Rachel Blount

Reporter/Columnist | Sports
Phone: 612-673-4389
Rachel Blount is a sports and general assignment reporter, with a particular emphasis on Olympic sports.

Recent content from Rachel Blount

Wild embraces tough stretch against top teams to finish season

A wickedly tough stretch of Wild's schedule starts with Pacific Division leader Anaheim on Friday at Xcel Energy Center. Coach Mike Yeo prefers to think of it as an opportunity for the Wild to continue gathering steam.

Updated: March 13, 2015, - 10:59 AM

Gophers women will use break to repair their flaws

With more than a week before an NCAA announcement, the Gophers will work on tightening their defense.

Updated: March 07, 2015, - 06:32 PM

Gophers bow out of Big Ten women's tourney with loss to Ohio State

The Gophers will now wait more than a week to learn their NCAA tournament fate after losing 83-71 to Ohio State.

Updated: March 07, 2015, - 10:15 AM

Gophers women blow big lead, rally to beat bottom-seeded Purdue

Some clutch play down the stretch was enough to hold off pesky Purdue.as the Gophers earned a place in Friday’s quarterfinals.

Updated: March 06, 2015, - 06:06 AM

Culture changes breeds success as Gophers women go to Big Ten tourney

A believer in an up-tempo style and speedy success, Marlene Stollings set out to change the culture of Gophers women’s...

Updated: March 05, 2015, - 07:08 AM

It's Maryland vs. everyone else in Big Ten women's basketball

Maryland, perfect in Big Ten play, will be targeted in the conference tourney, which begins Wednesday.

Updated: March 04, 2015, - 06:50 AM

Gophers center Zahui B. named best in the Big Ten

Last summer, Amanda Zahui B. lost 30 pounds and committed herself to raising her game. That laid the foundation for a season that was recognized with several awards Monday

Updated: March 03, 2015, - 06:40 AM

Hawkeyes zero in from long range to beat U women

The Gophers were off their game in the regular-season finale and settled for the No. 6 seed in the Big Ten tournament.

Updated: March 02, 2015, - 07:08 AM

Gophers women know scenarios for top 4 seed

Marlene Stollings knows what has to happen for a top four spot in the Big Ten tournament but wants her players focused on Sunday's game.

Updated: March 01, 2015, - 12:10 AM

With Bergenheim, another Finn joins the Wild mix

Newly acquired Sean Bergenheim will join the Wild in Nashville.Though switching teams in midseason can be difficult, Bergenheim is eager to press the reset button.

Updated: February 26, 2015, - 01:01 AM

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