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

New scoreboard grabs players' attention at Xcel Energy Center

Housed in a structure that could shelter a family of five, a new high-definition LED scoreboard underwent final tests Friday at Xcel Energy Center. The main screens measure 19 feet high by 37½ feet wide.

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 11:05 PM

House of blues: Michigan football could be nearing a new low

Empty seats, booing fans, poor results ... all at hallowed Michigan Stadium. For fans raised on a diet of Big Ten titles and top-10 national rankings, these are strange days in Ann Arbor.

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 02:09 PM

Dumba hopes his NHL experience lasts longer this time

Wild coach Mike Yeo said he wants his team to generate more offense from the blue line this season, and Dumba — a fleet, agile 6-footer with a big shot — has the skills to pitch in.

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 02:44 AM

Concordia beats St. John's, remains unbeaten

Concordia got greedy with the football and knocked off St. John’s.

Updated: September 20, 2014, - 07:45 PM

Wild has depth at goaltender to open camp

Three returnees show up rejuvenated, and suspended Josh Harding isn’t being counted out.

Updated: September 20, 2014, - 01:19 AM

Canterbury Park soars to season's finish line

While many competitors are struggling, the Shakopee venue believes it has a bright future.

Updated: September 13, 2014, - 08:11 PM

Eikleberry wants to win jockey title at his 'second home'

Ry Eikleberry, at 5-9 a towering figure among jockeys, holds the lead in Canterbury’s standings.

Updated: September 13, 2014, - 12:40 AM

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

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