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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, 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, 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 state finals live.

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

On the Monday following the finals, games will be available to watch at here at AETN Sports, allowing coaches, players, families, college recruiters and others to watch at their convenience. Games will also be viewable at and through the PBS app on mobile or streaming devices. DVDs will also be available for purchase.

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 projected schedule of Arkansas high school football state finals, which will air live on AETN Sports, will feature the following 2A-7A games:

Fri., Dec. 6

  • 7A North Little Rock vs. Bryant at 6:57 p.m.

Sat., Dec. 7

  • 5A Pulaski Academy vs. Little Rock Christian at 11:55 a.m.
  • 6A Benton vs. Searcy at 6:25 p.m.

Fri., Dec. 13

  • 4A Joe T. Robinson (Little Rock) vs. Shiloh Christian (Springdale) at 6:57 p.m.

Sat., Dec. 14

  • 2AJunction City vs. Fordyce at 11:55 a.m.
  • 3A Harding Academy (Searcy) vs. Osceola at 6:25 p.m.

The 2A-7A match-ups for games will be announced after semi-final results have been determined.

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Arkansas Activities Association

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.

Join the AETN Sports Booster Club

As a sports fan, you know that athletics connect us – inspiring us through examples of perseverance and spirit and bringing excitement and fun to our lives. You also know that not everyone is able to see the game in person. That’s why AETN brings the action to you and every Arkansan!

As a member of the AETN Sports Booster Club, you’ll support high school sports programming annually on AETN. That support allows AETN to broadcast Arkansas state high school championships, including football, basketball, baseball and softball.


Enjoy the satisfaction of knowing that your support makes AETN Sports action possible, along with these additional benefits your choice of thank you gift and a one-year subscription to AETN Magazine.

AETN Sports guarantees that you always get the best seat in the house for Arkansas high school sports championships. Join the AETN Sports Booster Club at or call 800-662-2386.

Levels of Support

  • Rookie – $35
    First year AETN Sports membership, AETN logo thank you gift, one year of AETN Magazine
  • All-Star – $60
    Includes Rookie benefits, plus a one-year subscription to AETN Passport on-demand streaming video

Thank you to the businesses that support AETN Sports

AETN Sports is generously supported by the following businesses that believe in the 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.

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If your business or organization would like information about supporting this project, please contact Mark Herbst at 501-269-4546 or

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