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Last week, American Samoa’s very own Keiki Misipeka — a former standout student athlete originally from the rock, a graduate of Samoana High School class of 1998 visited the territory. He was on a recruiting trip, and met with Governor Lolo Malatalasi Moliga, as well as with officials from the...
The ASHSAA girls’ soccer league kicked off on Saturday, January 21, 2017 for both the varsity and junior varsity divisions at the Pago Park Soccer Stadium. Varsity defending champions Fa’asao-Marist Cougars did not play but in division results the Samoana Sharks beat Leone Lions 4-2 and South...
Life is all about opportunities and surrounding ourselves with positive people and a strong support system. Nobody knows this better than 17-year-old Fautua Tufue Maiava Jr. Fau, as he is known to everyone, is the eldest of four children born to Florence Tua and Fautua Maiava Sr. of Fagasa,...
The Samoa Rugby Union has officially announced the Manu Samoa Sevens team for the HSBC World Series in Wellington next weekend.   The 14 man roster features an interesting mix of new players as well as familiar fixtures from the previous legs. Tila Mealoi is still the man leading the charge...
American Samoa’s All-Star Head Coach Pati Pati – who usually doesn't spend much time talking — emphasized to Samoa News his sincerest appreciation and thanks to those who helped make Team Amerika Samoa’s journey possible, twice now, to the Junior Prep Sport (JPS) Paradise Football Classic II held...
Whether or not you are a fan of sports, the Special Olympics is one of the modern era’s most inspiring events, and in American Samoa a group of dedicated parents, athletes and other community volunteers are moving forward with their plans to ensure that our children with disabilities will be...
This past Monday night, our American Samoa All-Star teams that represented the territory in the Junior Prep Sports (JPS) Paradise Football Classic II this past week in the State of Hawai’i arrived back home safely with memories that our student-athletes will take with them for the rest of their...
This month will be a busy one for 17-year-old Ralph Manuma Taufaasau. Having recently returned to the territory this past Monday night after representing American Samoa in the JPS Classic in the Aloha State, the Samoana High School senior will be heading out to the University of Hawaii (UH) this...
Austrailia took the gold while Guam's 12-and under baseball team finished with the silver medal in the 12U Oceania Tournament held at Guerrero Field. Guam started the tournament off with a loss to Australia 10-9 in extra innings and then improved to 1-1 in the tournament after they picked up a big...
Justice Young (Kamehameha) and Mark Lehrner (Kalaheo) passed for two touchdowns each as Hawaii West overwhelmed American Samoa 43-6 in the JPS Paradise Bowl third-place game on Saturday at Aloha Stadium. The Hawaii West defense was almost impenetrable, coming up with six interceptions, including...

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