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All Star Squads Announced

 

The Arkansas Activities Association announced All Star team members Wednesday for upcoming contests on the University of Central Arkansas campus in Conway.

  

Named to the West baseball team were Bryson Haskins of Ashdown and Zach Jamison of Nashville. Kyle Slaton of Nashville will be the head coach of the West team.

   

Named to the West softball team were Josie Vaught of De Queen, Melanie Kesterson of Dierks, Kylie Cowen of Foreman, and Kaylea Carver of Nashville.

   

Named to the West boys soccer team were Leo Dominguez of De Queen and Jonathon Castrejon of Cossatot River.

   

Named to the West girls soccer team were Saleni Rojas of De Queen and Kendall Kirchhoff of Nashville.

   

Named to the West football team were Tucker Hall of Foreman and Darius Hopkins of Nashville.

   

 

28th Annual Tri Lakes Big Bass Tournament Results

Nearly 400 fishermen participated in the 28th annual Tri Lakes Big Bas Tournament held Saturday, May 27th on De Queen, Dierks & Gillham Lakes.  In addition to the top five overall winners, the De Queen Sevier county Chamber of commerce paid out five places each hour on each lake. 


L-R:  Joseph Murphy, Jacob lee, Brad Darling, Todd Dixon    Not Shown:  Dalton Willis
Over winners were:
5th place-Dalton Willis  $300
4th Place - Joseph Murphy $500
3rd Place - Jacob Lee  $750
2nd Place - Brad Darling $1,000
1st Place - Todd Dixon $1,500

Complete Results

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LADY LEOPARDS 05/12/17

The Lady Leopards won 19-0 against the Parkview Lady Patriots.

The Winning Pitcher was Lexy Taylor, she pitched 3 innings, gave up no runs on one hit. She struck out 4 batters and walked no one.

The Lady Leopards were lead at the plate by Sydney Sneed and Reisa Bakenhus. 2 for 2 at the plate with 2 RBIís each.

The Lady Leopards will play Paragould Lady Rams at 1:30pm today on The Leopard Station 102.1 The Good Path and will be aired on the 102.1 The Good Path Website.
 

 

 

 

2017  Arkansas State 5A Boys Track and Field Champions

 

 

DE QUEEN STATE TOURNAMENT ACTION

 

The De queen High School softball, and girls and boys soccer teams advance to State Tournament action getting underway on Thursday of this week.

 

The Lady Leopards softball team, the 5A-South Conference Champions, open up the 5A State Tournament Thursday, May 11th at 3:00 pm at Sherwood Park in North Little Rock. Follow the Lady Leopards throughout the State Tournament on the Leopard Network - 102.1 The Good path, online at www.102thegoodpath , or on your free Leopard App.

 

The Soccer teams compete in the 5A State Tournament at Valley View High School in Jonesboro. The Lady Leopards, the 5A South Conference Champions, take the field Thursday, May 11th at 10AM. Meanwhile, the Leopards, the #3 seed from 5A-South, play Thursday at 4:00 pm.

 

 

HORATIO LADY LIONS ADVANCE IN REGIONAL PLAY

 

The Horatio Lady Lions competed in the 3A region 4 tournament this weekend. The Lady Lions defeated the Drew Central Lady Pirates 20-3 in opening round action. In second round action on Saturday the Lady Lions defeated the Fouke Lady Panthers 5-2. The Lady Lions advance to the championship game against The Smackover Lady Buckaroos today at 2:30.

 

 

 

 

COSSATOT RIVER EAGLES ADVANCE IN DISTRICT TOURNAMENT

 

Cossatot River Eagles beat Nashville Scrappers in the district semifinals in Arkadelphia today.

They will face CAC in the finals Saturday at 7 pm in Arkadelphia.

 

 

 

 

 

De Queen Leopards

White Hall 4 De Queen 1
Monday, May 1, 2017


The De Queen Leopards saw their baseball season come to an end Monday night in the first round of the 5A - South Conference Tournament in Magnolia, as the Leopards dropped a 4-1 hard-fought contest to the White Hall Bulldogs in action heard live on your official Leopard Station- 102.1 The Good Path.


The Leopards broke out on top with their only run of the night in the opening inning. Kaden Tollett had a two out single, stole second, and scored on a RBI single by Tyler Miller.


The Bulldogs scored twice in the first and tallied single runs in the second and third innings.
Kaden Tollett went the distance on the mound for De Queen. He struck out 10 White Hall hitters.


The Leopards, who finished the season with an 11-14 record, also had singles from Jessie Power and Mack Carver as White Hall limited De Queen to just four hits on the evening.

 

 

Horatio Softball

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The Horatio Lady Lions captured the 2017 7-3A District Championship Monday evening with an 11-4 win over the Genoa Central Lady Dragons. The Lady Lions were led offensively by Laney Baker. She had a 3 run home run, a single, 3 runs scored, and 4 rbis. Kaylee Morgan had a homerun and a single. Macy Belcher ended with a triple and 2 singles. LeAnn Beasley had a double & 2 singles. Beasley pitched all 7 innings and earned the win for the Lady Lions allowing 4 runs on 8 hits and 3 walks while striking out 3. Lady Lions are 25-4 and will open up the regional tournament Thursday at 10am against Drew Central.

 

 

Ashdown Baseball Scores

Second Game

Friday, April 28, 2017

Ashdown 13
Malvern 3

 

 

 

Ashdown Baseball Scores

Friday, April 28, 2017


Ashdown 4
Arkadelphia 7

 

 

De Queen Splits Pair at Camden Fairview on 4/28

The De Queen baseball and softball teams split contests Friday afternoon in Camden against the Fairview teams.


The Lady Leopards improved to 23-4 with a 17-1 victory in five innings over the Lady Cardinals. Josie Vaught was the winning pitcher, allowing one run on one hit. Vaught fanned eight, and walked none. Josie helped her cause at the plate with a double, two singles, and four RBIís. The big stick for De Queen was Carli Sneed who had a homerun, a triple, and five RBIís. Sidney Sneed had three singles.

