Men’s and women’s beach volleyball teams do well in Oceania

#2 Men’s Team delivers big upset

After the 2015 Oceania Beach Volleyball Tournament last week on Viol Island, Cook Islands — American Samoa’s men’s teams placed 3rd in the tournament, while our women’s teams place 5th & 6th out of 19 Pacific teams that competed in the tournament.
American Samoa sent two men’s teams and two women’s team to the 2015 Oceania Championships, with the men’s teams initially finishing third in the Continental Cup Phase II Championship, booking their place in the next phase of the cup, which is an Olympic qualifyer.

Am. Samoa men’s beach volleyball teams win bronze in FIVB Continental Cup

Phase II-Olympic Qualifier — need gold to qualify

Both American Samoa men’s beach volleyball teams won bronze medals at the Federation International Volleyball Continental Cup Phase II-Olympic Qualifier, which was held in Rarotoga, Cook Islands last week, November 3- 5, 2015, after they were defeated by Team New Zealand in the semi-finals.


Both Australia women’s pair won gold medals after defeating New Zealand, while both of the NZ men’s pair took the gold.


JV Vikings & Warriors ranked No.1 after wins on Saturday


Last Saturday's ASHSAA Football action featured an exciting double header match up both in the Junior Varsity Division, as the JV divisional round ups closed off Week 9 of high school football in American Samoa. Still tangled at No.1 of their divisional competition are the Faga'itua Vikings and the Tafuna Warriors, who both came out victorious last Saturday.


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Samoana spoils Tafuna's Senior Game with last minute TD

Vikes beat Nu'uuli

This past weekend was week 9 of ASHSAA Football 2015, which was also the Senior Game for Tafuna High School – spoiled by Samoana's defensive unit when the Sharks sent the Warriors home with a 16 - 12 loss Friday night. The opening match up of week 9 of the regular season was between the Vikings and the Wildcats this past Thursday, which ended in favor of Faga'itua when they sailed back to the East with a big win over Nu'uuli 52 - 6.


Faga'itua Vikings top the Varsity ranking charts

Two JV teams tied for 1st

The American Samoa High School Athletic Association (ASHSAA) Football Season 2015 is now moving into Week 10 and ASHSAA has released the official standings.
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Who is the right fit for Hawaii football?

In four seasons at Hawaii, Norm Chow managed to take a relatively successful program and drive it to the cellar of college football. A 10-36 record over the course of four seasons and a 4-25 Mountain West record overshadows a nine year run at the same program by June Jones that featured six bowl appearances and a 76-41 record.

A return to the kind of success that Hawaii had under June Jones means a return to the recruiting roots of the program and a look inward at the Islands.

Fagitua Girls Varsity and JV crowned volleyball champs


The Fagaitua Vikings Varsity and Junior Varsity Girls Volleyball teams were crowned as the 2015/ 2016 ASHSAA Girls Volleyball Champions, winning their titles this week after showing outstanding performances throughout the whole season.
The JV team finished the season undefeated, while the Varsity team claimed their title after defeating the mighty Faasao/Marist Cougars team in two-straight sets last Wednesday at the Fagaitua’s gym.



As of this past Monday, five fautasi have registered for the Commerce Department’s Fautasi Ocean Challenge to be held later this month while the US Coast Guard has issued a final rule setting a safety zone for Pago Pago Harbor because of the fautasi challenge. 


A’asa loses his first title fight, but not without ‘rocking’ Ahio


Rising American Samoa heavyweight boxer Alapati “The Heat Man” A’asa lost his first title fight in New Zealand last Monday night to Hemi Ahio of NZ by TKO, when the referee called the fight off in the second round of the 10-round fight.
Aasa signed the contract to fight the undefeated Kiwi heavyweight boxer Ahio back in September, when no opponents in New Zealand wanted to sign the contract to fight him for the vacant NZBF title.

Faga'itua Vikings crush Lions hope for victory


This past Halloween weekend saw Week 8 of ASHSAA Football 2015, with a double header that featured the reigning undefeated champions, Faga'itua Vikings, facing off against the Leone Lions in both the Varsity and Junior Varsity Division – held at the Veterans Memorial Stadium in Iliili.


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