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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
  • Week 5 Top Five Plays

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Check out the top five plays from week five of the high school football season!

  • SEC Report Week 4

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Alabama survives four turnovers to beat Florida, while Mississippi State knocks off number eight LSU.  Check out a recap of Alabama’s win the Bulldogs’ big upset in this week’s SEC Report. SEC Football Scores: N Illinois – 14 Arkansas – 52   Mississippi St – 34 (8) LSU – 29   (14) South Carolina – 48 Vanderbilt – 34   Troy – 0 (13) Georgia – 66   (6) Texas A&M – 58 SMU – 6 […]

  • North Alabama Starts the Year 2-0

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – The University of North Alabama scored on five of its six offensive possessions in the first half and rolled to a 56-7 win over Langston University at Braly Stadium. The Lions, now 2-0, scored the first four times that they touched the ball and built a 28-0 lead before allowing their first points of the season . UNA then answered with another touchdown drive to lead 35-7 at intermission. North Alabama has scored on 12 of its […]

  • Jeremy Frye, More Than a Football Player

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – You don’t become the top 7-A team in state by accident.  The Bob Jones Patriots have put in a lot of work to get to where they are, but quarterback Jeremy Frye isn’t satisfied with just being number one. “We worked really hard for this, so I think we deserve the number one spot,” Frye said.  “But its time to take that number one sport to another level and finish strong through this.” The senior signal […]

  • No Respect for the Defending SEC Champs?

    AUBURN, Ala. (WHNT) – Auburn is ranked near the top of the polls, but something seems to be missing three weeks into the 2014 season. The Tigers (2-0) are ranked fifth in the national polls, but are the highest-ranked team in both polls to not receive a first-place vote. A week ago,all but one team in the top 7 received at least one first-place vote: Auburn. “Nobody talked about us last year, either. That’s fine with me,” Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said. “Our goal […]

  • Bulldogs Score First but Fall to UAB 41-14

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WHNT) – Alabama A&M scored the first 14 points of the game Saturday against UAB, but the Blazers go on to score 41 unanswered and win 41-14.  Check out the highlights and post game reaction from Bulldog’s Head Coach James Spady.

  • Lions Win Their 2014 Opener

    CLINTON, Miss. (WHNT) – The University of Alabama scored 45 points in the first half and rolled to a 58-0 blowout win over Mississippi College at Robinson-Hale Stadium to open the 2014 season. Mississippi College, coming back to the Gulf South Conference after 18 years in NCAA Division III, managed just 24 total yards in the first half. North Alabama’s offense rolled up 387 yards on 55 plays and scored on seven of its eight possessions. It was UNA’s 12th […]

  • SEC Report

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Check out the scores and highlights from week three of college football in the SEC.    

  • Week 3 Top 5 Plays

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Check out the best action from week three of the high school football season!

  • Stars Avoid Elimination

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WHNT) – The Huntsville Stars blanked the Chattanooga Lookouts 4-0 Sunday afternoon at AT&T Field in Chattanooga forcing a fifth and final game Monday to determine who will move on to the Southern League Championship series.   Both of the Stars wins in the series have been shutouts as the series is tied two games apiece going into the finale Monday.   Tyler Wagner(1-0) dazzled in his Double-A debut for the Stars.   Wagner threw six shutout innings […]

  • Marshall Wants to Improve on First Start

    AUBURN, Ala. (WHNT) – Nick Marshall didn’t have to wait to get into Saturday’s game against San Jose State. At times, the dynamic playmaking ability that led the Tigers to an SEC title last season was on display. Marshall also made mistakes. Although he had his moments in a 59-13 win over the Spartans, Marshall still has a long way to go to prove he’s a much better passer than he was a season ago. To continue reading click here.   […]

  • DePriest Gives Boost to Tide Defense

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WHNT) – A few hours away,Trey DePriest could see that he was missed in the middle of Alabama’s defense. The Alabama senior linebacker watched on TV as West Virginia gashed the Crimson Tide defense for nearly 400 yards of offense in last week’s season opener. Communication was at the heart of Alabama’s issues and it was at its worst at inside linebacker, a position filled by two first-time starters (Reggie Ragland and Reuben Foster) because DePriest was serving a […]


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