 

 Megan Martz and Reisa Bakenhus added a pair of hits each.


The Leopards fell to the Cardinals on the baseball diamond 12-2. De Queen plated two runs in the opening inning. Mack Carver had a single. Kaden Tollett drove him home on a double. Then Tollett stole third and came into score on a throwing error. But after the Leopards took a 2-0 lead it was all Fairview the rest of the way. Tyler Miller started on the mound for De Queen, and was charged with the loss.


Both De Queen teams open up 5A South Conference Tournaments Monday weather-permitting. The Lady Leopards host Hot Springs at 11:00 A.M. in De Queen, while the Leopards battle White Hall in Magnolia at 6:30. Both games will be aired live on the Leopard Network Ė 102.1 The Good Path.
 

 

 

 

 

HORATIO LADY LION'S DEFEAT CENTERPOINT

 

The Horatio Lady Lions defeated the Centerpoint Lady Knights 4-1 Friday evening in the 7-3A Conference tournament semi finals held at Lady Lion Yard. The Lady Lions move to 24-4 on the year and will play Genoa Central tonight at 6PM in the 7-3A Conference Championship Game.

 

 

Ashdown Softball Score

04/27/17

 

Ashdown 1

Malvern 7

 

 

 

Ashdown Baseball Score

04/27/17

 

Ashdown  5

Bauxite  0

 

 

 

 

 

Lady Leopards Soccer

Tuesday April 25th

 

Lady Leopards defeated Lakeside Lady Rams 5-0 on Senior Night to close out the home portion of the season.


Senior Center Forward Miriam Rodriguez found the net for the Lady Leopards in 18th minute of the contest to give the Lady Leopards a 1-0 lead. Rodriguez found the net a second time before the end of the first half to give the Lady Leopards a 2-0 lead going into halftime.


Senior Stopper Saleni Rojas found the net in the second half with 27:50 to go in the second half for a 3-0 lead, but the Lady Leopards were not done on this senior night! Senior Striker Reagan Wilkerson found the net with 17:06 left in the game with an assist from Senior Center Forward Miriam Rodriguez. Then Senior Winger Johanna Martinez found the net with 2:25 left in the game after an assist from Senior Reagan Wilkerson. Final Score 5-0 all goals from seniors.


Leopards and Lady Leopards close out the regular season at Lake Hamilton Friday Night and District Tournament May 1,3, and 4!

 

 

Horatio Lady Lions

Tuesday April 25th

 

The Horatio Lady Lions closed the regular season with at 14-4 win over the Genoa Central Lady Dragons on Sr night at Lady Lion Yard.

The Lady Lions were led offensively by Laney Baker, she had a single, double, and homerun. She scored 4 runs and had 5 rbis. Kelsie Easlon also had 3 singles and 3 rbis.

LeAnn Beasley was the winning pitcher giving up 4 runs on 4 hits and 2 strikeouts.

The Lady Lions head into the District Tournament this week with a record of 23-4.

The 7-3A District Tournament will be held at Lady Lion Yard starting Wednesday.


 

 

 Ashdown Softball scores

Tuesday April 25, 2017

 

Ashdown 15
Arkansas high 5

 

 

Leopards Can't Hold Up Against Lakeside
 

Tuesday was a long day for Leopards, as it fell to Lakeside 4-3.


Leopards captured the lead in the first inning. With one out in the first inning Kaden Tollett drove in one run when he doubled.


Lakeside took the lead for good with two runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth Tollett induced Scott to hit into a fielder's choice, but one run scored and Bernholt singled off of Tollett, driving in one run.


Bernholt earned the win for Lakeside. He threw four innings, surrendering one run, two hits, striking out three, and walking zero. #17 threw two innings, as two relievers helped Lakeside finish off the victory. Tittle recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Lakeside. Tollett took the loss for Leopards. He went six innings, surrendering four runs, five hits, and striking out six.
 

Tollett and Mack Carver each drove in one run to lead Leopards.


Lakeside collected five hits. Bernholt and Bates each collected multiple hits for Lakeside.
 

 

 

 

Ashdown Baseball scores 4/24/17

Ashdown 11
Prescott 4

 

 

 

Mosqueda signs letter of intent

 

Martha Mosqueda signed a Letter of Intent to run Cross Country for Henderson State University at the #1 Country Studios.  Mosqueda said she will seek an Education degree.

Mosqueda is a standout on the De Queen track, cross country, soccer, archery, and tennis teams. And is a Leopard cheerleader.

Mosqueda has a high grade point average and A.C.T. score. She is an active participant in many school clubs and organizations.  (photos)

 

 

 

 

Horatio Lady Lions will host 7AAA district tournament

 

The Horatio Lady Lions closed the regular season with at 14-4 win over the Genoa Central Lady Dragons on Sr night at Lady Lion Yard. The Lady Lions were led offensively by Laney Baker, she had a single, double, and homerun. She scored 4 runs and had 5 rbis. Kelsie Easlon also had 3 singles and 3 rbis. LeAnn Beasley was the winning pitcher giving up 4 runs on 4 hits and 2 strikeouts.

 

The Lady Lions head into the District Tournament this week with a record of 23-4. The 7-3A District Tournament will be held at Lady Lion Yard starting Wednesday.
 

 

 

 

Lady Leopards bag two more wins

 

Lady Leopards were able to hold on for wins last Tuesday and Friday (4/18 & 21) against 6a Lake Hamilton and Arkansas High.


The Lady Leopards defeated Lake Hamilton Tuesday April 18th in a shootout (PK's) the score was 1-1 at the end of regulation and then each team has 5 players that take shots 12 yards from the goal in a one v one against goal keeper. The Lady Leopards won the shootout 3-2 with Star Rojas making 2 saves to get the win.


On Friday night the Lady Leopards defeated Arkansas High in another shootout after the game ended 1-1 at the end of regulation. Senior Goal Keeper Star Rojas came up with 3 fantastic saves to get the win.


The Lady Leopards and Leopards will face Hot Springs Lakeside at Leopards Stadium for the final home match of the season. Its also Senior Night!

