Mike Sorensen
Mike Sorensen has covered sports at the Deseret News since 1979. He has covered golf his entire career and nearly every sport you can think of, but for the past 15 years his main beats have been college football and college basketball. He also writes a weekly column that appears on Mondays. Mike has won numerous writing awards both locally and nationally, more than 20 in the past decade alone. He lives in Salt Lake City with his wife, Connie, and they are the parents of four terrific children and have one remarkable grandchild. His father, Parry, was a beloved professor at the University of Utah for more than 40 years.

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Sandy's Steve Schneiter, Utah's only remaining golfer in the U.S. Senior Open field, fired a final-round 71 and finished in a tie for 62nd place.
Sandy's Steve Schneiter found the going tough at the U.S. Senior Open on Saturday, firing a 6-over-par 76 at Del Paso Country Club, which left him at 10-over-par 220.
Utah Jazz draftee Olivier Hanlan, taken No. 42 overall in Thursday's NBA draft, hopes to be one of the rare players to make in the NBA after being picked in the second round.
Sandy professional Steve Schneiter hung on to make the cut at the U.S. Senior Open in Sacramento with a 144 total after two rounds.
Sandy's Steve Schneiter is off to solid start at U.S. Senior Open, standing in a tie for 13th place with a first-round 69.
Tony Finau and Daniel Summerhays finished strong in the final round of the U.S. Open, shooting scores of 71 and 70, respectively, at Chambers Bay Golf Course Sunday.
Utah natives Tony Finau and Daniel Summerhays battled Chambers Bay on Saturday and fell out of contention at the U.S. Open.
Utahns Daniel Summerhays and Tony FInau played great Friday and are tied for fifth place after solid rounds at the U.S. Open.
Daniel Summerhays still travels with his family of six on the PGA Tour, although they no longer travel in a motor home.
The opening round of the U.S. Open couldn't have gone much better for Utahns Tony Finau and Daniel Summerhays.