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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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Jared Ward, who graduated from Davis High and BYU, finished third in Saturday's U.S. Olympic marathon trials. He will represent the U.S. in the 2016 Summer Games in Brazil. Judge has two alumni in the top 10 &#...
Murray beat Hillcrest 74-57 to remain tied for first place in the region title race. Former Husky football and baseball star Zane Beadles, a 2005 graduate, was honored at halftime of the game for his outstandin...
Layton improved to 19-0 with a 48-37 victory over region rival Viewmont Tuesday night at home. The faster the pace of the game, the more comfortable the undefeated Layton Lancers see.
Utah women head to Oregon this weekend where they will face Oregon and Oregon State before coming home for their last two home games. Senior Danielle Rodriguez was one of five athletes named to the WBCA Good Wo...
Two Southern Utah University basketball were cited on suspicion of marijuana possession early Sunday morning, hours after the team lost to Eastern Washington in a Big Sky Conference matchup.
Hillcrest will honor Utah/NFL player Zane Beadles at Friday basketball game. They're retiring his high school football jersey at halftime of the Murray at Hillcrest basketball game Friday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m.
Hillcrest earns 4A title while Dixie won its first title and Duchesne earned its 13th championship in a row. South Sevier took the 2A championship and Copper Hills won 5A for the fourth year.
While some competitors opted for simpler tricks they could land with more certainty, two-time Olympic aerial skier Ashley Caldwell chose to do the trick that terrifies her. It earned her a bronze medal Friday n...
For the sixth time in Utah history, a prep athlete was named a McDonald’s All-American and invited to play in the annual basketball game that features the country’s top 24 players. Frank Jackson acc...
Four times, Matt Graham has waited in the finish chute as Canadian Mikael Kingsbury skied the night's final run. On Thursday, Graham finally beat Kingsbury 83.48 to 82.75.