 

 

Monday April 24th Sports


The De Queen Lady Leopards picked up their sixth shutout in seven games, hit a couple of homeruns, and sailed to a 17-0 victory over Arkansas High in Texarkana Friday in action heard live on the Leopard Network 102.1 The Good Path.
Josie Vaught threw a one-hitter, striking out seven, and issued no walks over four innings. Vaught only threw 53 pitches. Vaught also went 4 for 4 at the plate with a two-run homerun, double, and two singles. Carli Sneed smashed a two-run homer and collected 3 RBIís. Tayanna Trumble, Lexy Taylor, and Megan Martz had two hits each on the afternoon.
The Lady Leopards, the top-ranked team in Class 5A, improved to 21-4 on the season.

Meanwhile, the Leopards plated four runs in the first and cruised to an 8-2 win over the Razorbacks on the nearby baseball diamond. Tyler Miller paced the Leopards at the plate with three hits. Quinshawn Bennett and Hunter Earney had two hits each. Brandon Hagood pitched well for the Leopards, striking out nine Razorbacks to earn the victory. The De Queen teams travel to Lakeside Tuesday, and to Camden Fairview to close out the regular season on Friday.

Ashdown and Mena split contests on Friday afternoon with the home team winning both contests. The Panthers blanked the Bearcats at the Ashdown City Park in baseball action 10-0. Meanwhile, the Ashdown softball team dropped a 5-0 decision in Mena. The Panthers play Bauxite in the opening round of the 7-4A District Baseball Tournament Wednesday at 5:30 at the Ashdown City Park. Ashdown and Foreman hook up in softball action today at 4:30 in Ashdown. The conference softball tournament will be played in Mena later this week.

 

 

Ashdown Baseball Scores

04/21/17 Friday

 

Ashdown 10

Mena 0

 

 

Ashdown Softball Scores

Friday 04/21/17

 

Ashdown 0

Mena 5

 

 

TWO DE QUEEN STUDENTS SIGN LETTERS OF INTENT

 

De Queen High School Athletic Director Bob Sikes announced Thursday morning, April 20th several student-athletes from De Queen are signing letters of intent to play soccer and run cross country in college.

 

Leo Dominguez signed a letter of intent to play soccer for Central Baptist College in Conway.

Thursday morning, Dominguez was joined by his mother, Luz Maria Sotelo, his sister Suri Dominguez and his brother, Joshua Dominguez has he signed his letter of intent at the KDQN studios.

 

Dominguez said he was he was happy to be continuing his soccer career in college.

 

Head Soccer Coach Stephen Sloan said Dominguez is a fine sweeper and he gave him credit for leading the Leopards to some early season wins.

 

Coach Sloan said he really couldn't describe how happy he was to see another Leopard continue their soccer career in college.

 

Thursday morning, Savanah Nickerson signed a letter of intent to run cross country for Henderson State University in Arkadelphia. She was joined by her mom and dad, Tami and Chad Nickerson and her little sister, Perry.

 

Nickerson said she never imagined she would running in college, but one day her coach told her there was a scout there to see her run, so she showed up and showed out.

 

Coach Dennis Chaney said he was very lucky to have such talented runners here at De Queen and Savanah was among a very special group of seniors.

 

Martha Mosqueda will sign her letter of intent to run cross country with Henderson State University on Monday morning, here at the KDQN studios.

(Photos)

 

HORATIO SOFTBALL 4/19

     The Horatio Lady Lions defeated the Prescott Lady Wolves 13-0 Wednesday afternoon at Lady Lion Yard. The Lady Lions are 21-3 on the season and will travel to Mena to take on the Mena Lady Cats at 4:30.
 

 

ASHDOWN BASEBALL 4/20

Ashdown 6     El Dorado 7

ASHDOWN SOFTBALL  4/20

Ashdown 0   Nashville 15

 

Ashdown Lady Panthers defeated Prescott Lady Curly Wolves

         Wednesday afternoon, April 19th, the Ashdown Lady Panthers defeated the Prescott lady Curly Wolves by the score of 12 to 2.

            The Lady Leopards closed out their home games with senior night. They honored Sydney Sneed, Carli Sneed, Josie Vaught, Meagan Martz, Makyla Jackson, and Randee Toye with back to back victories over the Hot Springs Lady Trojans.

          According to Coach Tracy Neely, this group of senior girls have won 64 games as of Wednesday night and have only lost one conference game in three seasons.

In other action, the De Queen Lady Leopards defeated the Hot Springs Lady Trojans 15-0, 15-0 in a conference doubleheader at Lady Leopard field.

    In game one, Josie Vaught, Randee Toye and Carli Sneed combined to strike out 7 Hot Springs batters, while giving up only one hit.

      In the first game, Meagan Martz went 2 for 3 at the plate driving in 4 runs on a double and a home run to lead the Lady Leopards. Vaught also went 2 for 2 at the plate with 3 RBIs and Sydney Sneed went 2 for 3 with 2 RBIs. Makyla Jackson also had a 2-run home run for the Lady Leopards.

In game two, Lexi Taylor and Carli Sneed pitched three shut out innings with five strike outs.

    Sydney Sneed went 2 for 2 and drove in 3 runs on an inside the park home run. Tatyanna Tramble had a 2-run home run in the first inning and Reagan Batty closed out the game with a solo home run. Martz went 2 for 3 with 3 RBIs in game two.

 

Ashdown Softball Scores

Ashdown 12    Prescott 2

 

LADY LEOPARDS TOPS LAKE HAMILTON 12-0

T    Tuesday afternoon, April 18th, the De Queen Lady Leopards topped Lake Hamilton 12-0 in five innings to improve to 17-4 overall in 8-0 in conference play.

Pitcher Josie Vaught up 1 hit, while striking out 12.

  Carli Sneed and Meagan Martz powered the Lady Leopard offense. Sneed was 3 for 3 with 4 RBI's while Martz went 2 for 4 with 4 RBI's, including a 3 run triple in the second inning.

