Although the Patriots won the Super Bowl 13 to 3 on Sunday, February 3rd, results show that the majority of the NHHS students included in a recent poll were supporting and rooting for the Rams. And even though Super Bowl parties are typically very popular, the poll also shows that less than half of these students took part in a Super Bowl party.
For those who did attend a party, they enjoyed a variety of foods. Poll results show that the most popular party food choices were wings and chips and dip, though other foods mentioned include pizza, stuffed peppers, fruit, sausages, and brownies.
Again, there were many responses when asked what foods the Super Bowl parties boasted, but John Hughes, junior, said, “What kinds did I not have is the easier question.”
Another fairly popular part of the Super Bowl is the halftime show. However, the majority of students who responded in the recent poll described it using words such as “bad,” “horrible,” and “terrible.”
Sophomore Logan Senecal points out, “[The halftime show] was terrible. [We] were promised Spongebob and got a three-second clip.”
“It was one of the worst I have ever seen,” junior Lydia Otten began. “Adam [Levine, of Maroon 5,] sounded sick, and they had to cut out half of what Travis Scott said because it was so bad. Then Adam kept taking layers off and eventually had no shirt on and it was all tattoos.”
To spin a more positive angle on the disappointment, Hannah Rethemeyer, sophomore, says, “The halftime show was not the greatest halftime show that I have seen, but they didn't do that bad.”
Alex Trentmann, senior, expresses his disappointment by simply saying, “‘Sicko Mode’ is dummy trash.”
When asked if there were any missed opportunities by either team junior Lydia Otten said, “Yes! The Rams had a guy wide open in the middle, but they threw to someone with people guarding him on the sideline, making him go out when they caught it. If they would have passed to the guy in the middle, they might have scored a touchdown.”
Junior Austin Yochim simply stated that, “[The Rams] not running Todd Gurley.”
As you can see, the students didn’t favor the outcome of this year’s Super Bowl. However, they still enjoyed some great food. It seems most of New Haven is hoping next year’s show is more entertaining.