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Toney Stowers is the voice of Leopard Basketball on KDQN FM 92.1


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Darrell Coker (left) and Jim Cross (right) are the voices of the Ashdown Panthers on KILX FM 102.1.  They are pictured with Razorback signee, Shamar Easter.




De Queen Soccer Players Recognized by Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 06/02

Two De Queen High School soccer players were recognized by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Sunday.
Senior Angel Gonzalez was named to the second team of the Boys Soccer All-State honorees. And freshman Yahir Rodriguez was named to the Boys Underclassmen All-State Soccer Team.
Gonzalez and Rodriguez will be invited to the All-Arkansas Preps Award Banquet in Little Rock on June 15th.
The Leopards reached the semifinals of the Class 4A State Tournament last month.

Legacy Academy Hosts Elite Basketball Trainer Jason Otter 05/18-05/19

Lockesburg, ARK — On May 18-19, Legacy Academy hosted two days of elite basketball training for the Warriors and Lady Warriors Senior High teams. The two-day camp focused on developing handling skills, defensive positioning and movement, and offensive motion drills.

LA Warrior teams, having just completed the school year, headed straight back to the Warrior Gym on Saturday morning. The camp offered specialized training for the senior players, tailored specifically towards their playing styles and team composition. Already looking forward to the next season, Coach Chad Gallagher said, “We loved having Jason Otter with us. Small schools are challenged in their pool of athletes and in their depth of size and natural athleticism, therefore you must compensate through skill development, fundamentals, discipline and other equalizing factors. Otter is excellent at player development. We’re thinking long term in building a strong basketball program, not in just creating a winning season here and there. Investment like this will pay off for decades in an athletic program.”

Jason Otter is a former Division 1 player (Austin Peay University) and NBA trainer with 30+ years of experience. He learned at a young age that smart, hard work will ALWAYS beat talent, when talent doesn’t work hard. By developing drills and strategies with the everchanging game of basketball, we have seen our campers achieve major success. We have helped players reach their goal of playing in college, at all division levels, and even professionally (overseas and NBA).

De Queen Soccer Teams Heading to State

The De Queen soccer teams closed out the regular season Friday with victories on the road at Arkadelphia.
The De Queen girls defeated the Lady Badgers 2 to 0 Friday to earn a three seed in this week’s state tournament. The Lady Leopards will battle Farmington in the opening round Thursday at 1:00 at Robinson High School in Little Rock. After an 0 and 5 start to the season, the Lady Leopards rallied to finish the regular season with a record of 11 wins, 7 losses, and 2 ties.
Meanwhile, the red hot Leopards raced to a 5 to 0 halftime lead at Arkadelphia Friday and cruised to a 6 to 0 shutout victory over the  Badgers to win their 17th straight game. The Leopards finished the regular season as the undefeated conference champs with a perfect 14 and 0 league record. As a one seed, the Leopards will begin their quest to defend their state title from a year ago by opening up the state tournament at Robinson High School in Little Rock Thursday at 3:00 against the Berryville Bobcats.

Leopards Baseball Falls in Regionals 5/2

The De Queen Leopards saw their baseball season come to an end Thursday in the opening round of the Class 4A South Regional Tournament at Nashville with a 2 to 0 loss to the Warren Lumberjacks.
It was a good pitcher’s dual between De Queen sophomore Logan Petrishen and Warren’s Kolby Pope. Petrishen allowed two runs on three hits. He fanned ten and walked three. Pope went the distance for the Lumberjacks and scattered four hits. Pope was helped out with two Leopards being thrown out on the base paths.
De Queen hitters on the day included Eastan Patrick, Petrishen, Isauro Lopez, and Max Pinkerton all with singles.
The Leopards concluded a great 15 and 7 season that saw them go 9 and 5 in the tough 7-4A Conference, good for a third place finish.

Sports Broadcast Schedule Week of 4/29

Thursday, May 2ndThe De Queen Leopards baseball team battles the Warren Lumberjacks Thursday at 5:30 in the opening round of the Class 4A South Regional Tournament at Nashville weather-permitting. A trip to next week’s State Tournament at Gravette is on the line. The Dugout Show with Toney Stowers and Greg Revels begins at 5:15 on your #1 Country 92.1.

…Meanwhile… Ashdown’s softball team also travels to Nashville for the Regional Softball Tournament and will face Star City at 5:30 weather-permitting. Airtime with Jim Cross is set for around 5:15 on 102.1 The Good Path and on the KILX App.

De Queen Baseball Beats Broken Bow 4/29

The De Queen baseball team scheduled a tune-up game before this week’s Regional Tournament by traveling to Broken Bow Monday afternoon. The Leopards defeated the Savages 7 to 5. Logan Petrishen, Rowan Sanchez, Sam Graham, and Max Pinkerton shared the mound duties. Petrishen and Jake Martin had two hits each. Sanchez had two R.B.I.’s. The Leopards face Warren in the Regional Tournament at Nashville Thursday at 5:30 weather-permitting.

Game Recap 04/25

The Ashdown Panthers traveled to Nashville to battle the Scrappers in a must win baseball game for the opportunity to advance to the Regional Tournament next week.  Ashdown did its part by shutting out the Scrappers 8 to 0 behind a 4 hit complete game stellar performance by pitcher Kyler Jones.  Jones kept the Scrappers off balance with a well placed fast ball along with a good changeup and curve ball.  Ashdown Scored one run in the second on a double by Mason Washington to score Kutter Dollarhide.  The Panthers scored 3 in the 6th highlighted by a 3 run home run by Grayson Porter and 4 more runs in the 7th with Kutter Dollarhide providing a 2 run home run.  Dollarhide had 3 hits for the Panthers while Washington, Walt Jones and Gunnar Altenbaumer each had 2 hits to lead the 15 hit barrage by the Panthers.  The Panthers have to wait until Friday’s game between Arkadelphia and Camden Fairview to see if they qualify for the Regional tournament next week.  The Panthers finished the regular season with 9 wins and 5 losses in conference play.

Magnolia Defeats De Queen Baseball 4/25

The De Queen Leopards closed out the regular season on the road at Magnolia Thursday and fell to the Panthers 9 to 0 in baseball  action as heard live on your #1 Country 92.1.
The Leopards had lots of opportunities. Magnolia pitching walked 11 hitters. However, the Leopards just couldn’t get a timely hit to take advantage as De Queen stranded 13 runners on base for the afternoon.
Isauro Lopez, our McDonalds Player of the Game, had a double and single. Max Pinkerton added a single. Sam Graham pitched the first four innings and was charged with the loss. Pinkerton came on in relief to pitch the final two innings.
Despite the loss, De Queen’s baseball team earned a three seed in next week’s regional tournament at Nashville. The Leopards, who finished the regular season with a 14 and 6 overall record and 9 and 5 in conference play, will open up Regionals action on Thursday.
Meanwhile on the softball diamond Thursday, the Lady Leopards registered one of their most impressive wins of the season in their final contest of the year with a 12 to 8 victory over the Magnolia girls.

