Posts filed under: Recreation

Last week, Dr. Tim Lahey, Charlotte resident and University of Vermont Medical Center epidemiologist and director of the hospital’s ethics program, gave a widely viewed (over 100,000 people) live Facebook...
On March 14, the Charlotte Energy Committee co-sponsored a walk in the Hinesburg Town Forest with a discussion by the Chittenden County Forester Ethan Tapper (fourth from right in this...
Symptoms: Covid-19 causes shortness of breath and difficulty breathing. This requires immediate medical attention. Covid-19 may come on slowly and take several days to get worse....
With the vernal equinox on March 19, spring arrives. Snow could bury us any day, yet birds serenade at all hours and steam rises from sugarhouses. Crocuses and snowdrops elicit...
200 wins and still going strong CVU women’s basketball coach, Ute Otley, garnered her 200th win in 9 years of coaching the Redhawks....
Concentrating during a high school wrestling meet seems difficult. There are whistles blowing, coaches and fans shouting, bleachers packed with athletes and spectators, voices on a loudspeaker constantly blaring....
Nordic skiers double their efforts - This time of year Nordic skiers split their time between high school and New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) events, and some skiers participated...
How is it that sometimes our eyes don’t see things, things in plain sight? How many times have I driven or pedaled past signs that barely register! Small blue and...
When Muriel Spell was in middle school, she made up a sport in her head: part downhill slalom ski racing, part 100-meter dash. Imagine her delight when she found out...
House concurrent resolution congratulating the 2019 Champlain Valley Union High School Redhawks boys’ volleyball program on winning a fourth consecutive State championship....
We all know that exercise is good for us, and if you’re like most people, you’ve probably made a New Year’s resolution to do more of it. Unfortunately, this is...
Short of getting on an airplane, how do we cope with winter? Crank up the woodstove, invest in a therapy light, strap on winter traction devices….? Critters have some remarkable...
The Free Press’s women’s basketball team of the decade that recently listed individual players is somewhat of a misnomer, when in fact a true team of the decade is the...
Both men’s and women’s basketball finished the past year with victories. The men toppled Mount Mansfield (58-37), and the women beat Burr and Burton by nearly 50 points, with four...
A trip to Essex, N.Y. on the ferry from Charlotte involves traditions: lunch at the Old Dock, a walk for an ice cream down the street, cocktails at the Essex...
Both men’s and women’s hockey teams stand at one win, one loss as of last Saturday. In their opening game on Wednesday, the CougarHawk women, a combined team with CVU...
The CVU-A boat and CVU-C boat both claimed first place trophies at the Icebreaker: Northeast Regional Youth Open-Water Rowing Championships held on Saturday, November 23, in Boston Harbor....
Celebrate the holidays with gifts of the outdoors....
Deck the halls! That’s what we hear as the winter solstice and holidays approach. In Vermont, natural greens, berries and cones are the norm. It’s amazing how expensive these “found”...
CVU winter sports began their preparations for the regular season by playing a number of scrimmages to get teams and bodies in order. The regular season begins later this month....