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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 [...]

40-team field ready for Wiffleball extravaganza

By |July 24th, 2018|

ASHLAND, Ky. – Bigger and better. Those two words sum up the sixth annual Amy For Africa Wiffleball Tournament scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 4, on the corner lot of Unity Baptist Church (2320 29th Street). Two-time champion Kona Kannon Ballers head up a 40-team field – the largest ever – [...]

When 120 Wiffleballs arrive at your doorstep, what’s up?

By |July 23rd, 2018|

ASHLAND, Ky. – Matt Fultz takes his Wiffleball – and his one-day feat of hitting 762 home runs - seriously. Yes, 762 home runs. Seriously. Fultz, a CPA who also co-owns a Kona Ice franchise that has partnered with Amy For Africa as corporate sponsor for half of the organization’s [...]

Church youth group going 30 hours without food for AFA

By |July 17th, 2018|

              ASHLAND, Ky. – Imagine 30 young teenagers going without eating for 30 hours. Impossible? Hardly. Say hello to the youth group at Unity Baptist Church – aka The Unit – who will be doing a 30-hour famine in support of the Amy For [...]

Devotional book proceeds to benefit Amy For Africa

By |July 12th, 2018|

ASHLAND, Ky. – “Journey Together,” a new devotional book written by a bright young Christian man from First Baptist Church of Russell, will benefit the Amy For Africa mission. The author is Richard Queen, who offered his devotional writings last year to anyone who wanted them, has put the year’s [...]