Stories tagged with: fieldhouse

May 11, 2011 - 5:35pm
3 years 16 weeks ago

It's time to announce the Field House Fitness Center's Best Loser.

Jason Haser won the title by losing 68 pounds in just three months. Being a natural competitor, he thought joining the contest would give him the motivation he needed to get back in shape.

"I just did a lot more cardio and the weight lifting I did was more low weight higher reps to build up the endurance and just continued the weight loss through the higher metabolism," said Haser.

He ate 1,...

April 12, 2011 - 6:37pm
3 years 20 weeks ago

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...

February 11, 2011 - 6:59pm
3 years 28 weeks ago

One young man isn't letting his disability keep him from playing the sports he loves.

Meet Seth Dille, "I Can't do it" isn't a part of this 23-year-olds vocabulary. He has Cerebral Palsy, it's a disorder that affects muscle tone, movement, and motor skills.

"For me personally, it does not stop me from doing anything so I just go out there and do my best with kids that have that and they see all that I'm doing," said Seth Dille.

Owner of the Fieldhouse...

January 2, 2011 - 10:09pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

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.

"It also provides...

December 26, 2010 - 8:04pm
3 years 35 weeks ago

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...

October 22, 2010 - 1:20pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

One of the fastest growing dogs sports in the country is taking place at the Fieldhouse Fitness Center.

The American Kennel Club Agility Trail is putting dogs to the test on their speed and performance. Close to 400 dogs will be competing with hopes of moving on to the nationals.

"She came in 6th out of all the dogs," Ligato said.

Lorri Ligato and her Wheaten Terrier Mally love competing in agility. But it wasn't always easy.

"I actually...

June 21, 2010 - 12:35pm
4 years 10 weeks ago

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...

May 21, 2010 - 5:41pm
4 years 14 weeks ago

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...

February 4, 2010 - 7:29pm
4 years 29 weeks ago

In honor of February being American Heart Month, a local event is hoping to get residents heart healthy.

The Fieldhouse in Zanesville will be holding a Heart Walk February 21st. Co-chair of the walk, Christine Williams, says it encourages participants to be active and healthy.

"I am hoping that getting people involved they will continue throughout the whole year.  That this is just the beginning and not the end," tells Williams.

She says...

October 17, 2009 - 6:08pm
4 years 45 weeks ago

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...

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