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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American Fork girls won their first 5A title since 2009, while the American Fork boys lived up to their No. 1 national ranking.
Park City girls win their seventh-straight title, while Desert Hills boys win their second-straight title at the 3A cross-country meet.
The Monticello boys won the 1A title, while the Panguitch girls won their fourth-consecutive championship behind junior Whittni Orton's third-straight title.
Some heavy favorites and some totally open races will make the 2014 Utah state high school cross-country championships a thrill ride.
Utah coaches have expressed their disdain for a two-quarterback system. But committing to one of Utah's co-starters — Travis Wilson or Kendal Thompson — has proved to be an even more unappealing opt...
Battling for second place in the region, the Jordan Beetdiggers and Brighton Bengals put on a show that featured some spectacular passing, gritty running and timely defensive stops.
While Utah's receivers have struggled with some critical dropped passes, senior Dres Anderson and junior Kenneth Scott agree than mental toughness and confidence are what will help them succeed in the season's ...
Juan Diego had to cancel its nonregion game against Springville, but it's paying the Red Devils $6,000 to compensate the school for the financial impact. Harder to rectify is that the game was Springville's sen...
The Courageous Kids Track Meet at BYU gives children with rare and life-threatening syndromes and medical conditions the opportunity participate in sports.
The Bingham Miners had to rely on a big first half to hold off a comeback from Jordan in the Miners' 58-41 victory Friday.