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

No place like home for Wild's Ballard

Wild defenseman refreshed after rocky years in Vancouver.

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

Dumba gets another chance to stick with Wild

Matt Dumba realizes that being sent back to juniors last season has him better positioned to make the Wild roster.

Updated: September 19, 2013, - 10:08 AM

Canterbury Park was bigger this summer, now it wants to be better

Canterbury Park achieved its goal of bigger fields; next up, attracting better horses.

Updated: September 16, 2013, - 01:35 AM

Minnesota-born Trestman a rookie NFL head coach -- finally

Only now, at age 57, has Marc Trestman become an NFL head coach. Those who have worked with him have just one thing to say: About time.

Updated: September 15, 2013, - 09:03 AM

Olympic wrestling prepares to learn its fate

The IOC will vote Sunday on whether to reinstate the sport for the 2020 Games.

Updated: September 08, 2013, - 05:25 PM

Angela Hermann to make history calling races at Canterbury Park

Saturday, Hermann will call eight races at Canterbury, becoming the first woman in North America to announce a full thoroughbred race card.

Updated: September 06, 2013, - 12:10 AM

Heliskier comes full circle at Canterbury Park

After last year’s scary stumble, he’s come full circle with second title.

Updated: September 01, 2013, - 09:00 PM

Horses are 'a way of life' for Goebels family

The Goebels are three generations deep in racing interest and decades into building it in Minnesota.

Updated: September 01, 2013, - 12:03 AM

'Focused' on Olympics, Vonn ready to get back on her skis

Months after tearing up her knee, Lindsey Vonn is in the training room, aiming for the Olympics and looking to start competing in November.

Updated: August 29, 2013, - 12:11 AM

Foal falloff keeps state-bred races lean at Canterbury

Canterbury Park will have a big day with small fields, a problem left over from a troubled time that the track is yet overcoming.

Updated: August 09, 2013, - 06:30 AM

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