Player Spotlight- Tim Hauxwell

“For a tree to become tall it must grow tough roots among the rocks.” Friedrich Nietzsch Tim Hauxwell throws a block in a victory over Royal Oak Shrine A Big Factor Tim Hauxwell plays in the dirt. As an offensive lineman, most of your life is spent in the trenches hidden away from the lights and spectacle of football. Your visibility is muted, as people follow the ball, wherever it goes. A mass of bodies in a pile that used to be in a line is all that most people remember of linemen. Unless you happen to be a 6’8” 260 lbs lineman standing in uniform and cleats at Cranbrook. And you are nimble of foot, like Tim Hauxwell. Tim is a 4-year varsity player for the Cranes and has grown into a

Player Spotlight- Trevor McConnell

“There’s always the motivation of wanting to win. Everybody has that. But a champion needs, in his attitude, a motivation above and beyond winning”. - Pat Riley An Early Start Before his first birthday, Trevor McConnell was a college football fan. Born to two Florida State University alumni, Trevor was automatically apart of the Seminole Nation. “My love for football started then, and I’ve been hooked ever since.” Growing up in Florida, Trevor got his first on-the-field experience by playing for the West Chase Colts in Tampa. He spent time playing QB, DE, and LB from 1st to 5th grade. In 6th grade, he played for the Berkeley Prep Bucs where he was a QB and a LB. He came to Cranbrook as a

Player Spotlight- Marqis Stokes

“To make our way, we must have firm resolve, persistence, tenacity. We must gear ourselves to work hard all the way. We can never let up.” Ralph Bunche Marqis Stokes enters his senior year with a bright outlook. The 2015 CHSL All-League cornerback is a well-mannered gentleman, courteous and likeable to all he meets. He enjoys his time with his friends playing video games and with his family. A resolute and aggressive player, Marqis greatly factors into the 2017 Cranbrook football season as they defend their Catholic League Championship. A seasoned veteran with great defensive skills, Marqis looks to provide solid coverage in the Cranes secondary. Flexible Crane A 4-year varsity playe

Special Edition- Spring Signing Day

The Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Cranes Football team hosted a Spring Signing Day Event for new players that declared their intent to play college football. This event was held in the library on the Cranbrook Campus. Cranbrook Football paused to reflect on its continued growth while families, students, coaches, staff and faculty looked on. LB/RB Tristan Knoer will join the ranks of college football when he graduates from Cranbrook. The best kind of football player Tristan Knoer will play football at Denison University in Grandville, OH. A four-year varsity player for Cranbrook Football, Tristan Knoer has been a leader in the rise of Cranbrook football with substantial contributions on both of

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