Leopards win conference track championship De Queen won the 5A South boys track championship April 27 at White Hall.
Magnolia, conference champion the previous 10 years, was second. The Leopards finished with 233 points to Magnolia's 173.
This was the first conference title for De Queen since moving up to class 5A in 2013. Leopards won 11 of the 17 events and finished second in the other six.
For detailed meet results, please see the May 4 edition of The De Queen Bee. Apr 28, 2017, 16:20
5A South tournaments start May 1 The 5A South conference tournaments for spring sports will begin May 1 and conclude May 4, weather permitting.
De Queen will host the softball tournament. The baseball tourney will be at Magnolia. Both boys and girls soccer are set for Hope.
The first De Queen team to play will be the top seeded softball Lady Leopards who are slated to face Hot Springs at 11 a.m. May 1. The winner will play at 4 p.m. May 3. The final is set for 6 p.m. May 4.
The baseball Leopards also will be in action May 1. De Queen will take on White Hall at 6:30 p.m. The winner will play at 4 p.m. May 3. The baseball final is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. May 4.
Both soccer teams are idle until Wednesday, May 3. The boys team is scheduled to meet Lakeside at 3 p.m.
The Lady Leopards, the number one seed, will play at 5 p.m. against the winner of a White Hall and Hot Springs match.
The final of the girls soccer tournament will start at 5 p.m. May 4. The boys will follow at 7 p.m.
Apr 28, 2017, 16:06
De Queen's Halle Harp strains to stay airbourne in the long jump at the 5A South junior high track and field meet. Harp placed in four events at the conference meet.
Apr 27, 2017, 11:59
Head under heels
Chase Pearce of De Queen starts his ascent in this vault at the 5A South junior high track and field meet. Pearce finished second in the the event. For De Queen's results in the meet, see the April 27 edition of The De Queen Bee.
Apr 27, 2017, 11:54
Last home meet
Stephanie Zavalo takes the baton from Jennifer Chavez in the girls 4X800 relay. Zavalo and Chavez are members of the senior class which ran its final home meet at the Collin Raye Relays.
Apr 20, 2017, 14:36
First first on the track
De Queen senior Jair Patricio approaches the finish line of the 3200 meter relay for a Leopard first place at the Collin Raye Relays.
Apr 20, 2017, 14:33
Leopard goal keeper Edgar Garcia kicks away an errant Hot Springs shot in De Queen's 1-0 win.