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 hire VCU's Stollings to replace Borton

The Gophers’ newly hired women’s basketball coach has had scoring in her blood ever since her playing days.

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 06:01 PM

Gophers' Mable floors even her gymnastics admirers

When Lindsay Mable broke the U’s all-around mark, MaryAnne Kelley was thrilled. She used to hold the record.

Updated: April 03, 2014, - 12:31 AM

Road-weary Gophers baseball team ready to take it outside

The Dome is rubble, so the Gophers baseball team had to hit the road for 20 games. Finally, the home portion of the schedule might begin Friday.

Updated: March 25, 2014, - 11:55 PM

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

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