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The Wolf Howl

2024 Super Bowl Showdown

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Kiley Jacobson

The Super Bowl, one of the most highly anticipated games of the year took place on February 11 and it had fans in shock with the outcome.

The Super Bowl is a thrilling occasion when friends and family all come together and root for their favorite teams. Football season officially begins in September and has fans rooting for their respective teams throughout the season. This year, the big game was played by the Chiefs and the 49ers with the Chiefs hosting. It was a tough game with this game being the second Super Bowl game in history to go into overtime. The overtime match was a nail biting experience for the coaches and fans alike but in the end, the Chiefs won 25-22. The chiefs have now won three Super Bowls and they are back-to-back champions.

The Chiefs have gained quite a bit more fandom this season with pop star Taylor Swift dating the tight end of the Chiefs, Travis Kelce. Travis Kelce has made quite the name for himself previous to Taylor Swift but now that they’re dating he’s become even more popular. According to billboard.com, Kelce’s jersey sales have gone up by 400%. This proves how many more fans Kelce has gained all from dating Taylor Swift. Due to this, the Chiefs have gained many new viewers and a larger fan base.

Around Chandler High, students were rooting for Brock Purdy, a graduate from Perry High School and a quarterback for the 49ers. Due to Purdy playing in the Super Bowl, many students wanted to see the 49ers pull through and take home the victory. Brock Purdy was the last pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, modernly known as Mr. Irrelevant, Brock has worked hard to revitalize what it means to be an NFL player as well as staying true to where he came from.

Students were asked what their favorite part of the super bowl was and while the obvious answer is the game itself, many students also said the halftime show. The halftime show is a favorite for many fans as the artist performing pulls out all the stops. Aimee Seidel, a sophomore at Chandler said, “I am a large music enthusiast and I find it very visually appealing to see how the artists display their talents.” This year, Usher performed at the halftime show and it was quite the spectacle. With guest performances from Alicia Keys, Lil Jon, Ludacris, H.E.R., will.i.am, and more. With roller skating, dancing, and more, this halftime show was one for the record books and one that will surely be memorable to all.

The Super Bowl is always a momentous occasion for friends and family alike, it brings people together for some friendly competition. All in all, this year’s Super Bowl was another large success and next year will surely be even better.

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About the Contributor
Kiley Jacobson, Reporter
Kiley Jacobson is currently a sophomore at Chandler High. She is a part of the reporter team on the Wolfhowl and is so excited for the upcoming year. She joined the newspaper after being recommended by one of our editors. Hearing about all the stories and events the team covered made her want to be a part of the team. She views journalism as “a way to get stories out there and make people aware of what is going on today”. Kiley is really interested in ocean exploration and the fact that only 5% of the ocean has been explored when it’s right here on Earth. She hopes to be a teacher or have a job in the journalism field one day. She is a music enthusiast and huge listener of Olivia Rodrigo.