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The 2017 FFAS Futsal league kicked off with 16 teams competing in two pools at Samoana High School’s gymnasium on Saturday, May 6, 2017. “It was a very competitive first day of the competition,” said FFAS CEO Tavita Taumua. “Very different from other five-a-side leagues, and other futsal...
The American Samoa Boxing Federation (ASBF) boxing teams are proud — they defeated the visiting team from Samoa during the “2Samoas Battle” last Saturday at the Maliu Mai Beach Resort to win the Championship Trophy, as well as all of the five special amateur bouts during the International Boxing...
Joseph Taufete’e was born in the village of Nu’uuli and moved to California when he was 5 years old. Growing up in the United States his motivation was to play in the NFL like any other young man that came from the islands. However, “when I was a young teenager, I met a girl from along the beach in...
The Samoa Amateur Boxing Association (SABA) will be bringing a team of elite boxers this weekend, to test the skills and the fitness of the American Samoa boxing team during the battle between the two boxing organizations — the SABA and the American Samoa Boxing Federation (ASBF) — for the Annual...
A repeat of last year’s ASHSAA boys varsity soccer final will take place today when No. 1 Samoana Sharks takes on No. 3 South Pacific Academy Dolphins to determine this school year’s champions. In last year’s final, SPA fought back from a 2-1 deficit against Samoana to clinch the championship title...
Joseph Parker - a possible future opponent for Anthony Joshua - retained his WBO heavyweight championship with a unanimous decision win over Razvan Cojanu on Saturday. The New Zealander did not look particularly explosive in winning on all three cards and his performance is unlikely to rattle...
Manu Tuilagi has called for greater support for Pacific Islands stars in Europe, to end the kind of honest mistakes that almost saw him deported from the UK in 2010. England centre Tuilagi has joined the Pacific Rugby Players Welfare (PRPW) board to help stars of Islands heritage cope with the “...
Ashland University in Ohio is the No. 1-ranked men's track and field team in the NCAA Division II. Daniel Roberts who is the son of the late Earl Glen Roberts and Elena Faiai-Roberts of Matu’u is a junior and will be competing along with his teammates in the nationals in Bradenton, Fla. at the end...
A.P. Lutali elementary from Aunu’u took top honors in the FFAS/DOE Just Play Program’s Festival competition, beating out seven other schools in the finale at DYWA’s gymnasium in Pago Pago on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Pandemonium erupted amongst the 50 A.P. Lutali students when last year’s winner,...
The 2016-2017 ASHSAA Junior Varsity Girls’ Basketball championship title is now at the Home of the Flames in Malaeimi, something that nobody thought would ever happen, especially for a team that only hopped on board late last year. Manumalo Academy is known for its academic achievements in...

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