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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
  • Lady Tigers Teaching the Lady Tigers of Tomorrow

    Rogersville, Ala. (WHNT) – Unlike most summer basketball camps, at Lauderdale County it’s the high school athletes running the show.  The Lady Tigers coach the very same camp they went to as kid, helping prepare the Lady Tigers of tomorrow.  Sports Director Ryan Cody was in Rogersville to find out how this tradition keeps the tradition of winning at Lauderdale County alive and well.

  • Two Former Chargers Preparing for the MLB Draft

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Athens native Chandler Brock will go down as one of the best baseball players in UAH history, and after graduating from Huntsville High Daniel Koger spent three years at Auburn before finishing his college career a Charger.    The two may have played their last game in blue and white, but their careers are far from over.   The next step is the Major League Baseball first year player draft, where both athletes hope to have […]

  • Alabama Offers Tanners’ Chadarius Townsend

    Tanner, Ala. (al.com) – Alabama got on the Chadarius Townsend train early. The Crimson Tide became the first SEC school to offer Tanner’s dual-threat, rising junior quarterback today. Townsend (6-foot, 180 pounds) ran for 1,571 yards and 20 touchdowns on 153 carries, and threw for 857 yards and 18 scores last season in his first season starting under center. He was named All-Tennessee Valley honorable mention. Townsend helped lead Tanner to a 10-3 record and the Class 2A quarterfinals, where the Rattlers lost to […]

  • Russellville Baseball Wins First Ever State Title

    Montgomery, Ala. (al.com) – Russellville won its first baseball state title, denying Helena a championship in the program’s first year of existence. Russellville’s Jacob Green threw a near-complete game shutout while fighting off a Helena seventh-inning rally, to defeat the Huskies 4-1, delivering the No. 6 Golden Tigers their first baseball state championship in school history Saturday at Paterson Field in Montgomery. Green threw six and one-third innings of scoreless baseball before Helena’s Brooks Brophy drove in the Huskies’ fonly run […]

  • Madison Academy Completes State Championship Triple Crown

    Montgomery, Ala. (al.com) – It took a game longer than they would have liked, but the Madison Academy baseball team defended its state championship and made history in the process. The Mustangs bounced back from a series-opening loss Thursday to defeat Geneva 7-2 an 14-2 (five innings) for the Class 3A state title today at Riverwalk Stadium in Montgomery. The victory makes Madison Academy the first AHSAA member to ever win baseball, football and boys basketball championships in the same school […]

  • Trinity Tops Brooks for State Title

    Montgomery, Ala. (al.com) – Trinity was in jeopardy of missing the state playoffs entering the last series of the regular season. Six weeks later, the Wildcats are state champs. Again. Charlie Leisy’s three-run double in the third inning gave Trinity a nice cushion and the Wildcats held off Brooks 8-5 at Riverwalk Stadium in Montgomery to win their first Class 4A state baseball title. To continue reading click here.

  • Madison Academy Falls in Game One to Geneva

    Montgomery, Ala. (al.com) – The reigning champs are on the ropes. Geneva got a solid outing from Jamison Roney and put down two big bunts in a 5-2 win over reigning champ Madison Academy in the opening game of the Class 3A best-of-three series at Paterson field in Montgomery. Roney (5-1), a southpaw Montevallo signee, held No. 2-ranked Madison Academy to five hits, and didn’t allow the Mustangs  to score an earned run until the top of the seventh inning. To […]

  • Hammers can’t Keep up With Columbus, Fall 74-53

    Columbus, GA (WHNT) – The Alabama Hammers have their two game winning streak snapped Saturday night in Columbus, falling 74-53 top the Lions.  Check out the first half highlights.

  • Bulldogs Sweep DH, Take Series from State

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WHNT) – Alabama State took game one of the Magic City Diamond Classic, but that didn’t stop Alabama A&m from winning the series.   In a double header on Saturday the Bulldogs take game two 8-3, then hold on to win the rubber match 5-2.  A&M returns home to host Jacksonville State on Tuesday.

  • Sweeps Dominate 2nd Round of AHSAA Baseball Playoffs

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (al.com) – Are you ready for playoff baseball? It’s the second round for teams in Classes 1A-6A and the first round for 7A schools. As always, playoff teams play a best-of-three series with a doubleheader today and a third game, if necessary, on Saturday. To continue reading click here.

  • Bulldogs Break Record for Wins in a Season

    Jackson, MS (WHNT) – Sparked by an eight-run fifth inning, the Bulldogs rolled to a 14-3 win Monday over Jackson State and set a program Division 1 record for wins in a season. It was the team’s 22nd win – eclipsing the record of 21 wins set last season – and the game was called after seven innings for the 10-run rule. With the win, the Bulldogs (14-7 SWAC, 22-22 overall) moved ahead of Jackson State (11-6, 25-15) into second place […]

  • Josh Langford Named MaxPreps All-American

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – Madison Academy five-star combo guard Joshua Langford has been named a second-team junior All-American by MaxPreps. The 6-foot-6 standout helped lead the Mustangs to a Class 3A state championshipthis past season, and was named the Gatorade Alabama player of the year,AL.com Super All-State and Class 3A Player of the Year. He finished second in the voting for Mr. Basketball. To continue reading click here.   Courtesy: al.com

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