Ranking Michigan’s 2017 Position Groups

Here's how the Wolverines' position groups stack up according to proven and potential talent (Note: This story originally appeared on the popular Michigan Wolverines sports site Maize n Brew) By Will Martin Our football fast is almost over, Wolverines fans. On Sep. 2, Michigan will take the field against the Florida Gators in Arlington, Texas, … Continue reading Ranking Michigan’s 2017 Position Groups

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A strong family line

Michigan’s group of tight-knit defensive linemen demonstrate character and work ethic - on and off the field (Note: This story first appeared on Maize n Brew, the popular Michigan Wolverines sports site, in July 2017). Rashan Gary is a beast. To be precise, he’s a once-in-a-generation, freakishly athletic beast. Hovering near 300 lbs., Michigan’s sophomore defensive … Continue reading A strong family line

In the cage

With the NCAA Championships looming, a freshman goalie hopes to be the difference (Note: This story appeared originally on Maize n Brew, the Michigan Wolverines sports site on the SB Nation network, in 2017). Heidi Ritner has been harboring a lofty goal: she wants to play goalkeeper for the U.S. women’s Olympic water polo team. … Continue reading In the cage

From Belgium to the Big 10

Elodie Van Dievoet leads Michigan into NCAA women’s golf regionals (Note: This story originally appeared on Maize n Brew, the popular University of Michigan sports site). By Will Martin Elodie Van Dievoet grew up around golf. Like, really good golf. But the record-setting Michigan sophomore nearly chose another path. “My mother, she played in Europe and the LPGA,” … Continue reading From Belgium to the Big 10

How much will Asiasi’s departure hurt the Michigan TE squad?

The massive end showed promise, but he leaves behind plenty of talent in Ann Arbor (Note: This story originally appeared on Maize n Brew, a popular Michigan Wolverines sports site, in 2017). By Will Martin The departure of Devin Asiasi for UCLA leaves a big void among Michigan tight ends - literally. At 280 lbs., … Continue reading How much will Asiasi’s departure hurt the Michigan TE squad?

Johnson sisters help Michigan water polo team achieve elite status

  In a world where the powerhouse teams are in California, Michigan - the No. 7 team in the country - has broken through. (Note: This story originally appeared on Maize n Brew, a popular University of Michigan sports site, in 2017). By Will Martin California has something of a stranglehold on collegiate women’s water polo. … Continue reading Johnson sisters help Michigan water polo team achieve elite status

A high net worth

Middle school girls turn hoops into life-saving nets (NOTE: THIS STORY ORIGINALLY APPEARED IN THE BEAUFORT GAZETTE IN 2007). By Will Martin @wmartin89 Finally, it feels like January. After several weeks of unrepentant sunshine, the cold and wet have ushered in a South Carolina winter over the Beaufort Academy campus. In a word, it's miserable. It's on such a … Continue reading A high net worth