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Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga during his special remarks at the 2016-17 ASHSAA Football Season opening ceremony held at the Veterans Memorial Stadium this past Saturday morning. The governor spoke of the violence in past seasons, saying as it says in the Bible, winning is not important, it’s something you focus on to improve as a competitor. [photo: TG]
The American Samoa High School Athletic Association (ASHSAA) opened their 2016-17 Football Season with an official ceremony that took place at the Veterans Memorial Stadium last Saturday morning. Master of ceremonies, ASHSAA President Tupa'i Rod Atafua welcomed the teams, players, coaches, and...
Jaiyah Saelua of Leone has made history, becoming the first transgender to ever be featured on the cover of a FIFA magazine.  [courtesy photo]
Twenty-eight-year-old Jaiyah Saelua has become a trendsetter, continuously making history in the world of soccer. Five years ago in 2011, the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) – the international governing body of association football, futsal, and beach soccer – recognized...
The Vikings football team doing a walk-thru practice early yesterday morning at their school gymnasium. They will face the Lions in tomorrow’s season opener at the Veterans Memorial Stadium. [photo: TG]
The reigning ASHSAA Football Champions of 2015-16 in the Varsity Division – Faga'itua High School, "Home of the Vikings" will be coming out to defend their back-to-back title this year, with a vision of a 3-Peat record, but their main focus is to improve as the season progresses. Last year, the...
Leone Lions Head Coach, Okland Salave'a directing their strategic passing game during practice, at their school field this summer – in preparation for their game against the Vikes this Saturday. [photo: TG]
The 'Home of the Lions' – Leone High School's football program is now under the management of Head Coach, Okland Salave'a – the former Tafuna Warriors Head Football Coach, who carried the Warriors program to the top for numerous years in American Samoa High School Athletics Association football....
          The American Samoa Basketball Association (ASBA) in conjunction with the Department of Youth and Women Affairs (DWYA) is hosting this year’s Moso’oi Basketball Tournament, which will also serve as one of the trials to select an All-Star Team to represent American Samoa in upcoming...
Everyone has a relative, a friend, or son or even employee that is one of the crew of a fautasi — highlighting the community spirit during Flag Day festivities. For Samoa News, (center) one of the rowers for the Fono — Logo Solomona, our Master Printer — was one of its crew. [photo: TG]
After being postponed for four days straight due to nearly a week of terrible weather, including a run on Friday that was deemed “not a race”, this year’s 2016 Flag Day Fautasi qualifying heats finally went down Saturday morning. While, not perfect, one of the heats was ‘re-raced’, the decisions by...
Kenya 7s rugby team celebrates their 30-7 victory over Fiji for the inaugural HSBC 2016 Singapore 7s Championship Cup, day 2 finals, Singapore National Stadium. [photo: Barry Markowitz]
Collins Injera, named player of the final, scored twice in the final as his side blew the series leaders Fiji away with 20 unanswered first half points. It was a fitting end to a sensational weekend of rugby sevens, with more than 45,000 people turning out at the National Stadium with Singapore...
A total of nine competitors will vie for the Sau Ia Championship tonight at the Lee Auditorium, and the winner will earn a slot to represent American Samoa at the well-known Ikaika Bodybuilding Competition in Hawai’i. The newly established Sau Ia! Bodybuilding Inc. is organized exclusively to...
USA's, Maka Unufe, breaks several NZ All Black tackle attempts in his powerful long distance second half try in the Eagles loss 12-19 in the Singapore 7s, day 1, Singapore National Stadium.  [photo: Barry Markowitz]
South Africa join France as the only sides to win all three of their matches at round eight of World Rugby's Sevens Series in Singapore. France won all three of their matches against New Zealand, USA and Canada to book their place in the quarter finals on day one. Les Bleus opened up with a shock...
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