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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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A junior basketball player was granted a hardship waiver after he transferred from Pine View to Dixie this fall. Originally denied eligibility, a hearing panel voted unanimously to grant him a waiver on Tuesday...
Rick Westmoreland filed a lawsuit alleging his teenage daughter’s civil rights were violated by a Weber School District rule that limits the number of freshmen who can participate in high school sports.
A handful of games will pit the best finishers in last year's state tournament against each other as a fundraising effort for the UIAAA's scholarship fund.
The Wrestling Against Cancer duals at Provo High kick off the 2014 wrestling season by honoring a coach who embodied the toughness and never-quit attitude of wrestling.
In an effort to deal with the predicted cold, wet weather in Salt Lake City, head coach Rich Rodriguez held a 6 a.m. practice on Thursday — with sprinklers running the entire time.
RJ Wilgar grabbed an interception with 1:51 left in the game to secure Dixie's 27-19 victory over Hurricane in Friday's 3AA state championship. He quit the sport after his sophomore season to focus on basketbal...
The most decorated American in Winter Olympic History, Apolo Ohno, will host the first-ever invitational featuring short-track speedskaters from China, Canada, Netherlands and the U.S. competing in a fan-friend...
The UHSAA's Board of Trustees assigned the state's high schools to classifications and regions based on population, with some consideration for travel and other issues. The regions won't be finalized until afte...
When Nathan Honey steps onto the football field, he is playing for his four brothers who suffer from a genetic disorder, Duchenne muscular dystrophy. He is the family's "strong man" carrying the boys where they...
Dozens of Utah teens took advantage of the NCAA's early signing date by making their college commitments legally binding. Eight boys basketball players from one club team highlight a day of celebrations.