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“AETN Sports” Is Back

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AETN Sports is returning for the 2019-2020 school year starting with the high school football state finals live from War Memorial Stadium! As we count down to December, we’ll also be partnering with Arkansas high school football authority and Arkansas Democrat Gazette senior editor Rex Nelson to share “Rex’s Rankings on Road to the Rock” weekly updates and predictions every Thursday at 2 p.m. on

The projected schedule of Arkansas high school football state finals, which will air live on AETN Sports, will feature the following 2A-7A games:

  • 7A — Friday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m.
  • 5A — Saturday, Dec. 7, at noon
  • 6A — Saturday, Dec. 7, at 6:30 p.m.
  • 4A — Friday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m.
  • 2A — Saturday, Dec. 14, at noon
  • 3A — Saturday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m.
  • On each Monday following the finals, games will be available to watch at, allowing coaches, players, families, college recruiters and others to watch at their convenience. Games will also be viewable at and through the PBS app on mobile or streaming devices.

    The Arkansas high school football state finals are also broadcast live on 103.7 The Buzz in Central Arkansas and at

    “AETN Sports,” created in partnership with the Arkansas Activities Association, is the home for high school state championships in Arkansas. Recognizing the vital role high school activities play in the education and development of young adults, “AETN Sports” connects families and communities statewide by featuring hometown athletes competing in the biggest games of the season. Under contract with the Arkansas Activities Association, AETN will broadcast high school championship activities for football, basketball, baseball and softball for classifications 1A-7A. In addition to creating viewing opportunities for those who may not be able to attend the games, “AETN Sports” enables talented young athletes to connect with college recruiters and potential scholarships.

    An up-to-date schedule with options for email reminders and calendar syncing will be available at The 2A-7A match-ups for games will be announced after semi-final results have been determined.


    Watch “Road to the Rock With Rex Nelson” every Friday for high school football updates and predictions at

    Arkansas Activities Association