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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The goal of Fast and Female is to convince girls that sports can and will enrich their lives. Girls between the ages of 9 and 19 are six times more likely to drop out of sports during that time than their male ...
Weber alum Brett Hales won the men's XTERRA National Trail Championship, while two-time Olympic cross-country skier Liz Stephen won the women's race.
Ben Cahoon, who played at Ricks College and BYU, was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame Saturday, an honor bestowed on him after a 12-year career with the Montreal Alouettes.
Ruben Ruzafa was so determined to win on XTERRA's USA national championship course, he traveled to Utah two weeks before the event so he could "memorize" the course.
Led by running backs Michael Kearns and Max Barnett, the Bulldogs were versatile and unstoppable on the ground. They defeated Union 41-14 Friday night.
Four members of the Ward family will compete in Sunday's XTERRA USA National Trail Championship half marathon at Snowbasin. They're also raising money for a family with two children suffering from SMA.
Local Emma Garrard and defending champion Lesley Patterson join Flora Duffy in a competitive women's field, while reigning XTERRA USA champion Josiah Middaugh will battle reigning world champ Ruben Ruzafa in th...
Nicole Miles was searching for something that would challenge her, aside from raising two young children. Though she never thought about running, she settled on trail running and thanks to the Park City Trail S...
The defending 1A champions St. Joseph and runner-up Piute lost most of last year's starting line-ups, while Panguitch, Rich and Monticello return a talented core of experienced players.
Top-ranked San Juan and defending champ Enterprise are among the projected contenders in Class 2A volleyball this fall.