 

Leopards vs. Lake Hamilton Game Summary


Tuesday, April 18, 2017


Leopards Fall In Back-And-Forth Affair Against Lake Hamilton


Leopards and Lake Hamilton passed the lead back-and-forth on Tuesday, but eventually Lake Hamilton prevailed 3-2. The game was tied at two with Lake Hamilton batting in the top of the seventh when there was an error, scoring one run.


The pitching was strong on both sides. Lake Hamilton pitchers struck out 17, while Leopards sat down six. Ross earned the win for Lake Hamilton. He pitched two and a third innings, surrendering zero runs, zero hits, striking out six, and walking one.


Mack Carver took the loss for Leopards. He threw two-thirds of an inning, allowing two runs, three hits, and walking one. Wisson started the game for Lake Hamilton. He tossed four and two-thirds innings, surrendering two runs, four hits, and striking out 11. Kaden Tollett started the game for Leopards. He went six innings, surrendering one run, five hits, and striking out six.


Tyler Miller, Isiah Williamson, Quinshawn Bennett, and Carver each collected one hit to lead Leopards. Lake Hamilton collected eight hits. Aiken and Ross each collected multiple hits for Lake Hamilton. Lake Hamilton didn't commit a single error in the field.

 

 

Baseball Scores
Monday, April 17, 2017

Ashdown 3
Nashville 9
 

Martha Mosqueda Wins Rotary Crystal Award

 

Lady Leopard Martha Mosqueda won the 17th annual Crystal Award that was presented at the Monday, April 17th meeting of the De Queen Rotary Club. The award is presented annually to the outstanding senior female athlete. Academics, leadership, and school and community involvement are also taken into strong consideration.

Mosqueda is a standout on the De Queen track, cross country, soccer, archery, and tennis teams. Sheís also a Leopard cheerleader.

Mosqueda has a high grade point average and A.C.T. score. She has participated in the Angel Tree program, Relay for Life, and as hostess at the Chamber of Commerce Banquet. She serves as Secretary of the Student Council and is a member of National Honor Society. She is active in Spanish Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Young Democrats, and Change Agents Club.

After high school graduation, Mosqueda will attend Henderson State University. She plans to run Cross Country for the Lady Reddies, and seek a degree in Education.

Athletic Director Bob Sikes and Coaches Dennis Chaney, Brian Van Winkle, Erik Smith, Jason Barker, and Tracy Nealy told Rotarians about the tremendous success that the senior Lady Leopards have enjoyed in all sports during their high school careers. The softball team has only one conference loss in three seasons. The basketball team had 18 victories, and earned a state tournament berth. The tennis team was conference runners-up. The cross country team has been conference champs three out of the last four seasons.

Tammy Huddleston presented the Crystal Award that has been an annual tradition of the De Queen Rotary Club since 2000.

 

 

Leopards Grabs Lead In Sixth Inning For Victory Over Arkansas


 Leopards defeated Arkansas 4-2 on Friday after taking the lead late in the game. The game was tied at two with Leopards batting in the bottom of the sixth when.

        Leopards captured the lead in the first inning. With two outs in the first inning Jesse Power drove in    one run when he singled.

     Kaden Tollett earned the win for Leopards. He tossed seven innings, giving up two runs, seven hits, and striking out six. Browning took the loss for Arkansas. He pitched two innings, giving up two runs, two hits, and striking out one.


Gore started the game for Arkansas. He went two-thirds of an inning, allowing two runs, three hits, and walking one.


Brandon Hagood, Isiah Williamson, Power, Quinshawn Bennett, Mack Carver, Hunter Earney, and Tollett each collected one hit to lead Leopards. Leopards was sure-handed and didn't commit a single error.

      Brennan Seymour made the most plays with ten.

      Arkansas collected seven hits. Nix, Browning, and Williams each collected multiple hits for Arkansas.


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04/14/17

 

ASHDOWN SCORES

04/14/17

Baseball scores
Ashdown 10
Cossatot Rivers 0

Softball scores

Ashdown 11
Robinson 0
 

 

 

Leopards Jumps Out To Early Lead In Victory Over Hot Springs
(Baseball)

An early lead helped Leopards defeat Hot Springs 19-1 on Wednesday(4/12). Leopards scored on a wild pitch , a triple by Quinshawn Bennett, and a groundout by Brandon Hagood in the first inning.

Leopards secured the victory thanks to 11 runs in the second inning. Leopards' big inning was driven by a single by Tyler Miller, a single by Quinshawn Bennett, a double by Brennan Seymour, a error, a passed ball, a single by Jesse Power, and a double by Brandon Hagood.

Leopards captured the lead in the first inning. Kaden Tollett's sac fly scored two runs for Leopards.

Hagood earned the win for Leopards. He threw three innings, allowing one run, two hits, and striking out six. Tollett threw one inning, as two relievers helped Leopards finish off the victory. Dabbs took the loss for Hot Springs. He tossed two innings, allowing 16 runs, and ten hits.

Leopards collected 14 hits. Tollett, Seymour, Bennett, and Power each collected multiple hits for Leopards. Power, Bennett, Seymour, and Tollett each collected two hits to lead Leopards. Leopards didn't commit a single error in the field. Mack Carver had nine chances in the field, the most on the team.

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ASHDOWN BASEBALL SCORE

Ashdown 5

Genoa 1

 

 LEOPARDS WIN OVER HOT SPRINGS

(Soccer)

Lady Leopards were able to get the win over the Hot Springs Lady Trojans 4-0 at Leopard Stadium Wednesday night.

Senior Johanna Martinez opened things up for the Lady Leopards by scoring with 24 minutes left in the first half to give the Lady Leopards a 1-0 advantage. Senior Miriam Rodriguez found the net 10 minutes later to give the Lady Leopards the 2-0 advantage going into halftime.

30 minutes into the second half Sophomore JoAnna Guerrero found the net to give a 3-0 advantage. The final goal came off a Saleni Rojas corner kick and Jen Sanchez used her head to finish to get the win.
Lady Leopards will host Lake Hamilton here next Tuesday April 18th

Leopards also were able to get the win over the Trojans 1-0. Leopards will also have Lake Hamilton here next Tuesday April 18th Jv girls at 4, JV boys 4:30 varsity girls at 5 and varsity boys at 7.

