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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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I thought meeting Celeste Collman at mile 30 was a sign that I would make the time cutoff in the Squaw Peak 50. It was not, and while I had my first "DNF" in any race, I also realized I might have played it saf...
The 2016 Deseret News softball MVPs approached leadership different ways, proving that the most important quality is a team-first mentality - Riverton's Taylor Eakle, Spanish Fork's Cambrie Hazel, Bear River's ...
Junior third baseman Breah Ava helped the Panthers to a second-place finish this season. She led the team offensively with a .626 batting average and 53 RBIs. She had 12 doubles and 15 home runs.
The 2016 5A all-state softball teams as chosen by the state's coaches and Deseret News staff.
The Deseret News 3A all-state softball teams as voted by the coaches and Deseret News staff.
The 4A all-state softball teams as chosen by the coaches and Deseret News staff.
The Deseret News 2A all-state softball teams as voted on by the coaches and Deseret News staff.
Kids Play International is hosting a 10-day cultural exchange with Rwandan youth sport coaches that seeks to help them learn from U.S. coaches. There is a free speaker and panel discussion on gender equity thro...
BYU and Davis High alum Jared Ward shared thoughts on training, racing and Olympic dreams at a recent event at Wasatch Running Company in Sandy.
Tanner Bell, co-founder and president of the Ragnar Relay Series, finally got the chance to run the race that launched the country's largest, most successful race series this weekend during the 13th annual Wasa...