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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In four games at Idaho State pitting Utah teams vs. Idaho teams, Tooele and Riverton both prevailed for Utah while Ogden and American Fork lost their games.
Coming off a big win over Seattle at Rio Tinto Stadium last weekend, Real Salt Lake travels to Dallas this weekend in hopes of halting its seven-game road losing streak.
A week after giving up 57 points and 505 rushing yards, Summit Academy enjoyed a much better defensive outing against Rich on Thursday to pick up its first win of the season.
Deseret News preps editor James Edward joins the Deseret News Sports podcast this week to breakdown some of the biggest storylines in high school football, plus a bit in other sports.
Here's a look at the eight Deseret News preps of the week after the first full week of the high school sports season.
Real Salt Lake newcomer Juan Manuel Martinez was introduced to the media at Rio Tinto Stadium on Monday, and said he's excited to get situated with the team and start playing.
Real Salt Lake's two best passing performances of the season have come in the past two weekends, and both with newcomer Luis Silva on the field as he acclimates himself to his new club.
Davis boys and American Fork's girls captured the team titles at the Highland Invitational at Sugar House Park last Thursday.
Real Salt Lake scored twice in the first 20 minutes as it rolled to a critical 2-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders to keep its playoff hopes alive with eight matches remaining in the season.
There were no shortage of points scored in the opening week of the high school football season, and Ben Lomond, Jordan, Emery and Alta highlighted the bunch by scoring 50-plus points.