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President of the Tina Drabble Junior Golfer’s Foundation, Taalolo Chande Lutu-Drabbl, handed over the check of $3,000 and assorted golf equipment to assist with the 5 junior golfers and their coaches to attend the Galaway World Junior Golfer’s Program in San Diego, California this summer. John Mitchell and Peter Young received it on behalf of the Junior Golfers Association.  [photo: Leua Aiono Frost]
Arnold Palmer once wrote, “Golf is deceptively simple, and endlessly complicated. It satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect. It is, at the same time, rewarding, and maddening — and it is without a doubt the greatest game mankind has ever invented.” Other sports enthusiasts may argue the...
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The American Samoa Basketball Association is proud to acknowledge the Coach of the Year and Most Valuable Player for the boys and girls basketball during the American Samoa High School Athletic Association (ASHSAA) 2017 season. Those who were awarded for the boys’ basketball, Coaches of the year...
Jr Tuigamala Iosefo of Nua & Se’etaga won 4 classes in the Men’s Physique National Physique Committee (NPC) Cup held in Charlotte, North Carolina, last month April, competing against over 100 other bodybuilders. Congratulations and best of luck for the USA NPC competition in November!  [Courtesy photo]
Last month a son of American Samoa competed in the National Physique Committee (NPC) Cup Competition for “bodybuilding” against over 100 other competitors for the first time in his life. The NPC Cup is the largest amateur bodybuilding organization in the United States. Amateur bodybuilders compete...
American Samoa heavyweight champion Sui “Cyclone” Palauni with his trainer and promoter, Toleafoa Henry Tavake. [photo AF]
American Samoa’s undefeated heavyweight champion Sui “Cyclone” Palauni will defend his All Samoan heavyweight title against one of Samoa’s top heavyweight contender, Togasilimai Letoa in American Samoa in July, his promoter and trainer Toleafoa Henry Tavake told Samoa News. It will be Palauni’s...
Le Puataunofo Boys Volleyball Team from Lepua village will be representing American Samoa during independent Samoa’s Flag Day celebrations set to kick off this weekend. The team has been fundraising for the past month and they are scheduled to depart on Thursday, May 25th. Good Luck! See story for full details.  [photo: Blue Chen-Fruean]
When they first assembled three months ago to train and play as a team during the American Samoa Volleyball Federation’s (ASVBF) league, the boys of Le Puataunofo never thought they’d be invited to compete during Samoa’s Independence Day celebrations, set to kick off later this week. Four local...
Samoa’s gold medalist Petelo Matagi is now fighting for American Samoa. [photo AF]
Samoa’s gold medalist Petelo Matagi will no longer fight for his home country Samoa in the near future, he’s now switching his boxing career to American Samoa, the place where he started his boxing career many years ago. “This is where I belong. This is where I started my boxing career many years...
Gun Kang (#9) of Ilaoa & To’omata watches his shot being deflected by Vaiala Tongan goalkeeper Kinikinilau Pouli during their 2017 Futsal Tournament’s pool game at Samoana High School’s gymnasium on Saturday, May 6, 2017.  [FFAS MEDIA/Brian Vitolio]
The 2017 FFAS Futsal league kicked off with 16 teams competing in two pools at Samoana High School’s gymnasium on Saturday, May 6, 2017. “It was a very competitive first day of the competition,” said FFAS CEO Tavita Taumua. “Very different from other five-a-side leagues, and other futsal...
The American Samoa boxing team won the “2Samoas Battle” Trophy after winning all five amateur special bouts of the International Boxing Championship last weekend with the team from Samoa [photo AF]
The American Samoa Boxing Federation (ASBF) boxing teams are proud — they defeated the visiting team from Samoa during the “2Samoas Battle” last Saturday at the Maliu Mai Beach Resort to win the Championship Trophy, as well as all of the five special amateur bouts during the International Boxing...
Joseph Taufete’e of Nu’uuli and his lovely wife Noeleen Bette Meni-Taufete’e who he wanted to impress by playing rugby, not knowing it would make his sporting dream a career come true.  [Courtesy photo]
Joseph Taufete’e was born in the village of Nu’uuli and moved to California when he was 5 years old. Growing up in the United States his motivation was to play in the NFL like any other young man that came from the islands. However, “when I was a young teenager, I met a girl from along the beach in...
Main event for the “2Samoa Battle” this weekend will be between Tesimale Fati-Taua’i of American Samoa (left) versus Petelo Matagi of Samoa (right). [photo: AF]
The Samoa Amateur Boxing Association (SABA) will be bringing a team of elite boxers this weekend, to test the skills and the fitness of the American Samoa boxing team during the battle between the two boxing organizations — the SABA and the American Samoa Boxing Federation (ASBF) — for the Annual...

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