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A host of Wildcats swarm Tafuna’s Andrew Toilolo in the backfield for a huge loss, in the second half of their Varsity game last Saturday – it was Tafuna’s Senior Game, and Nu’uuli spoiled it with a 28 - 20 victory, for the ‘upset’ of the season. A fitting end to their final game of their ASHSAA football season — on a very high note! [photo: TG]
This past weekend’s American Samoa High School Athletic Association (ASHSAA) football league concluded regular season play – and playoffs are scheduled for this upcoming Saturday, as the Samoana Sharks face the Tafuna Warriors, and the Leone Lions coming back from a bye week will face the Faga’itua...
Hong Kong Sevens coach Gareth Baber has been appointed the new head coach of the Fiji Rugby Union’s men’s sevens team, the reigning Olympic and World Rugby HSBC Sevens Series champions.  [Courtesy photo]
HONG KONG — The Hong Kong Rugby Union (HKRU) has announced that Hong Kong Sevens coach Gareth Baber has been appointed the new head coach of the Fiji Rugby Union’s men’s sevens team, the reigning Olympic and World Rugby HSBC Sevens Series champions. Baber, who was appointed as the men’s sevens...
Vasati Makiasi, right, of the Tafuna Jets dribbles past a Royal Puma defender, during the women’s FFAS National Cup game on Match Day 9 of the 2016 FFAS National League at Pago Park Soccer Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016.  [FFAS MEDIA/ Brian Vitolio]
The Tafuna Jets are six points clear of PanSa at the end of the first round-robin of the women’s 2016 FFAS National League, and also current holders of the cup after a 3-2 win over Royal Puma on Saturday, Oct. 22. This is Tafuna’s fourth straight successful defense of the FFAS Women’s Cup after...
Gun Kang of Ilaoa & To’omata leaps over a Vaiala Tongan defender during their Match Day 9 game of the men’s 2016 FFAS National League at Pago Park Soccer Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. [[FFAS MEDIA/Brian Vitolio]
Utulei Youth is alone at the top of the standings with 25 points to Pago Youth’s 23, thanks to their 2-1 win, and the latter’s 2-2 with the Tafuna Jets on Match Day 9 on October 22, 2016. It was the last match day of the round-robin stage that closed out the first part of the 2016 FFAS National...
Former Warriors All-Star Linebacker, Travis Pavihi – back at the Home of the Warriors as Defensive Coordinator, calling the shots on defense when they shut out the Lions 38 - 0 last Friday evening, in the opening game of ASHSAA Football Week No. 9. [photo: TG]
Week No.9 of the ongoing American Samoa High School Athletic Association (ASHSAA) football Junior Varsity league bore witness to the Warriors claiming a back-to-back Championship title, after they defeated the Lions 36 - 0 last Friday evening, during the opening match of ASHSAA Football Week No.9....
Ele Opeloge initially finished in fourth place in the women's over 75kg division at the 2008 Olympic Games. [courtesy RNZI]
Apia, SAMOA — “I can’t say anything until its official so I’m sorry but I can’t comment,” said the President of the Samoa Weightlifting Federation, Tuaopepe Jerry Wallwork, in response to Samoa News questions, following reports that Ele Opeloge may be the first Samoa competitor to receive an...
An SPA player, left and a St. Theresa opponent of the Boys 3-5 bracket in action during Match Day 2 of the 2016 FFAS Private Elementary Schools soccer league at the Kanana Fou Seminary Field on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016.
  [FFAS MEDIA/Brian Vitolio]
The annual FFAS Private Elementary Schools soccer league has become bigger, better and louder, thanks to the introduction of a new age group – Grades 1 & 2. “What an amazing competition, to see all these kids out here playing, especially the young ones,” exclaimed one parent, Louis Solaita,...
Coach Shane Lyman of Hawaii Elite Athletic Training/ Mana Barbell Gym stands here with Ursula Te'o Martin of American Samoa. Ms. Te’o Martin will be representing the territory in Tahiti this week at the 2016 South Pacific Bodybuilding Championships and Figure Competition.  Seen here, they are Tahiti-bound, ready to board the flight in Honolulu.  [courtesy photo]
Ursula Te’o Martin is a woman of fierce determination, and could be considered a pioneer in her own right. With legacies to honor, and trails to carve, she is a daughter of American Samoa who has embarked upon a path few females have taken in the athletic world — she is building a reputation as a...
ATC Florence Wasko tending to the injured So’oso’o Letuli, Warriors middle linebacker, as he came down with a shoulder injury, in the second half of their varsity game against the Lions last Saturday – Letuli came back later to help the Warriors in their 20 - 6 win over Leone — keeping their No.1 seed heading into playoffs. [photo: TG]
There are only two more weeks left of the regular season for the American Samoa High School Athletic Association (ASHSAA) ongoing football season – and Tafuna’s Head Coach Kolose Ili and his Warrior Nation who started this season with a questionable doubt of play calls, have proved the critics...
Karl Apelu (left) of Samoa against Mamona Tafa (right) of American Samoa during the first bout of the 2016 Mosooi International Boxing Championships last Saturday night at the Maliu Mai Resort in Fogagogo. Apelu won his bout in a unanimous decision. [photo by AF]
The 2016 Mosooi International Boxing Championship between the two Samoas last Saturday night ended on a high note for the Samoa boxing team when they again won the “2Samoas Battle” gold medal by winning all 4 amateur bouts of the night. Samoa won last year’s Mosooi International Boxing Championship...

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