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Marathoner asking for $20 to AFA to celebrate No. 20

By |October 8th, 2018|

FLATWOODS, Ky. – Gary Coovert runs not only for himself but for a purpose. He always has and always will. Coovert was one of the first runners to wear the Amy For Africa colors in road races and he celebrates running his 20th marathon on Nov. 3 in the Monumental [...]

POWER BALL: Fultz hits 763 HRs with dinger every 24 seconds in AFA fundraiser

By |August 11th, 2018|

ASHLAND, Ky. – Barry Bonds, eat your heart out. Matt Fultz hammered 763 home runs – albeit Wiffle ball home runs – in five hours to benefit Amy For Africa. The Ashland CPA and businessman set a goal of surpassing Bonds’ 762 career home run total in 24 hours at [...]

Youth group’s 30-hour famine raises $2,888 for AFA

By |August 9th, 2018|

ASHLAND, Ky. – Imagine going 30 hours without eating. Now imagine being 13 to 18 years old and doing it. No way? Say hello to the youth group at Unity Baptist Church, affectionately known as The Unit. The Unit, led by youth director Brad Callaway, made it through the 30-Hour [...]

Matt At Bat: Fultz prepares for Wiffle Ball Home-Run-A-Thon

By |August 7th, 2018|

ASHLAND, Ky. – Matt Fultz is gearing up for his Wifflle Ball Home-Run-A-Thon Friday and Saturday on the corner lot of Unity Baptist Church. Fultz, a CPA and small business owner of a Kona Ice franchise in Ashland, is attempting to hit 762 Wiffle ball home runs over a 24-hour [...]

Five O’Clock Hitters right on time to win AFA crown

By |August 4th, 2018|

ASHLAND, Ky. – Five O’Clock Hitters blasted their way through a 40-team field with home run power to win the sixth annual Amy For Africa Wiffle Ball Tournament on Saturday. Ryan Lynch’s long bomb with one out in the bottom of the third was a walkoff homer that provided a [...]

Rerun: Kona Kannon Ballers win AFA competitive tournament

By |August 3rd, 2018|Tags: |

Kona Kannon Ballers were triumphant again in the AFA competitive tournament. ASHLAND, Ky. – With contributions from all five on the roster, the Kona Kannon Ballers repeated Friday night as Amy For Africa competitive tournament champions, defeating Keelin's Crusaders 1-0 in an exciting extra inning final. B.J. Brammell [...]