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

TC Marathon masters challenger makes hay after hurried pit stop

Talk about inconvenient timing. In Sunday’s Twin Cities Marathon, Kevin Castille was running just behind the lead pack — in...

Updated: October 07, 2013, - 01:35 AM

Twin Cities Marathon notes: Financial support will continue

The Twin Cities Marathon will pay $145,000 in prize money Sunday to the top 10 Americans in the men’s and women’s divisions, with $25,000 each to the winners.

Updated: October 05, 2013, - 12:24 AM

California's Arciniaga hoping for better luck at TC Marathon

Nick Arciniaga says he is ready to win at 26.2 miles.

Updated: October 05, 2013, - 12:23 AM

No. 1 Gophers women's hockey team talented with holes to fill

The Gophers go into their season opener with a 49-game winning streak but plenty of holes to plug.

Updated: October 04, 2013, - 06:57 AM

Wild notes: Next days crucial for Zucker and Granlund

With two roster cuts yet to make, Wild coach Mike Yeo said Thursday he still is not certain who will stay and who will go.

Updated: September 27, 2013, - 12:37 AM

Wild's Backstrom and Harding put health concerns behind them

Both Wild goaltenders were stunned last season by health issues, causing a slow start for Josh Harding and a premature end for Niklas Backstrom.

Updated: September 27, 2013, - 12:34 AM

Wild notes: Roster pared to 28, Haula among demotions

Former Gophers forward Erik Haula was the most prominent player cut, despite drawing plenty of praise from coach Mike Yeo for his play.

Updated: September 25, 2013, - 05:53 AM

Vikings aim at smooth transition for London 'home' game

Team is striving to put players at ease before Sunday’s “home” game. Biscuit mix, coffee and favorite socks will be waiting.

Updated: September 23, 2013, - 01:06 AM

'Johnnie mystique' returns: St. John's scores a big upset

St. Thomas committed five turnovers and missed a field goal with five seconds left.

Updated: September 21, 2013, - 11:58 PM

No place like home for Wild's Ballard

Wild defenseman refreshed after rocky years in Vancouver.

Updated: September 21, 2013, - 12:24 AM

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