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Laser sailors sitting at the ready waiting for the start flag to drop
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Sailing Association of American Samoa (SAASI) held its first regatta of its sailing season this weekend. The opening season regatta saw an outstanding turnout of sailors ranging from the ages of 11 to 17 sailing in Optimist Class and both Laser Radial (Female) and...
DJ Uiagalelei,
Chino,CALIFORNIA — Less than two weeks after Kyler Murray became the first person in history to be drafted in the first round of both the NFL and MLB, America is bracing for the emergence of another dual-code superstar hoping to one day take the country by storm. DJ Uiagalelei is a football weapon...
 Pictured are the Warriors football players with school principal Tutuila Togilau, Head Coach  Kevin Magalei and McDonald’s reps Dolores Tautolo and Katie Leilua.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — This past Wednesday, April 24, 2019, McDonald’s presented a $5,000 cash donation to the Tafuna High School Booster Club in support of the Warriors' football team’s uniform. Dolores Tautolo, McDonald’s CFO, made the presentation to the school during a brief ceremony held...
Laser sailors celebrating with families and supporters
Pago Pago, AMERICN SAMOA — While the turnout for the Pacific Games qualifiers was not as expected, the young sailors received quite an audience by veteran champion sailors Dean Hudson, Bill Hyman, Jim McGuire and race chair Paula McDonald. They also provided valuable feedback after each race day. ...
13-year old Junior sailor Carlos Leonel Sanchez of Utulei village leads into the first turn at the red buoy
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — 13-year old Junior sailor Carlos Leonel Sanchez of Utulei village leads into the first turn at the red buoy at the entrance of the harbor in the 1st race of the day. The Pago Pago Yacht Club (PPYC) and affiliated Clubs opened its 1st day of Open Laser Sailing Races...
Mulifanua
Apia, SAMOA — The Va‘a and sailing competitions at the 2019 Pacific Games in Samoa will now take place at a new venue. The events were originally scheduled for Mulinuu and Vaiusu but will now be held at Mulifanua, just under an hour outside of the capital Apia, on the north-western tip of Upolu....
Walter Pati and two South Pacific Academy teammates
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — SPA went all out in a thrilling 3-0 win over the Leone Lions to clinch the ASHSAA Boys varsity soccer title in dramatic fashion during the final game of the season on April 12, 2019. Walter Pati for SPA, the varsity division’s MVP, was on fire as he scored the first goal...
 Fealofani Samoa III crew from Fagasa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The 50-man crew who will be powering the Fealofani Samoa III from Fagasa during the 2019 Flag Day fautasi race this Saturday, led by skipper Atuatasi Aga Seigafo who said there are 40 seats on the boat. The extra 10 people are 'reserves'. The Fealofani Samoa III crew has...
Teama II crew from Leone Village
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Leone Taema II fautasi crewmembers have been training for weeks and from the looks of things, the rowers are anxious to get in the water and glide into First Place this Saturday, April 13th during the 2019 Flag Day fautasi race. Samoa News has been unable to obtain a...
The 2019 Matasaua crew — with skipper Malaepule Fuega Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The 38-strong who will be rowing the Matasaua fautasi in the 2019 Flag Day fautasi race this Saturday, April 13th, are ready to go, and they have their eyes set on one thing: 1st Place. "Everyone aims for First Place," Matasaua skipper Malaepule Fuega Moliga told Samoa...

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