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Staples Superfans fails to promote school spirit, support players

Staples Superfans fails to promote school spirit, support players

Dana Perelberg '20, Paper Managing Editor

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 come out and support them; however, bleachers remain empty as students swipe away the notification ...

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. Roughly 17 miles away from Staples High School, the team’s base attracts many Staples fans willing to make th...

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

Jack Zapfel '16, Staff Writer

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 rest of your life. Three years ago, my freshman year, I had the pleasure of attending the...

Varsity boys’ tennis dominates the court

Varsity boys’ tennis dominates the court

Larissa Lieberson

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, with a score of 6-1. In addition, Ridgefield is one of the players’ biggest rivals. “They...

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

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

Jimmy Ray Stagg, Web Sports Editor

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. There are a select few people who rise above the rest as the ultimate fanatics. Each year two...

Superfans get super intense

Superfans get super intense

Kit Epstein, Staff Writer

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 recent post. Soon enough, a button pops up on my screen. Somebody has posted in the Staples Superfans...

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

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

Becky Hoving, Staff Writer

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

Zoe Brown, Editor-in-Chief

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 and sweatshirts. They cheer until their voices are sore, clap until their hands are red. And they...

Superfans dominate

Andrea Frost, Breaking News Managing Editor

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 the student section of the football stands, leaving a fresh blanket of white snow. However, it was...

Superfans are everywhere

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 on top of bleachers. Having a Superfans group may seem natural to Staples students. Starting in...

A new type of Superfan takes the stage

A new type of Superfan takes the stage

Katie Settos, A&E Editor

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 no game-changing turnovers or miraculous touchdowns to be seen. This isn’t your typical game,...

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