De Queen Outlasts Ashdown Baseball 4/22

It was an instant classic that took eleven innings to decide as De Queen’s Logan Petrishen singled to left-center to drive in Sam Graham from second base as the Leopards walked it off 4 to 3 over Ashdown Monday afternoon as heard live on your #1 Country 92.1.
It was a brilliant pitcher’s dual for much of the Game as Petrishen locked horns with the Panthers’ Walt Jones, a Razorbacks commitment. Jones went six-and-two-thirds innings. He allowed an unearned run on three hits while striking out 11. Petrishen hurled the first nine innings for the Leopards. He allowed a three-run homerun in the second inning to Grayson Porter. But Logan was in control the rest of his nine innings of work. Fellow sophomore Konnor Shelton pitched the 10th and 11th innings and was credited with the victory. Porter, who started the game for Ashdown, came back in relief and was charged with the loss.
At the plate, Isauro Lopez and Rowan Sanchez had two hits each for the Leopards. Graham, Shelton, and Jaylon Boyles added singles to go along with Petrishen’s game winning hit.
For Ashdown, Porter had the big three-run homer to account for all of the Panthers’ runs. Caleb Blakenship and Mason Washington clubbed doubles. Jones, Nash Brown, Gunnar Altenbaumer, Kutter Dollarhide, and Tyler Porter added singles.
With their seventh straight victory, the Leopards improved to 9 and 4 in conference play and will close out the regular season at Magnolia Friday in a battle for a second seed in the upcoming regional tournament at Nashville May 2nd – 4th. Toney and Greg have the play-by-play on #1 Country 92.1. The Panthers, now 8 and 5 in the league, travel to Nashville Friday with Jim Cross calling the action on 102.1 The Good Path.

 Ashdown Game Recap 04/22

The Ashdown Lady Panthers traveled to Dequeen to renew a long time rivalry against the DeQueen Leopards on Monday at Leopards Stadium.  The Lady Panthers were coming off a huge victory Friday over first place Malvern and kept the momentum going with a 9 to 2 victory over DeQueen.  The Lady Panthers pounded out 13 hits and scored three early runs to continue last week’s momentum.  The Lady Panthers also scored 4 runs in the 4th inning and 2 runs in the sixth innings.  Kylie Erwin had 3 hits and 3 RBI’s for the Lady Panthers while Zeniyah Alexander had 3 hits and Karielle Forbes and Maddie Troup had 2 hits.  Troup and Alexander combined to pitch 7 innings with 9 strikeouts and only 2 runs allowed against a good hitting Leopards team.  The Lady Panthers close out the season on the road against Nashville.

Sports Broadcast Schedule Week of 4/22

Monday, April 22ndThe De Queen Leopards host the Ashdown Panthers on the baseball diamond at 5:00 weather-permitting. The Dugout Show with Greg Revels and Jay Bunyard goes on the air at around 4:45 on your #1 Country 92.1.

…Meanwhile…the De Queen Lady Leopards host the Ashdown girls on the adjacent softball diamond at 4:30 weather-permitting. Airtime with Jim Cross is set for 4:15 on 102.1 The Good Path and on the KILX App.

Thursday, April 25thThe De Queen Leopards and Lady Leopards Soccer teams host Hope at Leopard Stadium at 4:00. Airtime with Horacio Sotelo and Francisco Hernandez is set for 3:45 on Spanish Radio La Maxima AM-1390/FM-1450. The action can also be viewed live on DQTV on You Tube.

Friday, April 26thThe De Queen Lady Leopards softball team travels to Magnolia at 5:00 weather-permitting. The Dugout Show with Toney Stowers and Greg Revels begins at 4:45 on your #1 Country 92.1.

…Meanwhile… Ashdown travels to Nashville for action on the baseball diamond at 5:00 weather-permitting. Airtime with Jim Cross is set for 4:45 on 102.1 The Good Path and on the KILX App.

…Finally…The De Queen Leopards and Lady Leopards soccer teams host Malvern at Leopard Stadium at 5:00. Airtime with Horacio Sotelo and Francisco Hernandez is set for 4:45 on Spanish Radio La Maxima AM-1390/FM 104.5. The action can also be viewed live on DQTV on You Tube.

De Queen Softball Turns Back Camden Fairview 4/19

Meanwhile on the adjacent softball diamond behind De Queen High School Friday, the Lady Leopards defeated the Camden Fairview Lady Cardinals 6 to 4 behind the pitching of Perry Nickerson.
With the victory, the Lady Leopards improved to 6 and 6 in the 7-4A Conference standings. That’s good for fifth place. However, only the top four teams will advance to the Regional Tournament in Nashville May 2nd through the 4th. The De Queen girls trail Magnolia, who is 7 and 4 in the league, by two games in the loss column with only two games left to play. So, the Lady Leopards will need to win their last two and hope for some help elsewhere in other league action as their postseason hopes are fading.

De Queen Baseball Beats Camden Fairview 4/19

The De Queen Leopards ran their winning streak to six games Friday with a big 7 to 3 Conference win over visiting Camden Fairview as heard live on your #1 Country 92.1.
The Leopards trailed 3 to 1 after the third inning, but took the lead for good with a three-run fourth. The Leopards added one in the fifth and two in the sixth to pull away for the victory.
The Leopards pounded out 12 hits on the day. Isauro Lopez had a double and a single. Eastan Patrick, Konnor Shelton, and Rowan Sanchez had two singles each. Sam Graham, Logan Petrishen, Max Pinkerton, and Jaylon Boyles added a single each.
Meanwhile, the sensational sophomore pitching tandem of Konnor Shelton and Logan Petrishen came up big. Shelton worked the first four innings to earn the victory. Petrishen, our McDonalds Player of the Game, pitched the final three innings and slammed the door shut on the Cardinals to earn the save. Petrishen allowed no runs on only one hit. He fanned four and walked only one.
      The Leopards are now 8 and 4 in conference play, tied with Magnolia and Ashdown for second place in the standings. The top four teams advance to the Regional Tournament. It sets up a big game Monday at 5:00 as Ashdown comes to De Queen. The Dugout Show with Greg Revels and Jay Bunyard goes on the air at around 4:45 on your #1 Country 92.1.

Ashdown Softball Knocks Off Malvern 4/19

The Ashdown Lady Panthers played host to the first place Malvern Lady Leopards in a 7-4A conference matchup.  The Ashdown girls came away with a 5 to 1 victory.
The Panthers scored one in the first, two in the 4th, and two in the 6th highlighted by two hits and two RBI’s from Maddie Troup, two hits and an RBI from Jala Richard and two runs scored by Kylie Erwin.
Maddie Troup held the powerful hitting Leopards to five hits and only one run.  Jala Richard made three fantastic defensive plays in center field.
The Panthers improved to 9 and 3 in conference play and will travel to De Queen on Monday at 4:30.  The game will be broadcast live on 102.1 the Good Path with the pre game show beginning at 4:15.

