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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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Brighton and Hillcrest have battled every year but 1990 for an ax trophy in wrestling that was created when Brighton opened in 1970.
Mike Miller stepped down as Riverton's head coach after 11 years at the helm of the Silverwolves' program. Miller is pursuing a master's degree and a career in education administration, while assistant coach Br...
Kade Fullmer, a former all-state football player for Bingham whose college career was cut short when he lost his hand in a boating accident, died of an apparent drug overdose on Sunday morning. He was the young...
Bailey Rasmussen has worked hard to help the Spartans succeed in basketball. She and the team's other four seniors have played in the offseason, which has translated into success during the prep season.
Tracy Evans uses sports to help promote gender equity, healing and personal growth in countries that have been ravaged. Kids Play International relies on volunteers and donors to serve children in Rwanda and Ca...
Kevin Jorgeson spoke about completing the first free ascent of the Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite at the Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City on Thursday afternoon. His advice is to follow your passion,...
Appeals from East, Highland, Roy and Ogden were not granted as UHSAA's board of trustees voted 12-10, with two abstaining, to leave the alignment as they approved it in December.
Alta handed Copper Hills its first region loss, creating a three-way tie in the Region 3 standings.
Kendal Levine was hit by a car in September while serving an LDS mission in Australia. Last Thursday, her alma mater honored her at a game against region rival Tooele. Fans for both teams embraced her and donat...
When Corner Canyon opened its doors two years ago, the Draper high school drew the majority of its students from Alta. The schools' wrestling coaches developed a traveling trophy that will highlight the shared ...