School Bids For Regional, State Tourneys Announced

The following is a list of schools who have made bids to the Arkansas Activities Association to host regional and state tournaments in sports other than football.

The AAA will announce the host sites at 4 p.m. Thursday at its office in North Little Rock.

BASKETBALL
Region, February 25-28
Class 4A
North: Lincoln, Ozark, Pottsville
South: Mena, Monticello
East: Heber Springs, Highland, Pocahontas, Riverview, Trumann
Class 3A
Region 1: Danville
Region 2: Cedar Ridge, Perryville, Rose Bud
Region 3: Bergman, Manila
Region 4: Centerpoint, Cossatot River, Drew Central, Fordyce, Prescott
Class 2A
North: Buffalo Island Central, Marmaduke, Pangburn, Sloan-Hendrix
South: Gurdon, Parkers Chapel
East: Augusta, Carlisle, Mount Ida
West: Conway Christian, Westside Johnson County
Class 1A
Region 1: Scranton
Region 2: Armorel, Izard County, Hillcrest
Region 3: Bradford, Shirley, West Side Greers Ferry, Wonderview at Morrilton
Region 4: Acorn, Emerson
State, March 3-7
Class 7A: Springdale at Har-Ber
Class 6A: Siloam Springs
Class 5A: Greene County Tech. Valley View
Class 4A: Heber Springs, Lincoln, Ozark
Class 3A: Cossatot River, Flippin
Class 2A: Marmaduke, Pangburn
Class 1A: Izard County, Kirby at Nashville, West Side Greers Ferry
BASEBALL
Region, May 8-11
Class 4A
North: Dover, Huntsville at Harrison Parks, Lincoln
East: Pocahontas. Heber Springs
South: Malvern, Ashdown
Class 3A
Region 1: Lavaca
Region 2: Harding Academy, Bald Knob
Region 3: Bergman at Harrison Parks
Region 4: Genoa Central, Horatio, Smackover
Class 2A
North: Tuckerman, Marked Tree
West: Hector
East: Poyen, Palestine-Wheatley
South: Dierks, Parkers Chapel, Gurdon, Woodlawn
Class 1A
Region 1: Lead Hill at Harrison Parks
Region 2: Armorel
Region 3: West Side Greers Ferry, South Side Bee Branch
Region 4: Taylor
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State, May 14-16
Class 7A: Fayetteville & Bentonville
Class 6A: Texarkana, Mountain Home
Class 5A: Harrison
Class 4A: Heber Springs, Gosnell, Ashdown, Huntsville at Harrison Parks
Class 3A: Genia Central, Smackover, Bergman at Harrison Parks
Class 2A: Parkers Chapel, Woodlawn, Marked Tree
Class 1A: Armorel, South Side Bee Branch & Nemo Vista, Taylor, Lead Hills at Harrison Parks
State Finals, May 22-23
Bid: Fayetteville at University of Arkansas, Baum Stadium
SOFTBALL
Region, May 8-11
Class 4A
North: Dover, Huntsville at Harrison Parks, Lincoln
East: Pocahontas, Heber Springs
South: Dumas, Mena, Ashdown
Class 3A
Region 1: Booneville
Region 2: Harding Academy, Bald Knob
Region 3: Bergman at Harrison Parks
Region 4: Genoa Central, Smackover
Class 2A
North: Tuckerman, Marked Tree
West: Hector
East: Poyen, Palestine-Wheatley
South: Norphlet, Dierks, Parkers Chapel
Class 1A
Region 1: Scranton, Lead Hill at Harrison Parks
Region 2: Armorel
Region 3: South Side Bee Branch
Region 4: Taylor
State, May 14-16
Class 7A: Rogers
Class 6A: Russellville, Marion
Class 5A: Hot Springs Lakeside, Harrison
Class 4A: Heber Springs, Brookland, Gosnell, Mena, Ashdown, Monticello, Huntsville at Harrison Parks
Class 3A: Bergman @ Harrison Parks
Class 2A: Norphlet, Parkers Chapel, Marked Tree
Class 1A: Armorel, South Side Bee Branch, Scranton, Viola, Lead Hill
State Finals, May 22-23
Bid: Fayetteville at University of Arkansas, Bogle Park
SOCCER
State, May 14-16
Class 7A: Cabot (boys), Bryant (girls)
Class 6A: El Dorado, Searcy
Class 5A: Harrison, Hope
Class 4A: No Bid
State Finals, May 22-23
Bid: Fayetteville at University of Arkansas, Razorback Field
TRACK AND FIELD
State, May 4-9
Class 7A: Fayetteville – May 7
Class 6A: Lake Hamilton – May 7
Class 5A: Harrison, Morrilton – May 7
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Class 4A: Heber Springs – May 5
Class 3A: Green Forest, Prescott – May 5
Class 2A: Gurdon – May 4
Class 1A: Trinity Christian – May 5
MEET OF CHAMPIONS
May 16
Bid: Russellville
DECATHLON-HEPTATHLON
May 20-21
Bid: Cabot, Fayetteville
CROSS COUNTRY
November 7
Bid: Lake Hamilton at Oaklawn Park
VOLLEYBALL
State, October 27-29
Class 7A: No Bid
Class 6A: Greenwood, Marion
Class 5A: Valley View
Class 4A: Huntsville, Mena
Class 3A: Bergman, Episcopal Collegiate, Paris, Piggott
State Finals, October 31
Bid: Hot Spring Convention Center, Valley View
The AAA Board of Directors previously assigned the sites listed below for 2015:
WRESTLING
State, February 20-21
All Classes: Jack Stephens Center, UALR
SWIMMING AND DIVING
State, February 27-28
All Classes: UA-Little Rock
BOWLING
Conference, February 10-13
Class 7A-6A
Central: Millennium Bowl, North Little Rock
West: Fast Lane Entertainment, Lowell
Class 5A-4A
East: Jonesboro Bowling Center
West: All-Fam Bowl, Cabot
Class 3A-2A-1A
East: Conway Family Bowl
West: Bowling World, Fort Smith
State. February 18-19
Class 7A-6A: Jonesboro Bowling Center
Class 5A-4A: Bowling World, Fort Smith
Class 3A-2A-1A: All-Fam Bowl, Cabot
Golf and Tennis Sites will be selected at the Board’s March meeting in Hot Springs.

Henry Apple

Henry Apple

Henry Apple is a veteran sports reporter for the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. His primary beat is Bentonville and Bentonville West, as well as topics that include state schools and the Arkansas Activities Association. During the spring, he handles high school track in Northwest Arkansas. He is a lifelong Arkansas resident.
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