De Queen Baseball Outlasts Malvern 4/18

The De Queen Leopards moved into a four-way tie for second place in the 7-4A Conference standings Thursday with a hard-fought 18 to 9 win in Malvern. The Leopards improved to 7 and 4 in conference play, tied with Ashdown, Arkadelphia, and Magnolia.
The game was tied at nine after five innings in Malvern. The Leopards pushed across the go-ahead run in the sixth before sending 12 batters to the plate in an eight-run seventh inning to blow the game open.
Eastan Patrick, our McDonalds Player of the Game, had a three-run homerun and a single. He scored four times and drove in four runs on the day. Rowan Sanchez had three singles, including the clutch hit in the sixth inning that broke the 9 to 9 tie to put the Leopards ahead for good. Sam Graham had a two-run triple. Logan Petrishen and Konnor Shelton had run-scoring doubles. Isauro Lopez and Max Pinkerton added singles.
Petrishen started for the Leopards on the mound. He worked an inning and allowed two runs. Konnor Shelton came on in relief in the second inning and was charged with four runs. Sam Graham took the mound in the third inning and hurled the final four and two-thirds innings to earn the victory.
That sets up a huge game in De Queen on Friday afternoon at 5:00 when the Leopards host Camden Fairview. Greg Revels and Jay Bunyard have the play-by-play with the Dugout Show starting at 4:45 on your #1 Country 92.1.

De Queen Soccer Sweeps Men’s 4/16

The De Queen senior soccer teams swept Mena in conference action Tuesday afternoon at Leopard Stadium with the Lady Leopards squeaking out a 1 to 0 victory, while the Leopards stayed unbeaten in conference play with a 5 to 1 win over the Bearcats as heard live on La Maxima Spanish Radio AM 1390/ FM 104.5 and the archive is available to view now on DQTV via YouTube.
The De Queen teams delivered a couple of big wins on Coach Stephen Sloan’s birthday. Coach Sloan received a surprise Gatorade bath from behind, compliments of the Leopards, following the action.

Ashdown Rallies to Defeat Arkadelphia Baseball 4/16

The Ashdown Panthers played host to the Arkadelphia Badgers in a 7-4A Conference matchup at Ashdown City Park on Tuesday.  This game was vital for the Panthers to stay in the conference race to qualify for the upcoming regionals.  Arkadelphia came out blazing in the top of the first inning by scoring three quick runs. However, in the bottom of the inning Caleb Blakenship knotted up the score with a three-run blast over the left field fence.  Ashdown went on to a 9 to 3 victory behind six innings of great pitching from Grayson Porter.  Grayson also had an RBI single in the fifth inning as well.  Caleb Blakenship was on base all four at bats with a Home run, two walks and he was hit by a pitch.  The Panthers had six hits on the night but were able to take advantage of some Badger errors.  Right fielder Tremell Williams had two game changing plays defensively.  In the third inning Arkadelphia star KD Young hit a shot to the right center field gap and Tremell made an unbelievable catch that changed the momentum of the inning.  Later in the 7th inning Carson Brawley was trying to stretch a single into a double which seemingly was the right play, but Tremell made an amazing throw to second base and Brawley was out by a step.  The Panthers improved to 7 and 4 in conference play with three games remaining in the regular season.

Malvern Softball Blanks De Queen 4/16

The league-leading Malvern girls showed why they are a serious state title contender when they dominated the De Queen girls Tuesday afternoon 15-0 in 7-4A Conference action behind De Queen High School.
The game was called after three innings because of the 15-run sportsmanship rule. Malvern rode a 12-run second inning to blow the game open. The De Queen Lady Leopards were held hitless on the day and junior pitcher Perry Nickerson was charged with the loss in the circle.

De Queen Baseball Nips Malvern 4/15

The De Queen-Malvern baseball game was moved up from Tuesday to Monday in De Queen because of the forecast and it was an old-fashioned pitcher’s dual as the Leopards of De Queen continued their winning streak with a huge 2 to 1 victory to improve to 6 and 4 in the 7-4A Conference standings.

The Sophomore pitching sensations Logan Petrishen and Konnor Shelton combined to limit Malvern to one run on three hits. Logan and Konnor combined to fan six while allowing only two bases on balls. Petrishen went the first five innings, while Shelton pitched the final two innings and was credited with the victory.

Malvern pitcher Kyler Wright was equally effective. He threw a complete game, allowing two runs on six hits.

After a scoreless first three innings, Malvern took a 1 to 0 lead in the fourth, scoring an unearned run on a De Queen error. The De Queen boys tied the game in the bottom half of the fourth on a sacrifice fly off the bat of another Sophomore Jake Martin.

Martin came through again with the deciding RBI single in the sixth to put De Queen ahead for good.

Isuaro Lopez had two hits for the Leopards on the day as De Queen improved to 12 and 5 on the year. Every Conference win is critical at this point of the season as the Leopards are battling to finish in the top four of the conference standings. The top four teams advance to the Regional Tournament.

The Leopards return the trip to Malvern on Thursday in a make-up contest. Catch the exciting action live with Greg Revels and Jay Bunyard starting at 4:50 weather-permitting on your #1 Country 92.1.

Ashdown Baseball Rips Redwater 4/15   

The Ashdown Panthers played host to the Redwater, Texas Dragons in a non conference matchup at Ashdown City Park on Monday.  The Redwater bats came out on fire and led the Panthers 4 to 1 going into the bottom of the second inning. In the bottom of that second inning, the Kutter Dollarhide show began with a lead off double followed later by a home run off the bat of Arkansas-commit Walt Jones to tie the score at four. Both teams went scoreless in the third inning. In the top of the fourth inning, the Dragons scored one run to take a lead that wouldn’t last long as the Panthers erupted for 12 runs on six hits with Dollarhide leading the way in the bottom half of the inning. Kutter had a home run and a two-run double in the big fourth inning. Nash Brown had an RBI single, Grayson Porter had an RBI double and Leland Garrett added a two-run double. Dollarhide was the winning pitcher for the Panthers and Gunnar Altenbaumer closed out the game striking out two Dragons in a perfect inning of work. The Panthers host Arkadelphia Tuesday at 5:00 in a big 7-4A Conference matchup and the game will be broadcast live on 102.1 the Good Path as the pregame show begins at 4:45.

Horatio Defeats De Queen Softball 4/15             

The Horatio Lady Lions displayed some timely defense and solid pitching to defeat De Queen 4 to 2 in non-conference action Monday afternoon at Lady Lion Yard in Horatio as heard live on your #1 Country 92.1.

Bella Green outdueled Perry Nickerson in the circle and Paige Williamson had a clutch three-run double to provide the run support that Green needed. Green pitched all seven innings, struck out two, walked one, and allowed only two unearned runs on a couple of throwing errors on the same play. But other than the throwing errors in the seventh inning, the Lady Lions played excellent defense on the day.

The Lady Lions had seven hits. Besides Williamson’s three-run double, Brookelyn Lockeby had a pair of hits. Cadee Glasgow, Raylee Van Voast, Presley Sprick, and Braylee Janes added hits.

