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 settle for 10th in NCAA swimming, equaling last year's finish

As the team totals flashed on the scoreboard, Gophers coach Kelly Kremer tried not to look — and asked his...

Updated: March 23, 2014, - 08:33 AM

Balance enables Georgia to repeat as NCAA swimming champs

The Bulldogs won despite the absence of their coach.

Updated: March 23, 2014, - 08:07 AM

Elk River's Laura Ryan: Only dives take her downward

Diver Laura Ryan of Elk River is certainly on a career uptick, having won a national title in her home state.

Updated: March 22, 2014, - 12:35 AM

Stanford holds its own behind leader Georgia

With one day to go in the NCAA women’s swimming and diving championships, Stanford’s Felicia Lee didn’t want to think...

Updated: March 22, 2014, - 12:12 AM

Homecoming in a familiar pool for Bootsma

Eden Prairie’s Rachel Bootsma, now at Cal, gets to swim the NCAAs where she’s had career highlights.

Updated: March 21, 2014, - 12:59 AM

NCAA women's swimming: Georgia roars into team lead

As she made her final turn in the 500-yard freestyle Thursday night, Brittany MacLean caught a glimpse of leader Missy...

Updated: March 21, 2014, - 12:58 AM

College swimming a blur for Cal's decorated Olympian Franklin

Her swimming career was on fast track when Missy Franklin took a detour and became an NCAA contender at California.

Updated: March 20, 2014, - 12:18 AM

Granlund-Parise-Pominville line clicked from the start

Injuries figured in Wild’s decision to unite Zach Parise, Mikael Granlund and Jason Pominville.

Updated: March 15, 2014, - 02:17 AM

Wild notes: Current lineup has no room for Fontaine

Though Justin Fontaine has 12 goals this season, tied for fourth-most among the Wild’s forwards, the rookie has been a healthy scratch for the past four games.

Updated: March 15, 2014, - 12:37 AM

Wild healthy for practice; Yeo lauds Kuemper

Darcy Kuemper bounced back from a subpar game against Edmonton on Tuesday, making 29 saves for his 12th victory of the season. That breaks the Wild’s record for victories by a rookie.

Updated: March 14, 2014, - 06:39 PM

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