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

Mankato hockey looking to take another step in season of firsts

Athletes from all over are all in on MSU Mankato’s vision

Updated: March 28, 2015, - 03:36 PM

Wild's defense stretches beyond Dubnyk in the crease

Devan Dubnyk has long lauded his Wild teammates for limiting shots, sweeping away rebounds and ensuring he gets an unobstructed view of the puck.

Updated: March 27, 2015, - 08:22 AM

United name, logo, coach expected to stay the same

The president of Minnesota United FC expects many facets of his team — including the club’s name and logo, coach Manny Lagos, and some players — to make the jump to Major League Soccer

Updated: March 26, 2015, - 09:50 AM

After one-and-done, Gophers see more success in the future

The team’s players and coach view this season as a first step.

Updated: March 22, 2015, - 12:08 AM

Gophers' season ends on fumes in women's basketball tourney

DePaul’s pace and pressure caught up to the Gophers on Thursday afternoon, crushing their NCAA aspirations in a first-round exit.

Updated: March 21, 2015, - 09:28 AM

Gophers notes: Kelley gets NCAA wish, but it was short-lived

Shae Kelley scored 17 points and had eight rebounds in her final college game.

Updated: March 21, 2015, - 12:36 AM

'Buckets for Banham' battle cry continues into NCAAs

A team built around the splendid senior guard had opened the season 9-1. And a team without Rachel Banham, the preseason Big Ten player of the year? No one expected it to go anywhere when she was injured.

Updated: March 20, 2015, - 12:58 PM

Nia Coffey's arrival from Hopkins changes things for Northwestern

The sophomore from Hopkins High School has led Northwestern to its first NCAA tournament appearance in 17 years.

Updated: March 19, 2015, - 06:38 AM

Gophers women back in NCAAs as a No. 8 seed, will play DePaul

The Gophers made the tournament field for the first time in six years. The reward? A probable second-round game at No. 1-seed Notre Dame if Minnesota wins its opener.

Updated: March 17, 2015, - 09:23 AM

Hopkins product Singleton is shoe glue for Northern Iowa

Marvin Singleton’s hard work is one reason why bracket-pickers love Northern Iowa.

Updated: March 17, 2015, - 07:11 AM

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