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

Lakeville's Podominick makes sacrifices to pursue Olympics discus dream

Pursuing the perfect discus toss has meant a life of sacrifice for Liz Podominick.

Updated: August 07, 2013, - 10:50 PM

Community steps up after tornado victimizes two Canterbury trainers

All was lost before a community uplifted two Canterbury trainers victimized by a tornado.

Updated: July 30, 2013, - 07:29 AM

USA Hockey names five for Hall of Fame in Eveleth

The five newest inductees into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame occupy various places along the game’s spectrum.

Updated: July 26, 2013, - 12:38 AM

Higher purses revitalize Canterbury Park as expected

Wagering, attendance and the number of horses all have increased at Canterbury Park this season.

Updated: July 13, 2013, - 01:06 AM

For Twins announcer Bremer, more hits than errors

During high school in Staples, Minn., Dick Bremer took speech classes, which planted the idea of building a career around his voice. His plan worked well.

Updated: July 09, 2013, - 11:19 AM

Trainer savors ride on win streak

Stacy Charette-Hill’s quarter horses have so far won 10 of 13 races at Canterbury Park.

Updated: July 04, 2013, - 11:22 PM

Now a Cal Bear, swimmer Bootsma remains golden

The Olympian from Eden Prairie had a stellar freshman season.

Updated: June 26, 2013, - 12:13 AM

Five Gophers, Lamoureux sisters named to Olympic roster

Five current or former Gophers were selected Monday to the U.S. women’s national hockey team, making the 25-member preliminary roster for the 2014 Olympics.

Updated: June 24, 2013, - 09:32 PM

Ethiopian shoots for Grandma’s record, settles for victory

Bazu Worku didn't quite get the time he wanted, but first place was still a satisfying goal he reached.

Updated: June 23, 2013, - 08:57 AM

Women's Grandma's winner made her fast pace last

Sarah Kiptoo quieted her doubts and pulled away.

Updated: June 23, 2013, - 12:30 AM

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