Stories tagged with: The Fieldhouse

December 20, 2013 - 6:44pm
1 year 35 weeks ago

The Fieldhouse Foundation in partnership with Lowe's Home Improvement and the Mid East Career and Technology Center are providing a new activity for disabled children in our area.

For more than a year the three organizations worked together to create a nine hole golf course on the second floor of The Fieldhouse. Lowe's along with other sponsors donated the materials while Mid East students provided the labor.

"We promote that in our program," said carpentry instructor,...

September 13, 2013 - 7:59pm
1 year 49 weeks ago

Autozone's Distribution Center in partnership with The Fieldhouse will provide special needs training in a new facility.

The People Abilities Center will train future special needs Autozone employees and potential employees for all companies in Southeastern Ohio . The donated equipment is specifically modeled to serve the disabled.

"Inside the building behind me is about 5,000 square feet of physical therapy stimulation equipment Said CEO of The Fieldhouse,Mick Amicone. We...

July 5, 2013 - 6:11pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

Church members are cleaning up a soggy mess today after a roof collapsed at their church in downtown Zanesville.

The Grace United Methodist Church's custodian discovered the hole early Friday morning. Dan Arter, a trustee for the church, says they think water from this weeks rain built up on the roof and became so heavy, it collapsed.

Arter says they estimate at least 2,200 gallons of water came through the building, destroying pews, doors, carpet and tile all the way to the...

June 27, 2013 - 6:29pm
2 years 8 weeks ago

The Fieldhouse Foundation held their 15th annual awards ceremony and gave out scholarships to many well-deserving athletes who will be heading off to college in the fall.

"There were 35 well deserving applicants. We have a committee of seven. Each committee member reviews all the applications that are submitted. We come down to a final five and that's when we determine today, the final recipients of the awards. But all finalists will receive scholarships. Anywhere from $250 to $...

May 17, 2013 - 11:13pm
2 years 12 weeks ago

Last October, senior Zach Hanf nearly died when he collided head-on with a semi truck on Route 31. After 13 surgeries, including a left leg amputation, Zach was forced to adjust. But his love for athletics didn't stop him from competing. In January, just four days after he was fitted for a prosthetic leg, Zach was walking.

This spring, he has been training with Mick Amicone from the Fieldhouse to meet his goals in sprinting and shotput. Amicone and the Adaptive Sports Program of Ohio (...

January 28, 2013 - 6:53pm
2 years 30 weeks ago

The pro soccer team coming to Muskingum County is gearing up for their nearing season.

The Zanesville Athletic Futbol Club is affiliated with U.S. Soccer and is in the National Premiere Soccer League. So far, the team has had two tryout sessions, resulting in six players signing. They have another try out scheduled for March 24th at 4 PM.

Lou Cancasci, the General Manager of Zanesville AFC said, "we are looking for a surge of people in March but also we are scouting and...

December 24, 2012 - 1:15pm
2 years 35 weeks ago

Christmas Eve didn't stop people from hitting the gym for a last minute holiday workout.

The Fieldhouse in Zanesville had a steady stream of people coming in starting at 5 a.m. Some people were travelers coming through town, other were family that are home for the holidays.

"It's a habit. It's just something you got to get used to. You can be sick and you still think you got to go outside and run and it's just in your blood," said Director of Operations Jim Fraunfelter...

November 9, 2012 - 6:52pm
2 years 41 weeks ago

The Fieldhouse Fitness Center will be expanding their facilities to include those with special needs.

The recent addition includes a four-thousand square foot, 24-hour gym for able bodied athletes. The new facility includes a unique aspect.

"It's all handicap accessible. We're real excited about that because of the things that's happening with the Fieldhouse foundation but right now it's the largest free weight center in Southeastern Ohio," said Field House...

June 30, 2012 - 3:12pm
3 years 8 weeks ago

Shortly after the storm started Friday night, the Fieldhouse took a big hit.

"We had everyone up in the front lobby area just keeping an eye on what's going on. In the bigger field you could hear the roof rise up and let down, so that's kind of what told us something was going on and so shortly after that we came and checked it out and saw a big piece of the roof missing," said employee Eric Flint.

A crew came to assess the damage Friday evening and discovered almost...

April 27, 2012 - 8:25pm
3 years 17 weeks ago

It was an event that raised the question, "Who let the dads out?"

Dads and their kids were invited to an evening of fun and games at the Fieldhouse as a part of the ForeverDads program.

Jeff Wickerham of ForeverDads said the overall goal is for dads to spend time with their children and to take a pro-active role in their lives.

"Get those father figures involved, make them aware of what's going on in their kids' lives because there's a lot of dads who aren't...

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