For the Lady Leopards, Tegan Gallardo, our McDonalds Player of the Game, had a pair of hits. Courtney Socash, Perry Nickerson, Catherine Socash, Kate Lindsey, Presley Parson, and Lynli Liggin added hits.

 Presli Young is Rotary Crystal Award Recipient

The Rotary Crystal Award has been presented annually to the outstanding senior female athlete at De Queen High School since 2000. Past winners of the award represent top students and athletes spanning over three decades at De Queen High School.

At Monday’s noon meeting of the club, Rotarian Tammy Huddleston presented the award for the 2023-2024 school year to Presli Young. The daughter of Brent and Lacey Young, Presli has earned all-conference honors in track, cross country, and golf for the Lady Leopards. In track, Presli is ranked in the top ten in the state in the 800-meter run. She’s also a member of the two-mile relay team which is ranked third in the state. The girls Cross Country team repeated as conference champs and finished third in the state meet. Presli has cheered for several years and qualified as an All-Star and All-American cheerleader. She’s an active member of the First Assembly of God Church in De Queen and a former Miss D.H.S. pageant winner.

Presli also excels in the classroom with a 3.9 grade point average, and she scored a 24 on the A.C.T. Test. She’s a member of National Honor Society and on the honor roll, and a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Presli plans to attend the University of Arkansas – Cossatot to get her basics after high school graduation in May. She later plans to transfer to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences to pursue a degree in Dental Hygiene.

Besides performance in sports, The Rotary Crystal Award is also based on character, leadership, scholastic achievements, and participation in other school, church, and community activities.

Sports Broadcast Schedule Week of 4/15

Monday, April 15thThe De Queen Lady Leopards travel to Horatio to battle the Lady Lions on the softball diamond at 4:30 weather-permitting. The Dugout Show with Toney and Greg goes on the air at around 4:15 on your #1 Country 92.1.

…Meanwhile…the Ashdown Panthers host Redwater, Texas on the baseball diamond at 5:00. Airtime with Jim Cross is set for 4:45 on 102.1 The Good Path and on the KILX App.

Tuesday, April 16thThe De Queen Lady Leopards host Malvern for softball action at 4:30 weather-permitting. The Dugout Show with Toney Stowers and Greg Revels begins at 4:15 on your #1 Country 92.1.

…Meanwhile…The Ashdown Panthers baseball team hosts Arkadelphia at 5:00. Airtime with Jim Cross is set for 4:45 on 102.1 The Good Path and on the KILX App.

…Meanwhile…The De Queen Leopards and Lady Leopards Soccer teams host Mena at Leopard Stadium at 5:00. Airtime with Horacio Sotelo and Francisco Hernandez is set for 4:45 on Spanish Radio La Maxima AM-1390/FM-1450. The action can also be viewed live on DQTV.

Thursday, April 18thThe De Queen Leopards travel to Malvern for baseball action at 5:00 weather-permitting. The Dugout Show with Toney and Greg begins at 4:45 on your #1 Country 92.1.

Friday, April 19thThe De Queen Leopards baseball team hosts Camden Fairview at 5:00 weather-permitting. The Dugout Show with Toney Stowers and Greg Revels begins at 4:45 on your #1 Country 92.1.

….Meanwhile… Ashdown hosts Malvern on the softball diamond at 5:00. Airtime with Jim Cross is set for 4:45 on 102.1 The Good Path and on the KILX App.

De Queen Wins Big at Hope 4/12

The De Queen Leopards and Lady Leopards traveled to Hope Friday and came away with a couple of big conference wins with the Leopards shutting out Hope 10 to 0 on the baseball diamond while the Lady Leopards posted an 8 to 1 victory in softball.
In softball action as heard live on your #1 Country 92.1, the Lady Leopards outhit Hope 17 to 4 and cruised to the 8 to 1 victory. Pressly Parson, our McDonalds Player of the Game, had three hits including a double. Catherine Socash and Courtney Socash also had three hits each. Kenzee Pearce, Perry Nickerson, and Tegan Gallardo had two hits each. Kate Lindsey and Linly Liggin each had a hit.
Nickerson earned the win and went the distance allowing only one run on four hits. Perry struck out one and walked two.
With the win, the Lady Leopards improved to 11 and 5 on the year and 5 and 5 in conference action. Coupled with Nashville’s 15 to 0 victory over Magnolia Friday, the Lady Leopards are tied for fourth place in the conference standings with Magnolia. The top four teams will advance to Regionals.
On the baseball diamond at Hope, Konnor Shelton and Sam Graham combined for the two-hit shutout as the Leopards dominated Hope 10 to 0. Shelton went the first five innings to earn the win. Konnor struck out seven and issued only one walk. Graham finished up with a scoreless inning striking out two.
Logan Petrishen led the attack at the plate with a homerun and two RBI’s. Rowan Sanchez went three-for-three with two RBI’s. Max Pinkerton collected a pair of hits. Shelton, Graham, and Eastan Patrick also had hits.
The Leopards improved to 11 and 5 overall and 5 and 4 in league play. After Camden Fairview upset Ashdown 5 to 4 Friday, the Leopards are still in fifth place in the league as they strive to make the top four in the conference and earn a trip to Regionals.

Ashdown Nipped By Camden Fairview 4/12

The Ashdown Panthers played host to the Camden Fairview Cardinals in an important conference matchup Friday at Ashdown City Park.  It was a close game from start to finish. Ashdown had several opportunities early to put some distance between themselves and the visitors from Camden.  However, Camden Fairview ultimately defeated the Panthers 5 to 4.  The Panthers pounded out nine hits on the afternoon, but could only muster four runs.  Walt Jones, Gunnar Altenbaumer and Kutter Dollarhide had two hits each for the Panthers.  The Panthers are now 6 and 4 in conference play and will host Redwater, Texas in a non conference contest Monday afternoon. The Pregame show begins at 4:45 on 102.1 the Good Path and on the KILX App.

Ashdown Softball Blanks Camden Fairview 4/11

The Ashdown Lady Panthers played host to the Camden Fairview Cardinals in a 7-4A Conference softball matchup Thursday at Ashdown City Park.  Both teams were scoreless after one inning, but Ashdown scored one run in the bottom of the second inning on an RBI single by Maddie Troup to take the lead.  The Panthers scored two more runs in the third and erupted for 12 runs in the bottom of the 4th to come away with a 15 to 0 victory.  Zeniya Alexander pitched a masterpiece of a game with a shutout and seven strikeouts.  The Panthers banged out 11 hits highlighted by three hits from Maddie Troup, four RBI’s from Lakenya Williams, two hits from Kylie Erwin, an RBI triple from Karielle Forbes and an RBI double by Jala Richard.  The Panthers improved to 6 and 3 in conference play.

Sports Broadcast Schedule Week of 4/08

Tuesday, April 9thThe De Queen Leopards host Nashville for baseball action at 5:00 weather-permitting. The Dugout Show with Toney Stowers and Greg Revels begins at 4:45 on your #1 Country 92.1.

