De Queen Area Sports


Record passing effort not enough
Cody Stephens passes against Lakeside. Stephens set a Leopard record with five touchdown passes in the game.


The best De Queen offensive output in years was not quite enough as the Leopards lost at Lakeside 57-42.

The Leopards had 442 offensive yards, 215 rushing and 227 passing.

After being moved to quarterback by an injury to Brady Hanney, Cody Stephens gave a school record performance. Stephens threw five touchdown passes plus another for a two point conversion. The junior completed 12 of 21 attempts for 227 yards in addition to running for 147 yards and one TD on 18 carries.

To read the complete article, please see the Oct. 30 edition of The De Queen Bee.

Oct 30, 2014, 09:21


CC Leopards win conference
The De Queen boys easily won the 5A South cross country meet Oct. 21 on the OBU course in Arkadelphia, but in a quirky case of scoring the Lady Leopards finished second.

De Queen dominated the boys competition. The Leopards were not perfect, but close. They scored 18 points with 15 being as low as possible. Second place Magnolia had 37.

In the girls division Lakeside had 28 points to De Queen's 31 with Magnolia way back with 79. De Queen had nine runners ahead of Lakeside's fourth place and 13 ahead of Lakeside's fifth runner, but only the first seven from a team affect the scoring.

To read the complete article, please see the Oct. 30 edition of The De Queen Bee.

Oct 30, 2014, 09:19


Cubs overwhelm Malvern
De Queen's junior high 34-6 over visiting Malvern Oct. 23 was highlighted by a three touchdown pass performance by the Cubs' Tyler Miller.
Layne Woods scored on a 44 yard reception. Hunter Earney had a 27 yard TD catch. Sedrick Bell pulled in a 47 yarder. All came in the first half.

De Queen played basic football in the second half. The offensive line -- Colton Rogers, Carter Faulkenberry, Quinton Thornton, Alexis Hernandez and Jace Sims -- punched holes in the Malvern defense and the Cub backs ran through the gaps.

To read the complete article, please see the Oct. 30 edition of The De Queen Bee.

Oct 30, 2014, 09:17


DHS golfers third, fourth
De Queen's golf teams finished third and fourth at the 5A district match at Pine Bluff Country Club Sept. 23

The Lady Leopards finished third with a total of 313. Lakeside was first with 279 followed by White Hall with 293. Hope was fourth with 339. By finishing in the top three, the Lady Leopards qualified for the 5A state tournament.

Mallory Miller had the best round for De Queen, finishing at 93.

The De Queen boys were fourth in the team standings with a score of 362. Lakeside won the boys as well with a total of 303 to White Hall's 318. Magnolia slipped by the Leopards with a 357 finish.

Tanner Lipsey led the Leopards with a round of 85 which earned all-conference honors.

To read the complete article, please see the Sept. 25 edition of The De Queen Bee.

Oct 2, 2014, 10:49


Fast times for cross country Leopards
The weather on the second day of Autumn was cool, but the pace for the Leopards was hot. Both De Queen teams won the meet, but big story was the clock. The flat course around the Acorn campus provided the fastest times of the cross country season for most of De Queen's runners.

The perfect score in cross country is 15. The Leopards had 19 as they dominated the smaller schools. Waldron scored 60 points, Caddo Hills 73 and Heavner, Okla. 88.

Ricardo Martinez zoomed to first place with a clocking of 16:36.3. Luis Gonzalez took third in 17:24.5. Michael Lerma placed fourth in 17:44.2.

Dahin Garcia ran 18:02.5 to take fifth overall with Jose Maya sixth at 18:09.8. Daniel Tinajero finished seventh at 18:15.9 a step ahead of Kaden Tollett, eighth in 18:17.9.

In the girls division De Queen finished the meet with 37 points. Acorn scored 60, Waldron 78, Heavner 82 and Mansfield 98.

De Queen sophomore Martha Mosqueda took first place with a time of 21:38.4. Seleni Rojas, also a sophomore, placed third at 21:51.3.

To read the complete article, please see the Sept. 25 edition of The De Queen Bee.

Oct 2, 2014, 10:47


Cubs beat Magnolia
There were some tense moments, but the Cubs came away from Magnolia with a 46-21 win Sept. 25.

De Queen led 24-7 in the second quarter, but the home team cut the lead to 24-14 before the half then 24-21 in the third period. Momementum seemed to be going Magnolia's way

The complection of the game changed in a matter of seconds. A 76 yard touchdown return by Hunter Earney on the ensuing kickoff put the Cubs back in the driver's seat.

To read the complete article, please see the Oct. 2 edition of The De Queen Bee.

Oct 2, 2014, 10:44


Bobcats top Leopards
The Leopards got an early lead but could not hold it. Hope came back with an effective second half to record a 31-13 win over De Queen on the opening night of 5A South play Sept. 26.

After a scoreless first period, De Queen got on the board early in the second on an 11 yard Brady Hanney to Kobi Whitmore pass. Alan Barrera kicked the PAT to put the Leopards up 7-0 with 10:42 to go in the first half.

A 30 yard punt return by Whitmore set up the Leopards' second TD. Cody Stephens carried around the left side to score with 7:24 before halftime.

To read the complete article, please see the Oct. 2 edition of The De Queen Bee.

Oct 2, 2014, 10:41


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