 

HORATIO SOFTBALL

The Horatio Lady Lions defeated the Prescott Lady Wolves 15-3 Friday night, April 7th. The Lady Lions were led at the plate by Kelsie Easlon going 3 for 4 with two doubles and a single along with 3 RBIS and 3 runs scored. LeAnn Beasley went two for 3 with a single and a HR her 8th of the year she had 3 RBIS and 3 runs scored. The winning pitcher was LeAnn Beasley she gave up 3 runs on 5 hits and 6 Ks. The Lady Lions are 19-1 and will take on Nashville today at 6:30 (changed from 5) at Lady Lion Yard.

 

FRIDAY RESULTS 4-07-17

De Queen split baseball and softball action on Friday afternoon against the Magnolia senior teams at De Queen High School.


In live action on The Leopard Network 102.1 The Good Path and on Leopard Vision, the Lady Leopards scored ten runs in the first inning and cruised to a 15-0 shut-out victory over the Magnolia Lady Panthers in three innings. Josie Vaught pitched a one hitter for the win. Makyla Jackson and Meagan Martz pounded homers for De Queen. Reisa Bakenhus and Martz were three-for-three at the plate. With the victory, the Lady Leopards improved to 7-0 in conference play, and 16-3 overall.


On the adjacent diamond at De Queen High School, the Leopards took a 1-0 lead after the first inning against Magnolia, the defending Class 5A State Champions. But the Panthers plated seven in the second and five in the third to pull away for a 19-4 victory. The loss snapped a five game winning streak for the Leopards. The De Queen baseball team fell to 5-3 in conference action, and 8-10 overall.


Also on Friday, the Ashdown high school baseball and softball teams traveled to Fouke and came away victorious. The Ashdown softball team defeated Fouke 6-3, while the Panthers edged Fouke 5-3 on the baseball diamond.

 

LADY LEOPARDS PICK UP WIN AT HOT SPRINGS LAKESIDE

Lady Leopards traveled to Hot Springs Lakeside Tuesday nigh for conference action and picked up the win 1-0. The lone goal came from Senior Attacking Midfielder Miriam Rodriguez from a throw-in from Senior Stopper Saleni Rojas.


The Lady Leopards will face Hot Springs in De Queen next Tuesday night at Leopard Stadium game starts at 4:30 with JV boys and Varsity Girls at 5pm followed by Varsity Boys at 7pm.
Leopards Soccer got the win at Lakeside 5-1.

 

 

 

                             Tollett Throws No-Hitter As Leopards Defeats Camden Fairview  04/04/17

                                 Kaden Tollett didn't allow a single hit as Leopards defeated Camden Fairview 11-0 on Tuesday. To get the final out Tollett struck out Crumpler.

                                 Leopards grabbed an early lead. Leopards scored on a double , a single by Kaden Tollett, an error, a single by Quinshawn Bennett, a single by Brennan Seymour, and a double by Hunter Earney in the first inning.

                                 Leopards took an early lead in the first inning. Mack Carver drove in one when he doubled in the first inning.

                                 Tollett earned the win for Leopards. He went five innings, giving up zero runs, zero hits, and striking out ten. M Smith took the loss for Camden Fairview. He threw, surrendering five runs, three hits, and walking one.

                                 Leopards had ten hits in the game. Tyler MillerTollett, and Bennett each collected multiple hits for LeopardsMiller led Leopards with three hits in three at bats. Leopards was sure-handed and didn't commit a single error. Carver made the most plays with 12.

 

ASHDOWN  BASEBALL/SOFTBALL/VARSITY SCORES

04/04/17

Varsity

Ashdown 5 

Genoa 1

Softball

Ashdown 3 

Genoa 11

Junior Varsity

Ashdown 3

Genoa 3

 

 

MONDAY, APRIL 3RD SPORTS


It was a huge week for the De Queen Leopards baseball team as they defeated El Dorado, Hope, and Mena to improve their record to 7-8 on the season.

     On Friday afternoon in action heard live on the ďLeopard Network 102 The Good PathĒ, De Queen smashed Hope 21-1 in five innings. Mack Carver had three hits and six RBIís on the afternoon. The Leopards broke the game open with a 13 run second inning. Tyler Miller went the distance on the mound for the Leopards. Miller allowed one run on one hit, and fanned ten Bobcat hitters. Quinshawn Bennett and Hunter Earney each had multi-hit games for De Queen, as the Leopards pounded out 11 hits on the day.

      The Leopards came right back Saturday afternoon and defeated the Mena Bearcats 12-2. Brandon Hagood pitched the Leopards to victory as he struck out nine Bearcats in four and a third innings. Freshman Isiah Williamson and Kaden Tollett collected three RBIís each. Mack Carver had three of De Queenís ten stolen bases on the day.

 The DeQueen Lady Leopards defeated Hope 17-2 in three innings Friday afternoon at De Queen High School. Lexy Taylor was the winning pitcher, fanning eight Lady Bobcats, allowing two runs on one hit and one walk. Reisa Bakenhus paced the Lady Leopards at the plate with a perfect three for three day, with a homer and a pair of singles.

     In high school soccer action Friday afternoon at Leopard Stadium aired live on Radio Cristiano KDQN-AM 1390 and on Leopard Vision, De Queen swept the Hope teams. The Lady Leopards blanked Hope 5-0, while the Leopards prevailed over the Bobcats 6-2.

     Ashdown traveled to Cossatot River Friday afternoon. The Panthers downed the Eagles 10-0 in baseball action, while the Lady Panthers defeated the Lady Eagles in softball 13-1.
 

 

 Leopards Jumps Out To Early Lead In Victory Over Mena

                                 Leopards jumped out to an early lead over Mena and took home a 12-2 victory on Saturday. Leopards scored on a walk and an  error in the first inning.

                                 Leopards took an early lead in the first inning. A wild pitch by #7 scored one run for Leopards.

                                 Leopards scored five runs in the third inning. The big inning was thanks to a fielder's choice by Isiah Williamson, a double by Hunter Earney, a single by Mack Carver, and a single by Kaden Tollett.

