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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Romney Harker's 38-yard field goal with five seconds remaining helped Syracuse rally for a 30-29 victory over Northridge, the fourth last-second victory for the Titans this year.
Herriman scored on 9 of 10 possessions and finished with 595 yards of total offense to blow past Jordan to improve to 4-1 this season.
With its showdown with Bingham looming next week, Brighton is focused solely on Hunter this week and getting better in special teams.
With Nat Borchers suspended because of last week's red card, young defender Carlos Salcedo should make a rare start against the Rapids on Friday.
Real Salt Lake's Joao Plata scored his 12th goal of the season in Seattle last weekend, moving him into a tie for third place in club history for most goals in a season.
Hope Solo set the U.S. national team record for career shutouts, and Alex Morgan and Abby Wambach each scored twice for an 8-0 exhibition victory over Mexico at Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday night.
Offenses dominated the opening week of 3AA South on Friday, with the three winning teams scoring 59, 45 and 45 points, respectively.
Herriman converted its first six third downs and never looked back to open Region 4 action with an impressive victory over Lone Peak.
The U.S. women's national team hosts Mexico in a friendly at Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday, a match in which goalkeeper Hope Solo will be seeking her record-breaking 72nd career shutout.
One of Real Salt Lake's goals this season was to win the Supporters' Shield, which makes Friday's game at first-place Seattle a must-win scenario.