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26
SEP
2017

AFA begins ‘Jarek’s Christmas Journey’ campaign

ASHLAND, Ky. – Little is much when God is in it. That goes for running, too. Amy For Africa’s smallest and youngest runner, 6-year-old Jarek Compston, is taking on another big challenge Nov. 5 in Huntington, W.Va., by competing in his first half-marathon. Jarek’s little legs will...
02
SEP
2017

AFA runners conquer Iron Mountain Trail Run

DAMASCUS, Va. – Ain’t no mountain high enough for Amy Compston. Not even on her birthday. Amy and husband Chris Compston represented Amy For Africa well in the Iron Mountain Trail Run on Saturday, celebrating her 33rd birthday in perfect Amy Compston style – by running up a...
22
AUG
2017

Ready for some football? AFA Liberty Bowl coming Friday

CANNONSBURG, Ky. – When Amy For Africa gets involved in something, they like to go big. On Friday night, for the first time in the organization’s five-year history, AFA will be playing host as a sponsor to a high school football game between Fairview and Boyd County in...
12
AUG
2017

Kona defeats APD, 10-5, to win AFA wiffleball crown for second time

ASHLAND, Ky. – The Kona Kannon Ballers became the first two-time champion in the Amy For Africa Wiffleball Tournament. Kona defeated the Ashland Police Department, 10-5, on Saturday afternoon in the championship. Kona won the coveted title in 2014 and avenged a bitter loss in...
11
AUG
2017

MVP Rosen’s perfect game lifts Kona Kannon Ballers

ASHLAND, Ky. – It was a perfect finish for the Kona Kannon Ballers on Friday night. Most Valuable Player Jason Rosen pitched a perfect game – striking out 11 of 12 hitters and fielding the only ball Greek Wiffology managed to hit – to lead the Kannon Ballers to a 2-0 victory in...
28
JUL
2017

Schedule set for 36-team AFA Wiffleball Tournament on Aug. 12

ASHLAND, Ky. – The fifth annual Amy For Africa Wiffleball Tournament on Aug. 12 has its biggest and best field, according to chairman Sam Beason. With all four former champions in the field, the AFA Wiffleball Tournament promises to bring a day of excitment and home runs to the...
27
JUL
2017

4 former champions, 36 teams in AFA Wiffleball Tournament Aug. 12

ASHLAND, Ky. – A 36-team field that includes all four former champions will battle on Aug. 12 in the fifth annual Amy For Africa Wiffleball Tournament. The popular tournament has attracted teams from three states and former champions Shepherd’s Fold, Kona Kannon Ballers,...
09
JUL
2017

AFA GOES (MATTHEW) WEST

Watch this video as Amy Compston meets Christian superstar artist Matthew West, her favorite, at the Summer Motion festival in Ashland on July 3, 2017.      
04
JUL
2017

AFA meets Matthew West and his father

ASHLAND, Ky. – Summer Motion, a highly regarded festival in northeastern Kentucky, turned into a perfect meeting place for Christian recording artist Matthew West and the Amy For Africa team. West met Chris and Amy Compston and Amy was able to briefly share her “Grace...
10
MAY
2017

Watch the latest Amy For Africa video here!

Click on the link below to watch Amy For Africa’s trip to Uganda in January 2017. https://vimeo.com/204620331