…Meanwhile…The De Queen Leopards and Lady Leopards Soccer teams host Nashville at Leopard Stadium at 4:00. Airtime with Horacio Sotelo and Francisco Hernandez is set for 3:45 on Spanish Radio La Maxima AM-1390/FM-1450. The action can also be viewed live on DQTV.

Thursday, April 11th Ashdown hosts Camden Fairview on the softball diamond weather-permitting at 4:30. Airtime with Jim Cross is set for 4:15 on 102.1 The Good Path and on the KILX App.

Friday, April 12thThe De Queen Lady Leopards softball team hosts Hope at 4:30 weather-permitting. The Dugout Show with Toney Stowers and Greg Revels begins at 4:15 on your #1 Country 92.1.

….Meanwhile… the Ashdown Panthers host Camden Fairview on the baseball diamond at 5:00. Airtime with Jim Cross is set for 4:45 on 102.1 The Good Path and on the KILX App.

Saturday, April 13thThe Arkansas Razorbacks football team will have their annual Red-White Scrimmage Saturday at 12 Noon. Airtime with Chuck Barrett, Quinn Grovey, and crew is set for 11:30 Saturday morning on your #1 Country 92.1.

De Queen Baseball Blanks Arkadelphia 4/5

The De Queen baseball team erupted for a nine-run second inning as the Leopards avenged an earlier loss in Arkadelphia by pounding the Badgers 12 to 0 in De Queen Friday afternoon.
Konnor Shelton pitched and scattered three hits, while fanning eight and walking only one to earn our McDonalds Player of the Game award.
Jake Martin had two hits on the day. Sam Graham had a two-run double. Shelton, Rowan Sanchez, and Jaden Boyles added key hits.
Meanwhile on the softball diamond behind De Queen High School Friday, the Lady Leopards were also victorious with an 8 to 1 win over Arkadelphia.

Ashdown Baseball Drops Tough One at Magnolia 4/5

The Ashdown Panthers baseball team traveled to Magnolia for an important 7-4A Conference matchup Friday afternoon. Ashdown jumped out to a 4 to 0 lead going to the bottom of the third inning highlighted by a two-run home run from Caleb Blakenship.  However, Magnolia erupted for 11 runs on eight hits in the bottom of the third to take an 11 to 4 lead.  Tyler Porter came into the game to pitch out of the bullpen and settled things down by allowing only one run over the next four innings of work.  Ashdown’s offense came alive with four runs in the 4th inning and three more runs in the 6th inning to tie the score, highlighted by a couple of hits and three RBI’s off the bat of Leland Garrett.  However, Ashdown was unable to score in the top of the 7th inning and Magnolia pushed across the winning run in the bottom of the 7th to walk it off with a 12 to 11 victory.  With the tough loss, Ashdown fell to 4 and 3 in conference play.

Ashdown Baseball Slips Past Murfreesboro 4/4

The Ashdown Panthers Baseball team went on the road to take on the Murfreesboro Rattlers in a non-conference shootout Thursday evening.  The Rattlers came out on fire with five runs including three homeruns in the first inning.  It appeared to be a game of home run derby as both teams combined for eight home runs.  The Panthers trailed 7 to 1 after two innings.  However, the third and fourth innings saw the Panther bats awaken highlighted by a home run off the bat of Gunnar Altenbaumer, and a grand slam by Nash Brown as Ashdown tied the score at eight after four innings.  Junior pitchers Jared Baker and Tyler Porter came out of the bullpen to slow down the Rattlers offense.  Walt Jones hit a 2-run home run in the top of the 7th to give the Panthers a 12 to 10 lead.  The Rattlers would score once in the bottom of the seventh, but the Panthers were able to hold on for a 12 to 11 comeback victory.  The Panthers travel to Magnolia Friday in an important conference matchup with the pre-game show beginning at 4:45 on 102.1 the Good Path.

Nashville 4 De Queen 2 Softball 4/3

The De Queen Lady Leopards and the Nashville Scrapperettes hooked up for a good one Wednesday afternoon at the Nashville City Park with the Scrapperettes prevailing 4 to 2.
The Lady Leopards jumped out to a 2 to 0 lead on a two-run triple by Catherine Socash, our McDonalds Player of the Game, in the third inning.
Nashville rallied for the 4 to 2 victory with a three-run homer by Adison Moore being the big blow.
Both teams pounded out nine hits on the day. Both teams played error-free baseball defensively. The Lady Leopards stranded eight baserunners on the day, failing to get some clutch hits.
For De Queen, Kaitlyn Ponce and Perry Nickerson had two hits each. Kate Lindsey clubbed a double. Kenzee Pearce, Lynli Liggin, and Tegan Gallardo added singles
Nickerson went the distance in the circle. She allowed four runs on nine hits. Perry fanned one and walked three.
The Lady Leopards return home Friday to host Arkadelphia at 4:30. Airtime with Toney and Greg is set for 4:15 on your #1 Country 92.1.

Nashville 7 Ashdown 0 Softball 4/2

Ashdown played host to the Nashville Scrapperettes in an important softball matchup Tuesday at Ashdown City Park.  The game was a pitcher’s duel through six innings between Ashdown’s Maddie Troup and Nashville’s Nancy Worthington.  Going into the top of the 7th inning, the Scrapperettes led Ashdown 1-0. However, Nashville exploded for six runs on six hits to put the game away as the Scrapperettes won 7 to 0 to put a good hold on second place in the conference standings.  The Panthers were held to four hits.  The Panthers go on the road Friday to battle the Magnolia Panthers.

Magnolia Shuts Out De Queen Baseball 4/2

And on the baseball diamond Tuesday, Magnolia shut out De Queen 12 to 0 in five innings. The Leopards were limited to two base runners on the day, both on walks, as Magnolia pitching threw a no hitter.
The Panthers pounded out 15 hits on the day. Logan Petrishen and Max Pinkerton shared mound duties for the Leopards in the loss.

Magnolia Defeats De Queen Softball 4/2

On the softball diamond Tuesday behind De Queen High School, the Magnolia Lady Panthers hopped off the bus with their bats swinging. Magnolia pounded out 16 hits on the day and they were helped out by seven De Queen errors as the Lady Panthers defeated the Lady Leopards 13 to 3 in six innings.
Perry Nickerson pitched for De Queen and surrendered all 13 Magnolia runs. However, only five of the runs were earned as the De Queen defense let Perry down.
Nickerson helped herself at the plate with a two-run homerun. Catherine Socash was named our McDonalds Player of the Game with a double off the top of the fence and a single. Kenzee Pearce, Katelyn Ponce, and Lynli Liggin added hits as the Lady Leopards managed seven hits on the afternoon.
Magnolia and De Queen are now tied for fourth place in the 7-4A Conference standings behind Malvern, Nashville, and Ashdown. The top four teams advance to Regionals. The Lady Leopards travel to Nashville for a make-up contest Wednesday that was postponed from early March. Airtime is set for 4:15 Wednesday on your #1 Country 92.1.

