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BJ McKenzie has been named a Top 20 semi-finalist to become a Bodybuilding.com spokesmodel. See story for details.  [photo: courtesy]
BJ Mckenzie of American Samoa & Samoa has been named a Top 20 semi-finalist to become a Bodybuilding.com spokesmodel. This is the same competition Raynor Whitcombe of American Samoa entered and won in 2015. BJ is a Samoan who was born in Hawai’i but raised all over the US because his father was...
 Team mates celebrate as Tonga's William Hopoate scores [Photo: Photosport vis RNZI]
After a devastating second-half surge cheered on by a sea of red in Hamilton, Tonga have beaten New Zealand 28-22 at the Rugby League World Cup. It is the first time Tonga have ever beaten the Kiwis, a fact not missed by the thousands of supporters who lingered long after the full-time whistle to...
The playmaker for the Wildcats, Iosefa Mauga is stopped immediately by a host of Samoana Sharks behind the line of scrimmage for a loss during the third quarter of their varsity match up last Saturday morning. Samoana’s defensive unit shut out the Wildcats completely in a 49-0 victory, the first team to ever shut out Nu’uuli this regular season.  [photo: TG]
The Samoana Sharks defeated the Nu’uuli Wildcats in both divisional competitions last weekend, during the 9th week of the American Samoa High School Athletics Association's (ASHSAA) current football season. The Sharks varsity defense did what no other team has done so far this season. That is,...
Nathan Harmon taking this one straight up the middle and into the end zone for his first touchdown of the game during the first half of play in their varsity match up against Tafuna last Friday evening. [photo: TG]
Head coach Oakland Salave’a and his mighty Lions collected their third victory of the regular season — in the varsity and JV divisions — after a stunning performance during the 9th week of the current American Samoa High School Athletics Association (ASHSAA) football season. Coverage of the 2017-18...
The Raiders safety Shalom Luani (26) stretched before drills. The 2017 Oakland Raiders practiced at their Napa, Calif. facility Saturday August 5th in front of several hundred adoring fans.[photo: Brant Ward]
BRADENTON, Fla. - As Raiders safety Shalom Luani made his first NFL start last Sunday at Buffalo, one of his former junior college coaches was combing the airwaves in Maui, searching for a broadcast or live stream of the game. Halakilangi Frank Muagututia is a former defensive back who played at...
Manu Samoa's Joe Perez personally took out half the England 7s team in his first half try, bringing great delight to all fans in attendance.  Manu Samoa and England tied 14-14 on the first day of the SiliconValley 7s, Avaya Stadium, San Jose, California.  In other action on Saturday the Manu was victorious over Ireland 10-5, and topped Canada 19-12. [Photo: Barry Markowitz]
United World Sports must be congratulated for hosting the Silicon Valley 7s, an event that develops our Pacific Island athletes in the heat of international rugby 7s competition. See standing, stats and match recaps of the Silicon Valley Sevens at the end of this story.   National Sevens Rugby...
A Black Roses player goes after the ball against PanSa in a Match Day 7 game of the women’s 2017 FFAS National League at Pago Park Soccer Stadium on Saturday, October 28, 2017.  [FFAS MEDIA/Brian Vitolio]
Vaiala Tongan cruised to a 4-0 win over Green Bay in the third straight successful defense of the Women’s FFAS National Cup at Pago Park Soccer Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. In other Match Day 7 results of the women’s 2017 FFAS National League, it was Royal Puma 1, Taputimu Youth 0; Pago...
Vito Kitiona near the end zone looks back just before scoring his second touchdown of the game on a quarterback keep – in the opening quarter of the match against Nuuuli. The Vikings scored three touchdowns in the first quarter in a huge 54-14 win over Nu’uuli last Friday evening.  [photo: TG]
Officially opening the 8th week of the American Samoa High School Athletics Association (ASHSAA) Football Season was the battle between the Faga’itua Vikings and the Nu’uuli Wildcats, where the Vikings claimed victory in the varsity division, by a huge margin that hasn’t been accomplished before...
 Francisco Mauigoa tucked and ran this one in for six -Tafuna’s first touchdown of the game – during their JV match up against the Sharks last Saturday morning. Samoana defeated the Warriors 8-6.  [photo: TG]
For everyone who's been praying for a post-season — your prayers have been answered, thanks to principal Tupa’i Rod Atafua, head coach Pati Pati and the mighty Samoana Sharks who sent the Warriors packing in both divisional match-ups during the 8th week of the 2017-18 American Samoa High School...
Eleven sailors from Apia traveled to American Samoa this past weekend to compete in the Pago Pago Harbor Optimist Sailing Regatta on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 out of Sadie’s By the Sea. This is the first junior sailing regatta Pago Pago has hosted since 2008.   [Courtesy photo]
Eleven sailors from Apia traveled to American Samoa earlier this month to compete in the Pago Pago Harbor Optimist Sailing Regatta on Saturday, October 14th out of Sadie’s By the Sea Beach Resort. This is the first junior sailing regatta Pago Pago has hosted since 2008. The Apia sailors faced off...

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