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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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Support from city officials, police and fire departments and hundreds of volunteers ensured the survival of the Salt Lake Marathon when it looked like it might fail four years ago. The races are scheduled for S...
The 5A girls all-state basketball teams.
The 4A girls all-state basketball teams.
The 3A girls all-state basketball teams.
This year's 1A all-state girls basketball teams.
The Utah Chapter of the National Football Foundation honored 14 high school football seniors with scholar-athlete awards on Tuesday night. Former Ute Matt Asiata and 49ers coaching legend George Seifert were al...
The 2015 girls basketball all-state teams and honorable mentions.
The Deseret News Most Valuable Players for 2015 in girls basketball are: 5A MVP: Katie Toole, Viewmont; 4A MVP: Kennedy Redding, Bountiful; 3A MVP: Monique Mills; 2A MVP: Kaitlin Glover; 1A MVP: Whittni Orton.
Sky View senior Lindsey Jensen is the Deseret News' 2015 Ms. Basketball. She led her team to an undefeated 4A state championship with a never-complain attitude and relentless work ethic. She averaged nearly 24 ...
Chase Hansen moved up to No. 2 on the depth chart after impressive performances in spring camp. He returned from an LDS Church mission in December and has enjoyed a seemingly easy transition from missionary wor...