Fitness Frenzy!

January 10, 2012 Updated Jan 10, 2012 at 9:49 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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January 10, 2012 Updated Jan 10, 2012 at 9:49 AM EDT

BUFFALO, NY ( WKBW ) Kids Day at the Canisius Womens Basketball game Monday afternoon filled the Koessler Center with thousands of children from 15 city and suburban elementary schools.

The halftime show was hosted by Channel 7's Shawn Stepner from Eyewitness Sports! He helped coordinate a special obstacle course for the kids, with some help from various team mascots including Sabretooth.

The event was sponsored by Independent Health. Lauren Orlowski from IH explained that the activities the kids participated in promote a healthy lifestyle, emphasizing the importance of eating right and exercise.

John Maddock of Canisius College was thrilled to see so many children enjoying the game, and having a great time at the facility.

The Canisius College Griffins won against Iona in overtime 85-74.