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Belford Viali poses with family following
Honolulu, HAWAII — In the afterglow of another epic Super Bowl contest, Samoan teenager Belford Viali is hoping he will one day get the chance to show his skills on American football's biggest stage. The 18-year-old, who is still a student at St Joseph's College in Apia, became the first Samoan-...
MIAMI (AP) — He grew his hair so long, it flowed out of his helmet and obscured the name on the back of his jersey. Didn’t matter. Everyone knew where to find Troy Polamalu on Sundays. The Steelers great earned a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame along with another hard-hitting safety, Steve...
ASHSAA basketball players honoring Kobe Bryant
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The opening of the 2019-2020 American Samoa High School Athletics Association (ASHSAA) basketball season featured the defending varsity champions, Samoana Sharks taking on the Fa'asao Marist Crusaders. (Prior to the opening match, both teams paid tribute to fallen...
DJ Uiagalelei before Football Hall of Fame graphic
Honolulu, HAWAII — DJ Uiagalelei has been selected as the 2019 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. Crescent Valley High School (Corvallis, OR) and current University of...
Faalili Faamoe Jr.
Honolulu, HAWAII — Nearly 100 football players were selected for the 2020 Polynesian Bowl and the roster includes only one local high school player: Leone High School senior and team captain Faalili Faamoe Jr. who is scheduled to depart the territory tonight. The 4th Polynesian Bowl will take place...
Amata with Team Amerika Samoa
Honolulu, HAWAII — Team Amerika Samoa clinched the 2020 Jr Prep Sports (JPS) Paradise Football Classic V after defeating Hawaii Fire 14- 12. Congratulations players and coaches!  In a social media post, JPS officials wrote, “Thank you Governor Lolo, parents, friends, and supporters! We are forever...
Some members of Team Amerika Samoa at Polynesian Cultural Center
Honolulu, HAWAII — Team Amerika Samoa has been enjoying the various tourist attractions in the Aloha State, including the world famous Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC). They are in Hawaii for the JPS Paradise Classic 2020.  Good Luck Team Amerika Samoa. Coaches and players of the American Samoa...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — This past Saturday, January 4, 2020, supporters and members of Niu Netball Club enjoyed a night of laughter and fun at the Naumati Room, Tradewinds Hotel during the club’s first annual prize giving and awards ceremony. (A gift exchange for the holidays was also part of...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — An international wrestling competition in American Samoa set for next month has been cancelled due to the measles outbreak in neighboring Samoa. About 150 athletes and officials as well as supporters were expected to flock to Pago Pago for the 2020 Oceania Wrestling...
 Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Troy Polamalu watches from the bench in a file photo
(AP) — In his first year of eligibility, Troy Polamalu is among 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s modern-day 2020 class. The former Steelers safety is joined by six others who have never been finalists: Colts receiver Reggie Wayne; Packers safety LeRoy Butler; Rams receiver Torry...

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