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FLAG DAY: FA’AAUAU MATA’INA O TA’ALOGA VOLIPOLO — LIKI O LE FU’A 2015

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Mai le afa o le fa i le afiafi o le Aso Lua i le Faleta’alo o le Malisi Tuai i Malaeloa, sa fa’atautaia ai ta’aloga mata’ina i le va o ‘au ua fa’atulaga e ta’a’alo i afiafi o aso ta’itasi o le vaiaso, ona o le Sapati o nisi, e le gafatia ai ona ta’a’alo i le fa’asologa o ta’aloga i le aso To’ona’i.

 

 



SPORTS SHORTS

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Sporting activity continues to roll on here in the territory.  Not only Flag Day leagues are happening, but the American Samoa High School Athletic Association (ASHSAA) sports are pressing forward with their Spring sports agenda.

 

 



TA’ALOGA ESEESE I AMERIKA SAMOA

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5 ‘AU VOLIPOLO AMOULI FAAULU LIKI VOLI O LE FU’A

 

E la’ititi le afio’aga o Amouli, ae ua matua mafuli i latou e fa’aosofia le ta’aloga volipolo e avea ma fiafiaga o le fanau e fa’amalositino ma ta’a’alo ai. E lima lelei ‘au volipolo mai lea afio’aga ua i ai i le Ta’amilosaga Volipolo Sisigafu’a 2015 o lo’o fa’agasolo nei.

 



FAUTASI FIVA: WE’LL GIVE IT OUR BEST SAYS FAI'IVAE OF THE TAEMA II

“One heart, one voice, one team”
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“We can have all the latest technology for our fautasi — that is worth $500,000 — but if we lack the crew, then the boat is useless because it cannot move without the crew,” says Taema II Captain, Fai’ivae Iuli Alex Godinet.

 

Leone’s boat, the Lady Taema II will be rowing for the first time in the fautasi race during Flag Day celebrations next month, and it’s something the whole island is looking to —  it’s performance ‘first time out of the gate’.

 

 



Pacific scholar athletes benefit from PISA

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A handful of local high school football players participated last month in the 2015 Nike Football Combines held in Honolulu at the Aloha Stadium, with the help of a new organization called PISA — Pasefika International Sports Alliance — a nonprofit organization that has as its  mission to improve the health and welfare of Pacific islanders by providing best practices in education and sports for all Pacific scholar athletes.
 



Tennis champ going to Games: Florence Wasko Salesa

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The 2015 Pacific Games are drawing closer and closer and the American Samoa athletes continue with their daily training, preparing themselves to compete with the best the Oceania Region has to offer.

 

Samoa News has been, and will continue to highlight American Samoa athletes who will be heading to these games. Today our spotlight is on tennis player standout Florence Wasko Salesa.



All Blacks Manu Samoa tickets cost revealed

Tickets to the historic All Blacks vs Manu Samoa game on 8 July go on sale on Monday.

The cost ranges from $40 to $500, depending on where you want to sit at the Apia Park Stadium. Available after a media launch by the Samoa Rugby Union (S.R.U), the tickets will be on sale at all Bluesky outlets.



SPORTS SHORTS

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As the American Samoa High School Athletic Association (ASHSAA) Girls Varsity Basketball season rolls on, only one team remains undefeated, while in ASHSAA Boys Baseball, a new leader takes the top spot.

 

BASKETBALL

 

Varsity

 



Tala I Kirikiti

O tala i kirikiti o le liki o le fu’a 2015 o lo’o lagolagoina e le Bluesky Communications ma e momoli atu le faafetai i lenei kamupani, ua loa lana tuatua i le atunu’u i lo latou lagolago sua o lenei taumafaiga.

 



FAUTASI FIVA: TALITONU LE FETU O LE AFIAFI E LE O LE VA’A AO LE AUVA’A

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A o sauni atu ai le Sa mai le afioaga o Fagaalu, le ‘Fetu o le Afiafi’ e saili sona tulaga, i Faigamea o le Tai mo le fu’a o lenei tausaga 2015, na taua ai e le latou Kapeteni, le tofa a Teioutaifeau Mitch Shimasaki e fa’apea, e maualuga lona talitonuga, e le o le va’a le autu o le tausinioga, a’o le auva’a ia malolosi ma lava tapena.

 



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