Ahmad Hicks

Ahmad Hicks, a native of St. Louis, is an alumnus of Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He graduated in May 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism while minoring in radio-television and digital media.

While in school, Ahmad was a member of the university’s football team. Concluding his collegiate football career in December of 2014, Ahmad jumped right into the field of journalism, both print and television. He wrote for his school’s newspaper, the “Daily Egyptian,” which had a daily circulation of 15,000. Simultaneously, Ahmad sports anchored and multimedia backpacked for “Illinois’ Best Student-Run Newscast.”

Following school, Ahmad interned at KTVI (Fox 2 News) in St. Louis, where he gained hands-on experience, shadowing seasoned reporters and anchors. He assisted with the 9 a.m. magazine show, even producing various segments for the live broadcast.

In his free time, Ahmad loves to play with his dog, Ace, and watch St. Louis Cardinals baseball.

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Tim Priest coming back to Huntingdon

HUNTINGDON, Tenn. -- On August 26, the Mustangs are preparing for a dinner sponsored by the Huntingdon Quarterback Club which will bring back one of their very own to West Tennessee. Tim…

Mustangs ready for home opener on the turf

HUNTINGDON, Tenn. --  In Huntingdon Paul Ward Stadium has been under construction for the past couple of months as they are installing a new turf field and track. With just three days…

Jamboree Schedules

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The start of the high school football season begins Friday August 11th with a slew of jamborees. The locations are as followed; Sportsplus Jamboree at the Ballpark at Jackson: Starts at 6:30 p.m. North Side vs. Dyer…

Hardin County plans to be a physical team in 2017

SAVANNAH, Tenn. -- The Hardin County Tigers will be without playmakers like Davisu Prather and Latrell Bumphus when they hit the field on Friday nights in 2017.  But despite who didn't return…

Tomcats don't plan on slowing down in 2017

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. -- The Haywood Tomcats continued to try and beat the heat Wednesday morning as they got practiced started at 8 a.m. Head coach Steve Hookfin said the heat is a…

6-year-old dirt bike racer tears up tracks across US

  ATWOOD, Tenn. -- From Tennessee to Texas, to Ohio all the way down to Florida, Colt Delagarde spends his weekends seeking competition on the Amateur Motocross circuit. Delagarde and his family have about…