Hogs get late start, but finish it quickly

Posted: February 15, 2014 at 3:08 a.m.

Arkansas pitcher Jalen Beeks fires a pitch during the first inning of the Razorbacks' season opener against Appalachian State Friday afternoon at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Appalachian State’s problems were only getting started when the Mountaineers struggled to get out of snow-shrouded Charlotte, N.C., and into Northwest Arkansas.

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Maumelle’s might

Maumelle’s Justin Butler (back) wrestles Beau Uzick of Hot Springs Lakeside on Friday at the state high school wrestling tournament at the Jack Stephens Center in Little Rock. Butler, who won last year’s state title at 138 pounds, pinned both of his opponents at 160 pounds Friday. Maumelle, the defending Class 1A-5A state champion, has seven No. 1 seeds this year.

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