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

Once Olympic medalists together, Minnesota curling skips now rivals

After winning bronze at Turin in 2006, Minnesotans John Shuster and Pete Fenson went their separate ways.

Updated: November 15, 2013, - 12:23 AM

Wild's defensive depth to be tested with Ballard out two weeks

In another season, the news that defenseman Keith Ballard will be out of the Wild lineup for about two weeks...

Updated: November 11, 2013, - 11:11 PM

Bemidji pizzeria owner delivers Olympic curling medals, too

Popular pizzeria owner Pete Fenson is skip of the only American team to win an Olympic medal in curling. This week, he will pursue another, when his team competes at the trials in Fargo, N.D., for a berth in the 2014 Olympics.

Updated: November 11, 2013, - 02:03 PM

Charlie Coyle sidelined again for Wild

The forward was scratched for Sunday’s game against New Jersey after reaggravating the knee injury that kept him on the sidelines for 11 games.

Updated: November 04, 2013, - 07:26 AM

After juggling lines, Wild returns to former pairings

So, those new lines the Wild introduced last week? As they say in New Jersey, fuhgettaboutit.

Updated: November 04, 2013, - 01:17 AM

Parise's fondness for Devils remains

Zach Parise played seven seasons for New Jersey. Now he plays against his old team for the first time since leaving for the Wild.

Updated: November 03, 2013, - 06:08 PM

Wild's Pominville comes alive against Canadiens

Jason Pominville scored two goals, including the game-winner after the Wild saw a two-goal lead vanish in the third period.

Updated: November 02, 2013, - 08:04 AM

Wild notes: Montreal coach Therrien knew Yeo would get his shot in NHL

The two faced each other as opposing head coaches Friday for the first time since Mike Yeo took the Wild job in 2011.

Updated: November 02, 2013, - 01:08 AM

Wild's reworked lines ready for game action

Coach Mike Yeo says they’ve looked good in practice and hopes that they translate to more even-strength scoring.

Updated: November 01, 2013, - 02:14 PM

Wild wins as plea for net crashers answered by Fontaine

Second-period score held up as the game-winner vs. Predators.

Updated: October 23, 2013, - 08:11 AM

Result Per Page


Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters


Golden Gavel by Star Tribune

Countdown to great deals

Bid Sept. 21-29