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

Yeo urges Wild to get 'attack mentality'

The Wild tuned up several problem areas in Monday's practice, including two major weaknesses: its penalty kill and its play around the net.

Updated: October 22, 2013, - 12:53 AM

Gophers women's basketball committed to toughness, defense

A prevalent work ethic means coach Pam Borton is free to drill the players hard on X’s and O’s rather...

Updated: October 12, 2013, - 02:02 AM

With Wild still winless, Yeo makes some changes

Mike Yeo and the WIld got good news on goalie Niklas Backstrom’s knee injury. And he’s trying to fix what ails his team.

Updated: October 10, 2013, - 11:55 AM

Marathon winners: Arciniaga in men's, Bersagel in women's

Nick Arciniaga’s 13th marathon turned out to be the luckiest of his career, as he won the Twin Cities Marathon Sunday morning to earn his first victory at the 26.2-mile distance.

Updated: October 07, 2013, - 10:46 AM

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

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