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 Deseret News MVPs are more likely to lead by example than give fiery speeches. But their care and concern for their teammates helped their teams achieve success this season.
5A volleyball all-state selections
4A volleyball all-state selections
3A volleyball all-state selections
2A volleyball all-state selections
Offensive lineman Jeremiah Poutasi, running back Bubba Poole and linebacker Marcus Sanders-Williams are all from the Las Vegas area.
The 1A volleyball all-state players helped their teams be successful with hard work and dedication.
Crash Parker has paved her own path to success, despite the pressure of following a highly successful older sister and the emotional stresses of a younger brother who has a rare genetic disorder. The junior lea...
The BYU women's volleyball team becomes just the third unseeded team to earn a spot in the NCAA tournament's Final Four. The team started the season with high expectations, especially because of the return of t...
Two Utah prep athletes earned All-American honors in the Foot Locker Nationals, while a third finished 27th. The race features some of the best athletes from across the country and is in its 36th year.