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AR PBS Sports, the new 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 possible scholarships.
Watch the games on Arkansas PBS's main channel. Check for channel information.
In the week following the finals, games will be available online at AR PBS Sports, allowing coaches, players, families, college recruiters and others to watch at their convenience. Games will also be viewable at youtube.com/arkansaspbs and through the PBS app on mobile or streaming devices.
The Arkansas high school baseball and softball state finals will air live on Arkansas PBS Sports Thurs., May 20, through Sat., May 22.
Softball 2A - Tuckerman vs. Mansfield - 10:00am
Baseball 5A - Van Buren vs. Jonesboro - 1:00pm
Softball 5A - Benton vs. Greenwood - 4:00pm
Baseball 6A - Har-Ber vs. Rogers - 7:00pm
Baseball 2A - South Side-Bee Branch vs. Woodlawn - 10:00am
Softball 6A - Conway vs. Bentonville - 1:00pm
Baseball 3A - Walnut Ridge vs. Harding Academy - 4:00pm
Softball 4A - Morrilton vs. Pea Ridge - 7:00pm
Softball 3A - Baptist Prep vs. Hoxie - 10:00am
Baseball 4A - Magnolia vs. Valley View - 1:00pm
Softball 1A - Taylor vs. Sacred Heart - 4:00pm
Baseball 1A - Izard County vs. Viola - 7:00pm
*Game times subject to change in the event of overtime.
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AR PBS Sports is generously supported by the following businesses that believe in the important role high school activities play in the education and development of young adults. They also support participation, sportsmanship and achievement for the good of players, parents and fans across the state.
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.
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