Stephen Hicks
Stephen Hicks is the Sports Director for ABC30 Action News. Stephen joined the Action News Sports team in April 2018 and is thrilled to continue to call the Central Valley home.

Before moving to Fresno, Stephen was the Sports Director at KERO-TV in Bakersfield. During his three years in Kern County, he reported on big local athletes like Derek Carr, Kevin Harvick and Tyrone Wallace while also getting the chance to cover CSU Bakersfield's run to the program's first NCAA Tournament and NIT Final Four appearances taking him everywhere from Oklahoma City to Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Stephen graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University where he spent time reporting on Arizona issues from Washington, D.C. Before pursuing journalism, he played two years of college golf at Glendale Community College.

For almost a year after college, Stephen was a general assignment news reporter at KERO-TV.

When he isn't working, Stephen likes to spend his free time playing guitar, golfing, hiking, cooking and traveling to hidden gems in California.

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Stephen's Stories
Bulldog Breakdown: Discussing the state of the Bulldog Basketball program
Bulldog Basketball is hoping to get back in the conversation for a conference title.
Clovis High senior Claire Minton wins 73rd annual B'nai B'rith award
Clovis High School senior Claire Minton won has the 73rd annual B'nai B'rith Student Athlete Award. "I'm still a little bit in shock," Minton told Action News after winning.
Bulldog Breakdown: Previewing Mountain West Track & Field Championships
For the sixth straight year, the Mountain West track and field championships will be out in Clovis at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
Fresno State men's golf team heading to Stanford Regional
The Fresno State men's golf team is heading to the NCAA regionals for the first time in 14 years.
Bulldog Breakdown: Golfer Matthew Sutherland turning pro
A Fresno State stand-out is coming off a third place finish at the Mountain West Championships.
Fresno native Xavier Worthy gifts childhood coach with 98" TV ahead of NFL Draft
Xavier Worthy is one of the top prospects in the 2024 NFL Draft with some mock drafts projecting the former Central Grizzly to be a first round draft pick. Ahead of draft night, he had a special surprise for a former coach in the Central Valley.
Bulldog Breakdown: Looking ahead to FS Football spring preview
Fresno State Football is preparing to take the field for their annual spring preview.
Bulldog Breakdown: 1-on-1 with Vance Walberg
Fresno State's newly named men's basketball coach, Vance Walberg, is sharing what he's learned from mentors as he steps into the job he's always wanted.
Bulldog Breakdown: What to know about new Fresno State basketball coach
In this edition of Bulldog Breakdown, Sports Director Stephen Hicks looks at the resume of Vance Walberg and what he's walking into with the Bulldogs.
C.J. Albertson the top American finisher at the 2024 Boston Marathon
C.J. Albertson, a Buchanan grad and current head coach of the cross country team at Clovis Community College, finished in 7th place at the Boston Marathon.