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

Paralympian Aaron Pike takes quickly to biathlon's challenges

Aaron Pike, who became accomplished in cross-country skiing and biathlon in barely a year, will race for the U.S. at...

Updated: January 24, 2015, - 12:29 AM

With 'unfinished business,' Banham will return to Gophers

The injured Gophers guard will use a medical redshirt for “unfinished business.”

Updated: January 24, 2015, - 12:27 AM

Banham returning to Gophers next year after getting medical redshirt

Gophers guard Rachel Banham, whose senior season was cut short when she tore a knee ligament last month, announced Friday...

Updated: January 23, 2015, - 02:57 PM

Wild notes: Suspension behind him, Suter is recharged

Ryan Suter said he is happy to keep playing big minutes, but he wouldn’t mind sharing the wealth, either.

Updated: January 20, 2015, - 10:43 PM

Wild's win streak ends at two with 3-1 loss to Columbus

Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky made sure the Wild couldn't capitalize on its opportunities. “How long can we use that excuse?” Zach Parise said when asked about the near-misses.

Updated: January 20, 2015, - 06:40 AM

Three's a crowd in net as Wild works on goalie issues

For those getting less time in the net, the fight can be more challenging. Niklas Backstrom became testy Sunday when asked about his recent difficulties.

Updated: January 19, 2015, - 09:11 AM

Wild notes: Granlund returns to practice

The center practiced for the first time since he broke his left wrist Dec. 27.

Updated: January 18, 2015, - 10:36 PM

Former U coach Frese learns to mix life and basketball

Brenda Frese’s sharp focus set the Gophers on a path to progress and transformed Maryland into a national power.

Updated: January 12, 2015, - 07:08 AM

Goaltending matters: Nashville's Rinne shuts down the Wild

The Wild outshot Nashville 37-27 on Saturday afternoon but the Predators’ Pekka Rinne was his usual stellar self, picking up a 3-1 victory.

Updated: January 11, 2015, - 09:46 AM

Wild notes: Ryan Suter selected for All-Star team

The Wild defenseman again leads the NHL in ice time, averaging 29 minutes, 35 seconds per game.

Updated: January 10, 2015, - 11:29 PM

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