                                 Brandon Hagood earned the win for Leopards. He tossed four and a third innings, surrendering two runs, one hit, and striking out nine. #7 took the loss for Mena. He pitched two innings, surrendering eight runs, and one hit.

                                 Williamson and Tollett each drove in three runs to lead LeopardsCarver led Leopards with three stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with ten stolen bases.

                                 #7 led Mena with one hit in two at bats.

 

 

Six RBI Day For Carver Leads Leopards Past Hope


Mack Carver drove in six on three hits to lead Leopards past Hope 21-1 on Friday. Carver drove in runs on a single in the second, a double in the second, and a single in the third.


An early lead helped propel Leopards to victory. Leopards took the lead on a groundout in the first inning.


Leopards captured the lead in the first inning. Kaden Tollett grounded out, scoring one run.
Leopards scored 13 runs in the second inning. The big inning was thanks to a walk by Isiah Williamson, a error, a single by Mack Carver, a walk by Keldon Boyles, a walk by Williamson, a walk by Hunter Earney, and a double by Carver.


Tyler Miller earned the win for Leopards. He went five innings, surrendering one run, one hit, and striking out ten. Hellums took the loss for Hope. He pitched two innings, surrendering 14 runs, and three hits.
Leopards collected 11 hits. Carver, Quinshawn Bennett, and Earney each collected multiple hits for Leopards.


Carter went 1-for-3 at the plate to lead Hope in hits.
 

HORATIO LADY LIONS DEFEAT GENOA CENTRAL

Horatio Lady Lions defeated the Genoa Central Lady Dragons 4-0 at Genoa Friday afternoon. The Lady Lions were led offensively by LeAnn Beasley and Laney Baker. Beasley went 1 for 2 with a two run home run (6th of the year) she had two RBIís, a run scored and drew two walks. Baker went 1 for 4 with a double, she had two RBIís and a run scored. The winning pitcher was LeAnn Beasley with a complete game shutout. 0 runs, 4 hits, and 7 Ks. The Lady Lions are 17-1 on the season and will play Monday at 5 pm against Fouke at Lady Lion Yard.

 

 

BISHOP  RECEIVES SCHOLARSHIP OFFER FROM MISSISSIPPI STATE

Ashdown High School Junior LaDarrius Bishop announced he received his seventh scholarship offer, over Spring Break.

Bishop reported on Twitter that he had received a scholarship offer from Mississippi State on Tuesday.

Bishop has offers from Arkansas, Arkansas State, Oklahoma State, Baylor, Memphis and Louisiana-Monroe.

Bishop is 6-0, 180 pounds and is considered a 3-star athlete. His cousin Montaric Brown signed with the Hogs in February.

 

 

2017 ALL STATE BASKETBALL SELECTIONS ANNOUNCED

The Arkansas Activities Association released the 2017 All State Basketball selections on Wednesday, march 15th. According to the AAA, these selections were made by each member of a school's conference coaches.

Male All-State Selections include:

Jarett Fox of Dierks in 1A; Tucker Hall of Foreman in 2A; Cody Baker of Cossatot River in 3A; and Darius Hopkins of Nashville in 4A.

Female All-State Selections Include:

Stacy Carter of Dierks in 1A; Emeisha Fields of Foreman in2 A; Ashlen Gonzalez of Cossatot River in 3A; Cambre McCullough of Ashdown in 4A; Asia Munn of Nashville in 4A and Hanna Murry of De Queen in 5A.

 

 

 

HORATIO LADY LIONS WIN SOUTHWEST SPORTING GOODS INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT

Horatio Lady Lions won the Southwest Sporting Goods Invitational Tournament held in Arkadelphia this past weekend.

Game 1: Friday afternoon W against Crossett 7-6. Led in offense by LeAnn Beasley going 3 for 4 with a single, double, and a triple with 4 RBI. Laney Baker went 2 for 4 with a single and a triple with a run scored and Kelsie Easlon went 2 for 4 with a single and a double and 2 runs scored. Winning pitcher was LeAnn Beasley with 6 runs (3 earned) 9 hits and 6 Ks. Jocelyn Halter went 1 for 3 with a HR, 2 rbis and a run scored.

Game 2: Friday evening W over Junction City 8-7 . After trailing 7-0 heading into the bottom of the 4th the Lady Lions scored 8 unanswered runs. Led in offense by Macy Belcher and LeAnn Beasley. Belcher went 2 for 4 with a single, triple, RBI, and a run scored. Beasley went 2-3 with a single, double, and 2 RBI and 2 runs scored, Laiken Emerson went 2-3 with a single, double, and 3 rbis and a run scored. Winning pitcher was LeAnn Beasley coming in relief 0 Runs, 1 hit, and six Ks.

Game 3: Saturday afternoon W over Arkadelphia 10-2. Led in offense by Macy Belcher 4 for 5 with 3 singles, and a double and 2 runs scored, LeAnn Beasley went 3 for 4 with 2 singles and a HR. Had 5 RBIs and a run scored. Kelsie Easlon went 1 for 2 with a triple and 3 rbis and 2 runs scored. Winning pitcher was LeAnn Beasley 2 runs on 4 hits and 7 Ks.

Game 4: Championship game Saturday night against Crossett W 11-3. Led in Offense by LeAnn Beasley went 3 for 3 with 3 HR. This became a total of 4 HR on the day. She had 7 RBIs and 3 runs scored. Kelsie Easlon went 2 for 3 with a single and a double, 2 rbis and 2 runs scored. Macy Belcher went 3 for 4 with 3 singles and 3 runs scored. Winning Pitcher was LeAnn Beasley with 3 runs on 4 hits and 6 Ks.


Lady Lions are now 10-0 on the season. Will play Ashdown at Lady Lion Yard at 5pm.

