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Ponafala identical twins take different paths

When Nick and Jeremy Ponafala joined the Montgomery College baseball team last year, coach Dan Rascher had a hard time figuring out which 2012 Paint Branch High School graduate went with each name.
 



TMO Marist 7s Flag Day Tournament — last hurrah

It’s going to be a taste of international rugby, Marist style

The 3rd and last TMO Marist American Samoa 7s Flag Day Tournament is taking place at the Tafuna Veterans Stadium today, Friday, Apr. 11 and Saturday, Apr. 12.
 
Eight local teams and 15 teams from Samoa are playing for the championship Cup and $10,000 first prize.
 
The local teams are: A’asu, Avele, Tafuna Jets, Marist, Nu’uuli, Lauli’i, Lalomalava, and Leone.
 



TMO Marist 7s Flag Day Tournament — last hurrah

It’s going to be a taste of international rugby, Marist style

The 3rd and last TMO Marist American Samoa 7s Flag Day Tournament will take place at the Tafuna Veterans Stadium this Friday and Saturday,  the 11th and 12th of April.
 
Eight local teams will play for the championship Cup and $10,000 first prize. They are: A’asu, Avele, Tafuna Jets, Marist, Nu’uuli, Lauli’i, Lalomalava, and Leone.
 



ASCC selects Spring 2014 Presidential Merit Scholar

The American Samoa Community College (ASCC) makes available every semester the Presidential Merit Scholarship to assist students who display academic excellence. The scholarship is open for application by both students eligible to receive federal financial aid as well as those who do not meet the necessary criteria. The ASCC Student Services Division has announced the recipient of this semester’s Presidential Merit Scholarship as Accounting major Ms. Miranda Galo.
 



D.C. AmSam Society names its Miss Cherry Blossom

The annual Cherry Blossom festival is underway this week in Washington D.C. with princesses representing every state and territory of the United States.
 
For American Samoa, the territory is represented by Miss Masele Salema Lefiti, who was crowned Tuesday night, as 2014 Miss American Samoa Cherry Blossom Princess, during a ceremony held at Ft. Meyers Officers Club in Virginia, said Toaali’i Palmer in an email yesterday morning.
 



TMO Marist 7s Flag Day Tournament — last hurrah

It’s going to be a taste of international rugby, Marist style

The 3rd and last TMO Marist American Samoa 7s Flag Day Tournament will take place at the Tafuna Veterans Stadium this Friday and Saturday,  the 11th and 12th of April.
 
Eight local teams will play for the championship Cup and $10,000 first prize. They are: A’asu, Avele, Tafuna Jets, Marist, Nu’uuli, Lauli’i, Lalomalava, and Leone.
 



DMWR hosts workshop for Manu’a fishermen

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Director of the Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources (DMWR) Dr. Ruth Matagi-Tofiga and some of her staff members traveled to Manu’a last week to conduct a Small Engine Repair Workshop for the fishermen there.
 
The same workshop was conducted for local fishermen a week earlier at the DMWR compound in Fagatogo.
 
The Manu’a workshop was carried out in Ta’u and fishermen from Ofu and Olosega were also present.
 



TMO Marist 7s Flag Day Tournament — last hurrah

It’s going to be a taste of international rugby, Marist style

The 3rd and last TMO Marist American Samoa 7s Flag Day Tournament will take place at the Tafuna Veterans Stadium this Friday and Saturday,  the 11th and 12th of April.
 
Eight local teams will play for the championship Cup and $10,000 first prize. They are: A’asu, Avele, Tafuna Jets, Marist, Nu’uuli, Lauli’i, Lalomalava, and Leone.
 



ASCC presents Literary Evening this Thursday

The Languages and Literature Department at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) invites the public to join them for a Literary Evening this coming Thursday, April 10, beginning at 7 p.m. in the ASCC Lecture Hall.
 



Daughter of Samoa named Military Child of the Year

LARGO, Florida — A Largo High School senior is getting a big honor as the Military Child of the Year.
 
Juanita Collins is - in a word - exceptional. She has a 4.5 GPA at Largo High School, where she serves as senior class president, captain of the volleyball team and a community volunteer.
 
And now, because of all that, she’s Operation Homefront’s 2014 Military Child of the Year.
 
Collins said she was excited to learn she'd received the honor.
 



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