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

Gophers bring home Cup after sweeping Bemidji State

WCHA regular-season championship trophy was carried to Bemidji just in case all the pieces fell into place for U.

Updated: March 10, 2013, - 01:42 AM

Gophers overcome feisty Bemidji State, stay 2 points back in WCHA race

A victory over the Beavers kept the U two points behind WCHA leader St. Cloud State.

Updated: March 09, 2013, - 09:13 AM

Gophers have plenty to play for in their final WCHA series

The MacNaughton Cup is possible, but so is a precipitous fall when the Gophers play their last WCHA series ever.

Updated: March 08, 2013, - 07:04 AM

MRC to hear license revocation response in Running Aces-Canterbury dispute

Running Aces will be answering to a request from Canterbury horsemen to yank license over money dispute.

Updated: March 06, 2013, - 11:42 PM

Gophers tap their power and surge past Denver

Stung by Friday's loss, the U responded when Nick Bjugstad ignited the offense with a power-play goal.

Updated: March 03, 2013, - 12:52 AM

Sluggish, disjointed Gophers shut out by Denver

The Gophers' power play, ranked the best in the nation, failed them in the opener against Denver.

Updated: March 02, 2013, - 12:14 AM

Gophers defenseman Helgeson is in a class by himself

Gophers lone senior Seth Helgeson is often unnoticed but always appreciated by teammates.

Updated: March 01, 2013, - 11:39 AM

Northwestern's Gisler doesn't let diabetes keep him off the court

Senior forward Tom Gisler of Northwestern (Roseville) College has become one of the best long-range shooters in college basketball, all while managing Type 1 diabetes.

Updated: February 28, 2013, - 02:25 AM

Gophers hockey ties UMD in 'hard-fought' game

The Gophers hoped to sweep the series, but coach Don Lucia was happy with his team's effort Saturday.

Updated: February 24, 2013, - 12:42 AM

Rau's first goal in eight games sparks Gophers over UMD

The Gophers outshot the Bulldogs 16-4 in the third period and got some big saves from goalie Adam Wilcox to escape.

Updated: February 23, 2013, - 12:53 AM

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