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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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This year's Utah State Rodeo Finals begins Wednesday and continues through Saturday's finals in Heber City. Brynlee Lindsey is leading the state in breakaway roping and she opted to share her horse with her old...
Ragnar Relay officials were reluctant to change the Wasatch Back course because it would change the leg of the race that gave the entire series it's name and identity. But runners are thrilled with the opportun...
On June 5, the Fullmer Brothers golf tournament will be held at River Oaks Golf Course. Proceeds from the tournament and auction benefit the Fullmer Brothers Boxing Gym and support the Golden Gloves academic sc...
SHAPE America will end its national conference June 20 with a coaching clinic featuring college and NBA coaches at Treasure Mountain Junior High in Park City.
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...
Riley Curry, with her cheesy grin, is a gentle reminder that parenting isn’t a part-time job that is easily wedged into time off. It’s an all-consuming, gut-wrenching, life-altering commitment that ...
Hunter Woodhall made the U.S. Paralympic team as a freshman track athlete. He's the youngest member of the U.S. paralympic track team and hopes to represent the United States in Brazil in 2016.
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...