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

Puck stops with U's Wilcox

With a big series at St. Cloud State ahead, the Gophers again will rely on Adam Wilcox, who has thrived as an every-game goalie.

Updated: February 08, 2013, - 09:37 AM

For Olympic-hopeful skier Diggins, it's about the journey

For cross-country skier Jessie Diggins of Afton, relishing the grueling process of pursuing an Olympic dream is reward enough for her.

Updated: February 07, 2013, - 09:26 PM

Bouchard's milestone goal earns Wild a win

Pierre-Marc Bouchard scored his 100th career goal, restoring a Wild lead late in the third period after Columbus had rallied from a 2-0 deficit.

Updated: January 30, 2013, - 07:04 AM

Wild's plan to improve: More attention to detail

Coach Mike Yeo sounded less concerned about its scoring depth than about its inability to play with precision and focus for an entire game.

Updated: January 29, 2013, - 11:30 AM

U hockey sharper in rematch with Mavericks

The Gophers beat Minnesota State Mankato 4-1 to stay in the thick of the WCHA race.

Updated: January 26, 2013, - 11:59 PM

Mavericks' late goal ends 10-game Gophers' hockey run

Third-liner Brett Knowles scored with 44 seconds left as MSU Mankato ended the Gophers' unbeaten streak at 10.

Updated: January 26, 2013, - 12:04 AM

Wild rookie Brodin makes whirlwind trip to the top

Jonas Brodin returned from injury with Houston on Wednesday, joined the Wild on Thursday and might play Friday in Detroit.

Updated: January 25, 2013, - 06:42 AM

After talk with Lucia, Condon reaching the goals set for him

Since a talk with Gophers coach Don Lucia, forward Nate Condon has six goals in the past seven games.

Updated: January 24, 2013, - 11:02 PM

No parting gift for UND as Gophers rally for tie

Top-ranked Minnesota scored two late goals against its longtime WCHA rival.

Updated: January 20, 2013, - 04:27 AM

Haula's return inspires victorious Gophers over North Dakota

The center came back from his hand injury to help the Gophers rout rival North Dakota before a fired-up crowd.

Updated: January 19, 2013, - 12:34 AM

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