 

LADY LEOPARDS SOCCER RESULTS

Lady Leopards opened up conference play at Hope Tuesday night 03/07/2017 and it did not take long for Senior Striker Erika Zamora to get the Lady Leopards on the scoreboard. Zamora found the back of the net after 3 minutes into the game. Zamora assisted Senior Center Forward Miriam Rodriguez 11 minutes later to put the Lady Leopards up 2-0 in the first half. Senior Stopper Saleni Rojas added to her scoring tally by nailing a free kick from about 20 yards out to lift the Lady Leopards 3-0 with 19 minutes remaining in the first half. With 6 minutes left in the first half Erika Zamora contributed her second goal of the night and gave the Lady Leopards a 4-0 advantage going into halftime.


Early in the second half Miriam Rodriguez who moved to Striker found the net a second time for the night to lift the Lady Leopards a 5-0 lead and Lady Leopards were able to hold onto that lead for the remainder of the game and play others ladies on the bench.


On the Goal Tending side of the game Senior and first year player Star Rojas had 8 saves and was able to punch out Hope Lady Cats best opportunity off a free kick.

 

LADY LEOPARDS SOCCER TEAM WIN RAZORBACK INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT

Lady Leopard soccer captured their first tournament trophy this weekend in Texarkana.  Lady Leopards opened up the tournament Friday night at Texas A&M field against the Mena Ladycats. Lady Leopards won the match 7-0 with 5 of those goals coming from senior Miriam Rodriguez in her first game since coming out of the state basketball tournament.  Junior Monique Jacobo scored the first goal of the match and senior Saleni Rojas added to her goal tally by contributing a goal.
The Lady Leopards played Hamburg Saturday morning and won that match 5-0. Saleni Rojas continued her goal tally with 2 in that match. Sophomore JoeAnna Guerrero added a goal and senior Miriam Rodriguez contributed 2 more for the match getting the Lady Leopards to their first tournament championship match.


The Lady Leopards had to wait a couple of hours to see if they would play either North Little Rock or El Dorado in the championship match. El Dorado had more goals in their two games than North Little Rock. The Lady Leopards have played El Dorado multiple times before but could never get the win until Saturday afternoon.  For the first 20 minutes of the first half it seemed as if El Dorado Ladycats would once again get the better of the Lady Leopards but the stellar defense would not allow any clean shots in the first half. The Lady Leopards broke thru the El Dorado defense in the last 10 minutes of the first half and sophomore JoeAnna Guerrero found the net for the Lady Leopards giving the girls a 1-0 lead at halftime.


The Lady Leopards came out in the second half just like they finished the second half and senior Johanna Martinez found the net 4 minutes into the second half off an assist from Saleni Rojas. El Dorado did not stop but the Lady Leopards only gave up 2 shots on goal that senior and first year goalkeeper Star Rojas was able to cleanly save. 


The state soccer game at Dardanelle has been postponed due to respect for a fellow De Queen coach's family situation!
Both soccer teams will travel to Hope for the first conference game of the season and will host Arkansas High at Leopard stadium this Friday!


Great start to the season Ladies 5-0 with 24 goals for and 1 goal against!!


 

Horatio Lady Lions Win Tournament

Horatio Lady Lions Win the 9th Annual William Bohanon Memorial Invitational Tournament held in Ashdown this Weekend.

Game 1 Friday: W Arkansas High 9-2. Led in Offense by Macy Belcher 3-3 with 2 singles and a double with 3 runs scored. Laney Baker was 2-3 with a single and a double, 2 RBIs and 1 Run scored. Kelsie Easlon went 1-2 with a double and a walk with an RBI and 2 Runs Scored. LeAnn Beasley went 1-2 with a double and 3 RBIs. Kaylee Morgan went 1-2 with a double and a RBI and a Run Scored. The winning Pitcher was LeAnn Beasley.

Game 2 Saturday Morning: W Waldron 9-0. Led in Offense by Laney Baker 3-3 with 2 singles and a triple, 2 rbis 2 runs scored. Macy Belcher went 2-3 with a pair of singles and a rbi and run scored. Kaylee Morgan went 2-3 with 2 doubles and 2 rbis and a run scored. Winning Pitcher was Summer Morgan making her High School Debut. 0 Runs 5 hits and 2 Ks.

Game 3 Saturday Afternoon W Rival Genoa Central 9-3. Led in Offense by Macy Belcher and Laney Baker. Belcher 3-3 on 3 singles and an RBI and 3 Runs scored. Baker 2-2 with a single and double an RBI and 2 Runs scored. LeAnn Beasley went 2-3 with 2 doubles and 3 RBIs and a run scored. Lexy Richardson went 1-2 with a run scored and Kelsie Easlon Contributed 2 RBIs and 2 runs scored.

Game 4 Saturday Night Finals W Avery TX 4-3. After falling behind 3-0 Lady Lions battled back with 3 runs scored in the Btm of the 3rd inning to tie the game. The game went into the tie breaker. Avery had the go ahead run to 3rd base with one out. Trying to bunt the go ahead run in the batter popped out to Kelsie Easlon. Beasley Recorded the strike out to end the Avery Threat. Btm half Macy Belcher was placed on 2nd and Laney Baker bunted her to 3rd. LeAnn Beasley hit the Game winning base hit to right field to win the game and the tournament 4-3. Winning pitcher was LeAnn Beasley 3 Runs on 7 hits 4Ks.

Winning pitcher for the Genoa Game was Beasley 3 runs on 4 hits 3 Ks.

Lady Lions are 5-0 on the season and will open conference play Monday against Prescott at 5PM at Lady Lion Yard.

 

LADY LEOPARD SOCCER

03/01/17

Lady Leopards soccer has opened up the 2017 season this week with a 5-1 win over the Mena Ladycats and 5-0 win over the Heavener Lady Wolves.

Monday February 27th the Lady Leopards moved the game to Mena. JoeAnna Guerrero picked up the first goal of the new season for the Lady Leopards with an assist from Erika Zamora. Saleni contributed with converting two Penalty Kicks. Seniors Erika Zamora and Adriana Figeruoa found the back of the net.

Tuesday night February 28th the Lady Leopards traveled to Heavener. Senior Erika Zamora found the net with 13:46 remaining in the first half to get the Lady Leopards on the board. Two minutes later Senior Adriana Figeruoa found the net for her first goal of the night, she was able to score again with 5:23 left in the first half giving the Lady Leopards a 3-0 lead at the half.