Game Recap 04/01

The Ashdown Panthers hosted the Nashville Scrappers in an important conference baseball match up.  Nashville came into the game with a perfect 6-0 record.  Nashville jumped out to an early 2 to 0 lead.  The Panthers scored 1 run in the third and 1 run in the 4th highlighted by RBI’s by Nash Brown and Walt Jones.  The Scrappers scored a run in the top of the 6th inning to take a 3 to 2 lead.  Ashdown struck for 2 runs in the bottom of the inning highlighted by an RBI single by Nash Brown.  Nashville made it interesting in the 7th by getting the leadoff hitter on base but Gunnar Altenbaumer shut the door by getting 2 ground outs and a game ending strikeout to give the Panthers a 4 to 3 victory in this rollercoaster ride of a game.  On the mound Grayson Porter, Nash Brown and Altenbaumer held the Scrappers to only 2 hits while striking out 10 batters.  Altenbaumer, Brown and Kutter Dollarhide each had 2 hits for the Panthers.

Sports Broadcast Schedule Week of 4/01

Monday, April 1st – The Ashdown Panthers host the Nashville Scrappers on the baseball diamond at 6:00. Airtime with Jim Cross is set for 5:45 on 102.1 The Good Path and on the KILX App.

Tuesday, April 2ndThe De Queen Lady Leopards host Magnolia for softball action at 4:30 weather-permitting. The Dugout Show with Toney Stowers and Greg Revels begins at 4:15 on your #1 Country 92.1.

…Meanwhile… The Ashdown softball team hosts Nashville. First pitch is at 4:30. Airtime with Jim Cross is 4:15 on 102.1 The Good Path and on the KILX App.

Wednesday, April 3rdThe De Queen Lady Leopards softball team travels to Nashville for a game that was postponed back on March 8th. First pitch is scheduled for 4:30. The Dugout Show with Jay Bunyard and Greg Revels is set for 4:15 on your #1 Country 92.1.

Thursday, April 4thThe Ashdown softball team hosts Spring Hill at 4:30. Airtime with Jim Cross is set for 4:15 on 102.1 The Good Path and on the KILX App.

Friday, April 5thThe De Queen Lady Leopards softball team hosts Arkadelphia at 4:30 weather-permitting. The Dugout Show with Toney Stowers begins at 4:15 on your #1 Country 92.1.

And, the Ashdown Panthers visit Magnolia on the baseball diamond at 5:00. Airtime with Jim Cross is set for 4:45 on 102.1 The Good Path and on the KILX App.

Leopards Rally for 4-2 Win at Ashdown 3/29

Ashdown took a 2 to 1 lead into the final inning, but walked the bases loaded to set up Graham’s game-winning hit.
The Leopards managed only two hits on the day. Besides Graham’s timely double, Rowan Sanchez added a single. Ashdown collected four hits.
Logan Petrishen pitched 2 2/3 scoreless innings in relief of Konnor Shelton to earn the victory. Petrishen struck out five and didn’t allow a hit.
Walt Jones, the Razorbacks commitment, started and pitched brilliantly for Ashdown striking out the first six hitters he faced. Pitch count became an issue and the Panthers had to call on Grayson Porter and Nash Brown to finish up the game. Porter was charged with the loss.
Meanwhile on the softball diamond, Ashdown shut out De Queen’s girls 4 to 0 in a key 7-4A Conference matchup.

Ashdown Game Recap 03/26

The Ashdown Lady Panthers went on the road to battle the Malvern Leopards in a matchup between 2 unbeatens in the conference.  Through 5 innings, it was an intense game where neither team could separate from the other.  Ashdown led early but Malvern continued to peck away at the lead.  Ashdown led 3-2 going to the bottom of the 5th inning, but the Leopards scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 5th and ended the game in the bottom of the 6th inning with 8 runs en route to a 13 to 3 victory.  Maddie Troup pitched 5 impressive innings to keep the game close and also collected 2 singles and 1 run scored.  Lakenya Williams had 2 hits including a triple, a stolen base and an RBI.  Karielle Forbes had a triple along with 2 stellar plays at shortstop.   The Panthers return to conference action against the DeQueen Leopards Friday which can be heard on KDQN.

Leopards Drop Tough 4-3 Loss at Camden 3/26

Meanwhile, on the baseball diamond Tuesday, the Leopards dropped a tough 4 to 3 decision at Camden Fairview. The Leopards had the tying run at third base and the go-ahead run at first base when the Cardinals recorded the final out to end the game.

Lady Leopards Blank Camden Fairview 12-0 3/26

The De Queen Lady Leopards softball team traveled to Camden Tuesday and shut out the Fairview Lady Cardinals 12 to 0 to improve to 3 and 1 in 7-4A Conference play and 9 and 1 overall.
Perry Nickerson, our McDonalds Player of the Game, pitched the five inning shutout, scattering five hits. Perry fanned four, walked four, and successfully worked her way out of a couple of bases loaded jams. Nickerson helped her own cause at the plate with three hits, two runs scored, an RBI, and a stolen base.
The Lady Leopards pounded out 13 hits on the afternoon. Catherine Socash had two hits and knocked in three runs. Tegan Gallardo had a pair of hits and two runs scored. Kate Lindsey, Presley Parson, Courtney Socash, Katelyn Ponce, Kenzie Pearce, and Lynli Ligon all had hits.
The De Queen girls travel to Ashdown for a key conference matchup Friday. Toney and Greg will have the play-by-play on your #1 Country 92.1.

Sports Broadcast Schedule Week of 3/25

Monday, March 25th

Tuesday, March 26thThe De Queen Lady Leopards travel to Camden Fairview for softball action at 5:00 weather-permitting. The Dugout Show with Toney Stowers and Greg Revels begins at 4:45 on your #1 Country 92.1.

…Meanwhile…The Ashdown girls softball team travels to Malvern weather-permitting. First pitch is set for 5:00. Airtime with Jim Cross is at 4:45 on 102.1 The Good Path and on the KILX App.

Thursday, March 28thThe De Queen soccer teams host Arkadelphia at Leopard Stadium with the girls contest beginning at 5:00. Airtime with Horacio Sotelo and Francisco Hernandez is set for 4:45 on Spanish Radio AM 1390/FM 104.5 and the action can be viewed live on DQTV.

Friday, March 29thThe De Queen Leopards baseball team travels to Ashdown at 5:00 weather-permitting. The Dugout Show with Toney Stowers begins at 4:45 on your #1 Country 92.1.

Arkadelphia Slips Past Ashdown 3/15

The Ashdown Panthers hit the road to battle the Arkadelphia Badgers in the battle of the unbeatens in 7-4A Conference play at Majestic Park in Hot Springs Friday.
Ashdown jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the top of the first on a solo blast over the left center field fence by Caleb Blakenship.  Arkadelphia struck for two runs in the 3rd and 4th innings to come away with a 4 to 2 victory.
Ashdown out hit Arkadelphia 8 to 7 and the Badgers committed 4 errors, while the Panthers committed no errors.  The difference in the game was baserunning blunders by the Panthers and timely hitting by Arkadelphia.  The Panthers never could get the key hit and Arkadelphia came through a couple of times to secure the victory.
Caleb Blakenship led the Panthers with two hits a home run and a double, Tyler Porter had two hits and Kutter Dollarhide reached base all three times.
The Panthers take a break from conference play to enjoy Spring Break.

