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Stephanie Floor
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa’s 2018 Youth Olympian Handballer and captain Stephanie Floor has finished the 2022 wrestling season on a high note.   Wrestling for Gannon University at Erie Pennsylvania, Floor completed the season with a winning record of 22 wins against 12 losses. She...
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Seattle, WASHINGTON — A ”little piece of home” returns to Seattle, Washington this weekend when U.S.O. — the United Samoa Organization — brings back its popular Kirikiti Tournament — for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2022 tournament is slated to start Saturday, May 14 and runs...
Father Stanley Iakopo (right) and his daughter Filomenaleonia
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa will take part in the upcoming 11th Pacific Mini Games (PMG) to be held in Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) from June 17-25, 2022 Twenty-four Pacific countries including American Samoa will take part in the upcoming games, which...
Ben Gollings with Waisale Serevi (Fiji) and Nathan Hirayama (Canada
Onboard for only 3 months, former England 7s great now Fiji head 7s coach, Ben Gollings, has fostered a favorable environment to allow Fiji to get back in the groove to championship form.  Gollings has helped his team overcome the disappointment of the pandemic locking them out of the HSBC 7s...
Pono Fuiava
Bremerton, WA — Congratulations to Ho'oponokau'ilani Larissa Pa’aga Fuiava, who demolished the Olympic College Women’s Track & Field school record in the discus, throwing 149' 1" at the meet held at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington, April 9, 2022. The previous record holder for...
UH RB Coach, Keikiokalani Misipeka,Blessman Ta’ala, Penei Stowers Pavihi, Maurice Ta’ala, and Steven Fiso
Sons of American Samoa who are part of the University of Hawaii’s Football Program – UH RB Coach, Keikiokalani Misipeka (far left ) and some of the UH football players in the backrow – Blessman Ta’ala, Penei Stowers Pavihi, Maurice Ta’ala, and Steven Fiso (far right). The UH Football Team was...
Manu Samoa’s Steve Onosai
SINGAPORE — The finals day commences at 11:00 local time (GMT+8) on Sunday with Wales v England. The cup quarter-finals begin at 12:28, with Australia v Argentina followed by Fiji v South Africa, New Zealand v Samoa, and USA v Ireland. The cup semi-finals take place at 16:13 and the gold medal...
Dianne Leo (left) and Naomi A’asa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In emerging nations, developing handball is as tough as the people who are sticking their necks out for the sport. There are plenty of countries where handball is just starting to become more and more popular. Yet, many of them do not have the population to become...
Lester Lagafuaina
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A look at Tafuna High School’s Senior defensive edge rusher — Lester Lagafuaina. Lagafuaina has committed to joining the University of Hawaii’s Rainbow Warriors football program on an athletic scholarship after graduating from the Home of the Warriors, Tafuna High School...
Stephanie Floor (far right) winning one of her wresting tournaments
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Stephanie Floor, 2018 Leone Valedictorian and Youth Olympic Handball Player has qualified to compete at this year’s USA National Women’s College Wrestling Championships  being held at Adrian College in Adrian, Michigan — March 4 and  5. Her appearance will be the fourth...

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