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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How do the Utes handle preparations for their final regular season game with a significant holiday in the middle of the week?
Watching her daughter’s struggle for normalcy prompted Natalie Wheeler to realize she was taking for granted one of life’s most precious gifts — her health. The decision to take up running has...
Utah's players said losing a shot at the Pac-12 championship was painful, but they're putting it behind them in hopes of having their first 10-win season since joining the Pac-12.
A lot of parents are willing to support charity and fundraising efforts undertaken by the schools their children attend. But Danny Widerburg might be setting a new standard of commitment.
Joe Williams said he's ready to prove himself in taking over for preseason Heisman candidate Devontae Booker, who is out for the season with a knee injury. Williams rushed for 121 yards in Utah's 17-9 loss to U...
Herriman defense helps Mustangs upset nationally-ranked undefeated Lone Peak to win the school's first 5A title.
Logan quarterback Hunter Horsley grew up watching the long line of history-making quarterbacks to wear Logan's maroon and gold. Friday he cemented his own legacy in leading Logan to the 3AA title.
All three local college teams secured at-large bids, which is based on their times and finishes from the entire season. Utah finished fourth at the regional meet last weekend, while BYU finished fifth and Weber...
Here's an in-depth look at the 3AA high school football championship game between Dixie and Logan.
Logan wide receiver Spencer Corbett didn't have a single receiving touchdown as a junior. In his senior season, he leads the state in receiving scores with 20. He credits coaching and his childhood friend, quar...