Rachel Blount

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

Recent content from Rachel Blount

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

April 19: Hoffner eases back into MSU football job with low profile

MSU Mankato football players were receptive to reinstated coach Todd Hoffner on Friday, who reconnected with supporters during practice.

Updated: August 15, 2014, - 09:48 PM

April 18: MSU-Mankato players say they'll return to practice, play for Hoffner

Junior safety Sam Thompson said at a news conference Thursday that the team wanted to “clear up any misconception’’ raised by the team’s refusal to practice Wednesday in what would have been the first spring practice under Hoffner.

Updated: August 15, 2014, - 09:48 PM

Bye Dietz, Sauer among U.S. Hockey Hall inductees

USA Hockey announced that Karyn Bye Dietz, Jeff Sauer, Brian Rafalski and Lou Vairo will be inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. Their contributions to the game will be celebrated at a Dec. 4 enshrinement ceremony in the Twin Cities.

Updated: August 06, 2014, - 10:49 PM

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