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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MountainStar Healthcare Star Athletes of Week 7
Fremont, Cyprus and Westlake all pulled out narrow victories in Week, victories that keep all three in the hunt for a playoff berth when losses would've all but eliminated them.
Coming off last weekend's loss at San Jose, Real Salt Lake's playoff hopes are on life support as it desperately needs a victory at Colorado this Sunday.
Athletes across the state have been shining as the fall prep sports season heads into October.
Real Salt Lake looks to continue its late-season push for an MLS Playoff berth when it travels to San Jose for a critical Western Conference clash this Sunday.
After dropping its region opener three weeks ago against Ben Lomond, Park City has since won two straight against Bear River and Stansbury and is looking good heading into the last month of the season.
Brighton and Jordan combined for nearly 1,300 yards of total offense as the 'Diggers eked out the 51-49 victory over their region rivals.
Real Salt Lake got second-half goals from Olmes Garcia and Juan Manuel Martinez to rally past Santa Tecla for the critical CONCACAF Champions League victory.
Real Salt Lake hosts Santa Tecla (El Salvador) on Thursday in the third of its four CONCACAF Champions League group games.
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