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.

Stephen's Stories
Fresno native plays big role in revealing Lance Armstrong during documentary
With both episodes released, Marina Zenovich has seen viewers struggle to care about a tainted athlete who lied and cheated for so many years.
Former Fresno State baseball coach Bob Bennett passes away at 86
Bennett is the winningest coach in Fresno State baseball history. He led the Diamond Dogs for 34 seasons, with 1,302 wins before his retirement in 2002.
Grizzlies to furlough up to 75% of staff amidst uncertainty of minor league season
The Fresno Grizzlies will furlough a large part of its staff effective June 1st, reducing the team staff by 75%.
Local high school sports programs come together to donate food to families
Wednesday morning, more than 500 food items packed up to be donated to families in need.
Family of Bob Bennett asking for videos of well-wishes for former Fresno State coach
The family of Bob Bennett has come up with a creative way for the coach to see others while he recovers from cardiac arrest following a heart procedure.
On this date in Bulldog history: Fresno State softball wins 1998 national championship
Twenty-two years ago today, the Fresno State softball team won its first-ever national championship with a 1-0 win over Arizona.
Senior Spotlight: Selma High track star one of the best in school's history
Although she missed out on a senior season, Selma's Mia Salinas already left her mark on the school's record books.
Clovis High multi-sport star Julia Hardwick wins B'nai B'rith award
Clovis High School's Julia Hardwick is the overall winner of the 69th B'nai B'rith scholar-athlete award.
Senior Spotlight: Roosevelt tennis player inspired by medical professionals
For four years, Roosevelt's Lena Lee had a racquet in her hands.
Michael Jordan in Fresno? Revisiting the camp that brought the 6-time NBA champ to the Central Valley
Longtime residents of the Central Valley have seen Michael Jordan from the beginning of his career to the end thanks to yearly trips MJ would take to Fresno for more than a decade.