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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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Some heavy favorites and some totally open races will make the 2014 Utah state high school cross-country championships a thrill ride.
Utah coaches have expressed their disdain for a two-quarterback system. But committing to one of Utah's co-starters — Travis Wilson or Kendal Thompson — has proved to be an even more unappealing opt...
Battling for second place in the region, the Jordan Beetdiggers and Brighton Bengals put on a show that featured some spectacular passing, gritty running and timely defensive stops.
While Utah's receivers have struggled with some critical dropped passes, senior Dres Anderson and junior Kenneth Scott agree than mental toughness and confidence are what will help them succeed in the season's ...
Juan Diego had to cancel its nonregion game against Springville, but it's paying the Red Devils $6,000 to compensate the school for the financial impact. Harder to rectify is that the game was Springville's sen...
The Courageous Kids Track Meet at BYU gives children with rare and life-threatening syndromes and medical conditions the opportunity participate in sports.
The Bingham Miners had to rely on a big first half to hold off a comeback from Jordan in the Miners' 58-41 victory Friday.
After leading Utah to an upset of eighth-ranked UCLA, Kendal Thompson re-opened the discussion amongst coaches and fans about whether he or junior Travis Wilson should lead the Utes' offense. Coaches planned to...
In Region 3, principals voted enact a new rule that forbids sports teams from performing pre-game rituals on the fields of opposing teams. It's a move spurred by the Bingham football team's performance of the H...
Rowland Hall's volleyball players aren't letting being ranked, an undefeated region record, or a rowdy fundraiser for their favorite cause distract them from their purpose on the court. They won their annual pi...