Cubs win at Dierks tourney The De Queen junior boys advanced past the first round of the Dierks Junior Tournament with a 52-42 win over Centerpoint Nov. 30.
After taking a double digit lead in the first quarter, the Cubs withstood a Centerpoint rally in the third to stay in front.
Isaiah Williamson led the scoring with 18 points while Marquez Ester tallied 14.
Both De Queen teams were in Thursday's semi-final round. The finals are set for Saturday, Dec. 3 with the girls game at 6 p.m. and the boys to follow. Dec 1, 2016, 15:32
Lady Leopards win at Ashdown The De Queen basketball teams returned to the court for the first time after the Thanksgiving break with a visit to Ashdown. Led by 16 points from Hanna Murry, the Lady Leopards posted a 56-37 decision.
De Queen got nine points on a trio of treys from Abby Dykes plus eight points from close range by Montana Sorrels.
De Queen will open play in the new mixed conference format on Dec. 2 with a trip to El Dorado.
For more on Leopard basketball, please see the Dec. 8 edition of The De Queen Bee. Dec 1, 2016, 15:30
The home stretch
Xochitl Florez of De Queen makes the final turn and heads for the finish line at the state cross country meet. The Lady Leopards placed third in class 5A. For complete De Queen results, please see the Nov. 17 edition of The De Queen Bee..
Nov 17, 2016, 15:46
Last week of the season
De Queen cross country runners get in some training in the final week of the season. The state meet will be Saturday at Hot Springs. The 5A boys race is set to start at 12:45 p.m. and the girls race at 1:15 p.m.
Nov 10, 2016, 15:49
Getting ready for the opener
Senior Miriam Rodriguez (14) tries to get by sophomore Abby Dykes (12) as the De Queen senior girls practice for the upcoming basketball season. De Queen will host the Lady Leopard Tip Off Classic on Nov. 8, 10 and 12 to start the year.
Nov 3, 2016, 10:28
Leading Lady Leopards
De Queen's Saleni Rojas (right) and Martha Mosqueda are pictured at the McCurtain Invitational cross country meet where they led the Lady Leopards to the team title. At the 5A South conference meet at Arkadelphia Rojas and Mosqued finished first and second as the Lady Leopards won the meet with a near perfect score. To read the complete article, please see the Oct. 27 edition of The De Queen Bee.
Oct 20, 2016, 15:37
Strength in numbers
Lady Leopards Savanah Nickerson, Diana Ramirez, Adriana Figueroa and Jennifer Chavez (from left) run in a group near the halfway point of the girls race at the McCurtain County Invitational cross country meet. De Queen won both girls and boys titles. Complete results will be in the Oct. 20 edition of The De Queen Bee.