The Wolverine

November 2011

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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������ basketball recruiting everything and keep an open mind. As of right now, I haven���t looked into anything yet. Everything is completely open.��� For now, given Michigan���s scholarship situation (none to give if McGary pledges), this is just one to keep an eye on. ���We are extremely thankful and relieved that Austin is home with us,��� Hatch���s family said in a statement. ���While Austin has made great improvements, he still has obstacles to overcome as he continues to heal, grieve and acclimate to life after tragedy.��� The family thanked Hatch���s supporters in Fort Wayne and around the country, and also his caregivers at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Mich., and at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. ���Your excellent care, compassion and support have made a difference in all of our lives and in Austin���s recovery,��� the statement read. Hatch, his father and stepmother took off from Fort Wayne���s Smith Field Oct.�� 24 and were headed for the family���s summer home near the town of Boyne Falls in northern Michigan. They crashed about 30 miles northwest of Boyne Falls. The plane, piloted by Dr. Steven Hatch, hit a garage in a neighborhood near the Charlevoix (Mich.) Municipal Airport, though a preliminary report did not give a cause of the accident. Hatch has reportedly been in con- Austin Hatch Continues To Improve Finally, it���s important to remember that recruiting talk is all about the entertainment. In short, though it���s the lifeblood of any program and many fans are passionate about it, it���s not life and death. That really came to light this summer when Hatch, Michigan���s first pledge in the 2013 class, lost his father and stepmother in a small plane crash in which he was seriously injured. Hatch suffered a significant head injury, a punctured lung and fractures to his ribs and collarbone in the crash, and he continues to recover from his head injury. Hatch returned home in early October after being released from the hospital, the Fort Wayne Journal-Sentinel reported. Hatch has made progress in his recovery from injuries suffered during a plane crash earlier this year and was released from the hospital in early October. photo courtesy tact with the U-M coaches during his recovery. Basketball, though, isn���t the current focus as much as his health, which continues to improve. That might be the best bit of ���recruiting��� news the Michigan coaches have received in months. ��� Michigan hitch covers & auto eMbleM Hitch Cover (Item # 1360) $38.95 plus $6.50 S&H auto emblem (Item # 1362) Real chrome ��� Not an imitation! Paint-safe ��� Easy to apply. $16.95 plus $3.00 S&H Made from chrome-plated metal ��� no plastic! Front plate measures 5��� wide by 3.5��� tall Fits standard 2��� trailer hitch receivers Available in Chrome or Camo Style THe Wolverine ��� P.o. Box 2331 ��� DurHam, nC 27702 QTy. iTem DeSCriPTion PriCe Hitch Cover (Select Style: o Chrome o Camo) $38.95 ea. auto emblem $16.95 ea. SHIPPING & HANDLING 1 Emblem: Add $3.00 2 Emblems: Add $4.50 1 Hitch: Add $6.50 Combination of 2 Hitches or more items: Add $9.00 Subtotal Tax (NC 6.75%, IN 7%, MI 6%) Shipping & Handling (see chart) 96��� the wolverine��� ������ November 2011 ToTal ToTal 1-800-421-7751 viSiT our online STore! WWW.ComanPuBliSHing.Com o My check or money order made payable to THE WOLVERINE is enclosed. o Please charge to my: o Visa o MasterCard o AmEx o Discover (Credit Card Charges Will Appear On Your Statement As Coman Publishing Co.) Card No.________________________________________________________________ Exp. Date ____________ Name _________________________________________________________________ Sec. Code ____________ Address ____________________________________________________________________________________ City ______________________________________________________________ State______ Zip ____________ Daytime Phone # (_______) ____________________________________________________________________

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