The second half had Senior Stephanie Zavala find the net after a cross from Junior Jenifer Sanchez. Then Erika Zamora scored her second goal of the night with 1:03 left remaining in the game to give the Lady Leopards a 5-0 final.

Lady Leopards will travel to Texarkana for the Razorback Invitational Tournament and will play Friday night against Mena start time at 5pm at the Texas A&M Texarkana Field. Saturday morning the Lady Leopards face Hamburg at 9am at Texas A&M Texarkana Field.

First home game for Lady Leopards and Leopards will be March 10th against Arkansas High.
Monday and Tuesday both teams are on the road to Dardanelle and Hope.

 

DE QUEEN ALUMNI GAME

 The De Queen High School Baseball team held an Alumni Game and Hit-A-Thon on Saturday Feb. 25th. Pictured are the former Leopards who took part in the game. Pictured left to right are: Coach/AD Bob Sikes, Doug Mobbs, Beau McCastlain, Tim Mobbs, Jimmy Mobbs, Sam Willis, Richard Bell, Tate Penny, Brad Athey, Jody McCoy, Stephen Miller, Rodney Williams, Grant Dooley, Josh Purtell, Micah Martin, Brennan Watkins, Trey Williams, Jake Hooper, Joseph Parson, Cole McRae, Kyle Willis, Trey Williams, Tyler Shelton, Devon Hagood, Jason Lofton, Dayton Ochoa, Hunter Lipsey, Trey Gentry, Clayton Yates, Darren Tollett, Jonathon Dooley, and Tanner Lipsey

 

Justin Kramer submits resignation

Justin Kramer submitted his resignation as head football coach of the De Queen Leopards on Wednesday. Coach Kramer has accepted the position of Athletic Director/Head Football Coach at Conway Christian School. In his four years at the helm of the Leopards, Coach Kramerís teams finished 8-32. Seven of those wins came during the last two seasons. School officials say the search for a new football coach would begin immediately.

 

Rotary Cup Presented to Logan Hall

The presentation of the Rotary Cup to the outstanding senior member of the De Queen Leopards football team has been a tradition since 1936 Ė 80 years ago. At Mondayís noon meeting of the Rotary Club, "The Voice of the Leopards", Jay Bunyard, presented the 2016 award to Logan Hall.

Logan, the son of Charlie and Kristy Hall, was an all-conference performer for the Leopards in both his junior and senior seasons. Playing receiver on offense and safety on defense, Hall had 16 receptions for 283 yards and three touchdowns. Defensively, he was second on the team in tackles with 56, deflected 12 passes, had two interceptions, and a fumble recovery. During his junior season, Hall tied for second best in the state with eight interceptions. Hall also returned seven kicks for 58 yards, as he rarely came off the field for the Leopards.

Hall also excels in the classroom with a grade point average of 3.617, and he recorded a 30 on his A.C.T. Test. Heís involved with Future Farmers of America, Future Teachers of America, National Honor Society, Yearbook Staff, Drama Club, and Trap Shooting.

In Track, Hall is a remarkable story. He took up high jumping in January of this year. During the spring, he won the Class 5A State Championship with a leap of 6í9". Hall is shooting for the all-time Arkansas State Record of 7-1 and a half inches this upcoming spring.

Hall recently signed a letter of intent for a track scholarship at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. He plans to earn a teaching degree at U.C.A.

The Rotary Cup presentation is based upon performance on the field, character and leadership, scholastic achievement, and involvement in other sports and school activities.

Shown above: Head football coach Justin Kramer, Hall, the Voice of the Leopards, Jay Bunyard. (Photo courtesy of De Queen Bee STaff)

Past recipients include:

2014 Daniel Villeda

2014 Brady Hanney

2013 Jake Arndt

2012 Miguel Soria

2011 Jace Stephens

2010 John Lee Miller

2009 Greg White

2008 Zack Taylor

2007 Kyle Atkins

2006 David Lee

2005 Randy Hayes

2004 Kirby Atkins

2003 Trey Williams

2002 Zach Jones

2001 Brian McLelland

2000 Richard Bell

1999 Joesph Parson

1998 Justin Powell

1997 Matt Scott & Drew Williams

1996 Alan Bender

1995 Rodney Williams

1994 Charlie White & Mark Palfreeman

1993 Brad Patterson

1992 J.J. Jernegan

1991 Lance Pinkerton

1990 John Frachiseur

1989 Bryan Blackwood

1988 Rocky Halter

1987 Wade Thrapp

1986 Jeff Holcombe

1985 Greg Hayes

1984 David Peppers

1983 DeWayne Pettigrew

1982 Joe Boyles

1981 Scott Smith

1980 Eric Willis

1979 Jimmy Etzkorn

1978 Joe Longacre

1977 Jerry Cobb

1976 Terry Tutt

1975 Scott Renfrow

1974 Greg Miller

1973 Chuck Barnhill

1972 Joe Barnhill

1971 Steve Halter

1970 Randy Davis

1969 Dick Van Bebber

1968 Glen Knod

1967 Bobby Trammell

1966 Bill Stainton

1965 Danny Pike

1964 Richard Knight

1963 Bob McKinley

1962 Tommy Harris

1961 Jack Suggs

1960 Jerry Caplinger

1959 John Whitaker

1958 James R. Norwood

1957 Carl Beutelschies

1956 Lyndall Smith

1955 Don Hubbard

1954 Buddy Wesson

1953 Don Park

1952 Quinton Taggart

1951 Buddy Bob Benson

1950 Jack Humphreys

1949 Billy Pickens

1948 Clarence Wilson

1947 Harold Sunderman

1946 Harold Brinson

1945 Paul Lamb

1944 Dwight Dodson

1943 and 1942 No Award

1941 Durwood Bourns

1940 James Williams

1939 W.L. Hawthorne & Nathan Bourns

1938 Johnny Kyle

1937 Watson Hendricks

1936 Buck Aubrey, Jr.