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Utulei Youth is in Tonga to represent American Samoa at the OFC Champions League qualifiers from Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 2017. The 22-man team, headed by Rev. Elder Ioane Evagelia and coach Travis ‘Pita’ Sinapati, departed American Samoa on Sunday, Jan. 22 and arrived in Tonga on Jan. 24, local time. The...
Last Saturday morning South Pacific Watersports (SPW) held the 4th TRI for your LIFE triathlon, which is done twice a year in January and July concurrently was the Special Olympics first ever swim meet. The goal is to promote a fit and healthy lifestyle, specifically addressing the issues of...
Sporting endeavors are a conventional part of childhood, and experts agree that children benefit from them. According to the Women's Sports Foundation, girls do better in school, boost their self-esteem, and learn teamwork and goal setting. Boys can learn leadership skills, establish new...
The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council and its Education Committee members are pleased to announce the availability of up to three scholarships for academic years 2017-2018. These scholarships support the aspiration to build the capacity of American Samoa, Guam and the...
Sir Gordon Tietjens tasted a couple of firsts in his long illustrious career yesterday. It was the first time he’s coached a team opposing his beloved All Blacks Sevens. Second it was the first time he’s coached an international team winless in pool play of a Sevens tournament.  The latter would...
Even though former Washington State defensive line coach Joe Salave’a is now on the Oregon staff, the Cougars will not stop recruiting the islands. Salave’a, a native Samoan, is credited with opening a pipeline for WSU between American Samoa and Pullman, and he routinely made about three recruiting...
Last week, American Samoa’s very own Keiki Misipeka — a former standout student athlete originally from the rock, a graduate of Samoana High School class of 1998 visited the territory. He was on a recruiting trip, and met with Governor Lolo Malatalasi Moliga, as well as with officials from the...
The ASHSAA girls’ soccer league kicked off on Saturday, January 21, 2017 for both the varsity and junior varsity divisions at the Pago Park Soccer Stadium. Varsity defending champions Fa’asao-Marist Cougars did not play but in division results the Samoana Sharks beat Leone Lions 4-2 and South...
Life is all about opportunities and surrounding ourselves with positive people and a strong support system. Nobody knows this better than 17-year-old Fautua Tufue Maiava Jr. Fau, as he is known to everyone, is the eldest of four children born to Florence Tua and Fautua Maiava Sr. of Fagasa,...
The Samoa Rugby Union has officially announced the Manu Samoa Sevens team for the HSBC World Series in Wellington next weekend.   The 14 man roster features an interesting mix of new players as well as familiar fixtures from the previous legs. Tila Mealoi is still the man leading the charge...

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