De Queen Leopards State Archery Results 03/02

The De Queen Leopards competed in the State Archery Contest on Saturday, March 2nd, in Hot Springs. Archery is not divided into classifications. Every school in the state that competes in archery, no matter the size, competes in the same division. The Leopards got 9th overall and scored their best score of the year with 3243 with just over a 270 average. The perfect individual score is 300.

Top Five Boys:
Jeremiah Coto 279
Max Pinkerton 275
Aric Pinkerton 269
Tanner Parrish 266
Mark Morales 261
Top Five Girls:
Keishla Trinidad 278
Kailyn Klitz 275
Caitlyn Carter 272
Cheyenne Wilson 268
Katherine Peppers 267

De Queen Cubs Archery Results 03/01

The De Queen Cubs Archery team competed at the State Archery Contest on Friday, March 1st, in Hot Springs. They finished 24th and several of the kids got their best score of the year. 300 is a perfect individual score and as a team they scored 2995

Top Five Boys:
Grayson Sanders 268
Louis Trinidad 266
Tucker Dorse 264
Ethan Reed 255
Trevor Runnels 241
Top Five Girls:
Mya Luna 265
Emily Stamps 247
Harper Young 240
Mia Pinkerton 238
Kashlynn McWhorter 233

Ashdown Shuts Out Camden Fairview 3/12

The Ashdown Panthers went on the road to battle the Camden Fairview Cardinals in an important conference matchup between two teams without a conference loss.  The pitching for both teams was outstanding.  Ashdown scored 1 run in the second inning on an RBI single by Kutter Dollarhide and followed that up with a Walt Jones RBI double and a Nash Brown RBI single in the 5th inning as these three runs were enough to beat the Cardinals 3 to 0.  Gunnar Altenbaumer led the Panthers with 2 hits but the story of the game was the air tight defense and the dominant pitching by Ashdown.  Walt Jones and Grayson Porter combined to pitch a 3 hit shutout while striking out 12 Camden Fairview batters.  The Panthers move to 2-0 in conference play and will be on the road to battle Arkadelphia Friday.  The game can be heard live on 102.1 The Good Path with the pregame show beginning at 4:45.

Lady Leopards Dispose of Hope to Stay Unbeaten 3/12

The De Queen Lady Leopards improved to 2 and 0 in conference play and 8 and 0 overall with a 7 to 0 win over Hope Tuesday afternoon in De Queen as heard live on your #1 Country 92.1.

Perry Nickerson, our McDonalds Player of the Game, pitched the complete game shutout scattering six hits. Nickerson helped her own cause at the plate with a two-run double.

A big six-run third inning blew it open for the De Queen girls who pounded out nine hits on the afternoon and played error-free softball defensively. Courtney Socash had a pair of hits. Pressley Parson, Linley Liggin, Teagan Gallardo, Kenzie Pearce, and Kate Lindsey added hits for the Lady Leopards.

The De Queen girls travel to Malvern Thursday weather-permitting.

Game Recap 03/11

The Ashdown Lady Panthers went to Genoa Monday riding high with 6 consecutive victories.  However, Genoa was locked and ready for the Panthers as Genoa won the game 14 to 6.  The Panthers scored 4 runs in the top of the first however Genoa countered with 4 runs in the bottom of the inning.  The Dragons then scored 3 more in the second inning and  4 more in the 5th inning to put themselves in position for a big win.  Genoa pounded out 12 hits and the Panthers helped the cause by having 6 errors.  Kylie Erwin and Lakenya Williams both had solo home runs for the Panthers.  The Panthers go on the road for two big conference matchups Tuesday at Camden and Friday at Arkadelphia.

Scrappers Defeat Leopards in Baseball 3/11

The De Queen Leopards traveled to Nashville for baseball action Monday afternoon and the Scrappers came out on top 17 to 5.

The Leopards struggled with issuing walks, hit batsmen, and committed four errors that all combined to make it a rough day.

Max Pinkerton was named our McDonalds Player of the Game with two hits, a walk, and a run scored on the day. Max also came on in relief to finish out the game.

Sam Graham had a double. Logan Petrishen, Isauro Lopez, and Rowan Sanchez added hits for the Leopards.

Sports Broadcast Schedule Week of 3/11

Monday, March 11thThe De Queen Leopards baseball team travels to Nashville to battle the Scrappers at 5:00. The Dugout Show with Toney and Greg starts at 4:45 on your #1 Country 92.1. 

…Meanwhile…The Ashdown softball team hosts the Genoa Central Lady Dragons 4:30. Airtime with Jim Cross is set for 4:15 on 102.1 The Good Path and on the KILX App. 

Tuesday, March 12thThe De Queen Lady Leopards host the Hope Lady Bobcats for softball action at 4:30 weather-permitting. The Dugout Show with Toney Stowers and Greg Revels begins at 4:15 on your #1 Country 92.1. 

…Meanwhile…The Ashdown boys baseball team travels to Camden Fairview. First pitch is set for 5:00. Airtime with Jim Cross is at 4:45 on 102.1 The Good Path and on the KILX App.

Wednesday, March 13thThe Arkansas Razorbacks open up the S.E.C. Basketball Tournament in Nashville against the Vanderbilt Commodores at 6:00. Airtime with Chuck Barrett and Matt Zimmerman is set for 5:30 on your Southwest Arkansas Razorbacks Station – #1 Country 92.1. 

Thursday, March 14thThe De Queen soccer teams host Bauxite at Leopard Stadium with the girls contest beginning at 5:00. Airtime with Horacio Sotelo and Francisco Hernandez is set for 4:45 on Spanish Radio AM 1390/FM 104.5 and the action can be viewed live on DQTV. 

…Meanwhile…The Ashdown baseball Panthers host Hope at 5:00. Airtime with Jim Cross is set for 4:45 on 102.1 The Good Path and on the KILX App. 

Friday, March 15thThe De Queen Leopards baseball team travels to Malvern at 5:00 weather-permitting. The Dugout Show with Toney Stowers begins at 4:45 on your #1 Country 92.1. 

…Meanwhile…The Ashdown girls softball team travels to Arkadelphia to battle the Lady Badgers at 4:30. Jim Cross will have the call starting at 4:15 on 102.1 The Good Path and on the KILX App. 

De Queen Soccer Sweeps Morrilton 3/8

The De Queen soccer teams swept Morrilton Friday afternoon at Leopard Stadium with the Lady Leopards victorious 3 to 0, followed up by the Leopards 3 to 1 win in boys action as heard live on Spanish Radio AM 1390/FM 104.5.

Ellie Perez scored two goals in the Lady Leopards 3 to 0 shutout victory as the De Queen girls improved to 2 and 5 on the season.

