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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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Spanish Fork senior Cheyenne Pratt hit a three-run home run to secure the 4-1 victory over Maple Mountain.
Top-ranked Spanish Fork beat second-ranked Springville 7-1 in the 4A semifinals at the Valley Complex.
This year's 2A state softball tournament starts Thursday with games at 11 a.m. at the Spanish Fork Softball Complex. Among the favorites: Top-ranked Enterprise, defending champ Manti, Region 16 champ South Summ...
The top-ranked Dons defeated Bountiful 10-0 and will face region-rival and second-ranked Springville in the 4A semifinals Wednesday at 5:15 p.m.
Rylee Harris hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning to give Springville the game-winning runs. Junior pitcher Kaycie Jensen finished with 16 strikeouts in the victory at the Valley Complex. Maple Mountain p...
Safeties and special teams coach Morgan Scalley and graduate assistant and defensive tackles coach Sione Pouha, who played eight years in the NFL, offer an abbreviated, often-mobile religion class through the L...
The debate about Deflategate reveals an apathy about rule-breaking that threatens the integrity of the games. And if the contests have no integrity, then players, coaches and fans can't trust the outcomes and a...
When senior pitcher Kimbri Herring was struggling in the circle, she thought about the girls who stood behind her and found the determination she needed to finish the state championship with a win.
The Stallions rallied to beat Juab in the semifinal of the 3A state softball tournament Friday afternoon. The Wasps will face Bear River, which beat Tooele on an adjacent field, Saturday for a berth in the 3A c...
Liz Eaton helped lead the Golden Eagles to a semifinal finish in the 4A state basketball tournament. She was a first-team all-state selection and led the state in scoring with 23.8 points per game.