Baseball, softball state championships to air today through Saturday

CONWAY (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 or in the PBS App.

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All the ways to watch Arkansas PBS can be found at 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

In the week following the finals, games will be available to watch on demand at 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

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

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