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J.T. Tuimoloau has been selected as the 2020-21 Polynesian High School Football Player of the Year.
Honolulu, HAWAII — J.T. Tuimoloau has been selected as the 2020-21 Polynesian High School Football Player of the Year. The Award is presented annually to the most outstanding senior high school football player of Polynesian Ancestry. Current San Francisco 49ers Safety Talanoa Hufanga was selected...
Joe Perez
Honolulu, HAWAII — Word from knowledgeable folks in Apia and USA Rugby are indicating that Manu Samoa may still have kept their Olympic Dreams alive. But what team, from where, and can they return home… be their home Samoa or New Zealand? Greatest input in the past 24 hours is that the World is...
Losi Filipo
Honolulu, HAWAII — The Samoa News is proudly committed to covering Manu Samoa at an extraordinary level worldwide. We even have assigned a photographer to cover Manu Samoa at the Olympic repechage in Monaco, in their last opportunity to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. Today while completing our...
Offensive lineman Penei Sewel
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions opened the NFL draft by bolstering a strength and closed it by addressing some of their many weaknesses on both sides of the ball. General manager Brad Holmes seemed to make sensible selections, starting with Oregon offensive tackle Penei Sewell at No. 7 overall, in...
Allan Shade, Jr
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Allan Shade Jr, a young man with American Samoa roots is a senior at Newton-Conover HS in North Carolina where he was a stand out back/linebacker  for the Newton-Conover Red Devils and was named 2020-21 South Fork 2A Offensive Player of the Year. His mother Sonya...
Dianne Loe of The Wolves
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Phase One of the American Samoa Handball Association’s 2021 National Street Handball Championship Series concluded this last week, culminating in a championship tournament Saturday at Lions Park in celebration of Flag Day. Four teams entered the semifinal playoffs after...
Coach CJ Sagapolutele Floor instructing Pacific Horizons School students
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Handball is once again being exposed to our local students as The American Samoa Handball Association has partnered with Pacific Horizons School to learn the Olympic game of Handball while they utilize the sport during PE class to gain some experience in a competitive...
Nicky Salapu and Jaiyah Saelua with other American Samoa players
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Sporting News Australia reported over the weekend that American Samoa captain Nicky Salapu wants to play the Socceroos again and has even got Tim Cahill to agree to the idea of a potential charity match.  Salapu was in goal for his nation exactly 20 years ago when...
Andre Whittaker
Wellington, NEW ZEALAND — His brother was a New Zealand and Wellington rugby league legend but Andre Whittaker hopes to transform the sport from outside the white lines of the field.  John Whittaker played 73 games for the capital and represented the Kiwis 26 times throughout the 70s and 80s,...
Fanene Milton Taufa’asau (in blue) presiding over the ASBA Annual General Meeting
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa Basketball Association (ASBA) looks ahead for grand plans led by an almost intact set of officials reinforced by key additions in assuring the federation’s development from the grassroots level to the international ranks. Re-elected into respective...

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