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Apia, SAMOA — “I can’t say anything until its official so I’m sorry but I can’t comment,” said the President of the Samoa Weightlifting Federation, Tuaopepe Jerry Wallwork, in response to Samoa News questions, following reports that Ele Opeloge may be the first Samoa competitor to receive an...
The annual FFAS Private Elementary Schools soccer league has become bigger, better and louder, thanks to the introduction of a new age group – Grades 1 & 2. “What an amazing competition, to see all these kids out here playing, especially the young ones,” exclaimed one parent, Louis Solaita,...
Ursula Te’o Martin is a woman of fierce determination, and could be considered a pioneer in her own right. With legacies to honor, and trails to carve, she is a daughter of American Samoa who has embarked upon a path few females have taken in the athletic world — she is building a reputation as a...
There are only two more weeks left of the regular season for the American Samoa High School Athletic Association (ASHSAA) ongoing football season – and Tafuna’s Head Coach Kolose Ili and his Warrior Nation who started this season with a questionable doubt of play calls, have proved the critics...
The 2016 Mosooi International Boxing Championship between the two Samoas last Saturday night ended on a high note for the Samoa boxing team when they again won the “2Samoas Battle” gold medal by winning all 4 amateur bouts of the night. Samoa won last year’s Mosooi International Boxing Championship...
The opening Junior Varsity game for Week 8 of the American Samoa High School Athletic Association Football League played last Friday evening, between the Warriors and the Vikings saw the Tafuna Warriors continue to take the top of the pile —although there was a near upset — with a Vikings comeback...
This past weekend marked the 8th week of the American Samoa High School Athletic Associations (ASHSAA) Varsity football action at the Veterans Memorial Stadium, where Sharks Junior cornerback and field goal kicker, Elliot Lelei, carried the Sharks to victory with a pair of field goals – but...
Parting ways with the New Zealand team after their 2016 Olympic campaign, Tietjens was confirmed as Samoa's new sevens coach Friday morning. "They were a nation or a country that could certainly do with some real support," said Tietjens. "After 22 years of accumulating all that experience that I...
Last weekend’s Junior Varsity competition in the ongoing American Samoa High School Athletic Association (ASHSAA) high school football season, saw the Samoana Sharks denied a victory after the Tafuna Warrior’s 2-point comeback victory to start off week No.7 — then it was the Nu’uuli Wildcats who...
Last Saturday’s Varsity Division competition in the ongoing American Samoa High School Athletic Association (ASHSAA) football league took a surprising turn, especially the Nu’uuli Wildcats’ stunning the No.1 seed in the division, the Leone Lions after a 20- 20 tie with all the Lions key players...

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