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Posted 08 Mar 2022
Teams announced in high school basketball state finals
airing exclusively on Arkansas PBS beginning Thursday
CONWAY, Ark. (Arkansas PBS) — Arkansas PBS will broadcast the 2022 1A-6A Centennial Bank state high school basketball finals live from the Hot Springs Convention Center Bank OZK Arena beginning Thursday, March 10, in partnership with the Arkansas Activities Association. Games will be available to watch online after broadcast at youtube.com/arkansaspbs and in the Engage Arkansas PBS app.
AR PBS Sports will be broadcast statewide over the air, on cable and on satellite on Arkansas PBS’s primary channel. All the ways to watch Arkansas PBS can be found at myarpbs.org/waystowatch. Correct channel information is available in local TV listings.
The Arkansas high school basketball state finals will air live on AR PBS Sports at the following times:
· 5A girls, Greenwood vs. Jonesboro – Thursday, March 10, at noon.
· 5A boys, Marion vs. Jonesboro – Thursday, March 10, at 1:45 p.m.
· 6A girls, North Little Rock vs. Fort Smith Northside – Thursday, March 10, at 6 p.m.
· 6A boys, Bentonville vs. North Little Rock – Thursday, March 10, at 7:45 p.m.
· 1A girls, Mammoth Spring vs. Norfork – Friday, March 11, at noon.
· 1A boys, County Line (Branch) vs. Bradley – Friday, March 11, at 1:45 p.m.
· 2A girls, Melbourne vs. Bigelow – Friday, March 11, at 6 p.m.
· 2A boys, Lavaca vs. Magnet Cove (Malvern) – Friday, March 11, 7:45 p.m.
· 3A girls, Bergman vs. Lamar – Saturday, March 12, at 11:30 a.m.
· 3A boys, Osceola vs. Dumas – Saturday, March 12, at 1:15 p.m.
· 4A girls, Nashville vs. Farmington – Saturday, March 12, at 6 p.m.
· 4A boys, Magnolia vs. Blytheville – Saturday, March 12, at 7:45 p.m.
In the week following the finals, games will be available to watch at youtube.com/arkansaspbs, allowing coaches, players, families, college recruiters and others to watch at their convenience. Games will also be available through the Engage Arkansas PBS app and PBS Video app on mobile or streaming devices.
Throughout the state finals, AR PBS Sports will present profiles of outstanding student athletes from each division. Other special segments will include:
A YouTube playlist featuring segments airing during the 2022 state basketball finals will be available at bit.ly/2022ARPBSbasketball.
Anyone attending the games in person should visit the Arkansas PBS Engage booth for the opportunity to meet Clifford the Big Red Dog, see sneak peeks of upcoming programs, and participate in special giveaways. Additionally, professional photos from the games will be available at myarpbs.org/photos.
Fans who would like to help support Arkansas PBS’s coverage of high school sports championships and all other local programming can text SPORTS to 501-491-0444 to make a $10 donation to Arkansas PBS.
Major funding for AR PBS Sports is provided by the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, Farmers and Merchants Bank, and the Bank of Fayetteville. Additional support for AR PBS Sports is provided in part by Schlotzsky’s of Hot Springs, Smokin’ in Style BBQ of Hot Springs, and Catering Temptations of Hot Springs.
Arkansas PBS also recognizes AAA’s sponsors for the state high school basketball finals, including Centennial Bank, Everett Buick GMC, Big Red Stores, Farm Bureau Insurance and McDonald's.
The Arkansas high school basketball state finals are also broadcast live on 103.7 The Buzz in Central Arkansas and at 1037thebuzz.com/basketball.
The most up-to-date programming schedule with options for email reminders and calendar syncing is available at myarpbs.org/schedule.
About AR PBS Sports
AR PBS Sports, the home for high school state championships in Arkansas, recognizes the vital role high school activities play in the education and development of young adults, while connecting families statewide by featuring hometown athletes competing in the biggest games of the season. Under contract with the Arkansas Activities Association, Arkansas PBS 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, AR PBS Sports enables talented young athletes to connect with college recruiters and potential scholarships.
About Arkansas Activities Association
The Arkansas Activities Association is the statewide governing body for athletics and activities in Arkansas. The AAA's mission is to promote the value of participation in interscholastic activities in the AAA member schools and to provide services to the schools in a fair and impartial manner while assisting and supporting their efforts to develop thinking, productive and prepared individuals as they become positive, contributing citizens modeling the democratic principles of our state and nation.
About Arkansas PBS
Arkansas PBS, Arkansas’s only statewide public media network, enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. Arkansas PBS delivers daily, essential, local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers through multiple digital platforms, including livestreaming at myarpbs.org/watchlive, on-demand services and YouTube TV, and the distinct channels Arkansas PBS, Arkansas PBS Create, Arkansas PBS KIDS, Arkansas PBS WORLD and Arkansas PBS AIRS on SAP. Members with Arkansas PBS Passport have extended on-demand access to a rich library of public television programming. Arkansas PBS depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at myarkansaspbs.org. Arkansas PBS is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro), KETZ (El Dorado) and KETS (Lee Mountain).