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

Young tennis star battles odds to succeed in Minnesota

A community vested in her training and success helped St. Paul’s Alexis Nelson hit No. 1 in her USTA section.

Updated: July 05, 2014, - 12:44 AM

Cyclist conquers big hills — on and off the course

Carmen Small’s overall title in the North Star Grand Prix showed the power of perseverance after sacrifice.

Updated: June 16, 2014, - 12:56 AM

Cycling chiropractor pedals up the rankings

Ex-Minneapolitan Eric Marcotte makes name in pros.

Updated: June 09, 2014, - 09:24 PM

Blount: Don't go altering Triple Crown's difficulty

Ignore the grousing of California Chrome’s owner; Triple Crown winners are rare because few are up to the task.

Updated: June 09, 2014, - 11:05 AM

Yeo's three-year contract extension with Wild made official

The NHL’s youngest coach says he’s ready to push team to the next level.

Updated: June 07, 2014, - 12:55 AM

Canterbury horse to run in Belmont undercard

The friend to California Chrome trainer will ride a Canterbury-based gelding in Belmont Park’s Metropolitan Handicap.

Updated: June 06, 2014, - 05:44 PM

Blount: Let's put Triple Crown drought to bed once and for all

The 36-year Triple Crown horse racing drought is the longest in history, with the last winner a relic from the era of Jimmy Carter and disco music. California Chrome looks to end the streak Saturday.

Updated: June 04, 2014, - 10:29 AM

Canterbury Park season highlights

Shakopee's horse racing track will celebrate its 20th anniversary this summer.

Updated: May 29, 2014, - 12:00 AM

Preakness' Dynamic Impact has Minnesota connection

The 3-year-old colt was bred by Adam Corndorf and his mother, Bonnie Baskin of Edina, and was born at their Blue Heaven Farm in Versailles, Ky.

Updated: May 16, 2014, - 06:04 AM

Suter, Parise express support for Yeo after loss

Neither Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher nor owner Craig Leipold has offered hints as to whether Mike Yeo will remain as the Wild's coach.

Updated: May 14, 2014, - 05:32 AM

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