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The Samoa Aquatic Centre. [photo from website]
Samoa will host the 2019 Pacific Games. The Pacific Games Council announced the decision last week, saying it was the only bid that met all the criteria. Tonga was to host the games, but in July the government there suddenly pulled out, saying it could not afford to host them. It had been a two-...
 The Nu’uuli Vocational Technical HS Wildcats Varsity Football Team. More photos in preview slideshow. [photo: TG]
The Wildcats of Nu’uuli Vocational Technical High School are ready to play football and this year, new head coach Andrew Bille Ena will be leading the pack when the 2017-18 American Samoa High School Athletic Association (ASHSAA) football season kicks off next Saturday. Samoa News coverage of the '...
American Samoa's boxing team who will be traveling to Samoa for the Annual Teuila Boxing Championships next week: (l-r) Elisapeta Tuavela, Falaniko Tasi, Mamona Tafa and Keresema Tafa. [photo: AF]
The list of those will be representing American Samoa in the upcoming Annual Teuila International Boxing Championships in Apia was finalized last week. The American Samoa Amateur Boxing Association (ASABA) will be sending a tough team to Samoa this weekend, to test the skills and fitness of the...
[photo: Barry Markowitz, June 2017]
Between 30 and 40 applicants have expressed interest in the vacant Manu Samoa coaching role following Namulauulu Alama Ieremia’s resignation. This was confirmed by the Chief Executive Officer of the Samoa Rugby Union, Faleomavaega Vincent Fepulea’i, yesterday. The due date for the applicants was...
Oakland Raiders’ seventh-round rookie safety Shalom Luani had an excellent first game for the Silver and Black against the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday night in the preseason. Luani registered six tackles, five solo, defended one pass and recovered a fumble. The former Washington State Cougars’...
American Samoa's Elu Aydon [photo: Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports via Building the Dam]
Our Most Valuable Player Countdown continues as we arrive on #13 on our list, Sophomore DT Elu Aydon. Originally, Aydon was a Wisconsin commit when Gary Andersen was the coach there. The talented DT was discovered by Beaver Defensive Line Coach Chad Kauha'aha'a, who was on Andersen’s staff at...
[photo: Blue Chen-Fruean]
It's just an east side thing! Last Friday, during the awards ceremony for the summer games, hosted by the Diocese of Samoa Pago Pago, the East Side Zone left the competition in the dust — taking home more first place wins than all of the other three zones (West, Central, and Fagaloa), combined....
Heavyweight contender Alapati “The Heat Man” A’asa has been forced to pull out from the fight of his life against Australian heavyweight boxer Alex “Lionheart” Le’apai, after suffering a right shoulder injury last week during his training. [photo by AF]
Heavyweight contender Alapati “The Heat Man” A’asa has been forced to pull out from the fight of his life against Australian heavyweight boxer Alex “Lionheart” Le’apai, after suffering a right shoulder injury last week during his training. The former American Samoa heavyweight champion, who has...
 Frederick Mauigoa with family members after signing with Washington State. [photo: Scout.com]
The Washington State football program’s love affair with American Samoa, as all longtime Cougars fans know, began four decades ago with a quarterback, Jack Thompson. Recently, though, it’s been an almost exclusively defensive phenomenon. That’s about to change. Fred Mauigoa, a personable 315-pound...
Tiffany Fa’ae’e (itu tauagavale) ma Seiuli Fiao’o Fa’amausili. [ata foai]
E to’alua ni tama’ita’i Samoa ua iloga a la’ua taumafaiga i le lakapi, ua o’o atu i Aialani le tala’ave o taumafaiga a i laua nei - Tiffany Fa’ae’e ma Seiuli Fiao’o Fa’amausili. O Seiuli, o se tasi sa mua’i avea ma huka o le au lakapi a tamaita’i mai Aleisa, Faleula ma Fogapoa lea o le a ia ta’ita’...

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