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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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Savannah Lynch worked hard during practices, and it paid off when coaches called her number to help them stop the powerful Davis offense.
To'a Maumau has led the Taylorsville Warriors to a 5-1 start this season. He moved to Utah from Texas late last summer and had to learn the spread offense after running the option most of his life. His work eth...
As the Salt Lake chapter of Team Red, White and Blue carries a flag flown in Iraq across Utah, they're joined by a Vietnam veteran from Colorado in a reminder of why it's important to support those who serve an...
Stan Taylor didn't have organizations like Team Red, White and Blue when he returned from serving in Vietnam, but his son Mark has loved helping the Salt Lake chapter grow. Both will participate in this weekend...
A joint project between the NFL, Visa and the Jump$tart Coalition will provide every junior high and high school in Utah with the Financial Football curriculum and computer game. Webster was in town to introduc...
A year after Union High football coaches took the drastic action of cutting the entire team and making them earn their jerseys back through service and character classes, the school and community still feel the...
The Ross family expected the support of extended family as their youngest child, 6-year-old Carson, battled a malignant brain tumor. What they didn't expect was the embrace and support the Murray football team ...
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.