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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!


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    Former Alabama Guards Join NBA Summer League Rosters

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (al.com) – After going without selection in the NBA draft, former Alabama basketball player Retin Obasohan will get his shot as a free agent. The Sacramento Kings signed him to a summer league contract for another tryout in the 11-day Las Vegas league. To continue reading click here.

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    Auburn Schedules Home-and-Home With Penn State

    AUBURN, Ala. (al.com) – For the first time in program history, Auburn will face a Big Ten opponent in the regular season. Auburn has scheduled a home-and-home series with Penn State for the 2021 and 2022 seasons, athletics director Jay Jacobs announced Monday morning via a release. The Tigers will face the Nittany Lions in State College, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 18, 2021, and then host Penn State at Jordan-Hare Stadium the following season on Sept. 17, 2022. “This is another great […]

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    Former Auburn Tiger Jerraud Powers Talks NFL Life, Auburn Football and Team Freeze Foundation

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Baltimore Ravens defensive back and Decatur native Jerraud Powers sits down with WHNT.  Topics of discussion include his decision to sign with Baltimore, Auburn football and his Team Freeze Foundation.

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    Philadelphia Eagles Wide Receiver Holds 7-on-7 Flag Football Challenge at Madison Academy

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Native and Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jordan Matthews has wanted to give back to his community since his first day in the NFL.  The Madison Academy grad eventually set up Matthews Mission, and Saturday he held his first 7-on-7 flag football challenge, and free youth combine, benefiting the New Futures Family Lodging.  Matthews couldn’t have been happier with the turnout, and says he hopes it continues to grow.  “You never know the impact you have […]

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    Fan favorite re-signs with Huntsville Havoc

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – After a successful rookie campaign forward Jeremy Beirnes has re-signed with the Huntsville Havoc.  In his first season with the teams Beirnes played in 53 games scoring seven goals with two assists, but his big impact cam as an enforcer.  Beirnes led the SPHL with 275 penalty minutes and 31 major penalties. The Havoc Opens the 2016-17 season on the road in Peoria on October 21st.

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    Alabama Introduces New Baseball Coach

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (al.com) – Alabama has its new baseball coach. The Crimson Tide will hire Louisiana Tech’s Greg Goff to replace Mitch Gaspard. He was introduced at a Friday afternoon news conference at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. Alabama athletics director Bill Battle said he was looking for a coach who was prepared to take the Tide to the College World Series. From the podium, Goff called this his dream job. He also promised to own the state of Alabama in the world of […]

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    Two Schools Join Gulf South Conference

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (al.com) – Montevallo has returned to the Gulf South Conference. Montevallo officials announced today that its leaving the Peach Belt Conference and re-joining the GSC, which also includes natural rivals North Alabama, Alabama-Hunstville and West Alabama. The Falcons will be a full-time GSC member beginning in fall 2017. “We’re excited about the opportunity to go back to the Gulf South Conference we were a part of for 14 years,” Athletic Director Mark Richard said in a news release about the […]

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    Madison County Football Coach Resigns

    GURLEY, Ala. (al.com) – Scott Peavey has resigned after a successful, seven-year run as football coach at Madison County. Peavey accepted an offer to become an assistant at Oxford. “It was tough. It was just time to make a change,” Peavey said. “This school system has been really good to me and my family. It’s been a blessing for us to be there. There’s just some things that I haven’t been able to control.” To continue reading click here.

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    Alabama A&M Holds 6th Prospect Camp of the Summer

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – It`s been a busy week for the Alabama A&M coaching staff.  Head coach James Spady and his staff have been on the road for five satellite prospect camps in just four days.  The bulldogs traveling from one side of the state to the other with stops in Montgomery, Baldwin County, Mobile, Dothan, and Birmingham.  “It`s been a pretty busy June, but that`s okay because this is imperative,” Coach Spady said.  “We have to have this in […]

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    John Stallworth Holds 14th Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – For 14 years John Stallworth has put on a celebrity golf tournament to raise money for his foundation to provide merit based college scholarships for deserving students.  Year after year the NFL stars, Super Bowl champions and Hall of Famers make their way to Huntsville to support Stallworth and his foundation.  “The last few years I’ve been wanting to be part of this, and I’m just happy that the weekend came open where i can come back […]

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    Miami Marlins Select Florence Pitcher 7th Overall in MLB Draft

    FLORENCE, Ala. (al.com) – The Miami Marlins selected Florence High School pitcher Brax Garrett with the seventh pick in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Thursday night. Only two players have been selected out of an Alabama high school earlier in the June baseball draft than Garrett was on Thursday night. Shortstop Condredge Holloway of Lee High in Huntsville went with the fourth pick to the Montreal Expos in 1971, and pitcher Rick James of Coffee High in Florence went sixth to […]

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    Auburn wins WCWS Finals Game 2 with an extra-inning grand slam to force a winner-take-all game 3

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (al.com) – Not even a seven-run deficit can stop Auburn’s softball team. The Tigers overcame a terrible start to tie Oklahoma in Game 2 of the Women’s College World Series Tuesday in Oklahoma City before Emily Carosone’s grand slam in the bottom of the eighth inning gave Auburn an 11-7 win. The victory forced a decisive Game 3 for the national championship, which will be played Wednesday at 6 p.m. at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium. Auburn lost […]

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