Amy Donaldson
Amy Donaldson covers high school sports, winter and Olympic sports, as well as outdoor and recreation. She manages the Deseret News' Reasons to Run blog, as well as writes a twice-a-month fitness column. She also writes a weekly general sports column each Monday. Donaldson was born in Utah, but graduated from Robert Service High School in Anchorage, Alaska. She graduated from Snow College and the University of Utah (Communications). She started at the Deseret News in 1991 covering night police/corrections and switched to sports in January of 2000.

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In fact, there may be more depth in 5A than 28-year veteran head coach Van Price can remember. And four of the five top-ranked teams won volleyball titles last month.
Joe Williams rushed for 187 yards and a touchdown on 34 carries Saturday against Colorado. He also had one fumble in the 20-14 win. The game fittingly ended with Utah's defense forcing a fumble.
Brighton running back and linebacker Sione Lund, a four-star recruit offered by both BYU and Utah, committed to play football for Stanford Friday afternoon.
The Utah women's basketball team traveled to the Junkanoo Jam Tournament in the Bahamas. First-year head coach Lynne Roberts said the trip will expose the players to new places and ideas, while allowing them to...
How do the Utes handle preparations for their final regular season game with a significant holiday in the middle of the week?
Watching her daughter’s struggle for normalcy prompted Natalie Wheeler to realize she was taking for granted one of life’s most precious gifts — her health. The decision to take up running has...
Utah's players said losing a shot at the Pac-12 championship was painful, but they're putting it behind them in hopes of having their first 10-win season since joining the Pac-12.
A lot of parents are willing to support charity and fundraising efforts undertaken by the schools their children attend. But Danny Widerburg might be setting a new standard of commitment.
Joe Williams said he's ready to prove himself in taking over for preseason Heisman candidate Devontae Booker, who is out for the season with a knee injury. Williams rushed for 121 yards in Utah's 17-9 loss to U...
Herriman defense helps Mustangs upset nationally-ranked undefeated Lone Peak to win the school's first 5A title.