De Queen's rather lengthy search for a basketball coach came to an conclusion at the July 14 school board meeting. In the end, the Leopards did not have to go too far to find their man.
At that meeting the members of the school board approved Beau Brickell as the new senior boys coach. Brickell has been at Camden Fairview the last four years serving as head junior boys coach and assistant senior coach.
Brickell was a two sport standout at Lake Hamilton where he was earned all-state honors in basketball and baseball both his junior and senior years.
To read the complete article, please see the July 10 edition of The De Queen Bee. Jul 23, 2014, 11:16
De Queen athletic physicals set The De Queen School District will offer free physicals for students participating in athletics for the 2014-15 school year.
All athletes in all school sports grades 7-12 are required to have a physical examination.
Physical examinations for male athletes will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the basketball arena.
Physical examinations for female athletes will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, July 25, at the basketball arena. Jul 22, 2014, 16:26
New coach joins DHS football staff
Defensive backfield coach Trent FLoyd
The latest addition to the De Queen football coaching ranks has arrived in town.
Trent Floyd will coach Leopard defensive backs. He was formerly the defensive coordinator at Gosnell.
To read the complete article, please see the July 17 edition of The De Queen Bee. Jul 16, 2014, 11:29
Sevier County all-stars win Dixie state
The Sevier County All-Stars won the 14 & under Dixie Boys State Tournament for the second year in a row. Team members are, from left: (front) Layne Woods, Cody Brown, Cody Chandler, Lucas Tinajero, Tyler Miller; (back) coaches Danny Williams and Chad Earny, Zach Izzo, Maurice Moore, Wade Beasley, Brandon Hagood, Hunter Earney and coach Jeff Woods.
Searcy -- The Sevier County all-stars made it back to back wins at the state tournament. They went 4-0 to claim the 14 and under Dixie Boys championship at Searcy.
Sevier County downed Kirby 12-0 in the final. A long home run by Maurice Moore brought the run rule into effect to end the game in four innings.
To read the complete article, please see the July 17 edition of The De Queen Bee. Jul 16, 2014, 11:24
As part of the effort to raise money to pay for state champion rings for the De Queen boys soccer team, players and supporters manned the ticket table for the barrel train and bouncy house at the De Queen Fourth of July festivities. Pictured are, from left: (front) Mateo Garcia, Miriam Rodriguez, Hugo Martinez; (back) Estiven Garcia, Gloria Garcia and Christian Maldonado.
Jul 10, 2014, 11:07
Horatio physicals date changed The date for free physicals for Horatio athletes for the 2014-15 school year has been changed to 5 p.m. Monday, July 21, at the new gym.
All athletes in all school sports grades 7-12 are required to have a physical examination. Jul 10, 2014, 11:05
Next Level Prospects win Louisiana tourney
Next Level Prospects team members are, from left: (front) Macy Belcher, Bailey Dougan, Lexy Taylor, Brookelyen Cox, Danyelle Hall; (back) Rhyen Martin, Reisa Bakenhus, Alyssa Harrison, Kristin Key and Kendra Key.
Next Level Prospects went 7-0 in the 14U division in route to winning the Firecracker National last weekend in Shreveport, La. NLP outscored their opponents 39-9.
At the plate NLP carried a team .333 batting average throughout the tournament against strong pitching collecting 31 singles, five doubles, one triple and two two home runs. Every player had at least one single.
To read the complete article, please see the July 10 edition of The De Queen Bee.