NEWS & EVENTS
Here's all the latest news about Against All Odds: 4th Down and Forever and information on my book signings/speaking engagements.
First Read Expo
December 13-14, 2014
First Read Expo is a two day event that gives book lovers a chance to meet the authors before they become a literary sensation and participate in authors Q&A panel. First Read Expo reaches beyond borders to offer continuous high quality national and emerging literary talents. Highlighted categories also include Romance, Sci-Fi, Children, and Fiction. Featuring Book Signings, Authors Q&A Panel, “Early Birds” children only area and “My Own Masterpiece” station where attendees can listen in on authors reading and so much more.
Check out all of the latest video and news articles about my book Against All Odds: 4th Down and Forever from other companies.
Lockheed Martin Corporation
AeroTV NEWS BLAST
June 13, 2016
Marietta Environmental Safety Engineer Les Hicks Honored by Marshall University
Watch Les Hicks discuss receiving the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award from Marshal University. Clip starts at the 2:17 mark.
Lester Hicks Takes Readers through the Marshall University Crash in ‘Against all Odds – 4th Down and Forever
(PRWEB) July 11, 2014
So thankful for all the support regarding my book. Keep spreading the word!
2014 B4 Youth Program: Lester Hicks
June 21, 2014
Former Marshall football player Lester Hicks was the featured speaker at the 2014 B4 youth program June 13 at Marshall University's Memorial Student Center. Hicks nearly took his life before turning his life around and becoming a college graduate and engineer. His book, "Against All Odds -- Fourth Down And Forever" is about how the 1970 Marshall plane crash inspired his life.
Four are honored at Pathfinders assembly
By Dave Gossett
February 22, 2014
Due to Lester Hicks being sidelined by shoulder surgery, Nate Freeman, a long time friend and "big brother" accepted the Pathfinder award on Hicks' behalf.
Commentary: 1970 Marshall football plane crash a turning point for Hicks
By Duane Rankin
December 22, 2013
Thank you Duane Rankin of the Montgomery Advertiser for this incredible article!
Former Marshall player inspired by plane crash
By Gary Fauber
Assistant Sports Editor
November 13, 2013
Thank you Gary Fauber and The Register-Herald for the wonderful article!
Sports Radio 1430 WEIR
October 16, 2013
Thank you Joey Klepack of Sports Radio 1430 WEIR for the interview!
Steubenville City Schools
September 17, 2013
Thank you Superintendent of Steubenville City Schools Mike McVey and Principal Shawn Crosier for this thoughtful video!
AuthorTalk #2 Radio Podcast
Sunday August 18, 2013
Want to learn more about the person behind the book? Click the 8-18-13 podcast link below to hear Lester Hicks explain why he wrote the book and how he hopes it inspires others
AuthorTalk #2 Radio order of interviews for the 8/18/13 show: 2:00-3:00PM EST 1. Against All odds-4th Down and Forever: How The 1970 Marshall University Football Team Plane Crash Inspired Me; by Lester Brian Hicks 2.