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FUAO – VATIA "LE MANU FE'AI" PROVES EXPERIENCE ONCE AGAIN WINS THE DAY

They are the DOC 2014 Fautasi Winner, three years in a row
tony@samoanews.com

With the final results in hand, the Department of Commerce Ocean Challenge Fautasi Race announced the winner of the race that took place Wednesday at noon, with the Fuao from the village of Vatia captained by skipper Gaoteote Palaie Gaoteote taking first place, in a race that had both Le Manu Fe'ai and the Paepaeulupo'o II of Aua, vying to slide into first place right up to the end.
 
This was the third annual DOC Ocean Challenge Fautasi Race and in all three years the Fuao has swept the field.
 



PanSa are champions of the women’s President’s Cup

PanSa defeated Utulei Youth 1-0 to win the women’s President’s Cup One-Day, 7-A-Side tournament on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Pago Park Soccer Stadium.

 

Six teams registered for the tournament with Pool A comprising of Utulei Youth, Ilaoa & To’omata and Green Bay.

 

Pool B consisted of PanSa, Lion Heart and Pago Youth.

 

Unfortunately Ilaoa & To’omata and Pago Youth did not compete on that day.

 



Alia fishing tournament begins Thanksgiving

“Reel in the Biggest Fish”
reporters@samoanews.com

A three-day tournament— “Reel in the Biggest Fish”—begins Thanksgiving Day for all Alia fishermen who have registered to compete for their very first Thanksgiving Fishing Competition.
 
“This is done for the spirit of these times and especially for the trade itself— beat the weather and reel in the biggest catch of the day!” said Eo Sonoma one of the well known local fishermen around the Pago bay area.
 



Under 19 basketball teams travel to Apia & Fiji

jeff@samoanews.com

Seen here are the American Samoa Boys and Girls Under 19 National Basketball Teams after attending church services last Sunday at the Fatuoaiga Cathedral. Parents and coaching staff of the athletes also attended the service that was presided over by Father Kelemete Pua’auli.
 
“The teams were very blessed to be with each other. Father offered blessings to the teams and bid them good luck as they prepared to travel to Apia for their training and then on to Fiji,” said the American Samoa Basketball Association (ASBA).
 



BEWARE, PAEPAEULUPO'O II IS “ON THEIR GAME” — TODAY IS RACE DAY

tony@samoanews.com

Today, the Department of Commerce is hosting the third annual DOC Ocean Challenge Fautasi Race, with monetary awards to the participants to go to cleaning our local coastal areas and village streams through the help of village aumaga.

 

During the qualifying heats held as part of the Veterans Day festivities, DOC — under the banner of Ocean Challenge Fautasi Qualifying Races — held two heats to determine the five boats to compete in the final race scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014.

 



Samoa rugby situation 'absolutely not under control' - players hit back at prime minister

Samoan rugby players are disputing the claims of their prime minister that a dispute with their national rugby union has been resolved.

Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi, who is also union chairman, told ONE News yesterday that he had spoken to the players and the dispute is under control.

But lock Daniel Leo, who is spokesman for the Samoan team, told Radio Live today "we haven't even had a chance to meet with them, let alone sort anything out, so it's stalling tactics."



President’s Cup group stage ends

The President’s Cup group stage is at an end with the top three teams from three pools heading to the playoffs.
 
Utulei Youth, Lion Heart and Ilaoa & To’omata came out of their pools as the No. 1 teams with a draw held at the end of the competition on Saturday, November 22, 2014 to determine the next stage of playoffs.
 
In that draw, Lion Heart drew the No. 1 seed while Utulei Youth and Ilaoa & To’omata drew the Nos. 2 and 3 seeds.
 



MANULELE TAUSALA I & FEALOFANI SAMOA III MAKE UP THE 5 FAUTASI FINAL HEAT

tony@samoanews.com

This year, the Department of Commerce is coordinating their third annual DOC Ocean Challenge Fautasi Race to promote the cleaning of our local beaches through the help of village aumaga — with the sport of fautasi racing. The monetary awards the participants will receive are focused on funding to help clean up their village streams and coastal areas.

 



“Toa o le Vasa” Vikings are ASHSAA Champs

tony@samoanews.com

The 4-time Undefeated Champion Tafuna Warriors surely didn’t expect their season to conclude the way it did this past Saturday morning, as they faced the big red machine from the eastern side for the championship title of the 2014-15 American Samoa High School Athletic Association (ASHSAA) Football season.

 

Coverage of ASHSAA High School Football is brought to you by POWERADE – proudly distributed by GHC Reid, Your Family of Fine Beverages in Tafuna, “Oloa o Leala”.

 



Semi-finals set for Private Elementary Schools league

The semi-finals are set for the 2014 version of the Private Elementary Schools Soccer League in all divisions.

 

In the upper age group (Grades 6-8), the first round of the a top-6 playoff format was held on Thursday with the winners advancing to the semi-finals scheduled for Monday, November 24.

 

In the younger age division (Grades 3-5), the regular season ended last Thursday with the semi-finals set for Nov. 24.

 

BOYS GRADES 6-8

 



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