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

Ballard gets lift with brief return to ice; Yeo values Fontaine

As the Wild prepared to leave on Sunday for a three-game road trip to western Canada, Keith Ballard came to Xcel Energy Center to visit with his teammates.

Updated: February 16, 2015, - 06:38 AM

UMD coach Shannon Miller: Dismissal violates Title IX

Minnesota Duluth told Shannon Miller, one of the top coaches in women’s hockey history, that this season will be her last. Did the school cross the line in dismissing her?

Updated: February 13, 2015, - 10:02 AM

Injuries cloud Wild's latest victory

Ryan Carter and Jason Zucker were knocked out, but the Wild extended its win streak to six.

Updated: February 10, 2015, - 07:12 AM

Kuemper ready to play goalie after five AHL games

Kuemper said he felt good about his play during a five-game conditioning stint with the Wild’s AHL affiliate in Iowa, and he declared himself ready to start whenever the team needs him.

Updated: February 09, 2015, - 10:50 PM

No more Iowa shuffle: Zucker wins permanent spot with Wild

The speedy Wild winger was demoted to the team’s minor league affiliate in Des Moines so frequently that the road south became known as Interstate 35Z.

Updated: February 06, 2015, - 07:42 AM

Wild's next challenge: Bring road success back to the X

A team that has typically played well on home ice — and began this season with a 7-1 mark at Xcel Energy Center — has lost its way, going 2-4-4 there since Dec. 17.

Updated: February 03, 2015, - 12:56 PM

Paralympian Aaron Pike takes quickly to biathlon's challenges

Aaron Pike, who became accomplished in cross-country skiing and biathlon in barely a year, will race for the U.S. at...

Updated: January 24, 2015, - 12:29 AM

With 'unfinished business,' Banham will return to Gophers

The injured Gophers guard will use a medical redshirt for “unfinished business.”

Updated: January 24, 2015, - 12:27 AM

Banham returning to Gophers next year after getting medical redshirt

Gophers guard Rachel Banham, whose senior season was cut short when she tore a knee ligament last month, announced Friday...

Updated: January 23, 2015, - 02:57 PM

Wild notes: Suspension behind him, Suter is recharged

Ryan Suter said he is happy to keep playing big minutes, but he wouldn’t mind sharing the wealth, either.

Updated: January 20, 2015, - 10:43 PM

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