Rachel Blount

Reporter/Columnist | Sports
Phone: 612-673-4389
Rachel Blount is a sports columnist and general assignment reporter, with a particular emphasis on Olympic sports.

Recent content from Rachel Blount

Wild has depth at goaltender to open camp

Three returnees show up rejuvenated, and suspended Josh Harding isn’t being counted out.

Updated: September 20, 2014, - 01:19 AM

Canterbury Park soars to season's finish line

While many competitors are struggling, the Shakopee venue believes it has a bright future.

Updated: September 13, 2014, - 08:11 PM

Eikleberry wants to win jockey title at his 'second home'

Ry Eikleberry, at 5-9 a towering figure among jockeys, holds the lead in Canterbury’s standings.

Updated: September 13, 2014, - 12:40 AM

Augsburg QB Scott shows scrambling ability on, off the field

Ayrton Scott’s Division I football hopes were sacked by academic woes. But Augsburg kept a door open — and his future brightened.

Updated: September 05, 2014, - 07:05 AM

Minnesota breds are crowd pleasers at Canterbury

Scott Rake produced two winners as the spotlight hit the state-bred horses.

Updated: August 31, 2014, - 11:54 PM

Reluctant Canterbury racehorse now can't be beat

Dirt Road Queen used to throw riders and refuse to enter the starting gate. Now she’s a Canterbury horse of...

Updated: August 30, 2014, - 12:22 AM

Aug. 18: Gophers star seeks further success on pommel horse

Ellis Mannon hopes to build on NCAA title at U.S. gymnastics championships.

Updated: August 28, 2014, - 06:38 PM

Hardworking Canterbury Park grooms keep horses running

The grooms who keep the “sport of kings” running see little of the glamour, but are driven by an affinity for the high-maintenance horses they tend.

Updated: August 28, 2014, - 12:47 AM

May 29: The mission lives on for Canterbury Park veterans

Canterbury Park’s 20 seasons haven’t come easy. We take a look at four workers who keep things humming in Shakopee.

Updated: August 27, 2014, - 05:15 PM

May 17: Optimism reigns as Canterbury season opens

Deal with casino is reason for confident feelings.

Updated: August 27, 2014, - 05:15 PM

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