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. AR PBS Sports will be broadcast statewide over the air, on cable and on satellite on Arkansas PBS’s primary channel.
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.
Throughout the state finals, AR PBS Sports will present profiles of outstanding student athletes from each division.
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.
The Arkansas Activities Association is the statewide governing body for athletics and activities in Arkansas. 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.
Anyone attending the games in person can 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.
Arkansas PBS is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro), KETZ (El Dorado) and KETS (Lee Mountain).