Old Prep Basketball State Tournament Programs (1950-54)

This is the second post of old Arkansas HS state tournament programs. This one is the early 1950s. One of the features I love about the programs are the ads from local businesses. It would be cool if a lot of those businesses were still around. Also interesting is the idea of the boys Jr. High State Tournaments, which were held until 1973. 1954 Girls State Tourney Program 1954 Class B Jr. Boys BKB State Tourney Program 1954 Class B Boys State Tourney Program 1954 Class A State Boys Tourney Program 1954 Class A Jr. Boys BKB … Continue Reading ››

Old Prep Basketball State Tournament Programs (1947-49)

Every so often, I trek to North Little Rock to the offices of the Arkansas Activities Association, where I take a laptop and scanner to find nuggets of Arkansas' high school sports past. Over the last couple of years, I have started the process of finding old state tournament programs. Though I have emailed copies to fellow sports writers, a few school adminstrators and high school sports junkies, I never really considered posting them for all eyes to see (or download). That is, until NWA Democrat-Gazette Sports Editor Chip Souza suggested to post them on the ARPreps blog. I won't post them … Continue Reading ››

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