Do you know someone in the community who has overcome adversity and deserves to be recognized?
WHIZ Media Group and the Fieldhouse are looking for nominees for the Courage in Athletics Award. It was created in 2002 and is dedicated to Seth Dille who never let his Cerebral Palsy keep him from playing soccer and running track.
"We have so many athletes especially in the WHIZ viewing area that have not let the word no or their physical disabilities stop them," said Alainna...
Hundreds of dogs showcased their talent by competing in an agility competition at the Fieldhouse this weekend.
The Parkersburg Obedience Training Club held an agility competition where dogs showed their talents by jumping, weaving, and balancing against a pre-set course time. Trial Secretary Glenn Rawsky says the competition not only allows trainers to showcase what their dogs have achieved, but also how the event benefits the Zanesville community.
Out with the old, in with the new...It's the day after Christmas and that means it's New Year's resolution time.
Locals crowded the Fieldhouse Family Fitness Center waiting to get a head start on their New Year's resolutions. Owner Mick Amicone says the fitness industry is seeing an increase because of more reasons than one. With the recent bitter cold temperatures in Zanesville, Amicone says the weather has brought in an early bird when it comes to post...
A summer camp is helping some kids get a breath of fresh air.
The Fieldhouse is hosting a carnival theme Asthma Camp that will help them breath easier. Rambo Memorial Health Center Nurse Joyce Bates said it's important for children with asthma to understand their lungs.
"It teaches them the function of their lungs. What happens when they have an asthma attack. Right now we have a speaker in who is going to teach them how to teach them how to use the different kinds of...
Disabled children now have another place to play sports.
The Fieldhouse in Zanesville is taking steps to make its facility handicapped-accessible.
Recently the two fields have been re-surfaced.
"It's a soft, pliable field surface to use for not only mainstream kids, to use for baseball, soccer, football, deck hockey, but now for children with handicaps and disabilities that need walkers, wheelchairs and that type of apparatus," said Mick Amicone of the Fieldhouse...
Hundreds of dogs are showing their best moves this weekend.
The Parkersburg Obedience Training Club, sanctioned by the American Kennel Club (AKC), is holding a dog agility competition at the Fieldhouse. Dogs ran, jumped and balanced at blinding speed as each competed against a pre-set course time. Jennifer Scott and her Boston terrier, Chase, are hoping for a perfect run.
"It is so much fun to compete in agility and it is a three day trial and we wanted to come in and...