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

Young tennis star battles odds to succeed in Minnesota

A community vested in her training and success helped St. Paul’s Alexis Nelson hit No. 1 in her USTA section.

Updated: July 05, 2014, - 12:44 AM

Cyclist conquers big hills — on and off the course

Carmen Small’s overall title in the North Star Grand Prix showed the power of perseverance after sacrifice.

Updated: June 16, 2014, - 12:56 AM

Cycling chiropractor pedals up the rankings

Ex-Minneapolitan Eric Marcotte makes name in pros.

Updated: June 09, 2014, - 09:24 PM

Blount: Don't go altering Triple Crown's difficulty

Ignore the grousing of California Chrome’s owner; Triple Crown winners are rare because few are up to the task.

Updated: June 09, 2014, - 11:05 AM

Yeo's three-year contract extension with Wild made official

The NHL’s youngest coach says he’s ready to push team to the next level.

Updated: June 07, 2014, - 12:55 AM

Canterbury horse to run in Belmont undercard

The friend to California Chrome trainer will ride a Canterbury-based gelding in Belmont Park’s Metropolitan Handicap.

Updated: June 06, 2014, - 05:44 PM

Blount: Let's put Triple Crown drought to bed once and for all

The 36-year Triple Crown horse racing drought is the longest in history, with the last winner a relic from the era of Jimmy Carter and disco music. California Chrome looks to end the streak Saturday.

Updated: June 04, 2014, - 10:29 AM

The mission lives on for Canterbury Park veterans

Canterbury Park’s 20 seasons haven’t come easy. We take a look at four workers who keep things humming in Shakopee.

Updated: May 29, 2014, - 08:40 AM

Canterbury Park season highlights

Shakopee's horse racing track will celebrate its 20th anniversary this summer.

Updated: May 29, 2014, - 12:00 AM

May 17: Optimism reigns as Canterbury season opens

Deal with casino is reason for confident feelings.

Updated: May 28, 2014, - 11:52 PM

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