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Brock’s Thoughts: A tale of two programs

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor October 25, 2023

The annual in-state rivalry game that splits households, workplaces and schools for a week — or maybe even a full year in some instances — took place on Saturday, Oct. 21, and it was an absolute dud. Sure,...

Michigan running back Donovan Edwards celebrates a touchdown scored tight end Luke Schoonmaker against Purdue during the first half of the Big Ten championship game on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022, in Indianapolis.

Wolverines escape Boilermakers in Big Ten Championship, advance to playoffs

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor December 7, 2022

The University of Michigan Football team capped off a remarkable Big Ten season with a 43-22 victory over the Purdue Boilermakers in the conference championship game on Saturday, Dec. 3 at Lucas Oil Stadium....

Field goal fest lifts Michigan over Michigan State in rivalry matchup

Field goal fest lifts Michigan over Michigan State in rivalry matchup

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor November 2, 2022

Jake Moody kicked five field goals as the fourth-ranked Michigan Wolverines (U-M) defeated the Michigan State Spartans (MSU) 29-7 on Saturday, Oct. 29. U-M's 22-point victory was just about exactly what...

Michigan State University defeated The University of Michigan last Saturday 10/30 in a highly anticipated game, 37-33.

Opinion: Why the post-game melee at Michigan Stadium is bad for UM-MSU rivalry

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor November 2, 2022

The rivalry between the Michigan Wolverines (U-M) and the Michigan State Spartans (MSU) is the best two-sport, in-state rivalry in the country.  In football, you’ve got Auburn and Alabama, and in...

U-Ms football coach, Jim Harbaugh.

Despite interviewing for NFL position, Jim Harbaugh will remain at Michigan

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor February 9, 2022

The proverbial broken record continued to play again this January, as “Jim Harbuagh to the NFL” rumors ran rampant on social media. Seemingly every football offseason, Jim Harbaugh is rumored to...

Michigan running back Hassan Haskins (25) scores a touchdown against Ohio State during the second half at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. Photo courtesy of the Detroit Free Press

Michigan beats Ohio State for first time in Harbaugh era

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor December 8, 2021

The Ohio State Buckeyes and Michigan Wolverines took the field in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Saturday, Nov. 27 for the 117th all-time meeting between the two schools. Both teams entered the matchup with 10-1...

Michigan State University defeated The University of Michigan last Saturday 10/30 in a highly anticipated game, 37-33.

MSU’s Kenneth Walker III dismantles rival U-M in 37-33 victory

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter November 3, 2021

Over 70,000 fans attended the highly anticipated rivalry game of Michigan vs. Michigan State in East Lansing. This year's matchup was one of the most entertaining games in recent memory. In the end, the...

MSUs mascot, Sparty.

Posties predict the University of Michigan v. Michigan State game

This year's installment in the University of Michigan (U-M) v. Michigan State (MSU) football rivalry is set to be one of the most important in the series’ history. Both teams will be undefeated going...

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