High school basketball state finals to air March 10-12

CONWAY — 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 – Thursday, March 10, at noon.
  • 5A boys – Thursday, March 10, at 1:45 p.m.
  • 6A girls – Thursday, March 10, at 6 p.m.
  • 6A boys – Thursday, March 10, at 7:45 p.m.
  • 1A girls – Friday, March 11, at noon.
  • 1A boys – Friday, March 11, at 1:45 p.m.
  • 2A girls – Friday, March 11, at 6 p.m.
  • 2A boys – Friday, March 11, 7:45 p.m.
  • 3A girls – Saturday, March 12, at 11:30 a.m.
  • 3A boys – Saturday, March 12, at 1:15 p.m.
  • 4A girls – Saturday, March 12, at 6 p.m.
  • 4A boys – 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.

YouTube playlist featuring segments airing during the 2021 state football 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.