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

Women's marathon winner rallies after late bathroom break

Women’s champ Esther Erb was undaunted as she chased down the leaders after a restroom break 20 miles into the race.

Updated: October 05, 2014, - 11:00 PM

Three runners' tales before Twin Cities Marathon

Most of Sunday’s 11,629 entrants already have marathon stories. Here are three:

Updated: October 03, 2014, - 09:58 PM

Marathoner plays violin during brain surgery to detect, fix tremors

Participation was necessary for risky brain procedure.

Updated: October 02, 2014, - 06:36 AM

Sura's stout rushing leads St. John's over St. Thomas

Sam Sura and the ground game teamed with a strong defensive effort to upset No. 10 Tommies.

Updated: September 28, 2014, - 08:04 AM

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

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