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Samoa Baptist Academy’s 7-8 boys team — champions of their division for the 2017 FFAS Private Elementary Schools Soccer League.  [FFAS MEDIA/Brian Vitolio]
Samoa Baptist Academy dominated three of the four championship games of the 2017 FFAS Private Elementary Schools Soccer League on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at the Kanana Fou Seminary Fieldi in Tafuna. The championship games marked the end to the 7th edition of the soccer league for the private elementary...
O se va'aiga i le taimi na faia ai le tauvaga, i le Tanoa Hotel, Samoa. [ata: foai]
Ua mae'a le tauvaga sa alofaiva atu i ai le Sau Ia IFBB Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation a Amerika Samoa ma ua fo'i mai ma le manuia, e pei ona fa’ailoa mai i le Samoa News, e sui o le Federation. O 'ai o le latou sao i lenei ta'amilosaga sa faia i Apia, Samoa e 4 Pine Auro 3 Apamemea, ma ua...
Tala Sufia is sacked by Fa’avae of the Sharks behind the line of scrimmage for a loss. Fa’avae led the Sharks in shutting out the Warriors in the opening quarter of last Saturday's championship game. [photo: TG]
The American Samoa High School Athletics Association (ASHSAA) closed off its 2017-18 football season last Saturday morning, with a championship game at the Veterans Memorial Stadium where the Blue Empire  claimed this year's varsity championship title, after defeating the Warrior Nation by one...
Ellis Genge tries to find a route through for England under heavy pressure from the blue-shirted Samoans [Reuters via Daily Mail]
In the end, the scoreline reflected the massive gulf in resources. England completed their autumn clean sweep and Samoa were undone by the strength of Eddie Jones' finishing power. England was 200-1 on for the victory but the Pacific Islanders mounted a 60-minute challenge that defied their...
George Ford [England Rugby]
So far in November, England have secured wins against Argentina and Australia, while Samoa have suffered close loses to Scotland and Romania. However, Leicester stand off Ford says the Pacific Islanders will present a different test because of their style of play. “With Samoa it’s going to be a...
ASNOC secretary general Ethan Lake [SN file photo]
The American Samoa National Olympic Committee (ASNOC) is hosting a meeting today at 5 p.m. at Matai Restaurant in Nuuuli for those considering being a part of the ASNOC marketing/ events commission. ASNOC secretary general Ethan Lake said he has already received a couple of positive responses;...
Vito Kitiona of the Vikings is sacked in the backfield by a Samoana defender, during the second quarter of their playoff game this past Saturday at the Veterans Memorial Stadium. The Vikings lost to the Sharks 19-16. [photo: TG]
The Blue Empire has not experienced the action of a championship game since their title win back in 2009 against the Warriors; and they're back with a vengeance — to win it. They will face the  Warrior Nation, often seen at the big dance, and who are led by head coach Kolose Ili and school...
A look at the team that represented American Samoa at the 2-day Tri-Nation Championship in independent Samoa last week. The event was part of the preparations for the Pacific Mini Games set to be held in Vanuatu next month. [SN file photo]
American Samoa's boxing team returned home over the weekend with one Silver and two Bronze medals from the Tri-Nation Boxing Championships held in Apia, Samoa last week. Four local boxers — 3 males and 1 female — from the American Samoa Amateur Boxing Association (ASABA) represented the territory...
Leone Lions' defensive unit devouring Dennis Enoka of the Wildcats at midfield, during the opening quarter of their final game of the season. Leone shut out the Wildcats 32-0. [photo: TG]
Head Coach Oakland Salave’a and the Leone Lions are celebrating their final victory of the season, a 32-0 shutout win against the Nu’uuli Wildcats, in the last weekend of regular season for the American Samoa High School Athletics Association (ASHSAA) 2017-18 football season. Coverage of ASHSAA...
 The No.1 ranked quarterback in the ASHSAA JV Division, Jr. Tanielu storming through midfield with a tuck and run play after not finding an open receiver, during the first half of their JV match up against the Vikings last Thursday evening. Tanielu led the Sharks to a ‘Back-2-Back’ Championship title after beating Faga’itua 20-6. [photo: TG]
The 10th and final weekend of the regular season for the American Samoa High School Athletics Association (ASHSAA) closed off a great run for the Samoana Sharks, who defeated the Vikings 20-6 to clinch this year's Junior Varsity football championship title, their second in a row. This Saturday, the...

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