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Staples Superfans fails to promote school spirit, support players

The Staples Superfans group encourages Wreckers to attend as many sports games as they can whether they be at their home field or at another school.
October 14, 2019

Every day, my notifications are flooded with posts from the Staples Superfans 2019-20 Facebook group. Students promote their sports games, promising to defeat the opposition. They encourage students to...

Football wrecks Wilton in white-out home opener

Football wrecks Wilton in white-out home opener
September 16, 2018

By Lys Goldman ’21 and Emma Dantas ’21   ">

Remote home rink influences fan turnout

Remote home rink influences fan turnout
January 16, 2018

By: Lili Romann '19 As their 5-1-1 record, as of Jan. 11, carries through, “Superfans” passionately and persistently attend Staples boys’ hockey games at their home rink in Milford, Connecticut....

Staples Superfans 2016

Staples Superfans 2016
September 22, 2016

By: Zach Horowitz

Homecoming: Playing in the Game, Cheering in the Bleachers

Homecoming: Playing in the Game, Cheering in the Bleachers
October 22, 2015

Nothing is more exhilarating than the Staples Superfan section. The energy and excitement is purely electric. Everyone is so hyped up, all dressed in white, it’s really an experience to cherish for the...

Varsity boys’ tennis dominates the court

Varsity boys’ tennis dominates the court
May 12, 2015

With the strong sun shining on their backs, the varsity boys’ tennis team managed to pull out yet another win at home on May 7 against Ridgefield. Not only did they win; they won with flying colors,...

Griffin Thrush tees off for his last season as head of SuperFans

Griffin Thrush tees off for his last season as head of SuperFans
April 6, 2015

There are a select few people who have navy blue and white running through their veins. There are a select few who yearn for the feeling of the cool metal bleachers yet stand for the entirety of the gameplay....

Superfans get super intense

Superfans soak up the spirit at the annual white-out game. Photo by Griffin Thrush '15.
November 10, 2014

As I log onto my Facebook every night at around 7 p.m., I expect to see a couple of friendly notifications from my peers. You know, the normal stuff: somebody commenting on a photo or being tagged in a...

Senior Day festivities prompt a 7-0 win for Girls’ Soccer

Seniors Emily Snow, Chloe Rosenfield, Maggie Walsh, Addy Fowle, Lauren Garcia, Megan Root and Mary Bennewitz are all smiles after the smothering win.
October 21, 2014

Staples Varsity Girls’ Soccer took on Norwalk for their Senior Day game on Friday, Oct. 17 in a 7-0 win.

Parents and teachers are super, too

October 10, 2014

They snap photos from the sidelines. They post Facebook statuses to congratulate the teams on wins. They change around their work schedule to go to games. They sport white and blue “Wreckers” t-shirts...

Superfans dominate

October 10, 2014

As the sun set above the field goal posts on Sept. 12, the football team made their first tackle of the season. At that moment, the crowd erupted and it looked as if a large snowstorm had suddenly hit...

Superfans are everywhere

Mike DeAngelis ’15, Matt Bateman ’15, and Jack Mendillo ’15 root for the Wreckers. Mendillo dons the official Superfans shirt, purchased from the Facebook group. A portion of the proceeds went to the charity Al’s Angels.
October 10, 2014

With players’ numbers painted on their cheeks, and feathered boas, whistles and beads wrapped around their necks, a sea of students, known as the Staples Superfans, cheer at the top of their lungs from...

A new type of Superfan takes the stage

A new type of Superfan takes the stage
April 25, 2014

Crushing into their seats, they tear open bags of Skittles. Eagerly they wait for the action to commence as jitters creep through their nerves and the energy of the room consumes them. Yet there are...

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