The De Queen boys, the defending Class 4A State Champions, trailed 1 to 0 at halftime. But in the second half, Angel Gonzalez scored two goals and Donovan Ester added a score as the Leopards rallied for the 3 to 1 win to improve to 5 and 2 on the year.

The De Queen teams travel to Mena Monday afternoon for a 5:00 start. The next home game will be Thursday when the De Queen teams host Bauxite beginning at 5:00 at Leopard Stadium. The Thursday game can be heard live on Spanish Radio AM 1390/FM 104.5 as well as viewed on DQTV.

Ashdown Baseball Thumps Magnolia 3/5

The Ashdown Panthers played host to the Magnolia Panthers in a 7-4A conference matchup Tuesday at Ashdown City Park.

Ashdown came out hot with a seven run first inning highlighted by a two-run single by Nash Brown.  Ashdown exploded for three more runs in the 5th inning highlighted by an RBI double off the bar of Brown and a two-run bomb by Caleb Blakenship en route to an 11 to 4 victory.

Walt Jones and Grayson Porter pitched fantastic as they struck out 14 Magnolia Panthers.  Kutter Dollarhide reached base on all three at bats and scored two runs.  Grayson Porter and Nash Brown had two hits each for Ashdown.  The Panthers move to 1and 0 in conference play and will host the Hope Bobcats Thursday with the pregame show beginning at 4:45 on 102.1 The Good Path.

Lady Leopards Shut Out Cossatot River 3/4

The undefeated De Queen Lady Leopards softball team improved to 5 and 0 on the season with a 15 to 0 victory over Cossatot River Monday afternoon as heard live on your #1 Country 92.1. The game was stopped after three innings because of the 15-run sportsmanship rule.

The Lady Leopards benefitted from several walks and Lady Eagles errors in the field to blow the game open. De Queen managed only one hit on the day from Courtney Socash.

Pitcher Perry Nickerson was our McDonalds Player of the Game. Perry pitched all three shutout innings. She struck out six, walked one, and allowed only one hit.

The Lady Leopards open up conference play Tuesday afternoon at Arkadelphia. Catch the action live on your #1 Country 92.1.

Sports Broadcast Schedule Week of 3/4

Monday, March 4thThe De Queen Lady Leopards Softball team hosts Cossatot River at 4:30. The Dugout Show with Toney and Greg starts at 4:15 on your #1 Country 92.1. 

…Then, catch the one hour show Eric Musselman Live at 7:00 as the Hogs coach previews this week’s contests with L.S.U. and Alabama on your #1 Country 92.1. 

Tuesday, March 5thThe De Queen Lady Leopards travel to Arkadelphia for softball action at 4:30 weather-permitting. The Dugout Show with Toney Stowers begins at 4:15 on your #1 Country 92.1. 

…Meanwhile…The Ashdown boys baseball team travels to Magnolia. First pitch is set for 5:00. Airtime with Jim Cross is at 4:45 on 102.1 The Good Path and on the KILX App. 

Wednesday, March 6thThe Arkansas Razorbacks host the L.S.U. Tigers in Fayetteville at 6:00. Airtime with Chuck Barrett and Matt Zimmerman is set for 5:30 on your Southwest Arkansas Razorbacks Station – #1 Country 92.1.   

Thursday, March 7thThe De Queen High School Soccer teams have their home opener at Leopard Stadium against Cossatot River. The girls contest begins at 4:30, followed by the boys action. Horacio Sotelo and Francisco Hernandez will have the Spanish play-by-play on AM 1390/FM 104.5 and live on DQTV. Airtime is set for 4:15. 

…Meanwhile…The De Queen Leopards baseball team travels to Nashville at 5:00 weather-permitting. Airtime with Toney Stowers and Greg Revels is set for 4:45 on your #1 Country 92.1. 

…Meanwhile…The Ashdown baseball Panthers host Hope at 5:00. Airtime with Jim Cross is set for 4:45 on 102.1 The Good Path and on the KILX App. 

Friday, March 8thThe De Queen Lady Leopards softball team travels to Nashville at 4:30 weather-permitting. The Dugout Show with Toney Stowers begins at 4:15 on your #1 Country 92.1. 

…Meanwhile…The De Queen Soccer teams host Morrilton at Leopard Stadium starting at 5:00. Airtime with Horacio and Francisco is set for 4:45 on Spanish radio AM 1390/FM 104.5 and live on DQTV. 

…Meanwhile…The Ashdown girls softball team plays host to Hope at 4:30. Jim Cross will have the call starting at 4:15 on 102.1 The Good Path and on the KILX App. 

Saturday, March 9thThe Arkansas Razorbacks travel to Tuscaloosa to battle the Alabama Crimson Tide at 11:00. Airtime with Chuck Barrett and Matt Zimmerman is set for 10:30 Saturday morning on your Southwest Arkansas Hog Caller – #1 Country 92.1.

Lady Leopards Softball Posts Impressive Wins in Springdale 3/2

The De Queen Lady Leopards softball team competed in the Har-Ber Jamboree in Springdale Saturday and posted a couple of impressive victories against Class 7A Schools. In their opener, the Lady Leopards defeated the host team from Springdale Har-Ber 7 to 4. The Lady Leopards came back later to defeat Bentonville West 5 to 1. Coach Chad Lites credited his girls for executing “small ball” well to score some runs. He also recognized the Lady Leopards for playing outstanding defense in the field. With the victories Saturday, the De Queen girls improved to a perfect 4 and 0 on the season.

Leopards Win at Broken Bow 3/1

The De Queen Leopards baseball team stayed undefeated on the season, improving to 4 and 0 with a 9 to 4 victory at Broken Bow Friday afternoon as heard live on your #1 Country 92.1.

Logan Petrishen and Konnor Shelton combined for an impressive performance on the mound. Petrishen worked the first 5 2/3 innings to earn the victory. Shelton pitched the final 1 1/3 innings, striking out three, to earn the save.

The Leopards pounded out nine hits on the day. Sophomore Jake Martin, our McDonalds Player of the Game, had two hits and two runs batted in. Sam Graham had two hits. Eastan Patrick had a double and two RBI’s. Max Pinkerton and Petrishen added hits.

Ashdown Softball Wins in Tourney Opener 03/01

The Ashdown Lady Panthers played host to the Liberty Eylau Lady Leopards in a non-conference Ashdown Tournament softball matchup Friday afternoon at Ashdown City Park as heard live on 102.1 The Good Path.

The game was tight until the bottom of the fourth inning when the Lady Panthers put up seven runs on five hits to put the game away en route to a 13 to 5 Ashdown victory.

Maddie Cook pitched the first four innings and Zeniya Alexander closed it out, by throwing the final three innings as they combined to strike out 13 Lady Leopard hitters.

The Ashdown girls blasted out 13 hits in the contest.  Karielle Forbes had three hits and two RBI’s, Zeniyah Alexander had two hits and scored three runs, Kylie Erwin had two hits and three RBI’s along with a stellar job behind the plate, defensively, Jala Richard and Kaylee Walker had two hits and two RBI’s each.

Coach Bradley Day was very pleased with the hitting prowess of his Ashdown softball team.