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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Bingham junior Chayden Johnston committed to play football for the University of Utah on Tuesday. He said the Utes offered him a scholarship a couple of weeks ago, and he's been thinking about it ever since.
Reagan Everett was diagnosed with brain cancer last August, but she's not alone in her fight as SLCC's softball team adopted her and the Olympus Titans joined with Bountiful to raise money at a game on April 25...
All year long, the Utah gymnastics team has used last year’s disappointing finish as motivation. But on the eve of the program’s 39th consecutive trip to the NCAA nationals, last year’s failur...
Utah boxers Danny Galloway (165 pounds) Siala Mou Siliga (heavyweight) and Tyrell Rousch (201 pounds) will represent the Rocky Mountain Region at the 2014 Golden Gloves national tournament in Las Vegas next mon...
Danny Galloway is among those fighting for Golden Gloves Regional Titles on Saturday at the Sorenson Multicultural Center.
The top-ranked Stansbury Stallions defeated the second-ranked Bear River Bears 10-3 Friday afternoon in region play.
Gabriel Chairez followed his older brother Ignacio into boxing because he wanted to be like his big brother. But both men found discipline in the sport, and this weekend they will represent Utah in the Golden G...
A look at how soccer ejections compare with other sports in the last 20 years.
Riley Culley was planning his graduation from Bingham High, an impending mission call and the chance to play college football for Dixie State University when he was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma. His community...
Governor's Third Annual State of Sport Awards on April 22, 2014, seek to honor Utah's best athletes, moments Also honored will be 2014 Olympians, Paralympians and local golf pros Johnny Miller and Billy Casper...