James Edward
James Edward is a sports writer at the Deseret News, serving as the prep editor and Real Salt Lake beat writer. A graduate of the University of Utah in 1998, he has been a full-time sports writer of the Deseret News since 1999. James was raised in Salt Lake City and attended Olympus High School, graduating in 1994. He's had a passion for all sports since he was a toddler. James and his wife, Megan, have two children and live in Sandy, Utah.

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The Deseret News recaps the best high school track and field performances from this season.
General manager Garth Lagerwey is one of the architects of the RSL’s six straight playoff appearances and earlier this week he caught up with Deseret News writer James Edward.
Coming off a draw at Kansas City last week, Real Salt Lake concludes a difficult opening stretch to the 2014 season with its fourth road match in the past six games.
Davis High School has announced the hiring of Chad Sims as its new boys basketball coach. He replaces Jay Welk, who stepped down last month after 24 years.
Real Salt Lake starting 'keeper Nick Rimando will miss his second straight game this weekend because of a knee injury he picked up with the U.S. national team.
Real Salt Lake travels to Philadelphia this weekend, and Luis Gil and Nick Rimando are both doubtful, while Chris Wingert, Sebastian Velasquez and Tony Beltran could all be available.
Here's a rundown of the girls basketball all-region teams that were submitted by 16 of the state's 20 regions.
With the weather warming up, here's a look at the high school boys tennis landscape in Utah this spring and what to expect in all four classifications.
Web Tease: The Deseret News recaps the best high school track and field performances from this season.
Plagued by injuries since the end of the 2011 season, Real Salt Lake defender Rich Balchan made the most of his rare starting opportunity at Kansas City on Saturday.