High school baseball, softball state championships to air statewide on Arkansas PBS Thursday-Saturday

May 14, 2024  

Teams playing in Class 6A-1A finals determined

CONWAY, Ark. (Arkansas PBS) — Arkansas PBS will present the 2024 6A-1A Centennial Bank High School Baseball and Softball State Finals live from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway beginning Thursday, May 16, in partnership with the Arkansas Activities Association. Games will be broadcast statewide over the air, on cable and on satellite on Arkansas PBS’s primary channel and will also be available to watch live and on demand at myarpbs.org/watchsports or in the PBS App.

All the ways to watch Arkansas PBS can be found at myarpbs.org/waystowatch. Correct channel information is available in local TV listings.

Games airing live on AR PBS Sports will include:

  • 1A Baseball – Taylor vs. West Side (Greers Ferry) – Thursday, May 16, at 10 a.m.
  • 1A Softball – Taylor vs. Scranton – Thursday, May 16, at 1 p.m.
  • 4A Baseball – Prairie Grove vs. Joe T. Robinson (Little Rock) – Thursday, May 16, at 4 p.m.
  • 5A Softball – Sheridan vs. Beebe – Thursday, May 16, at 7 p.m.
  • 4A Softball – Farmington vs. Pea Ridge – Friday, May 17, at 10 a.m.
  • 6A Baseball – Rogers vs. Har-Ber (Springdale) – Friday, May 17, at 1 p.m.
  • 6A Softball – Bentonville vs. Har-Ber (Springdale) – Friday, May 17, at 4 p.m.
  • 5A Baseball – Valley View (Jonesboro) vs. Maumelle – Friday, May 17, at 7 p.m.
  • 3A Baseball – Central Arkansas Christian (North Little Rock) vs. Gosnell – Saturday, May 18, at 10 a.m.
  • 2A Softball – Riverside (Lake City) vs. Mansfield – Saturday, May 18, at 1 p.m.
  • 2A Baseball – Woodlawn (Rison) vs. Ouachita (Donaldson) – Saturday, May 18, at 4 p.m.
  • 3A Softball – Hackett vs. Lincoln – Saturday, May 18, at 7 p.m.

Stats from the baseball and softball games will be available at aaa.statbroadcast.com.

In the week following the finals, games will be available to watch on demand at myarpbs.org/watchsports and in the PBS App, allowing coaches, players, families, college recruiters and others to watch at their convenience.

Arkansas PBS provides professional, live-action game photos that fans can download for free at myarpbs.org/photos.

Major funding for AR PBS Sports is provided by the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, Conway Regional Health System, Arkansas Department of Health, Southern Loft and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

Arkansas PBS also recognizes AAA’s sponsors for the state high school baseball and softball finals, including Centennial Bank, Everett Buick GMC, Circle K, Summerwood Sports, Wendy’s and Arkansas Farm Bureau.

The most up-to-date programming schedule with options for email reminders and calendar syncing is available at myarpbs.org/schedule.

Viewers and fans can find additional high school sports and activities streaming and on demand on the NFHS Network in partnership with the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) at nfhsnetwork.com.

About Arkansas PBS
Arkansas PBS, Arkansas’s only statewide public media network, empowers learners of all ages by educating, informing, entertaining and inspiring communities. Arkansas PBS serves as a daily and essential resource for Arkansans by creating, sharing, celebrating and driving conversation around Arkansas stories and classic, trusted PBS programs through multiple digital platforms, including livestreaming at myarpbs.org/live, 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), KETS (Russellville), KETS (Forrest City), KETS (Gaither) and KETS (Yancy).