Stories tagged with: fieldhouse

August 4, 2012 - 11:25pm
3 years 8 weeks ago

The Matt Brown soccer tournament which opened up day one of competition on Friday, saw day two of the tournament have just as much success. Teams from as far away as Rio Grande University came to play in the Brown tournament which raised over 2,000 dollars for the Philo head coach. Players came from as near Zanesville and even as far as England and Australia to help raise money for this event and something that its organizers are happy to see from not only...

June 20, 2012 - 12:57pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

A Nashport man is being recognized for overcoming obstacles both on and off the field.

18-year-old Konnor Fanning was presented Wednesday with a five hundred dollar "Courage in Athletics" scholarship from the Fieldhouse and the WHIZ Media Group.

Fanning has had multiple knee surgeries, and is currently going through physical therapy to regain the full use of his knee.

Fanning said he was surprised to find out his name had been submitted for the scholarship.

May 7, 2012 - 2:08pm
3 years 21 weeks ago

The Fieldhouse Family Fitness Center in Zanesville says it has received reports that two children are seeking donations in their name.  Officials says two ten year old girls are going door to door attempting to collect money for a Fieldhouse basketball League or a Cheerleading program that do not exist.  Fieldhouse officials have contacted Zanesville Police who are investigating the incidents.

December 26, 2011 - 11:21am
3 years 40 weeks ago

Christmas is over and you now may be wondering how to lose those extra holiday calories.

One of the most popular New Year's resolutions is weight loss. The Fieldhouse Director of Operation, Jim Fraunfelter, says there is a right way to go about losing the extra pounds and it starts with keeping a steady workout routine.

"The biggest thing is to get into an exercise program. It doesn't work one week..and hopefully you think it's over and done with. It's a regiment and you...

November 25, 2011 - 1:08pm
3 years 45 weeks ago

Thanksgiving is over-and those feeling a little plump from the holiday meal hit the gym early.

The Fieldhouse in Zanesville opened at 5 o'clock Friday morning. Director of Operation Jim Fraunfelter said he saw a spike in attendance.

"It always happens through Christmas everybody is trying to get a little weight off before Christmas," said Fraunfelter. "Then there really is nothing they have to worry about until spring so they hibernate and just enjoy life as a...

May 11, 2011 - 5:35pm
4 years 21 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
4 years 25 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
4 years 33 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
4 years 39 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
4 years 40 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...

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