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Excessively expensive tickets for sporting events makes it increasingly difficult for fans to support their team (Photo by William Murray ’25)

Expensive ticket prices creates difficulty in attending events, unfairly hurting supporters

William Murray '25, Web Sports Editor November 22, 2022

Due to how expensive ticket sales have become in recent years, it is increasingly difficult for the average American to watch their favorite sports team play live. Going to see sporting events shouldn’t...

Spring sports now allow fans into games. Some players say it has had a positive impact on their performances.

Staples’ games positively affected by return of fans

Finnegan Courtney , Paper News Editor May 13, 2021

Fans will always be a major part of sports, regardless if it is professional sports, college or high school sports and even sports intended for younger children. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fans have...

Girls’ lacrosse captain Julia Diconza ’21 gears up to pass the ball at tryouts for the 2021 season.

COVID sports restrictions continue into spring, but sense of normalcy slowly returns

Phoebe Miller '23, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

Connecticut is springing forward into a new season, and with that, a new season of sports is beginning too. Spring sports practices began on March 27, with first contest dates on April 10, and final...

Staples Superfans 2016

Staples Superfans 2016

September 22, 2016

By: Zach Horowitz

Sports empower us to accomplish higher goals

Sports empower us to accomplish higher goals

Grant Sirlin, Staff Writer January 17, 2016

Whether it is European soccer or college football, for die hard fans, following their respective team is a religion. The players act almost as deities, giving these passionate worshippers inspiration for...

May the Force be with these Star Wars fans

May the Force be with these Star Wars fans

Tori Lubin , Staff Writer December 16, 2015

Roaming amongst us, in a galaxy not so far away, are a group of people who can only be defined as one thing -- Star Wars mega fans. The new “Force Awakens” Star Wars movie, premiering on December 18,...

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.

Superfans are everywhere

Taylor Harrington, Breaking News Managing Editor 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...

Volleyball Super Fans

Zoe Brown and Jenna McNicholas November 21, 2013

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