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About AETN Sports

AETN 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, AETN will broadcast high school championship activities for football and basketball for classifications 1A-7A. In addition to creating viewing opportunities for those who may not be able to attend the games, AETN Sports enables talented young athletes to connect with college recruiters and possible scholarships.

How To Watch

AETN in partnership with the Arkansas Activities Association will broadcast the 2019 high school basketball state finals live.

Watch the games on AETN's main channel. Check for channel information.

While AETN does not have "live" streaming rights to the games this year, they will be available for online streaming through a login system at during the broadcasts. DVD will also be available for purchase.

Full video of the games will be posted on this website the following Monday after the broadcast.

The Arkansas high school football and basketball state finals are also broadcast live on 103.7 The Buzz in Central Arkansas and at and

The Arkansas high school basketball state finals will air live on AETN Sports at the following times:

Thurs., March 7

  • Game 1 at 3:30 p.m. - 5A Boys, Little Rock vs. Marion
  • Game 2 at 5:45 p.m. - 4A Girls, Berryville vs. Batesville
  • Game 3 at 7:30 p.m. - 3A Boys, Ashdown vs. Drew Central

Fri., March 8

  • Game 4 at 2 p.m. - 6A Girls, Bentonville vs. Northside
  • Game 5 at 4:15 p.m. - 6A Boys, Northside vs. Bryant
  • Game 6 at 6 p.m. - 5A Girls, Jonesboro vs. Little Rock Christian
  • Game 7 at 7:45 p.m. - 1A Boys, Nevada vs. Izard County

Sat., March 9

  • Game 8 at 11:30 a.m. - 3A Girls, Mountain View vs. Atkins
  • Game 9 at 1:45 p.m. - 2A Boys, England vs. Clarendon
  • Game 10 at 3:30 p.m. - 1A Girls, Wonderview vs. Rural Special
  • Game 11 at 5:15 p.m. - 4A Boys, Magnolia vs. Mills
  • Game 12 at 7 p.m. - 2A Girls, Riverside vs. Melbourne

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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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