesday afternoon. The redshirt sophomore revealed the news on his personal Twitter account. “First off, I would like to thank the Auburn Family for all their continued support through the good times and the bad times since the first day I stepped on campus,” Queen wrote in the message. “I’ll always have a special place in my heart for the best fans in college football. I want to […]

  • UAH forward Seab Webster to play in DII All-Star game

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (uahchargers.com) – Seab Webster will play one final game in the Blue and White as the senior forward has been selected to play in the 2017 Reese’s Division II College All-Star Game as announced by the NABC on Monday. The conted will be played on Friday, March 24, at 7 p.m. CDT at the NCAA Division II Elite Eight at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D. The teams are composed of two senior student-athletes from each of the […]

  • Alabama begins spring ball on Tuesday

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (al.com) – Part I of the offseason is about to end with spring practice starting Tuesday in Tuscaloosa. The first of 15 workouts will begin in the afternoon behind closed doors. It culminates April 22 on A-Day in Bryant-Denny Stadium in the familiar spring ritual. Every year is different, of course, and this March/April will bring a few unique circumstances. We discuss a few of these topics in the video above. For the first time since 2013 with AJ […]

  • Alabama signee John Petty named Gatorade Alabama player of the year

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (al.com) – The first of three potential John Petty award repeats is in the books. The Mae Jemison senior and Alabama signee has again been named the Gatorade Alabama Basketball Player of the Year. Petty is the first player to win in consecutive years since the award’s inception in 1987. He joins former opponent Joshua Langford of Madison Academy as the award’s only two-time winner. Petty has a chance to repeat as Mr. Basketball and win a third consecutive […]

  • Live Blog: NCAA Tournament Tip-off

    The NCAA Tournament is underway. One of the day’s biggest story lines is top-seeded Villanova starting its quest to become the first repeat national champion since Florida in 2007. The Wildcats (31-3) open tournament play in Buffalo against Mount St. Mary’s (20-15) Thursday night. Chase Horn will be live blogging all of the action.

  • Athens Native Giddy Potts leads Middle Tennessee back to the NCAA Tournament

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee was the Cinderella team of the 2016 NCAA Tournament with its win over Michigan State, but this isn’t quite the same team that upset the Spartans last year.  There are a lot of new faces, but one of the constants is Athens native Giddy Potts.  The junior guard says this group is even better than last season, and so is he.  He didn’t lead the country in three point percentage like he did last year, but […]

  • UAH basketball loses in South Region title game to Rollins 72-68

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (al.com) – Jeff Merton scored 20 points to lead Rollins (Fla.) to a 72-68 win over UAH tonight in the NCAA Division II South Region championship game in Huntsville. The seventh-seeded Tars (24-10) advance to the Elite Eight in Sioux Falls, S.D. Top-seeded UAH finished 26-8. The Chargers used a 9-0 run to pull within one, 66-65, with 1:02 remaining in the game. UAH missed its next two shots and Rollins capitalized with a Merton layup and three free […]

  • JSU prepares for NCAA tournament matchup with Louisville

    JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (al.com) – Jacksonville State learned it will play Louisville in its first NCAA Tournament game. The Gamecocks are seeded 15th in the Midwest region and the Cardinals (24-8) from the ACC are seeded No. 2. The game will be on Friday in Indianapolis, Ind. Tip is approximately 2:45 p.m. CT on CBS. Jacksonville State (20-14), in head coach Ray Harper’s first year, won the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament as the No. 4 seed, defeating UT-Martin 66-55 in the […]

  • Webster brothers have one last ride as teammates at UAH

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Saturday UAH opens the South Region Tournament against Clark-Atlanta.  It’s the beginning of the NCAA tournament for the Chargers, but it’s the last ride for brothers Seab and Riley Webster as teammates. “The game has been great to us, and I’m so glad that God has put us in this position to play this game and share it with each other.” Seab told WHNT News 19’s Taylor Tannebaum. As far back as they can remember, Seab and […]

  • Alabama advances to SEC semifinals with win over South Carolina

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (al.com) – A day after Alabama easily dispatched Mississippi State from the SEC tournament, the Crimson Tide was forced to rely on grit and determination to earn its second victory in a span of 24 hours. Alabama defeated South Carolina, 64-53, on Friday at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville — using a potent concoction of defense, elbow grease and some intestinal fortitude to outlast the Gamecocks. Now, a matchup with mighty Kentucky (27-5) — the nation’s eight-ranked team–  awaits the Crimson […]

  • Alabama spanks Mississippi State in SEC tournament opener

    NASHVILLE, TN. (al.com) – It’s a new season for Alabama. The reset button was pushed. And on Thursday the Tide played like a team freed from the shackles of its perplexing, often frustrating past. Alabama crushed Mississippi State, 75-55, in the second round of the SEC tournament in Nashville. In one of the rare instances this season, the Tide (18-13) played a complete game. Alabama was abnormally efficient on the offensive end, working to create high-percentage shots and avoiding the wasted […]