Stephen Hicks has been the sports director at 23 ABC since 2015 but has had a passion for sports his whole life. Growing up in Phoenix, AZ he played baseball, football and golf but devoted his time to the links earning a scholarship to play at a two year college. His favorite teams were the Steve Nash led Suns and Randy Johnson led Diamondbacks and now supports anyone with a good story.
Hicks leads Channel 23's Athlete of the Week - a segment that tries to highlight the great things taking place on Kern County’s athletic map. Whether it’s a standout athlete, someone who’s overlooked or just a player with a great story behind the scenes, #23AOTW tries to showcase just how special prep sports are in the Valley. Contact Stephen at work (661) 706 - 2327 for sports related stories and content.
#23AOTW - Edward Turner of Foothill High School
#23AOTW - Maryjane Jones of East High School
#23AOTW - Jonathan Alvarenga of Mira Monte High School
#23AOTW - Carl Jones of Golden Valley High School